Out There, the award-winning outdoor-themed podcast, is looking for an enthusiastic person to join the team on a freelance basis to drive and manage the process of selling Out There’s ad inventory to potential advertisers. The role will involve a good understanding of Out There’s brand, audience and mission, and an ability to translate these to identify leads and close deals with brands who will be a good fit for the show.
This is a commission-based role, so there is certainly money on the table. Beyond financial reward, you will also join a fun, collaborative, supportive team with a keen interest in seeing you grow and succeed in this role.
Drive and manage the process of coordinating ad sales on Out There episodes. This will involve:
Managing Out There’s advertising calendar
Identifying new leads
Outreach and pitching Out There’s ad inventory to new and existing leads
Fielding and managing inbound advertising requests from brands and agents
Negotiating and closing advertising orders
Making sure production team has copy/talking points to script the ads
Assisting with invoicing
15% revenue commission on every ad spot sold
Requirements for the role
This is a freelance contract role, with time expectation of approximately 10 hours per week
Must be based in North America
Experience and skills
Excellent communication and organizational skills, and attention to detail
Proactive and enthusiastic
Proficient with Excel and Google Sheets
Preferably 2+ years of sales, marketing, and/or advertising experience
We would ideally love someone who has experience working with outdoor brands
To apply, send a resume + cover letter to both Willow Belden (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Alex Eggerking (email@example.com) with the subject line ‘Advertising Coordinator Role’ by end of January 4, 2019.