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Office of Student Media Job Description Title: Campus Account Representative Department: The Daily Gamecock Advertising Department Summary Description: The Campus Account Representative is responsible for account management of all University departments and registered student organizations. Each Account Representative is given a monthly revenue goal that is based on that territories previous history. Account Representatives sell advertising for The Daily Gamecock newspaper, dailygamecock.com, the Garnet and Black magazine and Discover Carolina. Compensation: Campus Account Representatives are paid 6% commission on all ads sold. Bonuses are factored in with monthly goals. If an Account Rep makes goal they will receive $30. If we make our total monthly goal and the Account Rep makes their individual goal they will receive an additional $30. If both of the previous criteria are met, and we exceed our monthly goal by 15%, an additional $30 bonus will be awarded. Other bonuses may be announced throughout the year. Specific Duties and Responsibilities: o Solicits university  departments  and  student  organizations  to  advertise  in  The   Daily  Gamecock,  dailygamecock.com,  Garnet  and  Black  and  Discover   Carolina.     o Keeps  approximately  15-­‐18  office  hours  a  week.   o Is  aware  of  business  activity  in  the  assigned  territory.   o Represents  the  Office  of  Student  Media  in  a  professional  manner.     o Provide  top-­‐notch  customer  service.   o Keeps  and  organizes  accurate  client  information.   o Will  handle  any  walk  in  clientele  when  necessary.   o Completes  all  necessary  paper  work  in  an  efficient  and  timely  manner.   o Attends  all  sales  meetings.   o Keeps  clients  informed  on  all  special  packages  and  promotions.   o Adheres  to  all  rules,  regulations  and  financial  policies  of  Student  Media.   o Meets  monthly  sales  goals.   o Brings  in  a  minimum  of  2  new  businesses  a  month  beginning  with  your   second  month  of  employment.  A  new  business  is  one  that  you  brought   in,  no  call  ins.   o After  two  months  of  employment  if  you  have  not  met  your  goals  and  not   brought  in  the  required  2  businesses  a  month  for  two  months  in  a  row   you  will  be  on  probation.  It  you  finish  a  third  month  without  meeting   your  goal  or  bringing  in  two  new  businesses  you  will  be  let  go.  


Meghan Tankersley 805 Ohio St. Columbia, SC 29201

Tel: 864-640-2134

Tankersm@email.sc.edu

EDUCATION: University of South Carolina (Columbia, SC) • Major: Public Relations • Minor: Hotel, Restaurant, Tourism Management • Cumulative GPA: 3.6 • Anticipated Bachelor of Arts & Journalism (May 2011) WORK EXPERIENCE: Advertising Representative, USC Student Media, Columbia, SC (March 2010-Present) • Have sold over $84,992 in print and online advertising to university departments and student organizations • Sales Representative of the Semester (Fall 2010) • Create and manage relationships with over 40 clients • Work closely with many different departments to create advertisements Intern, National Support Services LTD, Dublin, Ireland (June 2010-August 2010) • Collaborated with the client to change name and overall image to the public • Facilitated all communications with suppliers, employees and clients • Contributed creative ideas for website, brochures and presentation material Office Assistant, USC Student Media, Columbia, SC (Sept. 2008-March 2010) • Developed and managed accounts for national advertisers • Supervised seven student advertising representatives Lifeguard, Kimquatics/Upstate Pool Management, Greenville, SC (2005-2008) • Manager for two years • Supervised six lifeguards • Created and managed schedule for all employees ACTIVITIES AND AFFILIATIONS • Phi Sigma Pi Co-ed Honors Fraternity (April 2008—Present) o Public Relations Committee Chair (Spring 2008--May 2010) o Vice President (August 2010--Present) • PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America) (2008--2009) AWARDS • Life Scholarship (2007—Present) • Dean’s List Recipient (2007—Present) • College of Journalism and Mass Communications Scholarship (2008-2009) RELEVANT SKILLS • Microsoft Word, Excel & Powerpoint • TIPS certified • Beginner experience in Adobe InDesign & Illustrator • Mac & PC proficient


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