Advertising Consultant – Digital Media Sales – Idaho Falls, ID

Cox Automotive is seeking an Advertising Consultant to serve as an expert in the full portfolio of our digital media solutions. In this role you will work with clients to understand and identify the appropriate digital media solutions based on their specific needs through analysis and consumer/market insights.

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Advertising Consultant

Job description

Job Scope
Cox Automotive is seeking an Advertising Consultant to serve as an expert in the full portfolio of our digital media solutions. In this role you will work with clients to understand and identify the appropriate digital media solutions based on their specific needs through analysis and consumer/market insights. Once needs are identified, you will be demonstrate consultative sales techniques to present and sell appropriate product lines. After conversion, you will partner with customers on an ongoing basis to ensure effective implementation and utilization of their media and advertising solutions, in order to achieve maximum return on their investment.
This role will sit with Cox Automotive, but scope of sales with span the suite of our nationally recognized brands including Kelley Blue Book and Autotrader.Why a career with Cox Automotive?

At Cox Automotive, your career is yours to invent. A career with Cox Automotive gives you all the benefits that can only come from working for an industry leader, including talented, motivated team members; a diverse, energetic workplace; and a company dedicated to your success, growth and advancement.
Our Culture: We boast a diverse, energetic, dedicated and fast-paced culture in which teamwork and ingenuity thrive. We strive to create an environment that is entrepreneurial, nurtures personal development and builds on unique talents. Team member passion and commitment to excellence have helped make Cox Automotive a leader in the industry.

We believe team members are our most important resource. We create environments that nurture personal development and promote diversity and inclusion. Our focus on building a better future for our clients, consumers and the industry is ingrained in everything we do, from responsible services and solutions development to team member care and giving back to the communities where we live, work and play.

Job Responsibilities and Competencies
• Apply critical sales techniques including consultative approach, needs assessment, and closing; effectively utilizing an array of presentation skills and tools; considering the customer’s perspective to maximize customer satisfaction.
• Apply relevant tools available for use on-the-job; identifying the appropriate tools for a particular situation (e.g., Microsoft Office suite, SalesForce/CRM, analytical reports).
• Analyze trends to determine risks and plan a mitigation approach (e.g., value proposition conversation, fill pipeline to account for possible loss).
• Develop market intelligence and knowledge of competition, options, and industry trends in order to show a customer their most profitable advertising sources, understand competitors’ strengths, and demonstrate ROI.
• Prospect for new accounts, grow existing accounts, and maximize customer retention; create and manage an account plan within SalesForce.
• Consistently meet goals and objectives; foster high standards within the team.
• Generate and expand relationships with assigned customers and prospects to maximize revenue opportunities and retain customers and business/revenue.
• Establish a Return on Investment (ROI) plan for all customers.
• Provide accurate and complete documentation in SalesForce/CRM.
• Accountable and aware of the financial activity within your book of business.
• Ensure proper onboarding of every new customer regarding best practices, using ATC tools, reporting, market insight, industry knowledge and trends.
• Build long-term, trusting relationships with a range of customers at a dealership: buyer/signer, implementer, stakeholder, etc.
• Take a proactive approach to daily interactions with customer contacts; schedule meetings in advance.
• Diagnose and resolve customer concerns in a timely manner with appropriate resolution for the customer and company.
• Adapt to changes in book of business, customer contacts, and internal structure/role changes.

Qualifications

Minimum

HS Diploma/GED equivalent required

• 2+ years proven experience in a sales revenue generation role

• Ability to travel for meetings, training, etc.

• Valid drivers license

Preferred

• College Degree

• 5+ years proven experience in a sales revenue generation role

• Previous experience working independently, with proven track record of managing time efficiently to meet role responsibilities and goals

• Previous experience in the automotive industry in a media sales or dealership capacity

• Previous experience in media, advertising (preferably digital)

• Previous experience using a Customer Relationship Management system

• Previous experience meeting face-to-face with customers and fostering positive outcomes

Cox Automotive is a leader in vehicle remarketing services, digital marketing and software solutions for automotive dealers, manufacturers and consumers. Cox Automotive includes AutoTrader.com, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and a host of other global businesses and brands. Headquartered in Atlanta, Cox Automotive employs nearly 24,000 employees in over 150 locations worldwide. We partner with more than 40,000 dealers and touch more than 67 percent of all car buyers in the U.S. with the most recognized brands in the industry. We unite more than 20 brands in this space, providing an end-to-end solution to transform the way the world buys, sells and owns cars.

Industry

Broadcast Media and Internet

Employment type

Full-time

Experience

Not Applicable

Job function

Sales
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Sr. Digital Designer

Job description

We would to review your portfolio:

  • A portfolio that demonstrates your ability to:
    • Create clean, modern designs incorporating clear visual hierarchy, readability and good use of color, fonts, space, etc.
    • Bring a concept to life.
    • Overcome design challenges such as limited space.
    • Produce consistent high quality across diverse projects.
  • At least five years of hands-on design experience in the interactive space (while technical / development skills are desirable, this role calls for a dedicated design professional).
  • Proven skills at front-end design for websites, user interface designs, emails, social media, animations, video, presentations and the occasional interactive demo.
  • Experience developing cross-browser and cross-platform compatible solutions.
  • Expertise in the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) as well as the ability to sketch layouts and concepts quickly by hand.
  • Knowledge of web technologies such as HTML or CSS a plus.
  • Sharp conceptual skills and the ability to think temporally, tell a story, and execute the web team’s vision using whatever tool is required.
  • Strong user experience knowledge and the ability to work with sitemaps, user flows, wireframes and other information design documents.

 

Just as important as your experience and skills will be the following characteristics and competencies:

  • A collaborative approach and willingness to engage in an environment of active idea sharing.
  • Sharp organizational skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.
  • The ability to produce consistent quality under deadline pressure while paying careful attention to detail.
  • Self-motivation and a strong sense of ownership and accountability.

Experience with the following is preferred but not required:

  • JavaScript and JavaScript frameworks such as jQuery or Prototype.
  • ActionScript 3.
  • Motion graphics such as AfterEffects and / or Cinema4D.
  • Video, 3D, compression and Internet media delivery.

Desired Skills and Experience

We are very particular about our branding and the appearance of our digital presence, and your primary mission will be to ensure exceptional visual impact. At the same time, we’ll look to you to help facilitate the transition from concept to final development. Those who thrive on the Web team have the flexibility and skillsets to move in any direction required to engage the user, whether that means creating a whole new look or learning new tools and technologies. During the creative process, you’ll have opportunities to advance your own ideas, and you’ll also need to be open to the ideas of others; once the team selects a direction, you’ll need to be on board, whether it is based on your idea or not.
In addition, in order to be an outstanding Web Graphic Designer, you will:

  • Remain willing to mentor less-experienced Designers.
  • Stay current on web trends, emerging design issues and best practices.
  • Be passionate about design and accept nothing but the best.
  • Combine clear, conceptual thinking with a bit of flair.
  • Keep a constant eye out for areas to innovate and processes that can be improved.
  • Share in our mission of “Enhancing Lives.”

Reporting to the Director of Web Design, you will join a team that also includes the Vice President of Web Marketing, several Web Visual Designers at various experience levels, Content Managers, Web Product Managers, a UI / UX Engineer, Analyst and a few interns. This team works very closely with our team of Web Developers.
In general you will provide high-level concepts for various digital media, including defining the branding concept, pulling all the content and other pieces together to tell the story in ways that look great, enhance the user experience and promote our products and organization. In many cases you will then pass your designs and / or templates along to other Designers or Front End Developers for execution, providing them with guidance and mentoring.

  • We currently are in the midst of executing on an aggressive roadmap to redesign certain areas of our website, and this project will take about a year. You’ll be heavily involved in various phases and sub-projects. You might re-design checkout pages to incorporate promotions, or re-design templates for various product categories (laundry, children’s specialty supplements, hand soaps & sanitizers — just to name a few).
  • With more than 400 products in dozens of categories, there are always changes to be made. For example, we are currently developing in-depth information pages for each product to educate consumers on each product’s unique qualities as they shop.

Industry

Human Resources

Employment type

Full-time

Experience

Mid-Senior level

Job function

Design
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Multimedia/Public Relations CPI

Summary:

We are looking for a part time intern to help tell the story of the College of Pharmacy

and Division of Health Sciences. You will gain valuable experience to help

prepare you for a career in journalism, video production, photography, graphic design, and public relations.

 

~20 hours/week

$9-$13/hour

Eligible for academic credit

 

 

Job Duties:

Shoot and edit video/photos

Write press releases and stories

Help maintain social media sites

 

Requirements:

Must be a full-time student at Idaho State University (some exceptions allowed)

Must be in good academic standing

Must be seeking a degree related to journalism, video production, or public relations.

Other requirements are outlined on the ISU Career Path Internship website:

http://www.isu.edu/career/CPI.shtml

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of camera operation

Strong writing skills

Understanding of various social media platforms

Graphic design skills a plus

 

Contact:

Jake Dixon

Director of Public Relations

Division of Health Sciences & College of Pharmacy

dixojake@isu.edu

 

 

Writing Internship

Hello,

My name is Cam Fordham. I currently serve as the CEO of CampusSports.net, a college sports and lifestyle platform based out of Atlanta. We currently operate with a staff of 30+ writers, covering football, basketball, baseball, college lifestyle and much more.

 

We are partnered with the Fox Sports Engage Network, Rant Sports, the College Football Hall of Fame, Bleacher Report and others. We have also been featured on CBS, ESPN, SI.com, Bleacher Report and more.

 

With the continued growth and development of the site, we are looking to bolster our staff with eager writers looking to build their resume and gain experience in the journalism field.

 

We are looking for students with strong work ethic who would be willing to commit and dedicate themselves to our long term future, and building the Campus Sports brand.

 

We offer young writers and editors the opportunity to gain valuable experience and build a portfolio in the field of journalism, specifically sports journalism. Our site covers everything from college football to campus life, and we know that there are no better people to cover those topics than college students.

 

As you well know, building a portfolio can be a very tough task, but we are hoping we can create a mutually beneficial relationship with young writers. If you could help me get in touch with students seeking opportunities doing professional tasks that we may be available to offer, that would be greatly appreciated.

 

Hours per week:1-2 articles per week (3-5 hours)

Paid or Unpaid: Unpaid

 

Openings and Requirements:

 

Columnists. Columnists will be required to provide in-depth analysis and/or share their opinion about the hottest topics in college sports. All candidates must use their own equipment and the ability to hit scheduled deadlines. Columnists will work from home.

 

News writers. News writers must show the ability to produce content in a timely manner. News writers must be able to self-motivate and actively search for the latest breaking news and hot button issues in the college sports world. All candidates must use their own equipment and have flexible schedules that would allow the ability to cover the news in real-time. News writers will work from home.

 

Campus Lifestyle writers. Lifestyle writers will focus not only on what is happening on campus, but what is being talked about. From uniform news to viral videos and feel-good stories on campus, Lifestyle writers will cover a wide variety of topics. All candidates must use their own equipment and the ability to work on-call. Lifestyle writers will work from home.

 

Other Requirements:

  • Writing Talent and a genuine love for writing/sports

  • Understanding of punctuation and proficiency in basic grammar

  • Originality and enthusiasm

  • Ability to self-edit and use of self-promotional tools (Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Reddit)

  • WordPress knowledge is a plus, but not required

  • Strong communication skills

 

If you have any questions about anything, please feel free to contact me at anytime. Any student interested should supply an original 300-500 word sample. I have attached flyers below for each internship position available as well as a link to our Campus Sports Highlight Video that shows some of the talent we have worked with which you can share with the students interested. I look forward to hearing back from you, and have a great week.

How to Apply:

All interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and original 300-500 word sample to the appropriate contact.

 

Contact:

E-mail inquiries only, we can be reached at provided addresses.

cam@campussports.net or contact@campussports.net


Campus Sports Highlight Video: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TfoMnQXfj3U

Disney Job

An awesome job was recently posted on WayUp by Disney for students who are looking to get their foot in the door at an amazing company, and I have a feeling you may know some students who should apply. They hire hundreds of the best students in the country every year, and this year, they’re hoping to get more applicants from Idaho State University.

WayUp

Disney (the global leader in high-quality entertainment and innovative technology) is hiring for the Disney College Program, which you can find more information about here.

Idaho Ad Agencies: Job opening: Media Buyer

Job opening: Media Buyer

Posted: 26 Jan 2016 03:32 PM PST

DaviesMoore in Boise is looking to add a Media Buyer to their team:

Job Description:
DaviesMoore, a full-service marketing firm in Boise, is looking for a media buyer to work in a fast-paced, results oriented atmosphere.  This individual will be detail oriented, possess strong communication and negotiation skills, have working knowledge of Excel and previous experience in a media related field. Experience with Strata Media buying software and Marketing Research a plus.

The individual who fills this position must be driven and exemplify strong leadership qualities, as well as fit into the agency’s established culture that promotes autonomy with results.
Key Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Analysis and placement of print, broadcast, digital and out-of-home advertising as directed by Media Planner
  • Negotiate with media vendors to maximize budget
  • Use appropriate research tools to analyze most efficient radio stations, TV programs, print vehicles and Digital options for clients
  • Negotiate and manage promotional opportunities
  • Manage and track schedule adjustments due to pre-emptions and make-goods
  • Approve media invoices and reconcile discrepancies
  • Manage and track buys against budgets

Education and Training:
Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree and/or relevant experience. This is a long-term position with room for advancement as knowledge increases and proof of performance is achieved.  The successful candidate will need to be able to manage a wide variety of tasks at one time with a strong emphasis on detail. The ideal candidate has 3-5 years relevant experience as a media buyer or in a related media field.

Full details about the position and how to apply can be found here.