Employment opportunities at HPPR
In search of an UNDERWRITING SALES REPRSENTATIVE
HPPR is an excellent place to work! We are currently in search of a Underwriting Sales Representative. Job description below. Interested? Send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Underwriting Sales Representative
Position: This full-time position promotes and sells sponsorship of programs and events on HPPR through direct customer contacts. Specifically, this position schedules sales calls and submits reports of sales activities, identifies prospective customers and compiles information on competitive products.
Supervisor: Executive Director
Location: Garden City, KS
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College courses in business, marketing, or telecommunications and 3-5 years of successful sales experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
The ability to deal effectively with a variety of public and private clients and groups; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and proficiency with computer software including Microsoft Office, Google Docs, and online searches.
Experience in personal and electronic contact of prospective and client companies, the use of media research tools, and the creation of presentation materials.
Successful track record meeting and exceeding sales goals.
Strong communication skills required including diplomacy, negotiating, writing correspondence, and oral presentations to individuals and groups.
Must have experience in dealing with business, corporations, and agencies on a professional level
Current driver’s license and ability to travel around Garden City and periodically throughout the listening area for meetings Essential Job Functions
Responsible for meeting sales goals of program and event sponsorship
Represent station at community networking events
Prospect for new clients and maintain client base
Service accounts including writing copy, working with other departments as necessary to produce and traffic spots
Complete all required paperwork
Attend weekly development department meetings
Non-essential Job Functions
Attendance at station fundraising and other special events as requested
Public speaking as needed Other Skills/Abilities
Media sales experience a plus
Understanding of or experience in non-profit fundraising a plus
Established business contacts a plus
Must have the ability to work under pressure on a number of simultaneous projects.
Applications accepted until the position is filled.
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