Sales Support Specialist (8314)

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

Sinclair Broadcast Group is currently looking for candidates to fill a Sales Support Specialist position in our Advertising Support Operations department at the corporate office in Hunt Valley, MD.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct sales support, training and assistance to Sinclair Sales Teams across the country
  • Provide user support via phone calls and emails
  • Communicate and coordinate with the account executives, sales management, and traffic team to optimize efficiency
  • Enter and maintain network orders received from advertisers
  • Monitor preempts and displaced spots
  • Monitor orders for correct coding and entry
  • Enter and maintain traffic instructions
  • Generate and distribute various sales reports
  • Maintain entries in various databases
  • Routine updates of our ticketing template system
  • Assist with testing of new traffic system version releases
  • Point of contact with vender development and support staff for software issues
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • WideOrbit or OSi traffic experience is strongly encouraged
  • Broadcast TV or Radio experience is a plus
  • You must have strong computer skills and be motivated
  • You must be dependable and have the ability to work various shifts
  • Be able to work in a team environment and able to work under pressure
  • Proven professional communication skills and organization are essential
  • Broadcast TV or Radio experience is a plus
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple tasks under deadline

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

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