Account Executive KMUW Wichita Marketing Association

Account Executive

KMUW, Wichita’s NPR station, is seeking an account executive to join our corporate sponsorship team. The team is part of a vibrant and creative public radio station with a community service mission. This AE position is for someone who appreciates well-done, in-depth journalism and is a fan of public radio. They will be responsible for the sale of broadcast sponsorship messages consistent with public broadcasting industry standards and KMUW’s branding. This account executive will sell on-air inventory, digital platforms and event sponsorships. This position begins with an active account list and will have a significant focus on developing new business. Each day will be a mix of engaging with existing clients and growing their account list through prospecting.

The best candidates will have:
• Excellent professional written and verbal communication skills including polished and persuasive presentation techniques
• Time management and organization skills
• High sense of accountability and the internal drive to meet and exceed goals
• Familiarity with public broadcasting
• Attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines
Base salary is commensurate with experience, plus commission and annual bonus incentives. Total salary is typically $55,000-$65,000, with greater potential based on sales.

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KMUW is a listener-supported service of Wichita State University. WSU is committed to inclusive excellence. WSU is the only urban-serving public university in Kansas and has the most diverse student body of all the Kansas state universities. Wichita State University recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran. WSU has a clear goal in this regard: to be the place where our talented faculty and staff reflect and promote the evolving diversity of our society. We pride ourselves on being the most innovative university in Kansas, delivering the best educational experience to our students with the distinction for opening pathways to real-life learning, applied research and career opportunities that make people want to stay in Kansas. Our campus provides an experience that promotes all forms of diversity, equity and inclusion, a place to learn, work, live and play. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check as required by Board of Regents policy.