Sales Assistant Job Description

Sales Assistant Job Description

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Sales assistant provides expert level quantitative and qualitative data analysis and reporting of patterns, insights, and trends to decision-makers in order to drive business decisions and address business questions.

Sales Assistant Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective sales assistant job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included sales assistant job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Respond to all client requests in a timely manner (flighting, revisions, allocations, added value)
Deal with clients in a professional manner and handle problems
Heavy Phone Contact servicing Agency/Accounts for Sales Executives
Input orders & revisions, contract verifications, general correspondence and all office procedures
Assist the sales team in all aspects of the order process
Identification and resolution of invoice discrepancies and revenue reporting
Responsible in building the Data Base for the department
General administrative duties and functions including but not limited to answering phones, sending out sales materials on a regular basis and the compilation and dissemination of various reports to appropriate parties
Monitor preempts
Input convenio lines into Aleph

Sales Assistant Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Sales Assistant

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: DOT, AIA, DOC, CE, CPCE, CMP, RIAA, AMFI, ICB, PFP

Education for Sales Assistant

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the sales assistant job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Collage and Bachelor's Degree in Business, Education, Internships, Communications, Computer, Media Business, Marketing, Communication, Advertising, Public Relations

Skills for Sales Assistant

Desired skills for sales assistant include:

Inventory management
Guest shopping patterns
Guest service fundamentals and experience building and managing a guest first culture on your team
Pricing and promotions strategies
Retail business fundamentals: department sales trends
Competition
Competitors and ability to leverage insights that drive business objectives in each specialty department
Leveraging insights to drive business objectives
Compliance rules
Investment process and procedures

Desired experience for sales assistant includes:

Previous related experience a plus
Completion of the Canadian Securities Course and Conduct and Practices Handbook
Licensed with Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) as an Investment Representative (IR) or Registered Representative (RR)
Must be willing to work in Troy, MI
Provide Clerical support for sales managers and
Gather and manage creatives

Sales Assistant Examples

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Sales Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a sales assistant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for sales assistant
  • Plan and manage special projects and other activities as needed
  • Plan, create and maintain interdepartmental efforts to capture and track key activities that support the sales process
  • Devise the appropriate vehicles for collecting, updating, and disseminating the data as needed by the National Underwriting Managers
  • Assist in creating proposals and presentations for national clients
  • Assist with the production and processing of traffic orders both on-air and digital
  • Assist with copy approval for national/network business
  • Create and update media kits & other sales collateral
  • Assist with National Underwriting promotional events as needed
  • Provide backup support to National Underwriting Managers
  • Effectively cultivate and navigate relationships within the organization to ensure complete and thorough communications and completion of work assignments
Qualifications for sales assistant
  • Various requests regarding sales activities that may come from their group of sales professionals
  • Minimum of six (6) months prior radio sales or administrative experience
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office programs (specifically Excel, Outlook, Word)
  • Submit affidavits weekly
  • Physical Demands • Must have the ability to sit and/or stand at a desk for a minimum of 8 hours a day and complete tasks requiring repetitive use of hands
  • Prepare written responses on significant and non-routine matters
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Sales Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of sales assistant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for sales assistant
  • Writing broadcast orders & production orders
  • Handling caller’s needs and requests and answering advertiser inquiries or directing them to the proper account manager
  • Assist with Receptionist duties and phone relief
  • Filing, promotion coordination and other duties to support all sales department efforts, as assigned
  • Interaction with both existing agencies and direct client business
  • Coordinates the implementation of programs and schedules sold by the outside sales team
  • Performs various administrative tasks including answering phones, generating reports, organizing of station events and activities including staff meetings, luncheons
  • Assist Account Executives with preparing and sending proposals
  • Maintain account lists, client database and sales contract book
  • Assist General Sales Manager with client parties, , scheduling, coordinating using approved vendors
Qualifications for sales assistant
  • Ability to solve employee and customer problems containing numerous variables and be able to relay sensitive or complex information and obtain consensus from diverse groups
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally all written and verbal in structions with coworkers and customers
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and competive sales environment
  • Ability to read, count and write to accurately complete documenation and inventory
  • Ability to bend down and squat to location and pick up merchandise located at ground level and to assist customers put on shoes
  • Ability to lift arms and reach over the head to hang or take merchandise off racks or place on customer
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Sales Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of sales assistant. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for sales assistant
  • Organize and maintain the sales department systems for the staff, keeping sales pieces up-to-date
  • Create/revise proposals, recaps and various presentation documentation/correspondence for account executives
  • Processing sales data and generating sales reports
  • Receiving, processing, and confirming orders
  • Creating purchase orders, letters of credit, and sales contracts
  • Documenting new project inquiries from new and current clients
  • Making quotations and sending them to the customers
  • Contacting customers in order to troubleshoot problems as they occur
  • Making and checking data sheet of product stock
  • Performing any other sales support functions as necessary
Qualifications for sales assistant
  • Minimum of 2 years in a media sales environment preferred
  • Knowledge of any other language is greatly appreciated
  • Bilingual is a plus (Spanish and English)
  • Develop market maps for account executives by utilizing MapInfo software to plot media products
  • Requires ability to respond clearly and effectively to clients over the telephone
  • Requires use of judgment to handle a variety of day-to-day routine and non-routine sales-related situations to the satisfaction of the client and WGNO/WNOL
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Sales Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of sales assistant. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for sales assistant
  • Travel management for senior leaders
  • Coordinate event calendar, client appointments, conference room booking (including DDTC & WS Showroom), meeting logistics, and material preparation as needed to support meetings and projects
  • Maintain expense reports
  • Run various WEA Reports
  • Provide meeting preparation information
  • Submit Expenses for Senior Vice President
  • Coordinate and maintain all ticket requests for department and field staff
  • Handle all office management duties including time sheets, all field/departmental approvals, ordering product/supplies
  • Order advance music for listening stations, field staff, accounts
  • Handle all artist management requests for product giveaways
Qualifications for sales assistant
  • Provides sales support by answering phones
  • SOC research and use of it to generate proposals
  • Daily interaction (and great rapport) with artist management, major accounts, WEA and all levels of personnel
  • Back up phones for department
  • Hire and manage interns each semester
  • Minimum two yearswork experience in related field.College preferred
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Sales Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of sales assistant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for sales assistant
  • Undertakes research and special projects at the direction of sales management
  • Maintain account lists in Engage
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by Sales Manager
  • Assist Administrative Assistant with marketing efforts including meeting set-up, preparing for seminars
  • Maintain sales agreements
  • Assist SVP of Sales in all daily business activities and special projects as requested
  • Works with the national sales offices to help ensure that clients are satisfied and the sales goals are met – presents viable solutions to client issues, as required
  • Ensures that delivery requirements are met for every client so payment can be received
  • Pulls reports from the Wide Orbit and provides the VP, General Sales Manager with accurate numbers for revenue reports and forecasting
  • Assist the Director of Domestic Sales
Qualifications for sales assistant
  • Possess a Series 6, 7 or 11 licenses preferred
  • Experience in administrative duties and/or customer service
  • Conveys a sense of urgency when appropriate
  • Minimum of one year prior broadcast sales experience preferred
  • BA or BS from a 4 year college
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills needed with the ability to effectively communicate with varied personalities at the account all levels of management

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