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(Temporary) Sponsorship Coordinator

The Oklahoman Media Company

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Job Type:
Employee, Contract
Job Status:
Part Time, Seasonal
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The ideal candidate for this position will have experience managing business-to-business relationships in a cold calling environment, will be capable of providing excellent customer service to a wide variety of sponsors, will exhibit strong written and verbal communication skills and will have experience initiating sponsorship requests and meeting sales goals.  Experience operating phones and basic Excel skills are required.

  • Make 75 – 100 cold calls per day incorporating key elements into every call.  SC is to maintain professionalism throughout every call and be a positive representative of the NIE program.
  • Turn in daily call sheets indicating the number of dials made, the number of contacts made and all sales slips and do not call slips and record daily sales in the NIE Tracker
  • Complete grant applications, donation requests and in-kind requests.
  • Follow up with potential sponsors using various methods of communication including but not limited to: phone calls, email correspondence, facsimile and the U.S. Postal Service
  • Make weekly collection calls on overdue sponsorship dollars

This position is vital to the success of our Newspapers in Education program.  Newspapers in Education has been around since 1960. We partner with Oklahomans to provide teachers and students with educational resources through The Oklahoman newspaper.  Our program reaches nearly 30% of the total statewide student population by servicing over 193,000 Oklahoma students; we have a presence in all 77 counties and are in over 600 Oklahoma schools.  NIE provides informational services to teachers and students throughout the state including access to the Print Replica and Digital Archives with articles dating back to 1901, fulfilling physical requests for newspapers, implementing statewide student contests, providing comprehensive curriculum inclusive of both lesson plans and student supplements, hosting teacher supply drives and issuing teacher grants.  Last school year, 70% of the schools that requested NIE resources were designated Title I (low income) schools.

The ideal candidate for this position is someone that is passionate about serving educators, is reliable, consistent and a quick learner.  Intermediate level experience with Excel is a must.

Compensation: $11.00 per hour + Cold Call Commission + 2% on Collections over 90 days




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