Media Account Executive / WBGO Public Radio Jazz88
January 28, 2010 9:08 AM

Hey folks, I know a LOT of you are jazz fans and are familiar with WBGO. We've recently celebrated 30 years of presenting Jazz, Blues, R&B and award winning news as an affiliate of National Public Radio. We broadcast in the New York DMA and via the internet all around the world.

I am posting this on behalf of Amy Niles, our Chief Operating Officer at WBGO Jazz 88.3 -

We are seeking a dedicated media sales professional to join our expanding sponsorship sales team. This is a position for someone who considers themselves an entrepreneur.

Responsibilities include managing and growing existing accounts soliciting new business through prospecting and cold calling, identifying clients marketing needs and preparing multi-platform proposals and presentation materials for prospective clients. Candidate must be equally comfortable presenting to local venues and major corporations and understand the importance of working collaboratively both with clients and staff.

Qualifications -

• Recent media experience is required. Possibility for promotion to Sales Manager.

• Successful applicants must possess exceptional communication, presentation and negotiation skills.

• Candidates must be self motivated, goal driven, detail oriented and creative, with solid computer skills, specifically Excel.

• Familiarity with internet sales and marketing a plus.

• A working knowledge of jazz and the related arts is vital.

• Understanding of public radio and the NY/NJ cultural environment.

Please email resume to

WBGO is a not for profit organization and offers full benefits and a very stimulating work environment.

WBGO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. WBGO is committed to maintaining a diverse workforce and actively encourages applications from a broad spectrum of applicants including minorities and women.

payscale: Available upon inquiry
job type: full-time
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