Administrative Assistant

Ballantine Communications Inc.   Durango, CO   Full-time     Sales
Posted on October 7, 2021
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Ballantine Communications Inc. ("BCI") is a company with over 60 years of experience in the news and entertainment media products and services industry. The organization operates across print, video, and digital platforms at The Durango Herald, Directory Plus, BCI Media Services, The Journal, 4 Corners Expos, and other businesses within the organization.

BCI is seeking a Administrative Assistant to support the sales team. This position is part of the advertising department and will act as the point of contact for sales representatives, creative teams and finance teams. The likely candidate will be an organized, self-starter, with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. We offer comprehensive medical, dental, vision, time off and matching 401(k) benefit plans!

Essential Responsibilities: Provide assistance to sales representatives with booking ads, scheduling, customer service, revenue and goal tracking, communication with other departments, and data coordination; Use computers for various applications, such as database management or word processing; Answer telephones and give information to callers, take messages, or transfer calls to appropriate individuals; Create, maintain, and enter information into databases; Set up and manage paper or electronic filing systems, recording information, updating paperwork, or maintaining documents, such as attendance records, correspondence, or other material; Operate office equipment, such as fax machines, copiers, or phone systems and arrange for repairs when equipment malfunctions;

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Excellent communication skills, both written and verbally; Attention to detail; Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others; Must be computer literate and have the ability to learn new software/technology quickly.

Training and Education: 1-2 years’ experience in an administrative role or similar position; H.S. Diploma; Associates in Business or related field preferred.