WSKG Public Television and Radio (NPR and PBS) is seeking a high-energy and persuasive sales professional to join our team at our office in Ithaca, New York.
As a business sponsorship sales representative you will be responsible for the sale of radio and TV sponsorship messages, digital media and events. This is a position where you will manage an active account list with a focus on developing new business mainly in the Tompkins-Cortland county areas.
You will be expected to contact local and regional businesses to raise sponsorship dollars to achieve new and renewal revenue objectives. You’ll meet with them to understand their marketing needs and develop proposals that offer marketing solutions to help them grow their businesses. This is a full life cycle sales position in that you will prospect, conduct needs assessments, create and present proposals, close the deal, write copy, closely monitor accounts receivable, and of course service accounts.
Professional sales experience is required and knowledge of public broadcasting is preferred.
WSKG serves 21 counties across New York’s southern tier and the northern tier of Pennsylvania and operates 4 TV channels (PBS, PBS Kids, World and Create). WSKG also operates 2 radio stations with the best in NPR programming News and Conversation (WSKG), and classical music and jazz (WSQX or “WSKG Classical”).
To apply, send the following required documents: (1) resume, (2) cover letter noting where this job announcement was found and, (3) contact information for three professional references. Required documents should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to WSKG, Human Resources, 601 Gates Road, Vestal, Suite 4, New York 13850.
WSKG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.