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Sales Assistant

Richmond Times-Dispatch-Richmond Offc, 300 E FRANKLIN ST, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America Req #4150
Monday, March 23, 2020

This position is responsible for supporting the local account management team

grow the local retail business, execute print and digital media campaigns,

manage sales and marketing data, analyze current and future sales targets and

identify business opportunities that support the achievement of short and long

term business objectives.


The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who possesses creative and tenacious

analytical skills, as well as exceptional organizational and communication

skills. He/she must be able to handle multiple simultaneous projects and tasks

while meeting deadlines and interacting effectively with clients, sales

managers and sales representatives across the organization.



• Manage advertising order and execution for assigned Local Account Executives.


• Perform systematic analysis of sales data to keep local account management

team abreast of sales pacing and revenue goals.


• Use all associated sales and marketing tools available to the local sales

team, understand their applications and limitations, and be able to effectively

and efficiently complete daily job tasks.


• Conduct strategic fit and business opportunity analysis through available

research data, in order to identify potential client opportunities for all

media products and services.


• Monitor the flow of information in/out of the Local Sales office and ensure

the appropriate individuals are kept informed of significant matters requiring



Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications:


• 2-5 years sales/marketing/analyst experience with diverse responsibility


• Bachelor's degree or combination of equivalent experience


• Excellent working knowledge of MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word


• Experience in the media industry strongly preferred


Required Skills:


• Strategic thinker with strong business acumen and excellent quantitative

and analytical skills


•Self-starter with excellent multi-tasking and organizational skills,


Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Richmond Times-Dispatch-Richmond Offc, 300 E FRANKLIN ST, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America