Advertising and Sponsorship Coordinator

Website PublicSourcePA

We tell stories for a better Pittsburgh. is seeking an Advertising & Sponsorship Coordinator who will bolster our efforts to share and grow the reach of quality journalism with our readers, listeners and community at-large and will help build an advertising program that supports our sustainability. We are looking for a team member who works collaboratively, builds strong community relationships, and is open to experimenting on how to best engage the PublicSource audience.

Responsibilities include:

  • Prospecting, setting appointments and conducting presentations for potential advertisers or sponsors
  • Developing packages to help advertisers and sponsors meet their goals
  • Participating in strategy development and designing new offering
  • Coordinating with advertisers on art/copy requirements
  • Sharing digital results with advertisers
  • Participation in event planning and execution

We’re looking for:

  • At least 1-2 years of experience in one or more aspects of the job responsibilities or related work.
  • Strong relationship building and listening skills. The person in this role should care about the needs of the other party and how to best meet them.
  • Respect for the need to balance revenue generation and ethical journalism.
  • Someone who values honesty and transparency. Our product is journalism, which places a high premium on truth and accuracy, and the person in this role should help us generate revenue based on the same principles.

The PublicSource newsroom — founded in 2011 — covers local government, economic development, the environment, health, K-12 education, public safety and race relations. The mission of the newsroom is to inspire critical thinking and bold ideas through local journalism rooted in facts, excellence, diverse voices and pursuit of transparency.

PublicSource offers paid vacation time leave and sick days, a 401(k) match, a health plan, competitive paid parental leave and professional development opportunities. PublicSource is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. To apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to by Oct. 15.

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