Development Director

WXPR Public Radio is seeking creative, adventurous candidates for the position of Development Director. The Development Director will create and implement fundraising activities to fulfill the mission of WXPR. Development areas include, but are not limited to, underwriting, grant funding, planned giving, and major giving. The ideal candidate is passionate about the mission and value of public media. The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker and collaborative self-starter with superior communication and interpersonal skills. This is a full-time exempt position.

Overview: WXPR is an independent, community-licensed public radio station founded in 1983 and operated by White Pine Community Broadcasting, Inc. From studios in downtown Rhinelander, Wisconsin, WXPR can be heard in northern and central Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Scores of volunteer on-air hosts produce and deliver 70 hours of unique music programming per week. In addition, WXPR is an NPR affiliate that airs national news and produces its own local news. WXPR aims to inform, entertain and engage the community with music and information.

Underwriting

• Renew underwriters in a timely fashion. Upgrade where possible.
• Research and approach new underwriting prospects.
• Develop underwriting scripts according to FCC guidelines.
• Schedule underwriting using underwriting software.
• Send invoices and track payments.
• Keep complete, accurate files on each underwriter including contract information, scripts, contact history, correspondence, etc.

Membership

• Work with Membership Director to plan and carry out membership drives.

Grant funding

• Seek granting opportunities for programming, operating expenses, and other special and capital projects.
• Write and submit grant proposals.
• Report on grants received as required by the grantor. Major donor and planned giving programs
• Develop and oversee these programs including identification, cultivation and solicitation of prospects.
• Plan major donor receptions. Promotional and fundraising events
• Work with other staff members and board members to produce fundraising and promotional events.

On-Air

• Hosting news programming
• Cohost pledge drive programs

Miscellaneous

• All other duties as apparent or as assigned by general manager.

Qualifications

• Education or experience in development
• Public radio listener
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to maintain positive, professional, and friendly relationships with community members and partners
• Strong computer skills
• Ability to prioritize assignments and work independently on complex communication tasks
• Ability to adhere to deadlines
• Meticulous attention to detail
• A high degree of confidentiality
• Grant-writing, grant-management and reporting experience preferred
• Highly organized and self-motivated team player who is professional, creative, and takes ownership of responsibilities

Posted on: June 7, 2019

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Account Manager

We are looking for experienced sales professionals to develop and sell advertising and marketing campaigns to new and existing clients. Responsibilities include soliciting new business through prospecting and cold calling, managing and growing existing assigned accounts, identifying clients’ advertising needs and developing and presenting solutions to meet those needs. These individuals are also held accountable for achieving sales budgets and collecting on the accounts.

Experience:
*Summary of essential job functions
Contact prospective customers to sell custom marketing solutions .
Maintain account lists and solicit new business. 
Prepare promotional plans, sales literature, and advertising proposals.
Develop and maintain relationships with clients by providing top quality service.
Investigate and resolve customer problems.
Communicate with other departments to assure quality service in placing orders and arranging promotional events.
Responsible for exceeding sales budgets and collection of sold accounts.
Attend sales meetings, training sessions, and client remotes.

Requirements:
The successful candidates must possess exceptional communication, presentation and negotiation skills. They must be self-motivated, goal driven, and creative, with the ability to multitask in a fast paced environment.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
In addition, the right candidate must have:
*High school graduate; college preferred.
*Prior experience in sales/marketing; previous television/radio sales experience preferred but not required.
*Must also have basic knowledge of MS office products, i.e., MS Word and Windows environment.
*Must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record and insurance.

Additional Information:
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

 
Posted on: May 8, 2019

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Advertising Sales Representative

Advertising Sales Representative – Midwest Family Broadcasting, La Crosse, Wisconsin Mid-West Family Broadcasting Sales Department is always accepting resumes for a position as an outside salesperson on our team. If you are the right fit for our company, we are ready to offer you a position with our company. Job duties include prospecting, sales, service and collections with new advertising customers. The successful candidate will have strong listening and presenting skills, advanced writing skills, superior relationship-building skills, and the ability to generate creative ideas for our customers. Outside sales experience is a plus. Midwest Family Broadcasting offers a strong program of initial training, followed by ongoing training and in-field coaching. An associate or bachelor’s degree in marketing is desirable but not mandatory. Midwest Family Broadcasting employs only full-time, career salespeople. Group Health Insurance, Paid Vacation, 401(K). Highly competitive salary plus bonus compensation plan. Starting salary commensurate with experience. Please send your resume and letter of application to openings@mwfbroadcasting.com . Your application will be kept strictly confidential. Midwest Family Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted on: March 24, 2019

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Account Manager

We are looking for experienced sales professionals to develop and sell advertising and marketing campaigns to new and existing clients. Responsibilities include soliciting new business through prospecting and cold calling, managing and growing existing assigned accounts, identifying clients’ advertising needs and developing and presenting solutions to meet those needs. These individuals are also held accountable for achieving sales budgets and collecting on the accounts.

Experience:
*Summary of essential job functions
Contact prospective customers to sell custom marketing solutions .
Maintain account lists and solicit new business. 
Prepare promotional plans, sales literature, and advertising proposals.
Develop and maintain relationships with clients by providing top quality service.
Investigate and resolve customer problems.
Communicate with other departments to assure quality service in placing orders and arranging promotional events.
Responsible for exceeding sales budgets and collection of sold accounts.
Attend sales meetings, training sessions, and client remotes.

Requirements:
The successful candidates must possess exceptional communication, presentation and negotiation skills. They must be self-motivated, goal driven, and creative, with the ability to multitask in a fast paced environment.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
In addition, the right candidate must have:
*High school graduate; college preferred.
*Prior experience in sales/marketing; previous television/radio sales experience preferred but not required.
*Must also have basic knowledge of MS office products, i.e., MS Word and Windows environment.
*Must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record and insurance.

Posted on: October 12, 2018

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Marketing Consultant

ESPN Marketing Consultant | Cleveland, Ohio ESPN Cleveland consists of top sports brands in Cleveland:

ESPN 850 WKNR and 1540 KNR2, as well as the ESPN App and ESPN.com. Owned by Good Karma Brands (GKB), a sports marketing company with expertise in sports and event marketing, ESPN Cleveland is seeking an ESPN Marketing Consultant. Only candidates with a desire for a long-term career and a commitment to sustained growth in a team environment should consider this opportunity. To learn more about Good Karma Brands, please visit goodkarmabrands.com.

The Role of an ESPN Marketing Consultant:

The primary role of the Marketing Consultant is to develop long-term relationships with area businesses and work with them to create successful, customized marketing solutions. Marketing Consultants are responsible for prospecting for new marketing partners by networking and cold calling while also growing and retaining existing accounts. Strategic planning is key, as the Marketing Consultant will be responsible for continuous prospecting while servicing existing partners. This will require a thorough knowledge of the market, and of GKB’s assets as the solutions/services we provide.

Daily Tasks of a Marketing Consultant:
•Be a Good Karma Brands ambassador by adhering to the GKB core values: Listen, Be Honest, Follow Through, Work Hard and Over Deliver
•Develop relationships with area businesses and work with them to create successful, customized marketing solutions utilizing our assets including ESPN 850 WKNR and 1540 KNR2, ESPN.com and the ESPN App and WatchESPN
•Identify innovative revenue opportunities and new potential partners
•Prospect for potential new partners and cold call as appropriate to ensure continuous new business opportunities
•Meet potential partners by growing, maintaining and leveraging your network
•Work with team to develop marketing campaigns that speaks to the partner’s needs, concerns, and objectives
•Participate in pricing the solution
•Be proactive in creating and finding solutions to daily challenges throughout the office and GKB

Preferred knowledge, skills and qualifications:
•3-5 years experience in sales for a sports team, or a premium publisher
•Entrepreneurial spirit
•Proven business acumen
•Passion to be a part of a team and the ability to work independently
•Ability to think outside of the box •Strong organizational and time management skills
•Friendly, optimistic and upbeat personality
•Excellent written and verbal skills. Conversational Spanish is a plus, but not required.
•Personal sense of responsibility and accountability
•Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment – a multi-tasker.
•Willingness to accept and provide feedback
•Solution oriented work ethic
•Proficiency in Microsoft Office
•Three to five years marketing and/or sales experience required

Hours/Salary/Benefits: This position is commissioned based with a pre-determined draw amount paid each month. GKB Marketing Consultants receive full benefits, and opportunities for salary growth with skills, responsibilities and through meeting targeted sales goals. The role of Marketing Consultant will require teammates to work some evenings and weekends.

Opportunity For Growth: Teammates have the opportunity to continuously learn and grow within Good Karma Brands and are responsible to represent GKB, our story, and our core values inside and outside the workplace. Teammates are encouraged to take a proactive role in building relationships and seeking opportunities throughout the company.

Closing Date: Please send resume and cover letter for consideration to careers@goodkarmabrands.com no later than March 3, 2017 ## Good Karma Brands is an equal opportunity employer. Our policy is to provide equal opportunity employment, development and advancement to all current and potential teammates.

Posted on: February 11, 2017

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