Sales Assistant / Event Marketing Consultant


41NBC / WMGT has an immediate opening for a Sales Assistant/Event Marketing Consultant. This is a detailed-oriented hands-on sales position requiring strong communication, organizational and creative skills both with internal & external clients. Expert knowledge and experience of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and GSuite is required.

• Receive, prepare, and input regional/local contracts in timely manner as assigned in OSI.
• Prepare preemption report and input regional/local make-goods into e-port Strata or OSI as approved.
• Confirm orders back to regional/local reps utilizing e-port Strata and OSI.
• Assist in Wide Orbit Media Sales proposal workflow
• Assist management in achieving Event Marketing revenue goals for all sales promotions as assigned.
• Front desk duty lunch break and fill in when needed
• Service existing client promotion relationships and help develop new potential client event sponsors.
• Be aware of NBC and Bounce TV brand on all channels, and have working knowledge of station’s websites & mobile content, social media footprint and other station branded digital products.
• Assist in posting information to assigned web pages on station web site if necessary
• Interact directly with public via e-mail/phone as needed regarding contests, events and special promotions.
• Assist management in producing contest and sales promotion station events at targeted venues.
• Assist creative services in production, development, conceptualization and execution of all client related sales promotion creative collateral for contests and sales promotion station events (logos, digital & social media assets, vinyl banners, commercials and sponsored promos).
• Assist on-site event branding and collateral distribution setup, breakdown alongside Creative Services.
• Keep current detailed works in progress/project task tracker developed with management for all contests and sales promotion station events.
• Keep current strategic contest and sales promotion station events calendar and distribute.
• Assist Creative Services in all contests and sales promotion event materials are returned to proper storage for future event use following the conclusion of station events.
• Maintain proper files for digital media usage, storage and archive standards for all desktop media.
• Responsible for use of excellent project organization and communication skills between management and all department teams (Sales, News, Creative Services and Engineering).
• Maintain awareness and keep management informed of competitive sales event products in market.
• Maintain community visibility on-site at all WMGT-Sponsored events which may require weekend work.
• Promote and support a positive environment for the station and its clients.
• Assume responsibility for accuracy in the preparation of computer input documents, powerpoints & Excel.
• Maintain clear, effective and stress-free communication with staff, peers and management.
• Meet company job standards and abilities/skills for items identified below and follow company policies.
• Perform other related duties assigned my management.

EDUCATION: College level degree in Marketing, Business, Advertising or Communications preferred but not required.
EXPERIENCE: Previous experience in broadcast sales support is preferred.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3)
references to Please include how you learned of this opening.
EOE, M/F/D/V, Pre-Employment background check

301 Poplar Street, Macon, GA 31201 | Macon, Georgia 31208-4328 | Phone: 478-745-4141 | Fax: 478-742-2626

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