SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR
Direct Report:  Richard Cook, Digital Editor

Pittsburgh Magazine is looking for a dynamic Social Media Coordinator to increase website traffic, expand brand awareness, promote magazine-sponsored events and create new revenue streams.

This full-time, salaried position will report to the Digital Editor. As an employee of WiesnerMedia LLC, he/she will be eligible for a full benefits package.

Key goals:

  • “Build the brand” of Pittsburgh Magazine through engaging content designed to create buzz.
  • Maximize visibility of our print and digital portfolio as measured by readership, circulation and online and social media engagement.
  • Support the local and national advertising sales efforts via the web.

Successful candidates will possess the following:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to multi-task and work independently.
  • Experience with marketing programs that encompass print, digital and events.
  • 4-year college degree.
  • Ideal candidate has marketing experience in social media and a strong working knowledge of Pittsburgh.
  • Ability to stay up-to-date with changes and trends in social media space and train co-workers to effective social media strategies.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop.
  • Basic knowledge of Google Analytics.

Duties:

  • Provide daily posts promoting the magazine’s events, content, online content and brand awareness on a variety of social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and LinkedIn.
  • Respond to reader comments on all social media platforms.
  • Create online house ads, promos and enter-to-win contests.
  • Promote and grow, via social media, Pittsburgh Magazine’s subscriptions and e-newsletter subscriptions.
  • Support circulation-marketing activities, such as the North Hills newcomers’ program; oversee PM store online; develop and implement marketing plans and projects for new and existing online products.
  • Provide client impressions, click-thru and CTR reports to sales department.

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Rich Cook, Digital Editor, rcook@pittsburghmagazine.com

 

 

ADVERTISING COORDINATOR, Pittsburgh Magazine

Pittsburgh Magazine has an opening for an Advertising Coordinator to help support sales efforts and build new revenue streams.   This position will report to the Advertising Director.

This full-time position will pay a salary.   As an employee of WiesnerMedia LLC, he/she will be eligible for a full benefits package.

Key goals for the Advertising Coordinator:

  • “Build the brand” of Pittsburgh Magazine in the local market via advertising and promotions
  • Support the local and national advertising sales efforts via promotion, sales materials and other initiatives
  • Manage promotions
  • Support sales team; produce ad sell sheets, collateral, media kit; work with ad director on promotion of advertising projects; write for variety of sales collateral; prepare Magazine Manager as needed; work with sales team on post-event distribution of awards/certificates
  • Prepare promo advertising wish list for each issue; serve as liaison between advertising and production for scheduling house ads, trade ads and special ad section promotion; write/oversee Scene; work with office manager to determine number of magazine house copies for monthly print order

-And also:

-help develop and implement marketing plans and projects for new and existing print products

-oversee advertising and promotional activities

-arrange for the production of program ads for appropriate organizations as outlined in sponsorships

-work with office manager on magazine library and storage

-serve as backup staff member on monthly magazine delivery

-City and Regional Magazine Association (CRMA) liaison

-Initiate comp magazine trades with other city and regional magazines as needed

-work with Lou Datillo on magazine awards listings for plaque sales

-send comp subscription letters for donation requests

-confer with circulation manager on any subscription promotions

Successful candidates will possess the following skills and experience:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to multi-task and work independently
  • Experience with marketing programs that encompass print, digital and events
  • The ability to “connect” with both internal staff and leading organizations in the community
  • 4-year college degree. Computer and design skills
  • Ideal candidate has marketing and/or advertising experience in media and/or non-profit organizations, and a strong working knowledge of Pittsburgh

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to Rachel Winner, Advertising Director rwinner@pittsburghmagazine.com

 

 

 

Client Solutions Support Specialist

Comcast Spotlight – Pittsburgh, PA

  • Job Type:Full Time
  • Location:Pittsburgh, PA
  • Pub Date:9/21/17

Job Summary:
Responsible for developing and modifying advertising sales materials and packages. Develops proposals, presentations, and packages to address the priorities and preferences of assigned market segments. Provides advanced and/or specialized support to strategic accounts by
researching, organizing and creating presentations and sales materials that align with the client-specific strategy. Works with moderate
guidance in own area of knowledge.

Core Responsibilities:
– Facilitates the selling of advertising by providing plans that meet the needs of assigned client and sales force and by targeting and appealing to important clients, industries, and market segments.
– Utilizes research data and analysis to determine best multi-screen advertising solution for targeted audiences, clients, and available inventory.
– Develops customized proposals and pre-sales materials to position the sale of advertising campaigns related to strategic accounts.
– Gathers and summarizes marketplace intelligence relative to sales and programming. Generates, tracks, and distributes sales reports to measure sales effectiveness related to strategic accounts.
– Partners with Account Executives to maintain strategic client relationships and answer client concerns. Troubleshoots and follows up on client concerns.
– Assists local leadership with additional tasks and duties as assigned.
– Provides high level support and leadership on special projects/campaigns/initiatives.
– Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
– Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.
– Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Job Specification:
Education Level-Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent
Years Experience-Generally requires 2-5 years related experience.

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

The Account Executive is a key member of the Pittsburgh Neighborhood Ford Dealer account management team and works under the direction of the Account Supervisor and with the PR Account Manager. Much will be asked of the Account Executive and a “can do” attitude and spirit is necessary for success. The primary responsibility of the Account Executive is to carry out many of the day-to-day functions on the account.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES / PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
• The nature of the AE’s position requires ongoing and frequent interactions with agency professionals and to a lesser degree, with clients and outside suppliers as follows:
• Internal to Agency – the AE has daily contact with and provides clear, succinct direction to all team members in Account Services, Public Relations, Creative Services, Operations, Media, Print and Broadcast Production department, Art Studio and Financial Services, etc.
• External to Agency – the AE has contact with vendors regarding materials for client promotions; and contact with the client as requested.
• Create a working environment that encourages and supports a positive mindset about the work as well as the client and agency staff that is involved.
• Encourage, and demonstrate, unity behind team and agency decision-making.
• Works closely with Internal Operations team (coordinators) to move work through internal system.
• Open jobs, issue budget change orders and end date change orders for all creative projects (assisted by Supervisor).
• Create all production reports for appropriate monthly jobs.
• Proof and approve copy, concepts, animatics and final creative (assisted by Supervisor).
• Issue traffic instructions.
• Disseminate information to Account Group members and maintain cognizance of project status.
• Track progress of all jobs to ensure adherence to deadlines and alert Supervisor of any issues.
• Copying / distributing / faxing / mailing as needed.
• Keep shared drive updated with digital files.
• List maintenance: Dealer/RSO contact and email distribution lists, BOD Lists, Key Contacts, etc.
• Coordinate / assemble dealer mailings/emailings. i.e., meeting notices, incentives, newsletters.
• Be aware of incentive updates and other important news and disseminate as appropriate.
• Update dealer communication website regularly.
• Compile monthly sales and share information for “Sales Summary” charts/reports.
• Coordinate and compile various other registrations and sales based requests.

MEETING RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Schedule and set up monthly Dealer Board meeting and coordinate invites, hotel arrangements, etc.
• Gather RSO Decks and Minutes for inclusion in decks.
• Create Meeting Agenda with input of Account Supervisor and client.
• Schedule monthly financial call.
• Complete sales analysis slides.
• Gather monthly competitive spots and maintain on-going summary.
• Assist in development and compilation of presentations as needed.
• Copy and collate meeting books.
• Pack/maintain responsibility of AV equipment and meeting supplies.
• Set up and cleanup of AV and meeting room.

OTHER ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT DUTIES:
• Draft and distribute dealer correspondence (assisted by Supervisor).
• Draft and distribute conference reports in a timely fashion.
• Review monthly billing letter and ship to appropriate individuals.
• Review and update weekly Ad Activity Reports.
• Maintain sales summaries, including obtaining data from RSO following monthly sales close.
• Maintain up to date Plan Calendar and Flight/sponsorship calendars.
• Facilitate special requests as needed (Tickets, hotel rooms, dealer info requests, etc)
• Sales Rallies – assist in coordination and execution as needed.
• Assist with sponsorship/promotion/alliances/PR initiatives as needed.
• Prepare/update phone cards as needed.
• Assist the media department when applicable (special requests, DMA profiles, etc).
• Implement and maximize added value opportunities (assisted by Supervisor).
• Maintain and support all company standards as specified within the Quality Management System.
• Supports/facilitates the mandatory adherence to ISO9001 requirements, processes and procedures.
• Perform other duties and projects as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
• Use sound and logical judgment.
• Possess a keen eye for detail.
• Establish priorities and objectives while adapting to changes in workload and working conditions without loss of productivity on multiple projects at once.
• Interpret information, draw conclusions and present findings from various reports.
• Take action without direction from others.
• Maintain constructive behavior in the face of adversity.
• Deliver clear, concise and accurate messages both verbally and written.
• Be knowledgeable and proficient on regularly used programs (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Publisher and internal programs) as well as the Internet.
• Limited trouble-shooting of network and PC issues as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience preferred.
• 2-3 years minimum of advertising experience, preferably as an AAE, Account or Traffic Coordinator.
• Have physical and mental requirements to meet the above listed job responsibilities.

DISCLAIMER:
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, GTB Agency, LLC. does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, genetics, pregnancy-related status, veteran status, physical or mental disability where the individual is otherwise qualified, national or ethnic origin, or on any other basis where protected by local, state, or federal law.

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INTERACTIVE PROJECT MANAGER

The Interactive Project Manager will work under the direction of the Vice President Interactive and manage the requirements gathering, design, and implementation efforts of the technology group in interactive applications, websites, mobile websites and mobile application development. The Interactive Project manager is responsible for building and maintaining cross-functional relationships with the design, digital marketing and marketing communications teams within the agency.

Objective

The Interactive Project Manager’s primary objective is to build strong, lasting client/agency relationships centered on achieving client’s objectives that result in growth and/or profit for the firm.  Facilitate the effective and efficient delivery of projects and deliverables.

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Create, manage and track project budgets, deliverables and timelines
  • Develop and contribute to the interactive strategies of PG clients
  • Create and/or maintain project documentation, including Proposals, Statement of Work, Requirements Specifications, Web Sitemap, Change Control Document, Quality Assurance Plan, and Project Timeline
  • Content management – collect and organize content from client or PG personnel
  • Perform project review and billing analysis. Review billing with client team stakeholder. Prepare final billing for client projects
  • Manage and update weekly project resource schedule including engineering resources
  • Application and Website quality assurance testing and review
  • Coordinate project and client forecasting with client team
  • Liaison between customer and agency team
  • Continuous education to update skills as needed to perform duties

Skills and Abilities

  • Experience in website/application/software projects
  • Experience in developing/participating in the development of digital marketing strategies
  • Experience with iterative software development methodology
  • Understanding of Application development technologies and how they are implemented to provide a solution
  • Experience with the following applications: Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Gather Content, UXPin
  • Experience with demand generation technologies such as HubSpot
  • Excels in multi-discipline team environment
  • Strong written skills
  • Strong oral skills
  • Works well with fast paced multitasking environment

Qualifications

  • Bachelor in related field required or equivalent experience
  • 3 years minimum of interactive account/project management experience required
  • Perform hands on work as required

Apply at PGJobs@pipitonegroup.com

 

 

 

 

DIGITAL MEDIA PLANNER

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN PITTSBURGH, PA

POSITION SUMMARY

The Digital Media Planner for the UPMC Health System (hospitals) and the UPMC Health Plan (health insurance) will play a critical role in ensuring a successful client relationship. In this role, you will be directly reporting to the Harmelin Digital Account Director in Philadelphia, and working closely with the other UPMC team members in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia in planning and account management.  Additionally, you will be in close contact with those activating the digital plans.  You will have account-facing opportunities and must be comfortable talking to the client contacts. You will be based in or near the UPMC headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA.

YOUR ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Your role will incorporate the following key responsibilities:

  • You will develop and execute digital media plans and buys based on collaboration with the Harmelin planning team for UPMC, including the Harmelin Digital Director, Account Director and Account Managers, as well as interfacing with the Harmelin digital activation team.
  • Since you will be embedded at the client’s offices, you will have significant client-facing opportunities and act as the day-to-day digital specialist for the Harmelin team and the UPMC client team.
  • You will work together with the team to provide holistic, integrated media plans, using your expertise in the digital arena.
  • You will perform all the duties and responsibilities of a Harmelin digital planner, including performing the necessary analysis and evaluation of digital media opportunities, establishing KPIs and metrics, analyzing and preparing reports, managing the digital budgets, owning the digital billing process as necessary, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS

You should have a strong commitment to client satisfaction with the following areas of expertise:

  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in a digital media role with a marketing company or advertising agency
  • Good understanding of the various digital channels:  display, video, mobile, search, social, programmatic
  • Excellent presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to collaborate and build inter-agency relationships
  • Comfortable speaking to mid- and high-level client contacts
  • Excellent numerical aptitude to manage budgets, invoicing, etc.
  • Must be a “self-starter” with initiative and havea positive, proactive attitude
  • Key attributes include the ability to work under pressure and assimilate large quantities of information quickly, while maintaining attention to detail
  • Effective prioritization skills and excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office (especially Excel and PowerPoint); experience with Strata a plus
  • Ability to spend a week in Philadelphia in the beginning of your employment for training, and able to travel to Philadelphia approximately three to four times per year thereafter
  • Experience in various digital tracking and reporting platforms and methods including 3rd party ad servers, site analytics and other digital attribution technologies

BENEFITS

  • Salary negotiable based on experience
  • Healthcare coverage with UPMC
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • 401K
  • Generous paid time off and holidays
  • AFLAC and Flex Spending Accounts
  • EOY medical reimbursement
  • Health Advocate healthcare assistance program
  • Fitness club reimbursement
  • Professional and personal development allowance
  • Legal services and identity theft protection

Interested candidates should email their resumes and cover letters to HR@harmelin.com.

 

 

MEDIA ACCOUNT MANAGER

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN PITTSBURGH, PA

POSITION SUMMARY

There are two open positions, one as the Media Account Manager for the UPMC Health System (hospitals) and the other as the Media Account Manager for the UPMC Health Plan. Both positions will play a critical role in ensuring a successful client relationship. In either of these roles, you will be directly interfacing with the UPMC marketing team members and coordinating with the Harmelin UPMC planning team members in Pittsburgh and in Philadelphia. You will handle some media planning roles. You will be reporting to the Harmelin Account Director in Philadelphia and will be based in or near the UPMC headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA.

YOUR ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Your role will incorporate the following key responsibilities:

  • Directly responsible for ensuring a successful relationship by delivering a superb client experience for every campaign. You will be working with agency colleagues to direct media plan and buy development that meet the client’s briefs and budgets. You will maintain active client relationships, anticipate needs, and work with partner agencies and marketing partners. You will become the conduit between UPMC and the Harmelin team; having a good working relationship with all parties is required.
  • Responsible for communicating details of all campaigns. You will be presenting media plans to clients for approval or modification, writing client reports, monitoring the effectiveness of campaigns, undertaking administrative tasks as well as arranging and attending meetings. Ensuring that communication flows effectively between all stakeholders is a top priority. Additionally, you will update weekly status reports and contribute to managing the overall client conversation and strategy.
  • Work with our accounting team to issue invoices, ensure timely payment to Harmelin and the media vendors. You will help forecast and manage budgets, update campaign costs, and assist in providing compliance and stewardship direction to the UPMC team.

QUALIFICATIONS

You should have a strong commitment to client satisfaction with the following areas of expertise:

  • Minimum 4-5 years’ media experience in a client service, account management or planning management role with a media company or the media department of an advertising agency
  • Managing multiple client contacts and stakeholders is a must
  • Excellent presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to collaborate and build agency and vendor relationships
  • Excellent numerical aptitude to manage budgets, invoicing, tracking and cash flow
  • Must be a “self-starter” with initiative and have a positive, proactive attitude
  • Key attributes include the ability to work under pressure and assimilate large quantities of information quickly, while maintaining attention to detail
  • Effective prioritization skills and excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office (especially Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to spend a week in Philadelphia in the beginning of your employment for training, and able to travel to Philadelphia approximately three to four times per year thereafter

BENEFITS

  • Salary negotiable based on experience
  • Healthcare coverage with UPMC
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • 401K
  • Generous paid time off and holidays
  • AFLAC and Flex Spending Accounts
  • EOY medical reimbursement
  • Health Advocate healthcare assistance program
  • Fitness club reimbursement
  • Professional and personal development allowance
  • Legal services and identity theft protection

Interested candidates should email their resumes and cover letters to HR@harmelin.com.