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Turner Broadcasting Sales Assistant in Chicago, Illinois


Posting Job Title:

Sales Assistant

WarnerMedia Division:



United States - Illinois - Chicago

Posting Job Description:

The Turner Story

Turner, aWarnerMedia company and a leading media conglomerate, creates & programs world-class content in the news, entertainment and sports verticals. Turner content reaches hundreds of millions of consumers globally and in the US via TV and digital distribution. Turner's consumer-facing brands include CNN, CNNMoney, Bleacher Report, tbs, TNT, Cartoon Network, along with deep relationships with sports leagues such as the NBA, MLB,andNCAA March Madness.

The Day-to-Day

  • Assist the Account Executive and Sales Planner(s) in all aspects of the order process (new orders, revisions, billing etc...) as well as all other miscellaneous tasks assigned by Account Executive or management
  • Responsible for the typing of correspondence, faxing, filing and all other clerical duties assigned by the Account Executive or management
  • Establish strong contacts at both agency and client levels; act as a liaison with advertising agencies in monitoring accounts
  • Develop a working relationship with Sales Operations, guaranteeing timely and precise order process
  • Responsible for booking all new and revised orders
  • Maintain the central file, this includes all correspondence, contracts and revisions associated with the order
  • Under the direction of the Account Executive, Sales Planner, or Sales Manager, resolve problems with copy, billing/invoices, order discrepancies and inventory issues
  • Maintain billing records on each account. (BAP reports) The Essentials

  • College Degree preferred, internships in related fields and/or prior office experience a plus

  • Must be outgoing, organized, efficient, and a team player with a strong interest in the media business
  • Proficiency in various computer software packages: Microsoft Word for Windows, PowerPoint, Excel, MRI, E-Mail

The Perks

  • Paid time off every year to volunteer
  • Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
  • 2018 Best Company forWorking Mothers
  • 2018 Best Company forDads
  • Anin-house learning and development teamto help shape and grow your career
  • Part of theWarnerMediafamily of powerhouse brands

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and E-Verify users. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Requisition #:


Position Type:

Full Time

Area of Interest:

Ad Sales

Business Unit_TBS:



Advertising, Cable/Broadcast Television Networks, Games – Development & Publishing, Online Content/Services