Sales Representative

By on Aug, 11 2015 with Comments 0

Troy, NY – Department: Development
Division: Underwriting
Type: Regular, Full-time, Exempt
Reports To: Director of Corporate Support

BROAD FUNCTION
o To secure sponsorship of television and radio programs for the support of public media.

SPECIFIC OPERATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
o This person will work with the Development Department of WMHT to secure corporate funding for programming on WMHT-TV, WMHT-FM, WRHV-FM, and WEXT-FM. Maintains familiarity with professional standards and current trends in field.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
o Maintain an ongoing relationship with corporate clients through in-person, telephone and email correspondence.
o Make presentations for new and existing accounts in person and through multimedia such as video, Power Point and internet.
o Be visible within the community as a representative of WMHT.

REQUIREMENTS
o One – Two years of successful sales experience, preferably in broadcasting.
o Bachelor degree and/or minimum of four year experience in sales.
o Strong communication and interpersonal skills: ability to organize and present ideas clearly and persuasively.
o Skilled at various computer programs such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint
o Must be a team player that can also work independently.
o A valid New York State driver’s license and good driving record is required.
o Commitment to the mission and goals of public broadcasting.
o Ability to maintain a flexible schedule.

To apply send cover letter and resume to Kathy Beam at kbeam@wmht.org or
WMHT, 4 Global View, Troy NY 12180.

WMHT Educational Telecommunications is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F. Qualified veterans, women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Filed Under Television Careers

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