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Field Promotions Manager

395 Hudson St, New York, NY 10014, USA Req #127
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Emmis Communications is a diversified media company, operating across several U.S. markets. The Emmis culture carries at its heart the belief that, in order to succeed, a company must take risks; treat its people well and give them the tools they need to win. Emmis has earned this valued reputation by setting high standards for excellence while creating a fun, exciting and innovative workplace, where every individual is part of the team.

Two of the NYC's iconic media brands, HOT97 and WBLS is seeking to find a talented Field Promotions Managerto join our promotional team.

PRIMARY JOB DESCRIPTION: Coordinates sales-promotions efforts, marketing and promotion partnerships and promotional equipment/inventory. Manages large part time promotional staff. Supports the Promotions and Marketing Directors.

Event Coordination:

Responsible for execution of all promotion, sales and community events. Oversee accurate and thorough representation of the HOT 97, WBLS & WLIB brands at all on-site events. Set up and breakdown of promotional/materials/equipment used for on sight events. Candidate must enjoy interacting with listeners and providing client support at events. Create a positive station image. Administrative tasks include contacting clients, securing permits.

  • Manages and distributes events calendar

  • Works with Marketing & Promotions Directors to solidify execution details of all station events and every sales event

  • Contacts location/contacts in a timely manner to finalize details of execution

  • Produces & distributes event detail to various department for events

  • Manages event listings on websites

  • Coordinates distribution of client-event photos to AE’s, and to Photo archives

  • Manages distribution of completed Event Recap Forms and After Action Reports from event staff after every appearance

  • Responsible for cleanliness of the promotions office, including storage of sales-event materials and all station supplies

  • Responsible for inventory and management of station equipment and signage

  • Responsible for implementing Street Team “training” and communicating results

  • Works with Marketing & Promotions Directors to develop and implement increased street presence in the community

  • Responsible for station vehicle maintenance and management

  • Attend Sales & Programming events with team members on a monthly basis

  • Lead Sales & Programming events

  • Works with Programming, Digital and Sales departments to ensure station events are being maximized for programming and sales

  • Communicates event info to Street Team staff

  • Manages and communicates all promotional logistics of major station events

Staff Management

  • Manages scheduling and hiring all brand ambassadors for street team for station events. Management over a staff of 25 or more part time employees

  • Maintain station presence in the community.

  • Produces & distributes weekly promotion staff schedule and appearance schedule to Street Team, and the marketing, Programming and Sales staffs

  • Schedules monthly staff meetings

  • Updates & distributes accurate staff listing

  • Keeps Promotion Staff Handbook updated

  • Keeps Morale up – develops programs and manages communication to ensure maximum performance

    Legal & Insurance

    Manage legal and insurance requirements for all field events/sales events i.e. park permits, sound permits, street activity permits, additionally insured event insurance

    Client Sampling/Prizing

  • Facilitates all deliveries (client product shipment, etc)

  • Coordinates all aspects of sampling executions

  • Manages supplies budget

  • Orders and manages supplies, prizing, signage, etc. for on-site events


  • Bachelor’s Degree.

  • Experience or strong interest in radio/entertainment/music or marketing/advertising fields.

  • Understanding of promotion, brand marketing, media, and how it relates to radio is a must.

  • Excellent written and verbal skills.

  • Exceptional attention to detail and time management.

  • Excellent common sense and judgment.

  • Ability to multi-task a must.

  • Ability to work evenings, weekends, and long, varied hours.

  • High level of energy and commitment.

  • Extremely organized.

  • Strong interpersonal/communication skills.

  • 2-4 year’s experience.

  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record.

    Technical / Functional Competencies

  • Computer proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other standard business interactive software.

  • VPromotions, DayForce, Enterprise Fleet Management

Emmis is as well known for its creative culture as for its operations. Our people are aggressive, knowledgeable and deeply committed to each of the communities in which we operate. Because employees are the key to our success, Emmis offers strong benefits and incentives, including health, dental and life insurance and a 401(k) contribution plan. For more information about Emmis, visit our website at Emmis Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • 395 Hudson St, New York, NY 10014, USA