Ad Sales Assistant (ATLANTA)
Media Networks Inc. is the Targeted Advertising division of Time Inc. With 43 years of expertise in targeted advertising, MNI offers a culture of constant growth, change and a team of highly talented and dedicated professionals.
The Advertising Sales Coordinator in Atlanta is key member of our Advertising Sales Team and plays an important role with success of client business in his/her district. This person supports and collaborates with multiple sales reps on various projects including client proposals & projects for MNI’s print, digital and mobile advertising solutions.
The Advertising Sales Coordinator helps manage details of client events & entertaining as well as any industry events. This includes outreach to prospective vendors and venues, and taking the lead, in fact, owning the process of negotiating rates and contracts, drafting proposals for food and beverage orders, and developing new ideas for entertaining clients. It also includes being the first face/voice of MNI for inbound client phone calls with a friendly and courteous manner, as well as being the sales rep backup when they are on calls—knowing how to source materials from Salesforce and internal departments. This person is a self-starter and can work well independently.
Our coordinator aides in managing organization of magazines, sales & marketing materials for media kits and presentations, travel details and T&E expenses for Account Executives. Responsibilities also include office management of the local MNI office. This position offers the opportunity to work with internal departments such as the Digital Media Group and Marketing.
Desired Skills & Experience
Requires strong communication skills, interpersonal and organizational skills, resourcefulness, pro-activeness, the ability to prioritize, and the desire and confidence to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
Candidates must work well both independently and as part of a team, be detail-oriented, be able to interact with internal and external constituents at all levels, and handle confidential information. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook and Power Point is required. A passion for media, advertising and the desire for an opportunity to learn and be mentored by successful and tenured Account Executives is a plus. This person reports directly to the Advertising Director.
o Being on time when coming to work and for lunch hours
o No social media on company time
o Media kit update, sell sheets
o Coordination of Lunch & Learns and other events
o Checking copy maintenance
o Leads: tear sheets, database
o Accurate Print/Digital proposals
o What's going on in your market/unique event ideas
o Digital understanding and ability to answer questions from clients and to pinch-hit for the sales reps
o Communicating with clients and internal communication
o Seeing a project from start to finish, not just to cross it off the list, but doing the best job possible
Time Inc - 6 months ago