Ad Sales Internship

Staff Writer
Ad Sales Internship

2013-12-18 02.01.56 am

Position Overview:
Assisting the Advertising Sales Team at Food Network Magazine, the Intern will learn advertising sales, marketing, and business skills. The Intern will gain valuable hands-on experience at a cutting-edge magazine that offers advertisers a true 360 opportunity.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to earn academic credit for participation in Food Network Magazine’s internship program
  • Hard-working and eager to learn
  • Interest in advertising sales, marketing, and/or business
  • Commitment for the entire semester/summer – exact days/hours TBD upon hire •Strong attention to detail with ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Microsoft Office proficiency (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Responsibilities and Opportunities

  • Assist sales team in creating monthly mailers, planning client entertainment events, and developing strategic sales tools to market Food Network Magazine
  • Attend client calls with the Sales Development Director and Account Directors to see first-hand how the magazine is sold to potential and current advertisers •Participate in internal brainstorming for client-specific opportunities
  • Join weekly sales and marketing meetings
  • Help execute client entertainment events and brainstorm new opportunities •Perform monthly competitive analysis and share of market tracking against Food Network Magazine’s competitive set
  • Learn the overall sales process and assist with RFPs (Request for Proposals)
  • Help sales assistants with daily responsibilities:
  • Maintaining and updating media kits
  • Updating contact databases
  • Mailings and UPS deliveries
  • Fulfilling various client requests
  • Making client reservations
  • Completing general office tasks – data entry, filing, photocopying, and mail distribution

When? Summer 2014

Where? New York, NY

Application Deadline? February 15, 2014

To apply: Send a resume and cover letter to Jacquie Romano at jromano@hearst.com

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