Account Executive

POSTED ON 12/5/2022 AVAILABLE BEFORE 2/12/2023

Job Posting for Account Executive at Kansas Public Telecommunications Service

Hours: Full time 40 hours/week

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, social media and our exclusive one-of-a-kind community events. 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/Responsibilites

  • 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 sponsorships for station events
  • 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 PBS Kansas website
  • Creates sales sheets relative to specific programs and clients
  • Understands, interprets and adheres to the underwriting regulations relative to the FCC, PBS and PBS Kansas in regards to creating messages for corporate supporters
  • Will research and develop a "leads list" and prepare proposals for presentations
  • Will prepare and maintains appropriate files and reports as required by PBS Kansas /PBS
  • Understands and adheres to PBS Kansas 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 of 1 year of media sales experience (or comparable)
  • 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, and Word
  • The ability to overcome objections
  • Valid driver’s license, good driving record and reliable transportation


Apply now by sending your cover letter, resume and references to:
Terri Brooks, Director of Development
8710 E. 32nd Street North
Wichita, KS 67226

Or

jobsearch@kpts.org No Phone Calls Please.


PBS KANSAS
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.

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

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