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Digital Ad Sales Assistant

Location: Tasting Table Headquarters in Soho, Manhattan, New York

Tasting Table has an immediate opening for a Digital Sales Assistant to participate in our 12-month training program in New York City.

This program combines on-the-job training with full-time work in our SoHo office assisting our Digital Ad Sales team with running day-to-day operations for our fast-growing food and drink media company. This is a perfect introduction to digital ad sales for an ambitious recent grad or career-changer who wants to launch a rocket ship sales career and is willing to work and learn hard to gain the fundamental skills, tools and knowledge to succeed.

As a Digital Sales Assistant, you will work closely with our business development managers on all aspects of the sales lifecycle, from lead generation to media plan and proposal development to tracking sold business with Tasting Table and beyond. You'll gain the skills necessary to understand a client's needs and requirements, craft a cunning proposal that fulfills those needs and convey Tasting Table's unique ability to deliver on that proposal.

Along the way you'll also become versed in the vocabulary and technical skills necessary to work in digital ad sales, and you'll begin to develop a network of colleagues and contacts.

Requirements:
- Bachelors degree required
- High energy level, high-intensity and general desire to "crush it"
- Work-hard / Play-hard mentality when "crushing it"
- Thoroughness / drive
- Ability to learn quickly on-the-job without dropping the ball
- Sponge-like ability to absorb new material
- Excellent quantitative skills; Excel skills desired but not required
- Attention to detail, especially when reviewing Excel spreadsheets you prepared
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Good professional image / not a slob
- Sense of humor / fun attitude about life
- High tolerance for mental exhaustion
- Low quantity of inappropriate Facebook posts publicly available via Google Search

***This position includes a competitive entry-level salary, two weeks paid vacation, health and dental insurance, 401(k) program, stocked Stella Artois (TM) office fridge, etc.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to adsalesassistant@tastingtable.com. If we think that you may be a fit, we will contact you for an interview. 

 

Thanks for your interest!

NO RECRUITERS


Food Intern

TastingTable.com, the digital food and drink media company, is seeking an enthusiastic, go-getter intern to work in our Food department at our New York City headquarters in Soho. Interns should possess a positive attitude, high energy, and STRONG attention to detail. The idea candidate will have a passion for all things food and drink, a good sense of humor and must be a self-starter.

The potential intern should be willing to commit 20-30 hours per week in our Soho office where they will devote their time to assisting with recipe testing and food styling.

Responsibilities

  • Supporting the Food Editor in all aspects of recipe testing including shopping, prep and clean-up
  • Maintaining the organization / cleanliness of the editorial test kitchen
  • Updating and reformatting recipe content
  • Working with the creative department with styling for photo shoots
  • Assisting the editorial team with miscellaneous cooking-related projects

 

Skills

  • Advanced cooking skills (professional kitchen experience strongly preferred)

 

To apply, please submit your resume to ttfoodintern@tastingtable.com. If we think you may be a fit, we will contact you for an interview.


Partnerships Intern

Location: Tasting Table Headquarters in Soho, Manhattan, New York

TastingTable.com, the daily email publication devoted to the best of food and drink culture, is seeking an intern in New York City for the Partnership Marketing role. This paid internship will focus on the business side of our operations, specifically Tasting Table's brand partnerships team. This intern will support the team's efforts to develop and maintain third party partnerships with the purpose of acquiring subscribers.

Potential interns should be willing to commit to coming to the Tasting Table office in Soho at least 20 hours Monday through Friday for a duration of four months: February 2015 - May 2015.

This position requires an obsessive attention to detail, excellent research and writing skills with a positive, go-getter attitude. Motivation, resourcefulness and enthusiasm are musts as many of the projects are time-sensitive, so prioritization and time-management skills are essential to maintain efficiency.

Interested candidates do not need to be students in order to apply, but Tasting Table will work with college students on the process of doing the internship for school credit.

Responsibilities

  • Supporting the workflow of marketing campaigns, both for Tasting Table and brand partners, to ensure they are executed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Assisting in copywriting for marketing programs including proofreading to ensure final materials are within brand guidelines and messaging
  • Tracking, monitoring and reporting results to evaluate and improve the efficiencies of the marketing campaigns and channels used
  • Creating meeting agendas/recaps/call sheets as well as daily reports
  • Identifying partners with like-minded digital properties
  • Researching competitive initiatives and key trends
  • Ad hoc projects to streamline business operation functions within the Marketing Team

 

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the digital food and drink space and a passion for media
  • A love for talking to and meeting new people
  • Advanced computer knowledge (Mac experience preferred), including Google Docs, Photoshop, and general Internet savvy
  • Strong analytical skills and proficiency with Excel
  • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment; setting priorities and meeting deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, including perfect grammar/punctuation/diction when writing copy
  • Self-starter who can work both independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to think both creatively and strategically

 

To apply, please complete this form and send your resume to partnerintern@tastingtable.com with the subject line: 2015 Winter Partnership Intern.