Advertising Sales Assistant

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 91 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.
We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.


KTUU in Anchorage, Alaska's #1 News station, is seeking a sales assistant to provide support to KTUU's sales management team and department. KTUU is committed to providing local news to the consumer wherever and whenever they consume news: on-air, on the web, via news and weather apps, and mobile. The KTUU sales department works with clients presenting proposals and opportunities to advertise. 
KTUU an NBC affiliate is our primary station along with KYES, MyNetwork, and two sub channels NTUU (Justice) and NYES (Antenna). KTUU has a reputation of excellence built over the past 60 years. The KTUU brand inspires confidence, loyalty and trust with both our audience and clients. Our staff also understands the importance of the station's role in the community and embraces our core values of integrity, communication, adaptability, responsiveness and excellence.


The Sales Assistant works primarily with Account Executives and management in a variety of ways. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to ensuring television commercials are placed and aired correctly, creation and execution of online advertising campaigns on a variety of digital platforms, and creation of sales materials to be used in the market.  The Sales Assistant is also relied upon to produce and facilitate station campaigns that show on the air and online.  Some public interaction is required. The ability to work together in a team environment and multi-task over a variety of responsibilities at one time is needed. Creative in thought with attention to detail and accuracy in numbers will be needed in this position. Position is Monday-Friday 8 hours a day for 40 hours a week. Hours are 8:30am to 5 or 5:30pm. Minimum overtime is required. 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES (Use bullet points & Listed duties):

•Assist with order entry – WideOrbit, DFP, Google, Facebook, and Snapchat ad dashboards and other programs. 
• Assist in creating marketing materials for sales presentations and marketing materials with the use of PowerPoint plus maintain the documents on the shared sales drive. 
• Maintain and update television program inventory in WideOrbit Media Sales 
• Provide Account Executives with status reports on digital ad campaigns 
• Produce and maintain the weekly distribution of programming calendars and prime calendars 
• Assist in the offer process with clients to negotiation make-goods for national and regional accounts 
• Back up the traffic coordinator position as needed with material instructions, logs and other daily tasks 
• Order entry for promotional efforts for digital and television


A strong candidate will have the ability to get along with others and maintain effective interdepartmental relationships. Creative thought is a must, with the ability to build proposals and other sales documents for distribution. Skills in PowerPoint and Excel are a must. Experience with Prezi or Canva is preferred. The candidate must be able to work in a deadline driven environment with strong attention to detail. 

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Anchorage, AK

2 month(s) ago