Advertising Sales Assistant

Date PostedFebruary 24, 2018
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

Tennis Channel is a 24-hour broadcast television and online streaming network dedicated to both the sport and the lifestyle of Tennis. Our network is home to every aspect of the wide-ranging, worldwide tennis community. Tennis Channel is carried nationwide by the top MSOs, as well as DirecTV and DISH Network.

Tennis Channel is part of the Sinclair Broadcast Group. The Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates programs or provides services to 173 stations located in 81 geographically diverse markets and our Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

Tennis Channel is seeking an enthusiastic, detail-oriented Sales Assistant to support the Sales and Operations departments at Tennis Channel

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supports Tennis Channel’s Account Executives and Operations Team in managing all post sales activities from advertising orders to client needs and requirements
  • Enters system data with National Advertisers of commercial inventory on a weekly basis
  • Responsible for flighting, resolving discrepancies, preemptions and the creation of quarterly flow charts
  • Schedules special segments, program supplier units and added-value elements
  • Uses computer software, including Broadway and the MS Office applications
  • Provides daily customer support and service both over the phone and by email, while adhering to the highest standards of professional etiquette
  • Interaction with other internal departments, mainly including, finance, traffic and marketing
  • Assists Sales Planners with liability tracking
  • Maintains account/client details and database
  • Performs various clerical and administrative tasks


  • Bachelor's Degree in advertising, marketing or relevant field
  • Minimum 1-2 years professional experience
  • Experience with an Advertising Agency or Network as an intern is a plus
  • Must be a detail-oriented quick learner with strong organizational skills
  • Excellent communication (both written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to effectively handle a large volume of work while being flexible and receptive to changing priorities
  • Proficient in Excel, with strong mathematical skills
  • Well versed with other MS Office applications
  • Comfortable taking initiative, being self-sufficient and resourceful
  • Passion for Tennis and sports overall, a plus

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

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