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Jobs at RBJ

Event Coordinator

Rochester Business Journal and The Daily Record NY have an opening for an experienced events coordinator to plan and execute all aspects of our virtual events. When we can safely bring large groups of people together in person again this role would be planning virtual, live, and potentially hybrid events.

This position coordinates the event planning process by working closely with event managers in our other neighboring markets and the group publisher. This role will manage existing events and work with the team to innovate and launch new awards or educational events. This role will create and manage the event timelines for 25 plus events annually and ensure all responsibilities are completed accurately and on time. The role works closely with sales, the special product editor, and the digital editor along with production, event facility, catering, and registration vendors.

Responsibilities include:

  • Identify event opportunities
  • Strategize and plan events, including new events and the improvement of existing events
  • Increase attendance to all events by using various marketing strategies
  • Coordinate with the group publisher, editors, and the sales team to reach our goals.
  • Working closely with all vendors to create successful event experiences for our guests.
  • Budget and forecast event income, expenses, and attendance
  • Negotiate and manage event contracts and all barter agreements

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Self-motivated, has great attention to detail, strong time management skills, and multi-tasking skills
  • Organized and has the ability to juggle multiple deadlines at the same time
  • Strong writing, communication, and customer service skills preferred
  • Experience with social media marketing, WordPress website updates, and experience creating successful email marketing is a plus
  • Problem-solving skills along with creativity is very important
  • Four-year degree and 2+ years of event planning experience

Our organization requires an innovative culture and staffers have to be willing to develop new ideas, take risks and grow the event brand through smart marketing and increasing market share.

Please submit your cover letter, and resume if you are interested in this position. We offer competitive pay and a generous benefits package.

BridgeTower Media and all subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and value diversity in our workplace.

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Multimedia Sales Executive

The Rochester Business Journal (RBJ) is seeking an experienced multimedia sales executive to grow an established book of business while regularly closing new business. The RBJ is an established, niche brand with a powerful audience of business influencers.

This is a rare opportunity to join a successful team selling multimedia advertising for a respected brand. The ideal candidate will have 2+ years of experience selling digital marketing solutions as well as print and sponsorship advertising. Niche sales experience with a keen understanding of audience-based selling is necessary. Experience in developing and executing successful sales strategies across multiple platforms and creating custom and creative marketing campaigns is required.

The ideal candidate must have a proven track record of meeting a monthly sales budget through smart prospecting, needs-based selling techniques, strong closing skills, and the ability to multi-task successfully.

We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program.

BridgeTower Media and all subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and value diversity in our workplace.

To apply for this position, click here or send your resume and cover letter to