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Retail Advertising Manager

Job Description

TITLE: Retail Advertising Manager

JOB CODE: 8987



EEO6 CODE: 3 = Professional/Non-faculty

GRADE: Pay Grade 6

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 23,664.00
midpoint 29,142.00
maximum 34,620.00

PURPOSE: To provide supervision of student and/or professional advertising salespeople, to coordinate promotion of advertising space in varied media and other services, and to relieve the administrator(s) of a large volume of decisions in the operation of the advertising sales department. Responsible for determining the specific work methods of salespeople and/or trainees, making assignments, training them and reviewing their sales efforts. Responsible for many decisions with a minimum of direction from administrators, and for supplying dependable financial and factual information concerning advertising sales. Responsible for planning and implementation of sales training and sales promotion programs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Hire and supervises daily activities of sale staff and/or advertising sales trainees. Coordinates selling advertising space in varied media and other services. Enforces cash and credit policies. Coordinates designs of promotional ads. Confers with individual salespeople regarding assigned accounts. Provides sales leads for salespeople and/or trainees. Makes sales calls with salespeople on especially difficult accounts. Performs related duties as required. Participates in and plans staff meetings. Coordinates promotional campaigns, including materials for special interest pages, sections and tabloids.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: General instructions from assigned supervisor. Assists in making decisions concerning hiring and dismissal of staff. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: Supervises salespeople and/or all aspects of trainee program, including hiring, training, and dismissal, and evaluates performance in sales, credit policy, contracts, and presentations to potential clients.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: Bachelor's degree or experience in related field.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: Two years of advertising sales experience. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Standard machines common to most offices. Proficiency in all phases of duties performed. Good. Knowledge of modern business practices and techniques and current trends in the advertising sales management field, including automated sales support practices. Specific job requirements or physical location of some positions allocated to this classification may render the position security-sensitive, and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215, Texas Education Code.