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Administrative Sales Assistant

Posted: 02/16/2021

The Anchorage Daily News is currently hiring for an Administrative Sales Assistant.  The administrative Sales Assistant’s primary role is to support the sales management team with sales-related tasks and projects. This position will also be responsible for developing professional relationships and providing day-to-day customer service and sales coordination for our key advertisers. If this sounds like the position for you, CLICK HERE to apply today!
 




Summary:

The administrative Sales Assistant’s primary role is to support the sales management team with sales-related tasks and projects. This position will also be responsible for developing professional relationships and providing day-to-day customer service and sales coordination for our key advertisers. In this role you will be responsible for scheduling important meetings, creating sales presentations, developing sales proposals, managing contract fulfillment, assisting with marketing research, preparing rate quotes, scheduling and trafficking ads and payments, and creating sales reports.
 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

? Administrative support and customer service for the sales management team and key advertisers.
? Work closely with customers, billing specialists, design team, sales support and sales managers to ensure the customer’s needs are being met.
? Daily tasks will include but are limited to: scheduling important meetings, creating sales presentations, developing sales proposals, managing contract fulfillment, assisting with marketing research, preparing rate quotes, scheduling and trafficking ads and payments, and creating sales reports.
? Respond promptly to inbound emails, calls and requests in a timely manner.
? Offer suggestions on ways to streamline processes and become more productive.
? Adhere to all department deadlines.
? Maintain professional image and conduct.
? Attend and participate in training and planning sessions.

Skills and Abilities:

? Strong customer service skills
? Ability to multitask and prioritize daily work tasks.
? Ability to create professional presentations, proposals and reports
? Must be comfortable with asking for and confirming meetings with current and prospective customers
? Must have strong verbal and written communication skills
? Must have strong organizational skills
? Self-motivated, proactive team player and independent worker.
? Experience in developing business plans or marketing proposals.
? Must be familiar with Google, with a focus on Google Drive, as well as Microsoft Office, Excel and PowerPoint.
? Maintain a high level of dependability and attendance.
? Able to follow oral and written instructions.
? Must have clear written and verbal communication with clients and internal staff.
? Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.
 

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