Sales Assistant

News 10 ABC in Albany New York is hiring a full-time Sales Assistant. The Sales Assistant works within established Sales Department guidelines to maximize station revenue opportunities from an order entry, traffic and accounting perspective. The Sales assistant is also responsible for performing all clerical functions required by department personnel, as needed.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support management by coordinating advertiser account activity inside the station
  • Maintain workflow station traffic system
  • Work & facilitate daily preempts/make-goods/late runs
  • Facilitate schedule change communication through various communication channels 
  • Add new orders understanding urgency with priority as the focus
  • Notify Sales reps of program changes
  • Facilitate order revisions in event of late orders and schedule changes
  • Navigate cross-functionally to assist with coordination 
  • Build and provide reps with useful tools such as reports
  • Review and file documents
  • Research invoice discrepancies
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required
  • 1 year experience in a support role
  • Detail oriented & urgency driven
  • Prior experience in a sales department preferred
  • Strong oral & written communication skills , interpersonal skills, and business acumen
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced & constant evolving environment
  • Television traffic system experience a plus, but not necessary - training provided
  • Proficient with MS Office


Salary Range: $18.00 - $20.00

We offer a competitive compensation plan and an array of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(K), and more.

EEO Statement: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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