Sales Associate

POSITION:      Sales Associate

DEPARTMENT:      Sales

REPORTS TO:      Regional Sales Manager (with a dotted line to other Sales Mangers)

ROLE:       Assist the members of the sales department in local sales related clerical duties as assigned.  Act as assistant to all WTIC/WCCT – TV sales managers.  Train to become Account Executive. 


  • Direct support to Director of Sales and Regional Sales Managers – administrative needs, answer phones, etc.
  • Support Local Account Executives with clerical needs.
  • Act as office manager for the sales department (ordering supplies, etc.).
  • Contact clients with commercial times by phone, e-mail or fax.
  • Order input and maintenance, make good preempted spots, pull posts and compare estimated rates with actual performance in Wide Orbit system.
  • Assist Account Executives in posting on-air schedules.
  • Liaison between sales department and other CT1 Media departments.
  • Route interdepartmental correspondence (i.e. orders to traffic department).
  • Maintain database of clients and mailing lists.
  • Assist with preparation of sales presentations, power points presentations, packages.
  • Act as backup to Account Executives.
  • Act as a backup for the National Desk.
  • Handle clients needs and questions – send reports, weekly pre/post logs, invoices, and correspondence as needed.
  • Train to become outside Account Executive.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma (college degree preferred)
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Strong computer skills – knowledge of Word, Excel, Power Point required
  • Typing skills – accuracy and speed important
  • Knowledge of Wide Orbit, One Domain desirable
  • Must be highly organized and have the ability to handle multi-tasks under deadline pressure
  • Must have ability and desire to become outside Account Executive


An organizational chart illustrating the reporting relationships of this position supplied upon request



How To Apply:

Regular Mail


Attn: Human Resources

285 Broad Street

Hartford, CT 06115


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