Emmis Communications

  • Marketing Assistant

    Job Locations US-TX-Austin
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2/14/2018 10:55 AM)
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  • Job Overview

    You are:

    • A marketing guru with at least six month’s 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 full time Marketing Assistant 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.


    • 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.

    Desired Skills & Experience

    • 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.

    Company Description

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




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