Turner - Sales Assistant

As Sales Assistant for CNN International Commercial, you will be responsible for overseeing the booking of TV and online advertising deals and managing the administrative process around this. You will also ensure the smooth running of ad sales campaigns and provide support to the Sales Planners & Managers.

The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level and have a good knowledge of CNN. They should also have strong organisational and communication skills.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Administrative account maintenance

  • Overseeing the booking of TV and online advertising deals with the traffic team, preparing confirmation and post campaign reports

  • Sending out billing/payment emails, managing prospect and status sheets as well as campaign history sheets

  • Chasing copy and liaising with clients and/or agencies to ensure timely copy receipt, checking invoices and contracts

  • Working closely with regional Sales Planners

  • Ensuring smooth running of all Ad Sales campaigns (keeping them on-target, with timely delivery of all campaign components, foresee any troubleshooting)

  • Team co-ordination

  • Coordinating weekly team meetings, responding to general client/agency enquiries and general administrative duties

What we’re looking for:

Essential Criteria:

  • Graduate with relevant degree

  • Good knowledge of CNN

  • Organised, pro-active and hardworking

  • Excellent administrative skills and attention to detail

  • Strong communication skills and ability to work in a team environment

  • Ability to work well in a fast paced environment

  • Good IT skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build and maintain client relationships

Desirable Criteria:

  • Prior Experience / Industry Knowledge;

  • Language – English is essential and good working knowledge of Russian is a plus;

What’s on offer:

As you might expect, this role comes with a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits and perks, including private medical, generous pension contribution and is eligible for company bonus. You’ll have 23 days holiday and we’ll also give you 2 additional days leave for you to use for volunteering or charitable work. On top of this, you’ll have access to regular in-house screenings, wellbeing and fitness programs and events.

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