SALES ASSISTANT

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Ref#: 29717
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Minneapolis, MN, US

About Us:
Radio is America’s # 1 reach medium and growing, with 93% of Americans tuning in weekly. Only radio is live, local and personal with massive scale, offering today’s advertisers daily audience engagement, unparalleled ROI, and powerful brand activation at a time when competitive media are becoming increasingly disrupted.
As one of the country’s two largest radio broadcasters, Entercom offers integrated marketing solutions and delivers the power of local connection on a national scale with coverage of close to 90% of persons 12+ in the top 50 markets. Entercom is the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content and the nation’s unrivaled leader in news and sports radio.​
Description:
Entercom Minneapolis has an immediate opening for a Sales Assistant.  The ideal candidate is an exceptional individual who is creative, proactive and organized with a proven ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
 
Responsibilities include:
  • Create sales presentations by compiling data; developing presentation formats and materials; creating and/or maintaining one-sheets and media kits.
  • Assist Account Executives with preparing proposals.
  • Maintain account lists and client database
  • Update managers by consolidating, analyzing and forwarding daily action summaries.
  • Obtain local invoices for clients/agencies, as needed; interacting closely with Traffic Department to ensure smooth execution of sales orders and track down missing copy and instructions.
  • Resolve order and inventory problems by investigating data and history; identifying alternate means for filling orders; notifying managers and customers.
  • Perform general administrative duties including filing, faxing and copying; provide back up to Traffic as well as shared receptionist duties.
  • Assist General Sales Managers with client parties, i.e. scheduling, coordinating using approved vendors.
  • Work as a team with other departments and individuals.
  • Attend sales meetings, training sessions and client remotes, as needed.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by management
Qualifications:

Job requirements include computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite of products (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint), and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.  Prior experience in advertising, sales or administrative support is highly desired.  College degree preferred.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Multi-tasking, deadline driven, self-starter with attention to detail
  • Proficient with Excel and Powerpoint.  Able to compile data and create charts and formulas using Excel and create multi-media presentations using Powerpoint
  • Demonstrate creativity in the development of sales pieces
  • Must be a professional and a proven team player with both internal and external customer focus
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