TSM has nine media entities plus a sales force. Join us today!
Texas Student Media (TSM) provides valuable experience to students for their future careers, an opportunity for financial reward along the way, and a chance to make new friends and network with colleagues. All positions work under the guidance of marketing and sales professionals and require students to be currently enrolled at The University of Texas at Austin, in good standing with the University and not on academic probation, have the ability to pass a background check, a professional demeanor, be adept at meeting challenging situations with flexibility and tact, strong verbal and written communication skills, and have an interest in learning more about sales, media and advertising. Students will gain experience pertinent to a wide range of career paths and industries, developing confidence and skills in business communications, sales, marketing, event management and customer service.
Client Marketing Coordinator
Students will support professional team members, learning about the advertising sales process, marketing consultation, account management and assisting with fulfillment of client agreements. Responsibilities include prospective advertiser research and lead generation, helping secure and traffic advertising materials to meet creative deadlines, supporting generation of sales proposals, providing customers with tearsheets for proof of publication, billing support to secure invoice payments, assisting with appointment scheduling, attending meetings to help with notes and strategy, representing TSM at events and other duties as assigned. Students are compensated with a monthly stipend.
Marketing and Sales Account Executive
Students will focus on new business development, marketing consultation and account management through direct interaction with current and prospective customers from local and national businesses and their agencies. Responsibilities include identifying prospective customers, selling advertising space in media properties and events by generating, presenting and negotiating agreements, securing payment and creative, servicing established accounts, and ensuring agreements are fulfilled. Students will be expected to conduct minimum number of client meetings per month and maintain sales goals as set forth by Advertising Manager. Other responsibilities may include support of professional team members, attending events, and other duties as assigned. Students are compensated with a monthly stipend, plus commission for advertising space and time sold in Texas Student Media outlets.
Student Advertising Manager
After completing at least 1 semester in the TSM Advertising Department, students will become eligible to apply for the Student Advertising Manager position. In this role, they will lead the student advertising team and hold them accountable for their individual sales goals and other responsibilities. They will support recruitment and training, and initiatives for the student team to attain their monthly revenue goals. The manager will also maintain and grow their own client list and generate revenue for TSM through personal advertising and event sales, and be expected to conduct a minimum number of client meetings per month and meet or exceed sales goals as set forth by the Advertising Manager. Other responsibilities may include support of professional team members, attending events, and other duties as assigned. Student is compensated with a monthly stipend, plus commission for advertising space and time sold in Texas Student Media outlets.
Student Media Specialist
Students will work with members of the Advertising Department and Business Office, with a focus on growing revenue, expanding the reach and engagement of the organization and its customers, and supporting seamless business operations. Responsibilities will be varied, including social media strategy and influencer posts, publication distribution and circulation auditing, special event planning and on-site representation, advertising and sponsorship lead generation, proposal support and fulfillment, and other duties as assigned. Students are compensated with a monthly stipend.
“My time at TSM was great in building a solid foundation in learning how to navigate a role, building a strong team, and leadership both inside and outside the office. These skills are crucial and invaluable for life post graduation. I have carried these skills on multiple roles in companies like Oracle and TikTok! I am very grateful for my time at TSM and would highly recommend it to any Longhorn!”
– Camilo S.
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Apply to one of Texas Student Media’s media entities. There are numerous opportunities to get involved.
WORK ON ONE OF THESE TEXAS STUDENT MEDIA ENTITIES
The Daily Texan
The largest and most award-winning college publication in the nation, our alumni have won 26 Pulitzer Prizes. The Daily Texan has open tryouts for positions each semester. Current participants may be eligible for scholarships and cash awards.
The Cactus Yearbook
The Cactus has been known for excellence since 1894, and consistently wins honors in state, regional and national contests.
KVRX aspires to play “none of the hits, all of the time.” We support the Austin music scene by hosting shows and recording local bands on our Local Live show.
UT’s official humor publication, has been voted “Best Non-Chronicle Publication” by the Austin Chronicle seven times and nominated for Best Sound Mixing at the Academy Awards since the paper was established in 1997.
Burnt X is a digital-first alternative news site that engages with people wherever they are.
Texas Connect is UT’s staff and faculty magazine. We publish three times a year, sharing stories about the people who power our campus.
Bevo Video Productions
Bevo Video Productions works with Texas Athletics to deliver original, in-event video board content at 100+ events each year.
The Drag Audio
We’re an audio production house built by students, professors and Moody College alums. We love audio storytelling!
For more information see texasstudentmedia.com/who-we-are.