Internships at WPXI

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Sales Department paid internship

The Sales Department intern will support the day-to-day activities of the sales team.  They will learn valuable skills related to Sales and a general office.  They will have opportunity to be creative, grow professionally and learn valuable professional skills outside the classroom.  They will work no more than 15 hours per week and be paid minimum wage.

Responsibilities

  • Attend all station meetings….Quarterly staff, Olympic meetings
  • Attend weekly sales meetings to learn and understand the business and projects
  • Work with the web department – Julie Jena will provide duties
  • Closely shadow and work with specific Account Executives on projects and sales calls
  • Go out on sales calls with reps
  • Work with other Departments if interested especially News.  Work at the Assignment Desk and go out with reporters
  • Research the internet for any new leads
  • Check competitors websites for advertisers
  • Provide assistance to the National Sales team by printing contracts in WO, communicating with our National Sales staff, CoxReps both through phone conversation and our software program Medialine, filing
  • Send Spot Time reports on Mondays and Fridays
  • File Public File documents in folders in Executive Offices
  • Answer the main switchboard for the entire station daily to cover for receptionist during his lunch
  • Various office duties

Please contact Sharon Parkes @ sparkes@wpxi.com or 412/237-1228 if you are interested

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