CBS Corporation Full Time Promotions Coordinator in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Full Time Promotions Coordinator

REF#: 27107

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Radio

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Minneapolis, MN, US

ABOUT US:

CBS RADIO is one of the largest major-market broadcast media operators in the United States and the undisputed leader in news and sports radio. Producing original audio and video content, live events and exclusive programming broadcast via on-air, online and mobile platforms, CBS RADIO reaches more than 72 million consumers nationwide each week. As a part of CBS Corporation, the division owns and operates 117 radio stations in 26 markets - including the top 10 as ranked by Nielsen Audio - as well as an extensive array of digital assets. CBS RADIO distributes its programming via AM, FM and HD Radio stations, Radio.com and CBS Local Digital Media apps, making engaging with audiences easier than ever before. For more information, please visit www.cbsradio.com.

DESCRIPTION:

(Minneapolis, MN) CBS RADIO Minneapolis seeks a multi-talented individual for its marketing & promotions department. The Promotion Coordinator role will support all 3 stations; WCCO-AM, BUZ’N @ 102.9, and 104.1 JACK-FM. This role requires an ambitious, energetic and proactive self-starter who possesses excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment. Position requires excellent written and verbal communications skills. Event planning and execution a must. Strong computer and image editing skills; Basic knowledge of PhotoShop (or other image editing software) and general knowledge of social networking platforms required. Valid driver’s license and excellent driving record r

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (to include but will not be limited to):

Promotions Administration:


Act as a Project Manager to take a project from start to finish.

  • Contest Administration - maintain all on-air and web based station contests. Collect prizes from sales, provide copy to programming for on-air use, contact winners, and arrange for prize delivery and fulfillment.

  • Maintain and manage PromoSuite which keeps all listener records and files, including an electronic database of prizes and contest winners.

  • Maintains the station event calendar.

  • Writes traffic/production orders for promotional inventory.

Coordinate social media functions, including Facebook and Twitter, Instagram and any other social media and community web-based outlets deemed appropriate.

Supervisory:

  • Supervise part time promotional staff including the coordination of in-office activity and off-site event staff scheduling

Customer Service:

  • Listener Service - respond to listener calls; research questions and follow-up with answers. Mail out station materials as requested. Manage all types of listener records and files.

  • Ensures that all on-air promotions have proper paperwork and CBS legal approval, inclusive of adequate contest rules, contractual agreements and sponsorship agreements.

  • Maintain and distributes the station event calendar.

Event and Promotion Execution:

  • Supervise on-site station promotions, appearances, and remotes from setup to break down; keeping the overall look and feel of the event with the station’s brand in mind while maintaining positive relationships with clients, event sponsors, listeners, and media while projecting a positive image at all times

  • Coordinate aspects of station events including vehicles and equipment; prizes/giveaways; signage; website development; print advertising and the physical appearance; attend the events to manage on-site execution.

  • Schedules talent appearances and station events.

  • Prepare recaps of events including timeline, promos, on-air activity, communication to staff and listeners, event specifics, location, logistics, and other results.

Teamwork/Commitment:

  • Look for additional opportunities where station may grow in the area of visibility, revenue and community service.

  • Be vested in full-time role as team player and solution provider, pitching in as needed to ensure department success

  • Other duties as assigned by Director of Marketing Promotions/department director.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Qualifications:

  • College degree preferred

  • Minimum of two years in similar role in the media industry inclusive of managing promotions, logistics/management and special events

  • Available for weekend, evening and early morning work

  • Event planning, execution.

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team while delivering accurate and on time results.

  • Excellent communicator, with a proven ability to clearly convey ideas and data in written and verbal presentations.

  • Exceptional organization skills with the ability to run multiple projects and meet deadlines. Attention to detail are critical.

  • Team player with the ability to work in and manage within a cross functional matrix environment.

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel and Working knowledge of Photoshop

  • Must be physically capable of long hours, extended exposure to the outdoors, and able to lift 50 pounds or more.

  • Creative and journalistic writing skills a plus

Valid driver’s license and excellent driving record required.

Preferred:

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled