WVTF, a National Public Radio affiliate serving southwestern Virginia is seeking a Corporate Support Representative.
The Corporate Support Representative is responsible for obtaining corporate and business underwriting support for WVTF Public Radio. Coordinates the acquisition of new and the continuation of existing underwriters. Writes the on-air underwriting scripts (copy) and ensures the announcements are properly scheduled and aired. Performs all underwriting functions in full compliance with federal (FCC, IRS) and state/local (Virginia Tech/WVTF) rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. Works with the Office Manager to collect any past due accounts. Participates in the station's on-air Fund Drives.
The Corporate Support Representative will employ creative sales strategies, retention ideas, negotiation techniques, and collection strategies while working collaboratively with the Corporate Support Manager.
The successful candidate will possess strong interpersonal skills, and have the ability to relate well with coworkers as well as with clients and listeners to the radio station; ability to prospect for new underwriters and be successful in signing new and existing underwriters on a regular basis; and have the ability to learn WVTF's underwriting and client database programs. Demonstrated ability to consistently hit revenue targets and exceptional ability to self-regulate work.