Sales Assistant

  • New York, NY
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  • Job ID #10127


A profitable, successful Business-to-Business (B2B) multi-platform digital/integrated media property is seeking a Sales Assistant.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Sales Assistant to join the company’s growing sales team. Reporting directly to the Executive Director, this role will provide critical sales support to the Executive Director and sales team. This role will learn every aspect of media sales along with other varied duties supporting the sales process.

The ideal candidate has an acute attention to detail, strong customer service skills and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Computer skills in MS Office products and excellent verbal and written communication skills are also required.


  • Account management of existing client base
  • Strong writer
  • Write/Create sales decks
  • Assist in follow up of new business outreach
  • Serve as main point of contact to chase ad materials
  • Issuing sales contracts
  • Sourcing new leads
  • Other duties as assigned


  • BS/MS degree, ideally Journalism, Communications or English
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in sales support through an internship and/or post-graduate professional experience preferred
  • Strong interest in sales and media
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Comfortable working under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Superior project and time management skills, with strong collaboration skills with the ability to work with others at different levels in the organization
  • Fast learner with an enthusiastic, can-do attitude
  • Experience in media publishing company in a sales support role a plus
  • Knowledge of Salesforce CRM a plus


    Required Notification:  Certain states require that job postings indicate a minimum and maximum base salary in an effort to not discriminate – a very worthwhile purpose that Media Recruiting Group supports. MRG’s practices are and have always been non-discriminatory, and jobs are open to all candidates with respect to race, color, religion, national origin, military status, sexual orientation, sex/gender, age, national origin, disability, etc.  That said, companies require that we supply them with candidates with very specific experience, and the commensurate compensation for every job varies.  It is a function of a person’s years of experience, type of experience, skills, knowledge of certain computer programs, etc.  And every job may have a unique requirement.  And every job could come in higher or lower than the range we are given.   We do not control the upper and lower ranges for our clients, so we make a best efforts attempt to include information requested by said states.  In the case of sales people, most time it is also a function of their contacts.  If the job is an analyst, analytical skills and experience matter.  Etc.  This makes stating a reasonable minimum and maximum challenging absent all of this information about a given candidate.  Companies also have other elements of compensation, including but not limited to, commission, bonus, equity, profit sharing, varying levels of healthcare coverage and how much a person would have to contribute to the premium, various perks like continuing education, commuter reimbursement, phone reimbursement, etc. – not included in “salary” as the law states.  Thus, know that anything we note in a salary range does NOT include such other compensation elements.  And, as recruiters, we don’t know what all of those elements are, as we are recruiting for a company, not for ourselves, and they do not brief us as to each benefit.  We are a 3rd party and can only estimate to the best of our knowledge, and thus offer the minimum and maximum salary MRG in good faith believes at the time of the posting the client is willing to pay for the advertised job.

    Qualified by all of the above, for this job with requisite/required  years of the required experience and skills, the minimum and maximum salary is approximated at $45k and $55k respectfully, exclusive of commission, bonus, equity, profit sharing, any element of healthcare coverage, any reference to how much a person would have to contribute to the premium of a healthcare plan, any perks, or other forms of compensation.  Fewer years of experience could bring the base salary lower, and more experience could bring the base salary higher, if the company is willing to increase their salary bands.