Promotions Strategist

Lee Enterprises Inc   Davenport, IA   Full-time     Advertising / Marketing / Public Relations
Posted on November 17, 2023
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Lee Enterprises is looking for a Promotions Strategist to join the Lee Promotions team. Lee Promotions provides creative event and online promotion solutions for local publications within Lee Enterprises.

Position Summary:

This is an entry level administrative position that will collaborate with our sales, contest and event teams to set up and manage contests and promotions across 70+ Lee Enterprise Publications. The Promotions Strategist will primarily work in our contesting suite to ensure each program runs smoothly. We are looking for a candidate who is creative, organized and genuinely enjoys helping people.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Closely monitor City Wide Ballot programs to ensure compliance and publication success.
  • Monitor ticketing queue and incoming fulfillment tickets for upcoming and active promotions.
  • Provide excellent customer service to local sales and leadership teams.
  • Assist the Promotions Project Managers in analyzing and formatting sales data to highlight advertising opportunities.
  • Provide recommendations on how to increase audience engagement.
  • Work closely with the Promotions Manager to assist in setting up and coordinating details of custom contests running in Lee Publications.
  • Keep up to date with trends and developments within the industry.
Required Skills:
  • Comfortable using Zendesk, Google Drive, Box, Slack, Zoom and PowerPoint.
  • Able to thrive in a remote setting.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Highly dependable, and outstanding problem-solving abilities.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work both independently and within a team.
  • Highly organized with the ability to multi-task.
  • Leads by example with a willingness to perform all tasks to get a job done.
  • Must understand the importance of a team and collaborating with various departments.
Why Join Us?

Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a dynamic, interesting work environment with career growth opportunities. We offer an extensive benefit program that can be personalized to your needs. Our benefit program includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, company provided life insurance and supplemental life insurance. In addition, we offer a 401K retirement plan with company match. We also offer generous paid time off to allow the flexibility to balance personal life and work. This includes paid parental leave for new parents.

Lee Enterprises is a major subscription and advertising platform and a leading provider of local news and information, with daily newspapers, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 350 weekly and specialty publications serving 74 markets in 26 states. Year to date, Lee's newspapers have an average daily circulation of 1.0 million, and our legacy websites, including acquisitions, reach more than 34 million digital unique visitors.

Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting and retaining a workforce whose diversity reflects the communities we serve. Lee embraces change, and we recognize that we must create and maintain a culture of fervent inclusion. For more information about Lee, check us out at

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply.