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Sales Assistant

Date: May 14, 2019

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: Weather Group

Working at The Weather Channel television network

The Weather Channel television network is the most trusted TV news network in America, leading the industry with innovative weather storytelling, first-class storm coverage and localized weather information. For more than 30 years, The Weather Channel television network has inspired viewers to explore, investigate and appreciate the experience of weather in all its forms. The Weather Group (parent company of The Weather Channel) has introduced new streaming and social platforms Local Now and Pattern, which draw upon the trusted heritage to reach new consumers in the rapidly changing media landscape.

 

Founded by Byron Allen in 1993, Entertainment Studios is a fully integrated global media production and distribution company with 7 cable television networks, dozens of first-run syndicated shows, digital media theGrio, a film distribution company, and more to come. With the recent acquisition of The Weather Group, Entertainment Studios continues to aggressively grow, bringing an impressive portfolio of media properties to advertising partners.

 

We’re always looking for new talent to keep us on top—like someone incredible to fill the job listed here.

Position Summary

The Account Coordinator provides support to Account Executives in the Cable business.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Post Sales Support:

  • Ensure that all details negotiated between The Weather Channel and advertisers, during the pre-sale process, are fully executed post sale
  • Work as a team with the Cable Yield team, Sales Planners, and Account Executives to ensure all clients needs are met

Traffic:

  • Work in collaboration with the Traffic team and Client Solutions team to ensure all deals are executed correctly
  • Work with the agencies to ensure all materials are in house at the correct time for proper execution

Billing:

  • Work in conjunction with TWC Billing Department to ensure all billing issues with advertisers are resolved

Education, Experience, Certification Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Internship with advertising agency or media business preferred
  • 0 - 2 years of sales or related experience, including internships

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent command of the English language, spelling, and grammar
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize work, and meet deadlines
  • Solid presentation skills.
  • Experience using multimedia tools
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

Disclaimers

Recruiting Firms
The Weather Group LLC does not accept agency/search firm referrals for this posting, or other postings, without prior written permission from Weather Group Human Resources. Weather Group LLC is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


EEOC Statement
Weather Group LLC is an equal opportunity employer.  We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, the presence of non-job related medical condition or handicap, or any legally protected status.

Because we do business with the government, we must reach out to, hire, and provide equal opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. To help us measure how well we are doing, we are asking you to tell us if you have a disability or if you ever had a disability. Completing this form is voluntary. Any answer you give will be kept private and will not be used against you in any way. If you choose to complete this form, please follow the link below, complete the form and return to hrservicedelivery@weathergroup.com, which is a confidential e-mail in box. 
http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/sec503/Voluntary_Self-Identification_of_Disability_CC-305_SD_Edit1.24.14.pdf
 
Relocation Statement
Relocation costs are not provided for this job, by submitting a resume, candidates understand and acknowledge that Weather Group will not provide relocation assistance or support and that relocation will be entirely the responsibility of the candidate.

 

Hours
Weather Group operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  Hours worked by Weather Group associates will vary according to job responsibility and scheduling demands of each department.

 

Please Note:  Human Resources does NOT provide application status updates via the telephone.  Confirmation of receipt of application will be sent via e-mail once the application has been successfully submitted.


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