Advertising Sales Assistant

The Blade

The Blade

Marketing & Communications, Sales & Business Development
Toledo, OH, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

The Blade, a division of Block Communications Inc., has been serving news to northwest Ohio and southeastern Michigan since 1835 and is the most trusted local news source. The Blade continues to evolve and deliver credible, informative, and daily content both in print and digital formats.

The Blade has an opening in the Advertising Department for a full-time Sales Assistant.

The primary role of this position is to assist the advertising sales staff with the day to day clerical tasks and transactions associated with sales orders. This includes writing orders, entering orders, answering phones, following up on ad copy, and making layouts for advertisements. Responsibilities also require the downloading of electronic ad files, responding to emails and ensuring the accuracy of advertising appearing in the print and digital.

Applicant should feel comfortable multi-tasking and performing other duties as assigned. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. Must possess excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills, as well as strong attention to detail. 1-2 years of customer service and data entry experience is preferred. Familiarity with ad order entry systems is a plus.

The Blade is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)