Advertising Account Coordinator/Junior Advertising Sales Representative

BloodHorse LLC, the leading provider of information and news for the Thoroughbred industry, has an opening for an Advertising Account Coordinator / Junior Advertising Sales Representative in its Lexington, Kentucky office.

BloodHorse LLC is a dynamic multimedia company that produces the BloodHorse monthly magazine; an industry-leading website at Bloodhorse.com; the newly launched BH+, a web-based subscription section featuring premium content; and BloodHorse Daily, a PDF and mobile news service that provides analysis and all-day updates for racing and breeding professionals. BloodHorse LLC also manages a broad range of social-media platforms and publishes a range of other respected Thoroughbred industry-focused publications.

SUMMARY

The primary responsibility of the Advertising Account Coordinator will be to provide administrative support to the Advertising Sales team as well as develop, market, and sell classified advertising and targeted advertising products and services across all BloodHorse product lines.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide administrative support to the advertising department.
  • Sell classified and targeted category advertising to existing and new advertisers – Online, print, and digital components.
  • Use proprietary systems to maintain customer database, create insertion orders, track results, and provide customer service
  • Work lead lists to cold call and identify new advertisers.
  • Collaborate with advertisers and Creative Services team on materials for the creation of ad designs if needed.
  • Other duties or special projects, as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail, reliability, and great energy.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and cultivate relationships as well as secure new business through phone, email, and face to face interaction(s).
  • Results oriented with proven and documented history of successful sales.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Professional attitude and appearance required.
  • Must be self-motivated and goals/quota driven and demonstrate ability to work alone or as part of a team.
  • College degree or equivalent work experience preferred.
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of successful, professional sales experience required.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Responsibilities will require some travel and weekend work.
  • Normal office environment.
  • Requires work using a telephone and computer.

Send resume to Meredith Helm at mhelm@jockeyclub.com if interested or apply on indeed at https://www.indeed.com/job/advertising-account-coordinator-81fd2a08396efac4.

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