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
5
Ability to plan and prioritize; organized
5
Can interpret market research data
4
+ Growth Mindset
4
Ability to think creatively about sales and marketing
3

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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
Parish:
Orleans
Application deadline:
8/18/2018
Relevant Job Functions: Business / Strategic Management Industries: Accounting / Banking / Finance, Marketing / PR, Other

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