Job Details

Requisition Number 18-0030
Title Sales Coordinator
Job Type Full Time Regular
Union Unaffiliated
Location Denny
City Seattle
State WA
Work Schedule Monday thru Friday, 9am-6pm, some flex required
Description

At The Seattle Times, you'll find work that matters.

Founded in 1896, The Seattle Times continues its tradition as a family-owned, Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper that cuts through the clutter and provide readers with timely, relevant news. We serve the Pacific Northwest with thoughtful, independent journalism that makes a real difference to our community. And as a media solutions company, we combine cutting-edge digital capabilities and service with the values and integrity of respected traditional media… with an established audience of 1.8 million.

The Seattle Times is excited to announce a recent opening for a Sales Coordinator in our Advertising Sales department! As a primary resource for the overall strategy of Ad Fulfillment at The Seattle Times, the Sales Coordinator ensures quality and responsiveness of service exceeds expectations. This individual is responsible for successfully scheduling of both print and digital advertising insertion orders, while working to maintain ad fulfillment workflow between Account Executives, Ad fulfillment, and the design studio.

As the owner and point of contact for resolution of any ad scheduling, billing, or creative issues, the Sales Coordinator is responsible for the timely and accurate scheduling of all digital display products for The Seattle Times network. In addition, successful candidates will be tasked to:

  • Work with clients post sale to gather information and assets necessary for campaign fulfillment.
  • Prepare scheduling, creative requests and reviews billing for each order.
  • Report any problems affecting order quality, due dates and costs.
  • Be the point of contact for all assigned orders, including troubleshooting and issue escalation.
  • Work with high degree of ownership around scheduling advertising products and ensuring accurate delivery through the use of internal tools and systems.
  • Test and troubleshoot creative issues as well as campaign reporting discrepancies.
  • Take ownership of tools and processes supporting the sales fulfillment lifecycle, including suggesting innovations or efficiencies in workflow.
Requirements

Experience: 1+ years’ experience in advertising and/or marketing operations (preferred)

Education: Some college experience preferred, which relates to sales, marketing, or advertising operations

  • Experience in ad fulfillment, production and operations preferred
  • Skilled using Web applications, Salesforce, Excel and able to learn proprietary systems.
  • Demonstrates meticulous attention to detail and excellent follow through
  • Strong oral and written communication, relationship building and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate best practices and requirements to peers and management
  • Must be able to adapt quickly, manage without direction, and independently seek answers and solutions
  • Ability to work both independently and in a collaborative team environment to ensure a smooth production flow
  • Ability to understand and explain print and web advertising methods, requirements, technologies, etc.

 

Our locally-owned company takes great pride in our impact to the community, as we have for over 120 years. We know this starts with our commitment to our employees, first and foremost. We offer multiple comprehensive health benefit plans for employees (and their families), a 401(k) retirement plan with matching, generous vacation/sick time off, annual wellness benefits, dependent care options, and much more. We continuously strive to provide a work-life harmony that encourages personal and professional growth at a company that breathes deeply held values of quality, independent journalism.

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