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Position: Multi-media Sales Specialist

Department: Corporate Support

Reports To: Major Gifts Development Manager

Hours: 40 hours per week +

Posting Date: September 20, 2017 Accepting applications until position is filled.

Position Purpose: Securing corporate support for KPTS programming on-air, on-line and social media relative to annual goals, growth and retention.

If you want to work with an energetic team of forward thinking, innovative people who are inspired to serve our community and clients, consider applying for this position! We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly self-motivated multi-media account executive to secure corporate support underwriting on-air and advertising on our multiple platforms of digital programming and content on-line, and social media. We are building a successful, entrepreneurial media powerhouse and only creative people who strive to build media partnerships with local businesses and advertising agencies need apply.

If you’re looking to expand your passion and drive for success, with a company that’s paving new roads in the world of communications, WE WANT YOU TO JOIN OUR TEAM!

This is a full-time, non-union, exempt position.

Qualifications/Responsibilities:

A multi-media AE who:

  • Is responsible for generating revenue for the station and meeting monthly goals
  • Can prospect customers and lead generation
  • Can meet with customers, assess their needs and provide customized solutions that produce results
  • Can provide aggregated proposals to include broadcast, on-line and mobile platforms
  • Can sell station promotions
  • Develops and implements strategies for cultivating new corporate support revenue as well as maintaining existing clients
  • Develops and implements client follow up activity, including contract oversight, credit scheduling and spot fulfillment
  • Creates, reviews and submits worksheets and agreements to assure timely and accurate spot placement
  • Oversees and schedules production resources for spot creation, if required
  • Creates and submits corporate support information for the KPTS website
  • Creates presentation pieces relative to specific programs and clients
  • Understands, interprets and adheres to the underwriting regulations relative to the FCC, PBS and KPTS in regards to creating messages for corporate supporters
  • Will research and develop a "leads list" prepare proposals for presentations
  • Will prepare and maintains appropriate files and reports as required by KPTS/PBS
  • Understands and adheres to KPTS policies and procedures
  • Attends required station meetings and functions and serves on committees as assigned
  • May be assigned other responsibilities and duties

What you need:

  • A minimum 1 year of media sales experience
  • Knowledge of all facets of digital sales and marketing
  • Proven track record of new business development skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as Computer skills: Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word etc
  • The ability to overcome objections
  • Valid driver’s license, good driving record and reliable transportation

Reports To:

  • Director of Development

Apply now by sending your cover letter, resume and references to either:jobsearch@kpts.orgor fax 316-838-8586 or KPTS, 320 W. 21st Street North, Wichita, KS 67203

Attn: Phil Richardson/Director of Development No phone calls please

POSITION: Special Events/Auction/Volunteer Manager

Hours: Full time 40 hours/week

Posting Dates: September 20, 2017 Accepting applications until position is filled.

Position Purpose:

Organize and coordinate special fundraising events; auction and develop, manage and maintain a base of volunteers and recruit interns from area institutions to help carry out the mission of KPTS.

If you want to work with an energetic team of forward thinking, innovative people who are inspired to serve our community and clients, consider applying for this position! We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly self-motivated Special Events/Auction/Volunteer Manager to secure funding for special events, including our annual Veterans Coming Home Awards banquet as well as new ventures including auctions and extravaganzas! We are building a successful, entrepreneurial media powerhouse and only creative people who strive to build partnerships with local/regional businesses need apply.

If you’re looking to expand your passion and drive for success, with a company that’s paving new roads in the world of communications, WE WANT YOU TO JOIN OUR TEAM!

This is a full-time, non-union, hourly position.

Position Function:

  • Develop, organize and administer special event fundraisers to support the mission.

Including but not limited to TV/on-line auctions, extravaganza of prizes, annual Veterans Coming Home Awards event.

  • Coordinate the implementation of on-site events with other station staff.

  • Recruit and manage a team of community volunteers to support the mission.

  • Oversee promotion and advertising of events.

  • Recruit interns to meet station needs as requested.

  • Maintain appropriate records of volunteer activity as required.

  • Assist in developing an annual budget for special events.

  • Write or assist in writing grants for special events.

  • Produce consistent and accurate work.

  • Dress and office conduct is professional.

  • Respect and observes station policies and confidentiality.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • High school education plus 3 years fundraising experience, college degree a plus.

  • Demonstrated ability to fundraise in various manners; money, goods, services etc.

  • Detail oriented and able to organize and follow through.

  • Public relations skills. Outgoing and able to interact well with the public and staff.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office products

  • Ability to work at a desk using keyboard and mouse in an open office atmosphere.

  • Possess a valid drivers license and reliable transportation. Will require off location work.

  • Excellent computer operations, oral/written skills

Reports To:

  • Director of Development

Apply now by sending your cover letter, resume and references to either:jobsearch@kpts.org or fax 316-838-8586 or KPTS, 320 W. 21st Street North, Wichita, KS 67203

Attn: Phil Richardson/Director of Development No phone calls please

KPTS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, marital status, natural origin, physical or mental handicap, disability, sexual orientation, citizenship, veteran status, or age. Discriminatory employment is specifically prohibited by the Federal Communications Commission.

KPTS is community-licensed and affiliated with Public Broadcast System (PBS) and operates as a non-profit public media entity.