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Salem Media Group

Sales Assistant

Salem Media Group
Tampa, Florida, United States

Date Posted: 10/26/2011
Categories: Media/Video/Radio - Sales
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Salem Communications Corporation is a leading broadcaster of religious programming and informative talk. The company owns and operates commercial radio stations in major markets throughout the United States. Salem Communications Tampa is looking for a punctual, self-motivated, detail-oriented, organized professional to join our team.

Role and Responsibilities:
• Provide a diverse range of advertising sales administrative support.
• Serve as a liaison between sales, traffic, production, and promotions to assure the fulfillment of all contract components
• Participate in weekly sales meetings
• Prepare advertising proposals that match client objectives
• Maintain all sales pieces ensuring accuracy of content and quality of design
• Assist with the development of agency and direct client relationships
• Assist in writing copy of on-air spots
• Perform necessary follow-up after a sale including but not limited to solving disputes and collecting overdue balances
• Assist with compiling and distributing various sales and manager reports including but not limited to the following:
• Daily sales reports
• Weekly sales projection reports
• Weekly receivables analysis report

Qualifications and Education Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree or comparable experience
• 2 years experience in the radio industry is preferred.

Required Skills:
• Possess a high degree of proficiency with all Microsoft Office applications with advanced skills in Excel and PowerPoint
• Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively and professionally with customers and external contacts to the organization
• Need well developed presentation skills
• Demonstrate excellent customer relations skills
• Must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Exceptional organizational skills required
• The ability to meet designated deadlines is critical
• Must demonstrate the ability to position a brand, target a certain audience, and understand branding campaigns

Salary commensurate with experience.

Cover letter and resumes can be addressed to:

Tammy Bancroft
Office Manager
Salem Communications Tampa
5211 W. Laurel Street Ste. 101
Tampa, FL 33607

Salem Communications Tamps is an Equal Opportunity Employer.