Tennis Channel is the only 24-hour, television-based multimedia destination dedicated to both the professional sport and tennis lifestyle. A hybrid of comprehensive sports, health, fitness, pop culture, entertainment, lifestyle and travel programming, the network is home to every aspect of the wide-ranging, worldwide tennis community. It also has the most concentrated single-sport coverage in television, with telecast rights to the US Open, Wimbledon, Roland Garros (French Open), Australian Open, US Open Series, ATP Masters Series, top-tier Sony WTA Tour championship competitions, Davis Cup and Fed Cup by BNP Paribas, and Hyundai Hopman Cup. Tennis Channel is carried by nine of the top 10 MSOs, Verizon FiOS TV, and has a national footprint via DIRECTV and DISH Network. Position: Advertising Sales Assistant – New York Tennis Channel New York, NY,
We are looking for an enthusiastic, detail-oriented, Sales Assistant, to support the Sales and Operations departments at Tennis Channel Daily Responsibilities include: Support TC’s Account Executives and Operations Team in managing all post sales activities from advertising orders to client needs and requirements. Responsible for system data entry with National Advertisers of commercial inventory, Paid Programming, and Direct Response on a weekly basis.
Responsible for flighting, resolve discrepancies, preemptions and the creation of quarterly flow charts. In addition to scheduling special segments, program supplier units and added-value elements Significant use of computer software, including Broadway and the MS Office applications Provide daily customer support and service both over the phone and by email, while adhering to the highest standards of professional etiquette Manage Tennis channel digital .com banner ad campaigns Interaction with other internal departments, mainly including, finance, traffic and marketing Assist Sales Planners with liability tracking
Maintain account/client details and database Perform various clerical and administrative tasks Qualifications: 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 – Effectively handle a large volume of work and be 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 Bachelor’s Degree in advertising, marketing or relevant field Passion for Tennis and sports overall, a plus