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Company Name:
Weigel Broadcasting Co.
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Chicago, Illinois
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
Entry Level
Education level:
Associate Degree

Sales Assistant/Marketing Coordinator

Weigel Broadcasting Co.

Weigel Broadcasting Co. is a family-owned media company based in Chicago, Illinois. The company owns and operates national television networks, as well as local broadcast stations throughout the country. Weigel is the leader in the multicast television network space with MeTV, Memorable Entertainment Television, the number-one rated and distributed multicast network, as well as the Movies! Network in cooperation with the Fox Television Stations, the DECADES Network in partnership with the CBS Television Station Group, and H&I, Heroes & Icons. Weigel's local stations include CBS, ABC, The CW, MyNet and Telemundo network affiliates. Weigel and its affiliate companies broadcast network and independent television stations in Los Angeles, Chicago, Seattle, St. Louis, Salt Lake City, Milwaukee, South Bend and Rockford.

Sales Assistant/Marketing Coordinator

General Job Description:

Weigel Broadcasting Co, home of WCIU, The U, has an immediate opening for a Sales Assistant/Marketing Coordinator. You will be responsible for assisting the Sales Managers and Account Executives in creating, booking, scheduling and maintenance of sales activities.


Coordinating on-air segments, sponsorships, etc. between our Morning Show and Account Executives.

Manage and track contests.

Manage sales calendar daily.

Create and edit sales presentations and recaps.

Processing of sales orders in a timely manner.

Maintenance of orders (make goods, changes and filing).

Coordination of all maintenance with clients via phone, email, or fax.

Attend and coordinate station marketing events.

Backs up other sales assistants when necessary.

Other duties, as assigned.


Very organized, detail oriented and able to multi-task on many projects at one time.

Positive interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently as well as with a team.

Be able to troubleshoot issues and resolve any discrepancies.

Some nights/weekend work required with additional compensation

Previous TV or radio experience a plus.

Previous experience in an office environment.

Candidates must have MS PowerPoint, Word, Excel experience.

Must be able to deal with deadline pressure.

Strong Written, verbal, negotiation, follow-through and communication skills.

Excellent computer skills are a must.

Requires a valid drivers license, insurability, and schedule flexibility.

Our Perks & Benefits:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance package

Long Term Disability Insurance

HSA Plans

401k with Company Match

Vacation/PTO/Sick/Paid Holidays

Paid Qualified-FMLA Leave

Tax-free Transit

Discounted Parking Access

Gym Membership Discount

Convenient access to highways and public transportation

Open air office environment

One block from the aptly named Restaurant Row

Weigel Broadcasting Co. maintains an Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for all applicants and employees. We give fair consideration to all qualified persons and afford all our employees opportunities for advancement according to their individual abilities, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age or sex, or other protected categories. No opportunities for promotion, transfer or any other benefit of employment will be diminished through discriminatory practices. Employees or prospective employees have the right to notify an appropriate local, state or Federal agency if they believe they have been discriminated against.


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