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Sports Marketing Coordinator/Sponsorship Sales Asst.

KLBJ / KLZT / KROX / KGSR / KBPA

Location: Austin, TX

Contact Name: Emmis Austin Radio

Job Description

Sports Marketing Coordinator/Sponsorship Sales Asst.

great media.great people.great service.

You are:
A highly driven, energetic individual with one year of administrative, sales and/or marketing experience
An event planner who is comfortable working both individually and collectively to develop unique, sports-minded client packages
A sales guru who is passionate about promoting our station brands via social media and in-person at local sporting events

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.  The EAR cluster includes:  KLBJ-AM (590), KLBJ-FM (93.7), KGSR (93.3), KROX (101.5), KBPA (103.5), Latino 102.7, and KLZT (107.1).

We are looking for a full time Sports Marketing Coordinator/Sponsorship Sales Assistant to support our Sports Marketing/Capitol Traffic Sales Sponsorship Manager. This position will work directly with local businesses and agencies to generate revenue by securing advertising dollars for Capitol Traffic and Sports Marketing Sponsorships, along with developing new business.

Duties include but are not limited to:
Calls on prospects and present outlines of various programs or commercial announcements
Persuades customers to purchase Sports/Segment/Traffic Sponsorships by presenting information that will draw customers to their business
Prepares promotional plans/packages, sales literature, rates, and sales contracts
Develops and maintains relationships with clients by providing top quality customer service.
Investigates and resolves customer problems
Communicates with other departments to assure quality service in placing orders, and preparing for events
Collects prompt payment from clients
Maintains required records and paperwork
Attends sales staff meetings and actively participates in training sessions
Sells and maintains Sports Marketing Sponsorships
Attends Sports Marketing events as representative for clients.  Affable, outgoing personality required to do the following:
   Promote clients on-site during events by interacting with participants
   Take client pictures to promote clients/events through social media and team website
Manages the Sports Marketing website along with the Sports Marketing social media pages with event entry giveaways and relevant content
Extensive business travel to local clients, facilities and sports marketing events
Early morning weekends required as-needed; usually either Saturday or Sunday and occasionally an entire weekend since that is when most sporting events are held
Assist in training Sports Marketing interns each semester
Other duties assigned as necessary

Job Requirements
High School diploma required. Bachelor’s degree or Associates preferred
Microsoft Office proficiency required
Social media skills required (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
A minimum of one year clerical, administrative, sales and/or marketing experience is required
Interest in athletic/outdoor events is preferred (triathlons, running, cycling, swimming, etc.)
Design skills a plus (i.e. Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Wix)
Radio experience is a plus
Photography skills a plus
Bilingual English and Spanish fluency is a plus
Ability to travel extensively to local clients, facilities and sports marketing events
Valid driver’s license, state mandated automobile insurance and an acceptable driving record are required

Application Process:Please submit a resume and application online at:  www.emmis.com 

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, life insurance, and a 401(k) contribution plan.  For more information about Emmis, visit our website at: www.emmis.com.

EMMIS COMMUNICATIONS/EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER