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Sales & Marketing Student Assistant

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Sales & Marketing Student Assistant
Department Alumni Affairs
Job Location Oxford
Job Type Student
FLSA Status Hourly (Non-Exempt)
Job Description

The Alumni Affairs Office seeks applications for a Sales & Marketing Student Assistant.

Job Responsibilities

Solicits and sells advertising for publications.

Cultivates strong working relationship with past, current and future advertisers.

Responsible for assisting in the billing and collection of all fees associated with advertising.

Prepares advertising and sales reports for administrative utilization.

Support in the drafting and design of Ole Miss Alumni Review rate sheet and other sales rate sheets.

Solicits and manages alumni retail benefits program.

Solicits and manages alumni corporate membership program.

Assist with other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Please check to see which documents (i.e., resume, CV, cover letter, list of references) are associated with this posting. Prior to applying for the position, prepare the electronic versions of these documents to upload or to “copy and paste” when prompted. You will not have the opportunity to attach them after you apply.

Candidates should be Business, Marketing, Communications, Journalism or similar majors and upperclassmen or graduate students preferred.

Time management and organizational skills are assumed qualities of every successful candidate. Candidates should be aware of the urgency of certain projects and the importance that their deadlines are met. Candidates should be comfortable and able to communicate effectively with advertisers/business owners and follow through with minimal direction. Candidates should be comfortable actively soliciting advertisers including cold calls and regular in-person sales calls. The ability to learn basic computer software programs and implement them into projects is required.

Work Schedule
Specific number of hours per week 25
Job Open Date 08/24/2017
Published Salary $8.50/hour
Employee Category Student
Employee Designation Student

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Can you provide verification of enrollment as an eligible student? Our policy allows for employment of students from the University of Mississippi, other colleges/universities, as well as high schools. However, preference will be given to students of the University of Mississippi.
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Why are you interested in this position, and what makes you an appropriate candidate for it?

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume / Vitae
  2. Cover Letter