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Nexstar Media Group Assistant, Sales in New York, New York

Input and maintain sales orders for, from entry through invoicing & payment. Collaborate with, prioritize and assist assigned Account Executives on specific accounts. Maintain the sales process and sales orders by interacting with the sales & planning departments, traffic, billing & ad agencies.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure all orders on NewsNation and Antenna are booked and revised according to specs & guidelines and are booked properly in the system for assigned account executive(s)

  • Executing flighting of deals, as well as making necessary adjustments for program changes

  • Check contracts daily to confirm the systems match and back-up paperwork is accurate, completing tracking sheets

  • Handle pre-empts/makegoods in addition to EDI

  • Maintain ASR reports, research and resolve discrepancies in a timely manner

  • Foster effective relationships with internal and external contacts.

  • Assist with digital order booking and maintenance

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA in business, marketing, communications or related field, or equivalent education and experience

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

  • Good communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Attention to detail is a must.

  • Flexibility to work overtime during peak sales seasons.

REVENUE/BUDGETARY/STAFF RESPONSIBILITY

  • No budgetary responsibility

ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE

Sales Assistant reports to Senior Director of Strategic Sales & Planning, and works directly with Account Executive sales teams, Sales Planners & Inventory Manager. Account Executives will be involved in hiring processes and performance evaluations.

Nexstar Media Group (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms. Its wholly owned operating subsidiary, Nexstar Inc., consists of three divisions: Broadcasting, Digital, and Networks. The Broadcasting Division operates, programs, or provides sales and other services to 199 television stations and related digital multicast signals reaching 116 markets or approximately 39% of all U.S. television households (reflecting the FCC’s UHF discount). The division’s portfolio includes primary affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MyNetworkTV and The CW. The Digital Division operates 122 local websites and 316 mobile apps offering hyper-local content and verticals for consumers and advertisers, allowing audiences to choose where, when and how they access content and creating new revenue opportunities for the company. The Networks Division operates WGN America, a growing national general entertainment cable network and the home of NewsNation, multicast network Antenna TV, and WGN Radio in Chicago. Nexstar also owns a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network, a top tier cable asset. For more information, please visit www.nexstar.tv.

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