Live Events & Experiences Coordinator (Orlando)

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Ref#: 29710
CBS Business Unit: CBS Radio
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Orlando, FL, US

About Us:
CBS RADIO is one of the largest major-market broadcast media operators in the United States and the undisputed leader in news and sports radio. Producing original audio and video content, live events and exclusive programming broadcast via on-air, online and mobile platforms, CBS RADIO reaches more than 72 million consumers nationwide each week. As a part of CBS Corporation, the division owns and operates 117 radio stations in 26 markets – including the top 10 as ranked by Nielsen Audio – as well as an extensive array of digital assets. CBS RADIO distributes its programming via AM, FM and HD Radio stations, Radio.com and CBS Local Digital Media apps, making engaging with audiences easier than ever before. For more information, please visit www.cbsradio.com.
Description:
CBS Radio’s Orlando market stations seek a motivated individual to support its live events & experiences department. This extension of sales and marketing focuses on revenue opportunities in creating major events & experiences for the group. The ideal candidate must be able to handle several projects simultaneously and have the ability to drive projects to completion with an emphasis on hitting deadlines. Working evenings and weekends may be required based on project deadlines.
  
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
•  Manage projects/events from inception to completion, inclusive of set up, staffing, inventory, deliverables and execution
•  Attend concept and brainstorming meetings, providing support as needed. 
•  Identify additional opportunities where station(s) may grow in the area of visibility, revenue and community service
•  File expense reports for the Director
•  Initiate contracts, purchase orders and P&L statements for the department
•  Assist in event sponsorship revenue tracking for each event, including ticket sales
•  Solicit bids from various vendors/contractors to perform services, per the needs of our clients
•  Maintain the Local and National LEE websites
•  Assist in the building of sales presentations
•  Maintain detailed recaps on client project deliverables
Qualifications:
•  Team player who takes initiative with excellent written and verbal communication skills 
•  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in marketing, promotions, sales, or event planning
•  Major event experience in radio a plus 
•  Excellent time management, attention-to-detail, and a demonstrated ability to multi-task at a high level
•  Able to consistently meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
•  Intermediate experience using MS office products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
•  Valid Driver’s license and reliable transportation
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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