Arkansas Electric Cooperative

  • Coordinator - Advertising

    Job Locations US-AR-Little Rock
    Posted Date 1 week ago(10/10/2018 5:35 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1621
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    Arkansas Living
    Min Pay Rate
    USD $49,854.00/Yr.
    Max Pay Rate
    USD $62,318.00/Yr.
  • Overview

    Coordinator - Advertising

    Little Rock, AR, USA

    Public Relations & Member Services/ Full Time

     

    Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (AECI) is an organization with a rich history and a bright future. As a leader in the energy industry we look to our employees to help us grow, change, and provide utility construction and right of way services, material & supplies, electrical equipment and renewable energy resources power to the utility sector across the country.

     

    An Advertising Coordinator manages and coordinates the advertising sales of Arkansas Living; also oversees other business functions of the magazine, including billing for advertising and circulation, and preparation of circulation audits for postage and advertising.

    Responsibilities

    • Oversees advertising sales; provides media kit information and answers inquiries from potential advertisers. Negotiates contracts with advertisers based on rate card.
    • Pursues new accounts for direct ad sales, researching potential clients and preparing requests for proposals for potential advertising clients. Attends conferences, trade shows representing Arkansas Living as part of the sales process.
    • Manages contracts and relationships with current and long-term advertisers, providing exemplary customer service to retain them as clients.
    • Works directly with American Mainstream Publications (AMP), the national advertising co-op, on national and regional advertising sales. Serves as Arkansas Living sales representative/liaison with AMP.
    • Prepares billing for advertisers and co-ops for circulation revenue and works with accounting for collection of overdue advertising accounts. Prepares monthly spreadsheet with advertiser information for design and billing.
    • Conducts annual advertising analysis to determine market rates and assist with preparation of the magazine's media kit for advertisers. Develops an annual ad strategy for print and digital assets.
    • Works directly with graphic designer to create print and digital ads for clients. Pre-flights ads for printing, checking for technical aspects, including size, bleed and resolution.
    • Works with the MerlinOne digital asset database for the magazine and electric co-ops, helping manage content there. Regularly evaluates other databases, processes to improve ad sales and other business functions.
    • Prepares circulation and postal audit reports, working directly with the member electric co-ops who own Arkansas Living. Assists production manager with printing, mailing issues/processes.
    • Assists editor and other staff in proofing the magazine throughout production, with special attention to the ads.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Associate’s degree in advertising/marketing, business management or related field, plus 7 years related experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.

     

    Benefits

    • 2 Retirement Plan Options
    • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
    • 9 Paid holidays
    • Educational assistance
    • Paid Time Off
    • Short-term disability
    • Long-term disability
    • Free & confidential Employee Assistance Program

     

     

    EEO/AA/M/F/VETS/DISABLED

    Should you elect to apply for this position, AECC/AECI will review your qualifications. If after reviewing the qualifications and experience of all applicants, your skills and credentials meet our needs, someone from our organization may contact you. Please be advised that the time required to complete the applicant review process typically takes between 30 and 90 days, but could extend beyond that. Once the position has been filled, all applicants will be notified via email.

     

    Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. are Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other protected category.

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