Emmis Communications

  • Sales Promotion Coordinator

    Job Locations US-TX-Austin
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/19/2018 6:08 PM)
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  • Job Overview

    You are:

    • A detailed project coordinator with experience who relishes a fast pace environment and can meet all deadlines for various station events.
    • A liaison with project management experience, who can support the planning, execution, and recap of all promotional events for all seven of our radio stations.
    • A proven self-starter and is personable, calm under pressure, a quick thinker, 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 Sales Promotion Coordinator to support the Emmis sales team, in managing the sales promotional execution for select on-air and station events. Events could range from small events to large-scale events like Blues on the Green, ACL Fest, SXSW, and more.


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


    • Fully manage the promotional requirements for select national and local accounts within Emmis Austin Radio.
    • Creative brainstorming/interaction with promotions, programming, marketing and sales departments for seven radio station cluster.
    • On-site event and on-air promotions management including planning, execution and re-cap, with keen attention to deadlines.
    • Project management skill set, including problem solving in fast paced environment and quick decision making at on-site events.
    • Attend promotions meetings.
    • Complete promotion request forms and other required paperwork.
    • Communicate with national rep firm contacts/promotional agencies prior to, during and after events and on-air promotions.
    • Attend promotional events as liaison between the sales department, Emmis promotions & programming teams and clients.
    • Communicate special client needs to promotions and programming departments.
    • Ability to track lifetime of promotions from creative brainstorming, execution and recap.
    • Provide promotional recaps in a timely manner.
    • Gather and distribute detailed promotional information to the Sales personnel, Marketing Directors and Promotions Manager.
    • Other job-related duties as required.

    Desired Skills & Experience

    • Bachelor or Associates degree preferred; High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
    • Previous event planning, execution and/or project management experience required.
    • One year of clerical and/or administrative experience preferred.
    • One year of promotions and/or marketing experience preferred.
    • Valid driver license, clear driving record, and state mandated auto insurance 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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