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Underwriting Account Executive
KMUW, Wichita, Kansas
Posted May 8, 2021
KMUW, Wichita’s National Public Radio station, is seeking an underwriting account executive. A KMUW account executive must be a goal oriented public radio sales professional to join our corporate underwriting team. They are responsible for the sale of broadcast sponsorship messages consistent with the public broadcasting industry standards and KMUW’s branding. This account executive will sell broadcast sponsorship messages, digital media and events sponsorships. It will include an active account list, but also have a significant focus on developing new business by cold calling and following a consultative sales approach. At least one year experience in sales, broadcasting, customer service, or related field is required.
The best candidates will have:
- Excellent professional written and verbal communication skills including polished and persuasive presentation techniques
- Self-starter with time management and organization skills
- Ability to secure new business and build lasting relationships
- High sense of accountability and the internal drive to meet and exceed goals
- Computer skills: MS Office, Allegiance, Nielsen, Scarborough
- Familiarity with public broadcasting
Base salary is commensurate with experience, plus commission and annual bonus incentive.
To learn more and apply visit: www.kmuw.org/employment
Applications close May 31, 2021
KMUW is a service of Wichita State University. Wichita State University does not discriminate in its employment practices, educational programs or activities on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran.
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check as required by Board of Regents policy.
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