Job Description:

WMRA Public Radio at James Madison University is seeking an Account Executive to join the radio sales team. The successful candidate will be a driven sales professional who takes initiative to secure significant business, non-profit and corporate foundation support for WMRA’s operating budget.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Meeting established sales goals.
  • Identifying and contacting prospects to secure underwriting revenue.
  • Preparing sales proposals and drafting underwriting copy.
  • Maintaining and upgrading existing relationships with underwriting clients.
  • Representing WMRA at community and station events as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Previous outside sales experience
  • Enthusiasm for sales and promotion
  • Ability to communicate in an outgoing and friendly manner, in both verbal and written formats
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Word and Outlook
  • Familiarity with public radio programming is a plus
  • Familiarity with Nielsen ratings and FCC regulations for noncommercial radio underwriting is a plus
Job Location: 
Harrisonburg, VA
United States
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Full time
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