Receptionist/Sales Assistant

January 8, 2018



Local 44 (WFFF) and Local 22 (WVNY) in Burlington, Vermont, has an immediate opening for a service- focused, motivated and friendly front office representativ166.04e /​Sales Assistant for our television station.​  In this role you will be the first line of communication for visitors to our station and those calling in.​  The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, professional environment where responsiveness, strong follow through, excellent attention to detail and dedication are the norm.​  A customer-focused approach with a strong desire to help others is critical for success.​

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Greets and provides customer service to visitors.
  • Answers and routes telephone calls.
  • Takes phone messages for other personnel.
  • Accepts packages from couriers and prepares packages for shipment.
  • Performs clerical functions for the General Manager and Sales Department as needed.
  • Prepares forms and reports.  Makes copies when necessary.
  • Enters orders, traffic and accounting data using computers, ledgers, orders and other resources.
  • Maintains awareness of the most current broadcast traffic policies, practices and procedures.
  • Maintains files and other business records.
  • Coordinates station or marketing events.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

• High School diploma required, college degree preferred.
• Fluency in English.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

  • Organized, detail oriented and able to multi-task.
  • Minimum two years experience in clerical support or administrative assistance, preferably in the sales    or media fields.
  • Proficient with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
  • Proficient with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Receptionist / Sales Assistant must be able to sit, reach, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. The Receptionist/​Sales Assistant must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment or items weighing up to 25 pounds. In addition, the Receptionist /​Sales Assistant must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required.

Please apply to: /7153

WFFF/Nexstar is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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