Business Communication Coordinator

NOLA Messenger is a news organization focused on hyperlocal New Orleans. We cover community-level news for three neighborhoods: Uptown, Mid-City, and Gentilly. We are looking to expand our coverage to more areas, and we’ll need more business staff to do so. We plan to add a new team member to help expedite the expansion process, with the opportunity to grow with the company.

Duties include:

  • Billing – Sending and processing advertising agreements & invoices

  • Developing sponsorship and sales prospect lists

  • Going to select meetings with prospective clients and partners

  • Pitching news stories to content partners & buyer invoicing

  • Some ad copywriting & scheduling

  • Updating websites with sponsorships, current & annual advertisers

  • Social Media posting (ex. announce new advertisers, promote business resources)

Necessary skills include:

  • Organized, meticulous

  • Strong & assertive written and verbal communication

  • Professionalism and punctuality

  • Ability to work independently & remotely

  • Easily takes direction, fast learner

Preferred skills include

  • Marketing/Business or Mass Comm background

  • Experience using Wordpress

  • Graphic Design & Branding

This position is part time. It will start at 8-12 hours per week with the amount of hours and dollar amount per hour to increase based on performance. Other opportunities such as article/column writing, personal endeavor promotion, media invitations, and other Messenger resources will be available while in this position.


Requested Skills

Ability to communicate clearly pleasantly and professionally
Ability to plan and prioritize; organized
Can interpret market research data
+ Growth Mindset
Ability to think creatively about sales and marketing

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Employer Details

4609 Freret Street
New Orleans  Louisiana  70115
United States

Job Details

4035 Washington Ave
New Orleans  Louisiana  70125
United States
Job Type: Part-Time Posted: 7/13/2018
Application deadline:
Relevant Job Functions: Business / Strategic Management Industries: Accounting / Banking / Finance, Marketing / PR, Other

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