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Company: Tampa Bay Times
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Florida Trend Media Company is seeking a full-time advertising coordinator to join its team in St. Petersburg, Florida. Founded in 1958, Florida Trend is the nation's first regional business magazine and a subsidiary of the Times Publishing Company. ROLE
Responsibilities and duties of the Advertising Coordinator are to help support the business team efforts in reaching its targeted revenue goals, work across departments on special projects to ensure necessary coverage and support and to act as administrative extension to the office of the Publisher. This critical business support position will smoothly and accurately execute tasks and duties that relate to all areas of Florida Trend's business, but most importantly the revenue generating areas of the organizationRESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Direct sales support
  • Data and order entry
  • Trafficking of digital advertising
  • Proposal building/ distribution of sales documentation
  • Detailed management of company's CRM system
  • Creation and management of print and digital insertion orders
  • Customer/ client support
  • Interaction with direct clients and affiliated agencies
  • Identify and participate in new business opportunities discussions
  • Plan, organize and execute specific client entertainment - coordinating large group lunches/ dinners around the state - as well, smaller intimate client lunches and functions within Florida Trend office.
  • Ongoing interaction across all business units - production, marketing, audience development, digital, production and edit
  • Continual business and administrative support for PublisherESSENTIAL DUTIES:
    • Act as the essential "go to" person for Trend's Senior Market Directors (sales team)
    • Assist with sales lunches/ dinners, invitations, list development for various functions, and vital coordination with different organizations outside of Trend (Not for Profits, Chambers, EDCs, etc.)
    • Contribute sound, new ideas on how to generate inquiries and responses from emails or other lines of communications. Confidence in executing new strategies with limited guidance and oversight.
    • Manage time effectively and demonstrate professionalism with colleagues and clients.
    • Set priorities and work productively on individual projects and with the sales team.
    • Manage deadline pressure appropriately.
    • Lead all mass outbound sales communication efforts .
    • Handle administrative functions - including, but not limited to: coordinating internal sales call appointments, preparing business letters, compiling sales documents, ongoing revenue reporting/ applicable business reports sales team and the Publisher needs.QUALIFICATIONS:
      • Enthusiastic, goal-oriented individual, who succeeds in a competitive, high-energy environment.
      • Organized, strong attention to detail, excels in accuracy.
      • Data/ analytical minded.
      • Creative thinker - both independent and collaboratively.
      • Excellent communication skills, strong work ethic, self starter.
      • Understanding of both print and digital advertising.
      • Proficient in Microsoft Office products, knowledgeable in database management systems.INDTBTBENEFITS For Full-Time Eligible Employees:
        • Health coverage for you and your family through medical, dental and vision plans.
        • 100% employer paid short term and long-term disability.
        • 100% employer paid basic life insurance.
        • Supplemental life insurance.
        • Tax advantages through flexible spending accounts that allow you to pay for specific health care and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars.
        • Tax-Deferred Savings Plan for retirement.
        • A generous vacation and personal leave time program
        • Flexible schedule.
        • Work location in the heart of beautiful downtown St. Petersburg and much more---Workplace safety is a value of Trend Magazines Inc. Because of this, Florida Trend requires its staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19. New employees must be vaccinated by the first day of employment unless they secure a medical or religious exemption accommodation from the Times beforehand.www.floridatrend.comEOE, M/F/D/V

Keywords: Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg , ADVERTISING COORDINATOR (Florida Trend), Advertising , Saint Petersburg, Florida

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