Advertising Sales Internship

  • Saint Paul, MN
  • Intern

Company Description

Who are we?

The St. Paul Pioneer Press & TwinCities.com, in partnership with AdTaxi, is a full-service media company. AdTaxi is a client-centric digital organization that brings scale, precision, and sophistication to digital marketing. Leveraging the belief that people matter as much as technology, AdTaxi helps advertisers solve complex marketing challenges with custom, performance-driven solutions.

Our diverse portfolio of products is our vehicle for success. But we place equal importance on our human talent. Our remarkable people – with their digital fluency, product knowledge, and ability to position our differentiators – are as important as the products themselves.

Job Description

12 week internship available with TwinCities.com/St. Paul Pioneer Press!

Advertising Sales Internship: Multi-Media or Digital Only

Looking to break into digital & print advertising sales? Our sales interns play a proactive role in the sales process with intent to free up selling time for outside sales representative to generate revenue and receive hands-on selling experience!

After training, you will:

•Assist advertising sales reps with customer contact, actively using resources to assist in new business prospecting

•Coordinate data and market research for assembling of presentations and sales proposals

•Conduct rate call back-up as needed

•Order & process digital & print advertising

•Sell special section, feature, email &/or banner advertising to small businesses


Qualifications

•An excellent communicator both verbally & in professional documents

•Detail oriented & organized, ability to organize, plan, prioritize and reprioritize workload effectively, proficient

•Intermediate or higher level MS Office Suite products (Excel, Word, Power Point)

•Posses business knowledge of overall media/advertising with emphasis on print and digital advertising preferred

•Someone who takes initiative to collaborate with team to contribute to revenue generation & enjoys working in a team environment. 

NOTE: Must graduate by June 1st and have the ability to work full time - Mon - Fri 8 am - 5 pm, during the internship time period of 12 weeks. Knowledge and experience with sales preferred. 


Additional Information

This is an hourly paid, Full Time position during the 12 week Internship period. 

St. Paul Pioneer Press is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.

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