Assistant Advertising Sales (Preprint coordinator)

Company Name:
Tribune Publishing
Assistant Advertising Sales (Preprint Coordinator)
The Morning Call Media Group, the Lehigh Valley's leading Media Company, is seeking an organized, detailed and fast-paced administrative coordinator to support our advertising sales team.
We offer:
o Entrepreneurial, innovative, rewarding and team oriented work environment
o Comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision insurance, 401K, paid vacation and personal days.
o Paid training
The Preprints coordinator will be responsible for providing sales support for account executives in customer service, ad placement, and billing and credit. This position specializes in the support of preprints (advertising sales flyers inserted into the newspaper and total market coverage product) - responsible for providing support and communication with sales team, advertiser/printer and packaging/receiving departments.
Scheduling ads, ad production, layout, processing and proofing within established deadlines.
Scheduling Preprints, approving insertion order rates/quantities, coordinating with receiving and packaging departments, reviewing pre & post insertion reports. Maintaining tactician system with monthly circulation quantities. Reviewing and preparing buy sheets for insertion quantities.
Assists Account Executives in developing presentation and proposal materials including Immediate and Power Point Presentations, maps, charts, graphs, and assist in producing daily, weekly and monthly reports.
Handles troubleshooting on advertisements and take initiative in solving problems.
Provides inside sales support in dealing with customers on the phone and/or in the office.
Communicates with advertisers and determine advertiser needs, providing assistance and solutions when possible.
Prospect for new business through competitive media.
Gathers and distributes information as needed: tearsheets, competitive, lineage reports, etc.
Understands the paperwork process, including scheduling ads, completing layouts, handling adjustments, discounts and billing discrepancies
Product knowledge and the ability to convey product and section details, rates and deadlines to advertisers as needed.
Makes a professional contribution to team success.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications.
Excellent customer service skills.
Must be able to handle with multiple tasks and work well under pressure in a fast paced, deadline and team oriented environment.
Must possess good organizational and time management skills.
The Morning Call Media Group has been serving the Lehigh Valley for over 125 years and is part of the Tribune Publishing, one of the most respected media companies in the world. Tribune Publishing's extensive portfolio of products include 10 daily titles in eight key markets, more than 60 digital properties and over 150 niche publications. The backbone of the company - and its 167-year legacy of continuous innovation - include revered local news and information brands in key communities nationwide: the Los Angeles Times; Chicago Tribune; Orlando Sentinel; Sun Sentinel in South Florida; The Baltimore Sun; Daily Press in Newport News, Va.; The Hartford Courant in Conn.; The Morning Call in Allentown, Pa.; Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Md. and Carroll County Times, also in Maryland. Collectively, they have earned nearly 90 Pulitzer Prize awards.

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