Employment

Current Open Positions:

Account Manager, Corporate Relations and Creative Arts Producer

JOB TITLE: Account Manager, Corporate Relations
REPORTS TO: Director of Corporate Relations
FLSA CLASSIFICATION: Salary/Exempt

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for maintaining a productive revenue pipeline via; the sale of on-air messages, online ads, sponsorship of outreach events, and other special projects.  

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintains productive revenue pipeline through prospecting, research, meetings, proposals, and networking.
  • Researches and creates lists of potential clients in the corporate and nonprofit sectors.
  • Drafts and finalizes underwriting agreements including contracts, costs and flight orders.
  • Maintains account records, contracts, database input, and account dialog in salesforce.com
  • Qualifies copy points, and writes copy that adheres to KCPT, KTBG and FCC guidelines.
  • Coordinates all TV client production including, scheduling and attending B-Roll Video Shoot and sending to client for final approval prior to airdate.
  • Coordinate all radio client production including scripting and scheduling as well as the client approval process.
  • Provides excellent customer service and communication to all clients, vendors and staff.
  • Keeps Director of Corporate Relations updated on accounts and prospect status through weekly meetings and reports.
  • Achieves rigorous financial goals and benchmarks to further the financial health of KCPT and KTBG.


EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE REQUIRED (An equivalent amount of training, education and experience will be considered):

  • College degree or commensurate experience required.
  • Candidates must have a proven track record of revenue-generating abilities and must be able to close sales.
  • Qualified candidates will also possess skills at identifying and overcoming sales objections, have an ability to persuade and be able to prioritize.
  • Word and Excel proficiency.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Energetic self-starter willing to engage with potential corporate and nonprofit partners.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule that includes nights and weekends.


Send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to humanresources@kcpt.org.  Please include in your cover letter how you found out about this position.  KCPT is an E-Verify, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

Creative Arts Producer

JOB TITLE: Creative Arts Producer
REPORTS TO: Senior VP of Digital and Multimedia Content
FLSA CLASSIFICATION: Salary/ Exempt

JOB SUMMARY:
Responsible for producing broadcast and digital promotional elements and working as part of the digital team as
well as collaborating across departments. Responsible for developing and implementing creative direction for digital projects, focusing on the Kansas City community. Seeking someone with enthusiasm for social media, journalism, and emerging storytelling platforms.

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Develop and produce content for online and broadcast working across departments.
  • Produce promotional assets for all content including broadcast, TV and social.
  • Shoot and edit in-studio sessions for The Bridge.
  • Develop and create art direction for online content.
  • Ensure that creative is delivered within specific timeframes and deadlines.
  • Work with social media manager to develop content for social media.
  • Work with contract and in-house producers to develop content.
  • Convert and prepare in-studio sessions for YouTube / media manager / website / partners.
  • Work within the team environment to conceptualize, plan and implement the creative for print,
  • web and broadcast.
  • Create and implement animation and after effects for content.
  • Establish and maintain brand design standards across all media, including broadcast, print and
  • digital.
  • Studio and on-location photography.
  • Maintain library of photos and stock photography.
  • Other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE REQUIRED (an equivalent amount of training, education and experience
will be considered):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Broadcast or similar area and one year experience in broadcast
  • required.
  • Strong design, photography and production portfolio.
  • Studio and location-based photography with experience of multiple lighting set-ups.
  • Excellent communication and written skills required.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • Experience with AVID / Premier Pro or other non-linear editing platform preferred.
  • Excellent use of animation, After Effects, and 3D modelling.


Send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to humanresources@kcpt.org.  Please include in your cover letter how you found out about this position.  KCPT is an E-Verify, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.