Sales & Marketing Coordinator
About the Job
Weigel Broadcasting Co.
Weigel Broadcasting Co. is a family-owned media company based in Chicago, Illinois. The company owns and operates national television networks, as well as local broadcast stations throughout the country. Weigel is a leader in the media industry with “MeTV,” Memorable Entertainment Television, the number-one rated classic television network, as well as the “Movies!” Network in cooperation with the Fox Television Stations, the “DECADES” Network, the “H&I” Network and the “Start TV” Network in association with the CBS Television Stations. Weigel’s local stations include CBS, ABC, The CW, MyNet and Telemundo network affiliates. Weigel and its affiliate companies broadcast network and independent television stations in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Houston, Phoenix, Seattle, Denver, St. Louis, Nashville, Salt Lake City, Hartford, Milwaukee, South Bend and Rockford.
Sales Assistant/Marketing Coordinator (Chicago-based)
General Job Description:
Weigel Broadcasting, home of CW 26, WMEU,”The U”, and MeTV FM WRME Radio has an immediate opening for a Sales Assistant/Marketing Coordinator. You will be responsible for assisting the Sales Managers and Account Executives in creating, booking, scheduling and maintenance of sales activities.
Assisting with weekly newsletters, contests, and social media.
Presentation creation using power point and excel
Solid writing experience
Processing of sales orders in a timely manner.
Maintenance of orders (make goods, changes, and filing).
Coordination of all maintenance with clients via phone, email, or fax.
Assists in the flow of information to clients (e.g., rate changes, inventory updates, etc.)
Backs up other sales assistants when necessary
Available evenings and weekends for on premise events.
Other duties, as assigned.
Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for job, if not currently employed by Weigel Broadcasting Co.
High School Diploma or GED required; Associate’s/Bachelor’s degree preferred
Wide Orbit Traffic experience a plus
Some nights/weekend work required with additional compensation
Previous TV or Radio experience a plus.
Candidates must have MS PowerPoint, Word, Excel experience.
Must be able to deal with deadline pressure.
Strong Written, verbal, negotiation and communication skills.
Excellent computer skills are a must.
Our Perks & Benefits:
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance package
Long Term Disability Insurance
401k with Company Match
Paid Qualified-FMLA Leave
Discounted Parking Access
Gym Membership Discount
Convenient access to highways and public transportation
One block from the aptly named Restaurant Row
Weigel Broadcasting Co. maintains an Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for all applicants and employees. We give fair consideration to all qualified persons and afford all our employees opportunities for advancement according to their individual abilities, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age or sex, or other protected categories. No opportunities for promotion, transfer or any other benefit of employment will be diminished through discriminatory practices. Employees or prospective employees have the right to notify an appropriate local, state or Federal agency if they believe they have been discriminated against.