Utah Media Group
  • 25-Jul-2019 to 30-Sep-2019 (MST)
  • Advertising
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • $13/Hour Plus DOE
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Disability, Life Insurance, Training Opportunities, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Onsite Gym, Excellent Growth Opportunity


Description:

Company Overview:
Utah Media Group oversees advertising, printing, and circulation and business functions of Salt Lake City's daily newspapers: The Salt Lake Tribune and the Deseret News. Utah Media Group also produces specialty publications, online interactive content, organizes exposition style events and contracts printing with other local or national news organizations. Our motto "Every Mind, Every Time" reflects our deliberate efforts to impact the world around us in meaningful and lasting ways.

Benefit Highlights:
While enhancing your career path and gaining valuable skills and knowledge – enjoy these awesome benefits!

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Training Opportunities
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Excellent Compensation Structure
  • Onsite Gym
  • Excellent Growth Opportunity

If you are looking for a career that boasts opportunity and a great work environment – Utah Media Group is the place for you! We are looking for you to help guide us in the next direction of another successful venture!

The Sales Assistant provides accurate and efficient support to a designated sales team by processing insertion orders and working with customers to correctly place ads. Responsible for handling administrative and clerical duties as directed by the sales team or designated sales manager.


Please note: This is not a sales position. It is strictly a sales support and administrative role.

Duties:

  • Ensure that advertisements are accurately placed and meet customers' needs by completing insertion orders process / art production requests in a timely and accurate manner. 
  • Ensure customer satisfaction by collaborating with other Utah Media Group departments to obtain information and documentation required to fill the client's needs.
  • Handle corrections, adjustments, and billing issues for online advertisements by serving as the primary liaison between the client and Utah Media Group after the sale.
  • Maintain accurate account files, account lists and sales records as needed.
  • Assist sales representatives and managers as needed by providing help in generating and creating reports including missing ad reports, providing client samples, and value added program tracking and management.
  • Support the Advertising Department and sales representatives by accurately and efficiently processing ad orders for customers, courteously responding to customer inquiries, providing marketing materials for sales calls and other administrative support as needed.
  • Build effective communication channels proactively with other departments by attending weekly sales meetings and establishing relationships in other departments; especially the print sales staff and production.
  • Maintain and improve on professional and technical knowledge by attending training sessions, and reviewing professional publications.
  • Maintain knowledge of Utah Media Group rates and deadlines by studying rate cards and increasing general understanding of the newspaper business.
  • Demonstrate a complete knowledge of advertising policies and operating procedures by reviewing standards and updates as needed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES:

  • Complete special projects and other related duties as directed by the Advertising Sales Managers or VP Advertising.
  • Provide administrative support to sales managers as requested.
  • Working with the art studio in building ads. Though this is not a graphic design position, the employee may be required to make minor art corrections.

Qualifications:

  • Interpersonal skills to interact with customers, sales staff, marketing, and management.
  • Strong planning, time management and organizational skills. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work as a team 
  • Creative
  • Excellent computer skills including: data entry, Excel, Word, Internet and other computer related software.
  • Strong sense of integrity to maintain confidentiality of proprietary information.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to give attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, and operate efficiently under deadlines
  • Must be flexible with hours
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