Emmis Communications

Sports Marketing Coordinator/Sponsorship Sales Asst.

2 weeks ago
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Job Overview

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.


  • 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 a 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 conten
  • 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

Desired Skills & Experience

  • 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

Company Description

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.




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