Now hiring for a Newspaper Coordinator

Campus Media is now accepting applications for a Newspaper Coordinator. Those interested should apply by emailing a resume and cover letter to by April 30, 2009.

Newspaper Coordinator – 20 hours/week – $12/hour


Tearsheet Processing

* Receive, evaluate and tabulate incoming tearsheets

* Prepare tearsheets and mail to clients

* Enter receipt of Proof of Insertions (POI’s) into a database

* Call publications to request missing tearsheets

* Organize and file newspapers, tearsheets, POI’s and invoices

* Work with publications to reconcile discrepancies with tearsheets and POI’s

* Handle additional requests from clients and staff

* Support Newspaper Manager where needed

Media Placement

* Follow-up with publications to confirm information and order reservations

* Handle day-to-day processes and problems with college newspaper ads

* Inform the Newspaper Manager and sales team of problems/potential problems with any placements
* Contact college newspapers to collect and verify information

* Enter incoming information including rates, specs, and schedules

* College graduate with either a degree in Advertising, Marketing, PR, Media, or other related field

* Strong computer skills, specifically with Excel and Filemaker Pro databases

* Exceptional organizational and multi-tasking skills with fine attention to detail

* Ability to communicate effectively utilizing phone and email

* Basic knowledge of advertising / marketing concepts

* Must have an outgoing personality and a desire to learn

* Knowledge or experience in the newspaper or magazine industry or media buying is a plus

* One to two years post college work experience preferred


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UPDATE: 5/4/09 – This position has been filled.

About Jason Bakker

Jason Bakker is a native Minnesotan and has been working in the area of youth marketing for nearly a decade. He currently works with Minneapolis based Campus Media Group as the Director of Marketing and is responsible for following trends in the ever-changing landscape of youth culture and media usage, and for consulting advertising agency and national brand professionals on how to develop integrated marketing programs that reach college youth.