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Advertising & Sales Intern

Wide Open Media Published: February 21, 2017
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Wide Open Media Group is recruiting an Advertising and Sales Intern to learn about and assist with the full life-cycle of the digital advertising and sales process which directly supports the growth of Wide Open Spaces, Wide Open Country, Wide Open Pets, and Wide Open Eats. This individual will be working hand-in-hand with our Account Executive to learn the full cycle of the digital advertising and sales process in our media network environment. This is a very hands-on internship for someone interested in sales and advertising as it relates to digital media.

The position will be located at our offices in Downtown Austin at 801 Congress, and the expected workload is around 25-30 hours a week, with more hours potentially being available over time.

Requirements:

  • An individual with a sales mindset, who is looking to build experience toward a sales career post-graduation
  • An individual who is self-motivated to work without limited supervision
  • An individual who is very comfortable talking on the phone pitching new clients on our advertising products and with existing advertisers
  • An individual who is highly organized and can manage multiple contacts / outreach activities
  • Communication and good writing skills are a must given this position will require extensive email outreach and phone call communication

Scope of Internship:

  • 20% - Prospecting perspective clients for the network
  • 20% - Research and development on innovative digital advertising solutions
  • 20% - Outreach to perspective clients to kick-start conversations
  • 20% - Template and playbook building - Optimizing and documenting success of sales outreach/success for future team members
  • 20% - Execution - Working with existing and new clients on advertising campaigns and delivery of innovative placements

Perks of working with Wide Open Media as an intern:

  • Ability to earn credit in your university program for an internship (if an undergraduate or graduate student)
  • Work in a Downtown Austin office at 8th and Congress
  • Located on major bus lines including the 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 20, 30, 37, 801 and 803 to reduce need to park
  • Fast-paced and dynamic, but casual, startup environment
  • Unlimited snacks and beverages
  • Quarterly company outings

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