Idaho Press-Tribune

1618 N Midland Blvd.
Nampa , ID

Event Specialist

Idaho Press-Tribune
Nampa, ID Full-time
Posted on January 8, 2019

Event Specialist

Idaho Press-Tribune LLC


Overview of Job Responsibilities


The Events/Marketing Sales is a revenue producing position that requires strong sales ability, detailed organizational skills and exceptional follow through. This position is responsible for selling and coordinating all events, and general marketing for the Idaho Press-Tribune LLC.


This is competitive salary + bonus structure

  • Direct accountability for newspaper events including meeting and/or exceeding revenue, expense and profit targets.
  • 80% sales for Sponsorship and special sections
  • Responsible for selling sponsorships for all events through direct sales and 4-legged calls with existing sales teams.
  • Pursue and develop new events targeting different business categories and develop plans for successful execution.
  • Work with staff, vendors and partners as necessary to ensure successful events that meet or exceed established targets.
  • Accountable for regularly reporting results and trends to upper management.
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned as needed.
  • Coordinate and implement multi-media ad campaigns, including trade agreements. Trades must be approved by publisher and accounted for according to company policy.
  • Work with other media partners to coordinate and execute all media trades.
  • Coordinate and implement in-house newspaper advertising promoting such things as upcoming news content, commercial printing, etc.
  • Work with various departments to meet their promotional needs (i.e. circulation to increase subscribers or single copy sales; news to increase readership awareness; advertising to increase revenue opportunities, etc.).
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

Community Service:

  • Report to and meet regularly with the Publisher to evaluate all sponsorship requests submitted to the company.
  • Coordinate and implement all approved community sponsorships.
  • Track sponsorship requests/ad space donations and route for completion.
  • Foster community partnerships including chambers, advertisers, other media, etc. Represent the newspaper at various business and community functions. You are the public face of the Idaho Press-Tribune LLC and should represent the newspaper in a positive way in all situations.
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

Minimum Qualifications


Successful applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  • High school graduate.
  • Proficient computer skills with a experience.
  • Experience using Social Media tools for marketing and advertising.
  • Excellent telephone etiquette.
  • Excellent customer relation skills.

Preferred Qualifications


Additional preferred skills and qualifications include:

  • BA/BS in related field.
  • Excellent math skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.

Experience with Microsoft Excel and Word.