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Sales support coordinator (Kansas City)

Wed, 09/22/2021 - 18:10 -- Steven J Rottinghaus
Full time

KCTV5/KSMO, a Meredith Corporation, is seeking a sales support coordinator. The sales support coordinator works with and under the guidance of their respective sales team, providing sales support/service pertaining to all local business that the team manages. In addition, will assist in the process of executing station sponsorships, advertising product placement and sponsored integration for all platforms and programs. Tasks include order input, make goods and preempts for team, trafficking all creative for team, organizing team activity and scheduling, working with clients directly in campaign coordination on all platforms, assisting in blog activity and inbound lead generation, assisting in hubspot updates. The SSC will work with internal departments, including sales, news, promotions, entertainment, engineering as well as with external customers.

Essential job functions
30% Inputs, checks and confirms orders on WideOrbit
20% Provides sales/service support to team members and clients
20% Schedules, organizes, discusses and helps plan segment integrations and news/station sponsorship for accounts managed by his/her team
10% Facilitates missing copy and helps research and resolve log and invoice discrepancies
10% Assists with video editing and posts pictures/videos on website and social media
10% Ongoing collaboration with team to service all clients


• Previous sales/serive support or office experience
• Specific knowledge, skills and abilities
• Must have a proven track record in successful collaboration across teams, divisions and platforms
• Computer skills utilizing Wide Orbit and Microsoft software, including PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Outlook preferred
• Strong organizaiton and phone skills and ability to manage multiple projects with strict deadlines
• Ability to work well under pressure and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
• Strong verbal and writing skills, with ability to service customers and show extreme professionalism when dealing with clients
• Strong analytics, strategic and critical thinking skills along with good business judgment ability to identify, prioritize and articulate highest impact initiatives
• Ability to maintain a positive attitude and communicate diplomatically with all clients, viewers and local representatives
• Attention to detail and follow through
• An understanding of the digital marketing landscape
• Positive work attitude
• Must be willing to work flexible schedule



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