Sales Support Lead
Bend, OR  / Madison, WI 
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Posted 13 days ago
Job Description
Sales Support Lead
Job Locations US-OR-Bend | US-Remote Location
ID 2022-19798
Company TDS Broadcasting
Overview

The Sales Support Lead position is responsible for providing the necessary operational support that enables increased sales prospecting and development time for the Account Executives (AE) within Zolo Media. This role is responsible for order entry, preparing presentations for AE sales meetings, invoice printing and email, and additional support responsibilities as needed.

TDS Broadcasting LLC, a TDS company, operates KOHD-TV the ABC affiliate, KBNZ-LP the CBS affiliate, COTV11 and CO4 Visitors Network as Zolo Media, offering a wide range of viewing options for Central Oregonians.

This role is remote capable in any state TDS Telecom operates, or in-person at our Bend, Oregon location.

Zolo Media provides targeted advertising solutions through a combination of local originated content, local broadcast television stations, and on BendBroadband and Crestview cable television networks. Zolo Creative Services offers award-winning video production for television spot production. Visit zolomedia.com or centraloregondaily.com.

TDS Broadcasting LLC and Zolo Media are part of TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Telecom), which is based in Madison, Wis. Combined, the companies employ more than 3,000 people and are subsidiaries of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], a Fortune 1000 company. Founded in 1969, Telephone and Data Systems provides wireless, broadband, video, and voice as well as hosted and managed services to approximately 6 million connections nationwide through its businesses, UScellular, TDS Telecom, and OneNeck IT Solutions. TDS Inc. has been named to several Forbes lists, including America's Best Employers for Diversity, Best Large Employers, and Best Employers for Women. Visit tdsinc.com.

Responsibilities

Enter insertion orders into two Traffic & Billing systems from a variety of sources. Collaborate with AEs to define objectives of sales meetings, with potential and existing clients, and create eye-catching visual presentations with original graphics and media components for AE use. Work with management to create high-profile sales packages.

Print client invoices and account statements to PDF and send out via email. Maintain the master email list by adding new clients and email changes. Submit payment requests to the payment center for processing.

Track sporting events orders and inventory using Excel Spreadsheets.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

    Associates degree (or higher) -OR- 2+ years professional work experience
  • 3+ years of experience using Microsoft Applications (i.e. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

Other Qualifications

  • Experience working with visual media as well as graphic design.
  • Experience working in administrative support role.
  • Prior experience in the broadcast/television industry (and/or ad sales) desired.
  • Self-motivated and ability to think strategically.
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional environment, influencing stakeholders while meeting tight timeframes and deadlines.
  • Effective communicator with all levels in the organization as well as internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to prioritize and work several projects concurrently.
  • Experience with or an understanding of digital advertising platforms.

Benefits

As a part of your total compensation, #TDS provides a comprehensive, competitive benefit package. The benefit plans address both the immediate and long term needs that you and your family may have. For an overview of what we have to offer for full-time employees including vacation, health benefits and retirement options please click here.

At TDS, we embrace Equal Employment Opportunity by valuing our differences and consider all qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by law. To learn about our diversity & inclusion philosophy and culture, click here!


Employment at TDS is subject to post-offer, pre-employment drug testing.

At TDS, we embrace Equal Employment Opportunity by valuing our differences and consider all qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by law. To learn about our diversity & inclusion philosophy and culture, click here!

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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