Sample Job Description for Advertising Manager

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Job Title: Advertising Manager

Years of Experience: 1 to 3 Years

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Education Level: Bachelor’s degree

Job Summary:

MaineToday Media Inc.​, an innovative New England communication company publishing three daily newspapers, one weekly newspaper and fourteen web sites, has an immediate opening for an Advertising Manager in our Waterville, Maine location.​

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Creates and monitors the overall production schedules to ensure all deadlines are met
  • Oversees work done by suppliers, including arranging photography, attending press checks, selecting premiums and scheduling outside additional resources when needs require, such as programmers and freelance art directors
  • Prepares and issues purchase orders
  • Provides detailed specifications to outside suppliers to obtain quotes, working with others at the agency
  • Estimates all the services the agency delivers by calculating in-house costs from various departments and requesting quotes from outside sources
  • Leads the Production Department to ensure all projects are delivered on time, within budget and of the highest quality possible

Position Requirements:

  • The ability to prepare fiscal quarterly projections, ensure the timeliness of media rate input, and oversee invoicing to clients a must.​
  • In addition, candidates must understand their responsibilities, and be able to establish and maintain productive work relationships.​
  • Must be focused on achieving goals, have an upbeat attitude and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.​
  • Excellent prospecting and communication skills a must.​
  • Candidates must be proficient in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.​
  • Bi-lingual a plus.​
  • A BA/​BS degree, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and at least 2 years of advertising sales experience required;

Salary: $13.00 – $14.00 Hourly DOE