Liberal Arts Career Services
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Austin Film Festival, Advertising Sales Coordinator, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 10272

Tue, April 28, 2015

Explore this position and learn how to apply via your BTT Gateway account, BTT Gateway Job ID 10272 

OVERALL JOB DESCRIPTION: 
Highly motivated sales person interested in selling and maintaining ad space in the AFF program book, securing exhibitors for AFF’s Exhibit Hall, up-selling advertisers on other promotional opportunities and working for a local non-profit. Help Development Director with smaller sponsorships, Film & Food Party sponsors, and selling marketing materials to filmmakers. 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: The responsibilities of the Advertising Sales Coordinator include but are not limited to: 
-Building long-term relationships with advertisers and potential sponsors 
-Following up with previous advertisers to secure for another year 
-Using cold calling methods to create new relationships with advertisers 
-Working directly with the Development Director to secure smaller sponsorships and Film & Food Fundraising sponsors 
-Researching out to advertisers locally and nationally 
-Attending bi-weekly meeting with Development Director and Executive Director for updates and brainstorming 
-Liaison between advertiser and graphic designer 
-Fulfillment of agreements negotiated with advertisers and close all sales 
-Adhering to and completing a predetermined timeline 
-Providing exemplary customer service 
-Commitment to the AFF Mission Statement 
-Set number of office hours between 25-30 hours a week. 
-Providing all advertisers with wrap-up reports post 2015 Austin Film Festival 
-Ensuring all advertisers have been invoiced and paid prior to receiving ad or promotional materials. 

QUALIFICATIONS: 
-MUST have previous direct advertising sales experience 
-A Degree from an accredited university is preferred but not required 
-Self-Motivated and Highly Goal Oriented 
-Strong written and verbal communication skills, strong attention to detail and good follow-through 
-Experience working with and communicating with a team 
-Excellent interpersonal skills 
-Ability to work independently 
-Strong analytical and problem-solving skills 
-Extensive customer service experience 
-Ability to prioritize and delegate in high stress situations 
-Microsoft Office

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