WITF is seeking an experienced, motivated, and enthusiastic Account Manager to join our successful Corporate Partnerships team. This person is responsible for securing revenue to support WITF TV/PBS programming, WITF FM/NPR programming and WITF digital platforms as well as original content projects and educational engagement events. This position begins with an active account list and will have a significant focus on new business development.
The ideal candidate will possess a passion for public media and the ability to share this passion with prospective clients. They must be able to interpret quantitative and qualitative industry research to differentiate WITF and develop customized client proposals that align the strengths of public media with client needs. Cultivating relationships with business leaders and corporations is an essential skill for the success of this individual.
The Account Manager will spend a large percentage of their time in the communities that WITF serves and must have the ability to work independently and/or in groups, and project a professional and positive image for which WITF is known.
Education and/or Experience: A Bachelor’s degree is preferred with a minimum of three years’ experience in broadcast or other direct sales, non-profit fundraising, marketing, and/or relationship-building experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of this job.
Founded in 1963, WITF is Central Pa.’s public media affiliate broadcasting PBS, NPR, and multimedia programming on television, radio, and the web to a region of over 2.3 million people. WITF was founded to be an educational resource to our community, and we continue to do so by providing trusted journalism, thoughtful discussion, and educational experiences through our media and community outreach. We offer full time staff medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and a generous time off package on day one. WITF is an EOE and strives to have a staff that mirrors the community we serve. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. If you are interested in joining Central Pa.’s public media affiliate to support our mission of connecting our community to opportunities for learning, apply today at https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/2045675/WITF-INC/Account-Executive.
Job Type : Full-Time
Education Level : Bachelors Degree
Experience Level : Mid to Senior Level
Job Function : Sales, Development