Sales and Marketing Assistant

Location
Jacksonville, Florida
Salary
Competitive pay and benefits
Posted
Oct 09, 2019
Metro Area
Jacksonville
Duration
Contract, Full Time

Flamingo—For Floridians. By Floridians—is Florida's ONLY statewide lifestyle media brand, covering culture, travel, outdoor pursuits, conservation, food, music and fascinating Floridians. Launched in March 2016, Flamingo’s print edition is available quarterly on retail newsstands across the state and by subscription. Flamingomag.com is THE destination for all great Florida stories and a trusted resource for discovering the best of the Sunshine State. 

Flamingo is seeking a sharp, fun, creative thinker to join our team as a sales and marketing assistant. The person in this role will report directly to the publisher.

Responsibilities will include:

Client relations

  • Assisting in the entire sales process from lead generation to closing
  • Generating and following up with new client leads
  • Managing client databases
  • Setting up meetings and calls on behalf of publisher
  • Creating custom proposals and responding to requests for proposals

Social media

  • Assisting with creation of social-media editorial calendar, scheduling and posting on social media channels. 
  • Selecting photos for social media­ 
  • Acting as influencer liaison

Events

  • Conceptualizing and executing client events
  • Creating and working within a budget
  • Presenting concepts to clients in a creative way

Assisting with digital content team 

  • Posting ads, creating web posts 

Administrative duties

  • Mailing, shipping and postal runs
  • Distribution 

Candidate must have: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, English, communications or another relevant field
  • Some knowledge of Adobe products like Photoshop or InDesign 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Fluency across social media platforms
  • Great customer service skills
  • An eye for detail
  • Strong writing skills
  • Zeal for the Sunshine State
  • Passion for media and magazines
  • Commitment to work-product excellence
  • Positive mindset
  • Tenacity

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