This position solicits advertising and develops new business for the Indiana Daily Student, idsnews.com, and other student media projects. Maintains and builds upon existing business relationships in the community, as well as develops new business by cold calling, analyzing prospects and conducting sales presentations. Sells local and regional advertising in print, online, mobile, social and other media advertising solutions. Identifies, develops and maintains customer relations in person and by phone to generate new sales. Interacts and maintains liaison with customers in person and by phone to service existing accounts. Provides superior customer service to the university and outside community. Resolves field related problems. Follows department rules and policies on rates, acceptability of advertising and accounting procedures. Submits a weekly call report. Works cooperatively with professional staff and students. Participates in developing new products by providing feedback on the needs and suggestions of customers and prospects. Works on other projects as needed for the growth of IU Student Media.
Note: This is a one year position with the option to extend at the discretion of the employer.
High school diploma or GED.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong customer service skills. Ability to collaborate with others. Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency using computer software including Microsoft Office.
Experience in advertising, marketing, sales or another related field. Media advertising sales experience is a plus, including selling online and digital products.
Working Conditions / Demands
A personal vehicle is required to complete some functions of this position. A background check will be performed on all employees prior to hire.
Up to 25 hours per week.
Salary Plan: HR
Salary Grade: HR
Job Function: Temporary Hourly
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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