Sales Associate

JOB TITLE: Sales Associate
COMPANY: WTOP/WFED, Sales
SCHEDULE: M-F, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
POSTING DATE: November 4, 2013
JOB #: 15-13

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • One (1) to two (2) years of relevant work experience
  • Ability to handle stress effectively
  • Excellent data entry skills, with special attention to detail
  • Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor
  • Ability to work in compliance with company policies and procedures
  • Ability to function in a team environment
  • Ability to work established schedule and other hours as needed
  • Above average computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, & PowerPoint)
  • Willingness to learn and work hard

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS, BUT NOT REQUIRED:

  • Four year college degree in Business, Communications or related field
  • Familiarity with the media industry and Washington D.C. as a market

DUTIES:

  • Providing general office and clerical support
  • Create graphics and proposals for sales presentations
  • Cover main switchboard
  • Assist sales staff with copy, commercials, invoices and collections, assist with client relations as needed, work closely with all departments (traffic, promotions, production), attend all sales meetings and training sessions
  • Complete sales training program, accompany Account Managers on sales calls, begin to develop new accounts and new advertiser categories (cold calling), write customer-focused proposals for accounts in development, be aware of station procedures, be knowledgeable of stations programming, assets and pricing and service accounts developed and as needed for other Account Managers
  • Become knowledgeable of station's programming, assets, and pricing
  • Become proficient in all necessary programs including Marketron, PTS, Salesforce, DART, Linker, Adobe Audition, and Microsoft Office

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to communicate in English both verbally and in writing
  • Manual dexterity and fine motor skills to manipulate computer keys and general office equipment (telephone, copier, calculator, etc..) for extended periods of time
  • Ability to hear and speak clearly and follow both oral and written direction
  • The Company may make reasonable accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.

APPLY TO:

Qualified candidates are invited to download the application. Questions can be directed to Human Resources at srushkowski@wtop.com. We do not allow walk-in candidates. To be considered, an application must be submitted online, by fax, email or mail for current posted position(s). Resume is accepted when accompanying our application. Unsolicited resumes will not be accepted.

Hubbard Radio Washington D.C., LLC
Attn. HR / 3400 Idaho Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20016
Websites: FederalNewsRadio.com, WTOP.com

An Equal Opportunity Employer