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Promotions/Marketing Assistant


Location: Austin, TX

Contact Name: Emmis Austin Radio

Job Description

Promotions/Marketing Assistant

great media.great people.great service.

You are:
A marketing guru with at least six months experience in a fast pace environment, where quick turn around on projects is vital
A sales assistant who can help plan, execute, and recap promotional events
A promotions rock star who is affable, calm under pressure, and always prepared

We are the 9th largest radio broadcaster in the U.S. with amazing brands, driven by our creative teams and at the heart of these brands is our sales force.  Our sales teams have earned a valued reputation by setting high standards for excellence while creating a fun, exciting and innovative workplace, where every individual is part of the team.

Emmis Austin Radio is a branch of Emmis Communications with a cluster of seven radio stations in Austin, TX.  KLBJ-AM (590), KLBJ-FM (93.7), KGSR (93.3), KROX (101.5), KBPA (103.5), KLZT (107.1), and Latino 102.7.

Emmis Austin Radio is seeking a regular part time person to support the Marketing Director in managing promotions, events, marketing, and public relations for the station(s). Events range from small 2-hour remotes to large-scale events like Blues on the Green, ACL Fest, SXSW, and more. You will typically have at least two off-site events per week, sometimes more.

The ideal candidate will be able to work in a very fast paced environment where quick turn-around on projects is vital.  Multi-tasking, initiative, extremely organized and detail oriented, great communication and an affable demeanor are key characteristics of the role.

Duties Include but are not limited to:
The primary promotions coordinator contact for station remotes
Collects, copies, organizes, and disseminates promotional materials
Prepares and distributes final copy of promotional correspondence and mass mailings
Interacts with the general public as directed by the Marketing Director during remotes and other promotional activities
Serves as a liaison for the promotions department by running errands and assisting the Marketing Director
Trains new promotions coordinators as part of onboarding
Trains promotions and/or marketing interns as-needed
Undertakes research and special projects as assigned
Liaison between multiple departments, managers, vendors and clients
Assist sales with the promotional process as-needed
Prepare and create event proposals and post-event recap presentations
Assist with in-office and off-site event execution which may include nights, weekends, and holidays
Corresponds with vendors and/or venue organizations regarding upcoming concerts or station promotional events
Ensures station vehicles used in promotional activities are in safe working order
Other job-related duties as required

Qualified Candidates Require:
High School diploma required. Bachelor’s degree or Associates preferred
Six months of clerical, administrative, promotions and/or marketing experience is required
Six months of event planning experience preferred
Radio experience preferred
Microsoft Office proficiency required
Social media skills required (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
Design skills preferred (i.e. Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator)
Photography skills preferred
Spanish and English fluency is a big plus
Valid driver’s license, state mandated auto insurance, and a clear driving record required

Please submit a resume and application online at Refer to posting and no phone calls please.

Emmis Communications (NASDAQ: EMMS) is a diversified media corporation with award-winning radio broadcasting, and magazine publishing operations in markets across the country.  Emmis is as well-known for its creative culture as for its operations.  Our people are aggressive, knowledgeable and deeply committed to each of the communities in which we operate. Because employees are the key to our success, Emmis offers strong benefits and incentives, including health, dental and life insurance and a 401(k) contribution plan. For more information about Emmis, see our website at