Sales/Traffic Assistant, Political & Government
To competently* and professionally* assist the Director of Political and Government Sales and the National Sales Department, where relevant, meet the expressed needs of existing and potential clients. This will be done while staying within the negotiated job responsibilities at all times.Qualifications:Bachelor's degree preferred; Must be detailed oriented;Six months to one year related experience and/or training;Interest in Political/ Government and Sales/ Marketing preferredAbility to use standard office equipment (ie, computer, copier and fax machine). Computer literate.Ability to travel extensively to local clients' facilities and promotional events.Responsibilities:Sales Representative AssistanceInterdepartmental LiaisonAdministrationProfessional DevelopmentObjectives (by Responsibility):Sales Representative Assistance1. To assist, the Director of Political and Government Sales on an ongoing basis. This includes:. Preparing presentations and letters. Preparing, coordinating, distributing and maintaining sales kits. Preparing meeting agendas as required. Fielding client calls as neededSales Management Assistance1. To assist the Sales Manager in supporting the Sales Team on an ongoing basis. This includes:. Preparing sales reports to management as needed. Taking notes at meetings and distributing same when relevant. Preparing sales presentations; developing presentation formats and materials. Coordinate travel for Director of Political and Government SalesInterdepartmental Liaison1. To ensure that all relevant information is submitted to all relevant parties and departments within the requested and negotiated timelines on an ongoing basis. This includes:. Traffic Department. Promotion, Production and programming requests. Management2. To ensure that effective interdepartmental communication occurs on an ongoing basis.Administration1. To ensure that all relevant paperwork as it applies to the overall job responsibility is submitted within the negotiated and requested timelines at all times. This includes:. All the paperwork required by Sales and Sales Management. All the paperwork required by the Accounting and Traffic Departments. Keeping Master Client List updated monthly2. To perform within the relevant department and interdepartmental policies and procedures on an ongoing basis.Professional Development1. To attend all relevant skill building workshops as requested.2. To stay current with all relevant industry information as it applies to the overall job responsibility.3. To drive your own Performance Appraisal every thirty days.*Competence is defined as using "effectiveness and efficiency" in equal measure at all times.*Professionalism is described as being consistently appropriate in all situations and at all times.