IU Radio and Television Services is seeking a Sales Associate.
Job Summary: Develops proposals and presents underwriting, production support, special event, and web opportunities to businesses, professionals, and advertising agencies. Explores prospects, signs, renews, and services new and current corporate development partners for WFIU Radio and WTIU TV programs and promotional activities.
In addition, develops prospecting and lead strategies for both stations with involvement from station managers and staff. Works as part of a team responsible for raising funds to sustain the financial health of public broadcasting under WFIU and WTIU; and attains and surpasses financial goals individually and as a team. Participates in station activities and events; and performs other duties as assigned.
FOR CONSIDERATION: Submit a letter of interest and resume that provides evidence of the qualifications outlined and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three references that can comment about your qualifications for the position.
REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, telecommunications or related field and two years successful work in media development or sales experience working cooperatively with production, traffic, or programming departments.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Possess a valid driver’s license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal and a superior customer service orientation including ability to deal effectively with a variety of public and private clients and groups. Proficiency with computer software including Microsoft Office; and experience in personal and electronic contact of prospective and client companies, the utilization of media research tools, and the creation of presentation materials.
Preferred: Knowledge of or willingness to learn public broadcasting.
Note: Position requires ability to travel mainly in south and central Indiana.
Position available August 1, 2015. Base salary of $24,000 plus commission.
Other: This is a full-time, exempt, professional staff position, eligible for all full-time IU staff benefits. More information may be found at: http://www.iu.edu/~uhrs/benefits/neweeo/prof-index.html
For more information about IURTS, WTIU and WFIU, visit this website: http://indianapublicmedia.org/.
Applications accepted on-line through June 18, 2015, or until position is filled.