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Daily Athenaeum seeks full-time advertising manager

The Daily Athenaeum at West Virginia University is seeking someone to aggressively lead the Daily Athenaeum’s advertising department in accordance with policies and goals set by the director. The primary responsibility of the professional ad manager is to guide and offer a rich learning experience for the student business manager, assistant student business manager and the student sales staff. The ad manager also will personally contact and make sales presentations to develop long term business. The advertising manager may delegate some responsibilities to the student managerial staff but is ultimately responsible for them.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or Advertising, plus three years advertising sales experience (with an emphasis in print, online, mobile, and social media) and two years advertising sales management (with an emphasis in print, online, mobile, and social media) experience is required. A Master’s degree in Business, Marketing or Advertising; five years experience in print, online and social media sales, marketing and management; and demonstrated ability to lead, motivate and train a sales staff is also preferred. A driver’s license to travel independently is required.

How to apply: First consideration will be given to applications received by March 21, 2013. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume and names, e-mail addresses and phone numbers of at least three references to bronlyn.smith@mail.wvu.edu .

Finalists will be subject to a background and reference check. For any additional questions about this position, please call 304-293-2567. For any additional information about West Virginia University, please visit www.wvu.edu.