Application Deadline: Thursday, Jan 31, 2019
Northern California Public Media (NCPM) is currently seeking a Media Sales Manager. Based in Sonoma County, CA, NCPM serves the San Francisco region. Comprised of two public television stations, KRCB and KPJK, and one public radio station, KRCB FM, NCPM offers PBS and NPR programming to the community.
As a media sales professional, the successful candidate will:
- have an appreciation for and commitment to the critical importance of public media, while representing NCPM to the highest degree as one of Northern California’s leading cultural institutions;
- understand the community service and underlying goals of multimedia initiatives, and be able to obtain sponsorship for same to well-matched individual donors, corporations, non-profits, and governmental agencies;
- approach potential clients through new leads, cold calls, existing relationships, promotional events, or other means;
- track media sales through internal process to completion;
- be capable of explaining to prospective clients the benefits and potential audience of specific media offerings;
- detail pricing and negotiate costs when necessary;
- be incredibly driven by calendar, financial goals, and pride of work, yet maintain a high level of professional communication and interaction with clients, potential sponsors, and NCPM staff; and
- own a keen marketing sensibility that enables one to successfully pitch and position the value of public media.
In addition to the above stated duties and requirements, the candidate should be willing to travel around the greater Bay Area, possess excellent writing skills, and be outgoing and professional with a positive attitude. BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience required.
Apply via email with cover letter, resume (include your physical address, not just an email), and salary requirements, to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading “Media Sales–GP.” Position will be open until filled. No phone calls.
This position is full-time, benefits eligible. Non-profit. EEO. NCPM does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or employment in, its programs and activities. Website: www.norcalpublicmedia.org