Employment

Current Open Position: Account Manager, Corporate Relations

REPORTS TO: Director of Corporate RelationsFLSA 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.

To apply, email your cover letter and resume to humanresources@kcpt.org. Please indicate in your cover letter your salary requirement and how you learned about this position.

KCPT is an E-Verify, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.