Audience Manager

Pittsford, NY 14534, USA ● Virtual Req #13370
Thursday, January 21, 2021
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Ventures Events is seeking an experienced audience manager to help manage event accounts for our High School Sports Awards (https://sportsawards.usatoday.com) event series. Ventures Events is an event production company specializing in delivering world-class events for the media industry and the communities they serve. We constantly strive to exceed expectations, create unforgettable memories, and generate new revenue streams while leveraging our reputable and institutional brands. Our events inspire pride and progressive innovation throughout the ever-changing media industry, while still relying on core newspaper strengths -- our ability to create content, attract audiences, and bring powerful meaning to the lives of others. We are the industry leader in event production and execution from coast to coast.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages and tracks honoree sign-up.
  • Manages email announcements of honorees to coaches and ADs.
  • Builds all sign-up for update and athlete registration forms.
  • Manages all communication via email for contests and marketing.
  • Deploys emails calling for premier award nominations as needed (any cases where editorial will not be able to provide finalists/winner).
  • Executes social media outreach and direct email outreach to coaches and ADs.
  • Posts honorees by sport on social media with award sponsor name and tag; in cases where administrative rights to local social accounts are not obtained, works with local properties to ensure timely and accurate posts.
  • Coordinates night-of show social media strategy with guidance from Ventures marketing manager & show director.
  • Manages promotions (Best Band, Best Mascot, I AM SPORT, Top Team: Fan Vote, and Best of the Decade).
  • Ensures post event messaging is delivered, as well as any post-event athlete deliverables (plaques, autographs).
  • Coordinates fulfillment of athlete package mailings (Account Manager handles fulfillment of sponsor items in these packages. Athlete Communication - pushes for 100 % signup of all honorees, works with fulfillment center for relaying names, addresses, zones and timing of delivery).

Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status. 

Other details

  • Job Family Client Solutions
  • Job Function Marketing Solutions
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Pittsford, NY 14534, USA
  • Virtual