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Sales Coordinator

Company: Lamar Advertising Company
Location: Gulfport
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Are you interested in helping local businesses succeed? The Sales Coordinator is a key member of our sales team, supporting Lamar account executives throughout the sales process. Together, this team is responsible for driving sales for Lamar and delivering an exceptional customer experience. Our Lamar office in Gulfport, Mississippi is now hiring a new sales team member to help us bring effective outdoor advertising campaigns to life for brands in Gulfport, MS and the surrounding areas.Company Overview:Lamar Advertising is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in the world. Lamar offers advertisers a variety of advertising formats, helping both local businesses and national brands stand out from the competition. We live by the Golden Rule, and we operate with honesty and integrity in every aspect of our business. We are open with our employees, transparent with our customers, and loyal to the communities in which we serve. We have been in business over 100 years, and we have stayed true to our mission and values. While Lamar is a large company, each office has its own culture and family atmosphere, making employees feel connected both locally and nationally.Want to hear more about Lamar? Check out these videos:

  • Benefits Overview:We offer a competitive and comprehensive compensation & benefits package for all full-time employees. Some of our benefit offerings include, but are not limited to, multiple medical plan options, dental and vision insurance, paid vacation/sick time, 401K plan, and incentivized wellness programs.Compensation Overview:This is a part time position and the hourly rate is $17.68 / hour dependent on relevant experience and skills, and we provide performance-based bonus opportunities as well! -Position Purpose:The purpose of the position is to perform a range of administrative functions that occur up to the contracting phase of the sales cycle. - In addition, there may be other tasks assigned by Account Executives, Sales Manager, and/or General Managers.Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
    • Prospecting new customers leads for the sales team.
    • Prepares sales presentations and proposals.
    • Provides product, promotion, and pricing information by clarifying customer request; selecting appropriate information; forwarding information; answering questions.
    • Coordinates and enters requests for charting or assists with the charting function
    • Coordinates and enters request for conceptual (sample) art for the AE's.
    • Maintains customer database or CRM by inputting customer profile and updates; preparing and distributing reports.
    • Tracks sales expenses by tracking, consolidating, analyzing, and summarizing expenses; forwarding for reimbursement.
    • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
    • Other sales and marketing job related duties as assigned by the General Manager and Sales Manager.Knowledge, Skills, and Ability Requirements:
      • Work requires an excellent command of the English language.
      • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Gmail applications
      • Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations.
      • Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy
      • Ability to timely and accurately enter and compile data
      • Energy, enthusiasm, and the ability to meet deadlines
      • High level of organizational skills, and excellent attention to detail.
      • Creativity, initiative combined with commercial awareness.
      • Knowledge of common public relations practices
      • Strong written (Email) and verbal communication skills
      • Highly organized with a systematic approach to detail-oriented work
      • Comfortable working in a deadline driven environment
      • Ability to work independently and act on own initiative
      • Problem solvingEducation and Experience Requirements:
        • Bachelor's degree preferred
        • 2 years of related experience, preferably in sales, marketing, or administrative roles
        • Experience in data management and Gmail preferred
        • Or an equivalent combination of education and experiencePhysical Demands and Work Environment:
          • The primary work environment is an office.
          • The specific physical demands/requirements of the job include: lifting less than 25% of the time, reading, color distinction, acuity, sitting greater than 50% of the time, and talking.
          • The typical percentage of time spent traveling and spending nights away from home is less than 10%Lamar is an EOE/AA: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans or any other State or Federally protected characteristicDisability Self-Identification: -When applying for a job with Lamar, you will be asked to voluntarily self-identify whether you have a disability. Please take a moment to watch for clarification on why we're asking for this information!California Residents - Lamar collects personal information in the ordinary course of considering job applicants. This information may include, for example, name, address, phone number and other contact information, employment history and reference contact information, and any other information provided by an applicant to Lamar. - By submitting an application, you consent to the use or sharing of this personal information solely for the purpose of consideration for employment by Lamar. - Lamar will not sell this information.#Reg51IDEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Lamar Advertising Company, Gulf Port , Sales Coordinator, Sales , Gulfport, Mississippi

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