Do you have an interest in marketing strategy and possess strong organizational skills? Do you have an interest in marketing strategy and possess strong organizational skills? This position is a key member of our sales team, working with Lamar account executives and customers to build innovative outdoor advertising campaigns that deliver results. Our Lamar office in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is now hiring a new sales team member to help us bring effective outdoor advertising campaigns to life for brands in Pittsburgh, PA and the surrounding areas.
The purpose of the Sales & Campaign Coordinator is to perform all sales administrative functions occurring both before and after the contract phase of the sales cycle. This includes: prospecting new customer leads for the sales team, preparing sales presentations and proposals, and coordinating the execution of advertising campaigns sold by the sales team. In addition, there may be other tasks assigned by Account Executives, the Sales Manager, and/or General Manager.
Who we are:
Founded in 1902, Lamar Advertising Company is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in the world. With over 351,000 displays across the United States and Canada Lamar is dedicated to helping both local businesses and national brands reach broad audiences every day.
We provide ad space through:
Transportation and airports
The largest network of digital billboards in the United States
We live by the Golden Rule, and we operate with honesty and integrity in every aspect of our business. We are open with our employees, transparent with our customers, and loyal to the communities in which we serve. While Lamar is a large company, each office has its own culture and family atmosphere, making employees feel connected both locally and nationally.
We are committed to sustainable and environmentally friendly business practices and use a number of innovative strategies to reduce our environmental impact. We are actively working to reduce our annual greenhouse gas emissions and are projecting a 70% decrease by 2026 as a result of our efforts.
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What can you expect from us?
$19 - $20.50 / hour + performance bonuses!
A Monday-Friday work schedule with paid holidays
Multiple medical plan options
Dental and vision insurance
120 hours of paid time off (PTO) that increases with tenure
401(k) plan with company contributions for participation
Wellness program incentives such as medical plan premium holidays and HSA contributions
Ongoing professional development and internal leadership programs to maximize your career potential
Advancement opportunities to Account Executive and Sales Management roles
What we re looking for in YOU:
Ability to enter and compile data with demonstrated focus and attention to detail
Ability to exhibit effective time management and self-organization
Strong sense of creativity and innovative thinking
Knowledge of common public relations practices
Ability to perform effectively under fluctuating workloads
Ability to work independently and act on own initiative
Motivation to learn new technology and systems
Ability to communicate professionally both verbally and in writing
Enthusiasm about working alongside a professional sales team
Proficiency in Microsoft Office
Confidence and comfort in using the English language
Willingness to align with our values of inclusivity and effectively communicate with people of various social, cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds
A day in the life:
Prior to Contract Phase:
Prospecting new customer leads for the sales team
Preparing sales presentations and proposals
Providing accurate product, promotion, and pricing information by clarifying customer requests
Coordinating and entering requests for charting (our billboard inventory management!)
Coordinating and entering requests for conceptual (sample) art for the sales team
Maintaining customer database by inputting customer profiles and updates
Tracking sales expenses by consolidating, analyzing, and summarizing expenses and submitting them for reimbursement
Participating in educational opportunities to maintain and grow your skills!
Coordinating and monitoring the ongoing activities related to advertising campaigns to ensure seamless campaign execution while delivering excellent customer service
Informing Account Executives and customers about the current status of advertising campaigns
Coordinating the campaign progress and delivering the ad installation and proof of performance information to our customers
Obtaining approval from the client on artwork
Coordinating and communicating ad locations in "to be determined" situations
Resolving problems during the campaign by investigating, identifying solutions, and notifying the sales team, managers, and customers
Education and experience:
Bachelor s degree preferred
2 years of related experience, preferably in sales, marketing, or administrative roles
Experience in data management and Gmail preferred
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Physical demands and work environment:
The work environment is a combination of an office environment and work in the field making sales calls and servicing existing accounts.
The physical demands for this position include light lifting, seeing (with a focus on reading, color distinction, acuity, depth perception, and peripheral vision), sitting less than 50% of the time, standing, talking, turning, and walking.
Nights spent away from home traveling are less than 10%.
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