WHAS11, Transactional Sales Assistant, Full Time, Louisville KY


Media – Journalism – Newspaper


Transactional Sales Assistant

Primary Industry:

Broadcasting – Radio – TV

Vacancy Type:

Full Time


Louisville, Kentucky


WHAS11, the Tegna owned ABC affiliate in Louisville, KY, is seeking a full-time Transactional Sales Assistant.  The successful candidate will directly support our Transactional Accounts team, executing the day-to-day responsibilities of high-volume, fast-paced regional and national accounts, assisting with every aspect of the placement and processing of orders.  They must be detail oriented and have the ability to work in a high-pressure environment.

  • Order entry with high level of accuracy while providing exceptional customer service to clients.
  • Maintenance of broadcast schedules, avails, preempts, makegoods, audience delivery posts, pre-logs, post-logs, traffic and aging/collections.
  • Maintain paid programming, including but not limited to working with the national rep office to ensure orders are received, secure allocations, provide log documentation as necessary and communicate unfilled time slots.
  • Assist in coordinating commercial copy from all delivery systems, FTP and outside sources.
  • Ensure quality assurance of commercial copy while working closely with TEGNA Traffic Operations (TCO) to assure accuracy, continuity and meeting log deadlines.
  • Other duties related to supporting the transactional team as assigned.




  • Highly organized and possess the ability to switch focus quickly when needed and work on multiple projects at the same time.
  • Fast and accurate computer data entry skill and ability.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, able to act with a sense of urgency and adhere to set deadlines.
  • WideOrbit, Media Line, Videa and Salesforce experience a plus.



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