Self-Help - Agency Account Executive Apprentice
STUDENT MEDIAAcademic Term/Year:
Summer - 2021Position Title:
Self-Help - Agency Account Executive ApprenticePosting Number:
03456Student Job Category:
Student - Self-Help Campus JobNumber of Vacancies:
ECU Student Media is currently seeking an advertising and marketing agency account executive apprentice.
This position is paid a semesterly stipend upon completing an unpaid, six-week apprenticeship.
The Account Executive apprenticeship is for the highly motivated, self-starter who enjoys friendly competition and a team environment. This position was created for a student who wants to learn about generating revenue for Pirate Media 1, ECU’s student-run media department, through the sale of advertising in all available Student Media outlets, including the award-winning East Carolinian, WZMB radio and our magazines.
Students will gain valuable real-world experience in print and digital advertising, while developing exceptional communication skills and connections that will prepare them for future success.
The ideal candidate will be goal-oriented, organized, and creative. Sales experience is not required but will be a major point of focus in this position. Must be able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment and maintain a professional attitude and appearance at all times.
Requirements and concentration include:
· Attending weekly sales training/strategy meetings
· Generating leads, qualifying leads, conducting needs analyses, providing information and quotes on products, exceptional customer service
· Updating client database
· Learning the advertising sales and production processes
· Working with marketing, design, sales and management staff
The Account Executive apprentice reports to the Advertising and Marketing Administrator. This position requires a minimum of 10 – 15 hours a week and availability between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Attendance is required at deadlines, Mondays & Thursdays at 4 p.m. Hours are flexible depending on assignments. Office hours must be scheduled every workday.Preferred (Majors, Experience, GPA, etc.):
Must be a student currently enrolled at ECU, possess and maintain a minimum 2.25 GPA and be in good disciplinary and academic standing with ECU.
Positions available for Freshman, Sophomores, and Juniors.Special Instructions to Applicant:
Please upload your resume and cover letter online.Quick Link for Direct Access:
07/16/2021Open Until Filled: