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Sales Management (Print Sales Manager, Broadcast Sales Manager)

  • Hire your own sales staff
  • Manage team to achieve sales goals
  • Supervise and monitor personal, individual and team sales efforts
  • Coordinate efforts with the design and production teams
  • Work with the professional adviser to set revenue goals for each product every semester
  • Monitor collection of outstanding advertisement payments due
  • Train the sales staff and hold regular team meetings
  • Develop and maintain a client account list
  • Train sales staff to understand and execute department policies on billing, credit status, and collections
  • Oversee all client contracts
  • Maintain appropriate office hours and manage personal sales efforts
  • Handle payroll for your staff
  • Handle complaint phone calls
  • Additional Print manager duties include:
  • Hiring and managing the print production and layout staff
  • Handling or monitoring the classifieds operation
  • Sending press and print orders to the printing vendors
  • Sending run sheets to business manager and advertising manager
  • Ensuring tear-sheets are sent out in a timely manner
  • Additional Broadcast manager duties include:
  • Making sure the sponsor identification announcements are produced within FCC guidelines for non-commercial stations by the production staff.
  • Turning in broadcast orders with instructions to the traffic manager for scheduling
  • Turning in all insertion orders to business manager and advertising director
  • Supervising production of KLSU and Tiger TV spots.
  • Monitoring KLSU traffic logs.

Print Sales Rep (The Reveille, Reveille Special Sections, Reveille online, Legacy magazine, Gumbo yearbook)

  • Solicits businesses, individuals and organizations to advertise in or underwrite any of Student Media's entities
  • Must use own vehicle when transportation is necessary
  • Keeps all clients informed of all special packages and promotions
  • Attends all comprehensive training sessions for student staff and all weekly staff meetings.
  • Keeps a daily sales call report and turns it in to Sales Manager.
  • Must make a minimum of 3 face to face client or prospect calls a week
  • Keeps approximately 20 office hours per week, including making necessary sales calls.
  • Works with design staff to help develop speculative ads and campaigns for presentation to prosspective customers.
  • Checks daily paper proofs
  • Turns in daily run sheets
  • Moves necessary client artwork into daily paper folders
  • Processes all contracts and insertion orders according to sales staff procedures.
  • Sends out weekly invoices with tearsheets to customers and also mails out monthly statements.
  • Responsible for meeting bi-weekly and overall individual sales goals

Broadcast Sales Rep (KLSU, TTV, on-line)

  • Solicits businesses, individuals and organizations to advertise or underwrite in any of Student Media's entities
  • Must use own vehicle when transportation is necessary
  • Keeps all clients informed of all special packages and promotions
  • Attends all comprehensive training sessions for student staff and all weekly staff meetings.
  • Keeps a daily sales call report and turns it in to Sales Manager.
  • Must make a minimum of 3 face to face client or prospect calls a week
  • Keeps approximately 20 office hours per week, including making necessary sales calls.
  • Works with production staff to ensure implementation of sold spots to air
  • Responsible for handling scripts to be sent for FCC approval and production
  • Once spot is produced, responsible for sending it to the client for final approval for airing
  • Checks weekly missed spots log and handles make-goods for clients
  • Processes all contracts and insertion orders according to sales staff procedures.
  • Handles getting all TV spots on DV tape, DVD or VHS for clients according to insertion order
  • Mails out monthly statements.
  • Responsible for meeting bi-weekly and overall individual sales goals

Organizational Sales Rep (to on-campus organizations and clubs for the yearbook)

  • Solicits campus organizations to purchase organizational pages in the Gumbo yearbook
  • Solicits campus organizations to purchase additional space in The Daily Reveille and Reveille Special Sections
  • Disseminates package information to organizational leaders through the use of personal presentations, meetings, e-mailed packages, flyers, and advertising group informational sessions
  • Keeps a weekly call log and turns it in to the Sales Manager.
  • Keeps approximately 15 - 20 office hours per week, including sales calls

Office Assistant

  • Maintaining accurate and up to date account lists (broadcast & print)
  • Keeps and organizes accurate client information
  • Help call-in/walk-in clients with placing classified ads
  • Check advertising e-mail, and distribute e-mails to correct Account Executive
  • Research untapped accounts and hand out to Account Executives
  • Answer phones and handle messages for sales reps
  • Cut out daily ads for the advertising binder
  • Complete Tiger Weekly monitors every Wednesday
  • Handle additional clerical work and data entry as assigned
  • May be required to performs other duties as needed and assigned

Marketing Manager & Staff

  • Responsible for directing, managing, and overseeing the marketing staff in the planning, organizing and executing of all internal and external Student Media events, promotions and marketing campaigns
  • Responsible for the day-to-day production and execution of marketing ads to run in the paper
  • Oversees the planning, organization, and execution of all events that include paying vendors (ex: Living Expo, etc.)
  • Create complete proposals for each planned event and promotion, to include timelines, proposed budgets, and plans for multi-media execution of event campaign
  • Make sure contracts are properly prepared and reviewed by Advertising Director
  • Create an additional event other than the Living Expo, to be executed in the Fall semester, and to ensure said event generates revenue.
  • Work with station managers and editors to collaborate on the development of any marketing campaign they wish to execute

Layout

  • Proficient with current computer design and layout software.
  • Lays out the newspaper on a daily basis
  • Needs problem-solving abilities to fit ads inside the designated space allowed for that particular day
  • Works closely with management to ensure all ads are checked and the paper is handed over to editorial by deadline

Design

  • Proficient with current computer design and layout software.
  • Creates ads for individual clients, as requested on production orders, within deadlines established on production order.

Distribution & Circulation

  • Show up at the dock by 6 a.m. daily
  • Make sure all of the papers are distributed every morning, and call the manager if there are extra at the dock.