Local Sales Assistant/Front Desk

  • WCBD News 2
  • Nov 16, 2018
Full time Administrative Assistant Advertising Sales Communications Marketing Communications

Job Description

WCBD-TV of Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. in Charleston, SC, is seeking our next Full Time Local Sales Assistant/Front Desk Team Member.  The ideal candidate will have the desire to grow and become a Sales Account Executive.  The Sales Assistant works with the Sales Department and a team of Account Executives to facilitate order entry, traffic, accounting and all clerical functions required by the Sales Department and Front Desk as needed. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Will be housed at the Station's Front Desk and perform Receptionist duties
  • Perform all clerical functions for the Sales Department
  • Maintain awareness of the most current traffic/copy policies, practices and procedures
  • Enter orders into Wide Orbit traffic system
  • Compile accounts receivable information for Account Executives and Management
  • Resolve logistical issues in coordination of on air spot placement
  • Back up other members of our Sales Assistant Team, handling overflow on an as needed basis
  • Perform other duties as assigned

***Experience with Wide Orbit Traffic and Microsoft Office preferred.


Requirements & Skills:

  • High School diploma
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Minimum one year’s experience in clerical support or administrative assistance, preferably in the sales or media fields
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment


Physical Demands & Work Environment: 

The Sales Assistant must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.