Job Description:

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock seeks applications for the position of Underwriting and Marketing Director (P99853). This position will identify, cultivate, and secure contributions for KLRE/KUAR from business and organizational supporters; secure goods and services through trade agreements; direct events and marketing efforts; and, supervise the underwriting coordinator and any part time employee, student, intern and volunteer who works on underwriting and marketing for KLRE/KUAR. This position will be supervised by the General Manager and work collaboratively with the KLRE/KUAR leadership team in accordance with defined revenue goals, KLRE/KUAR strategic plan, and in compliance with FCC regulations, state and federal laws and agency/institution policy, and the Public Media Code of Integrity.

Required Qualifications:  An earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in sales, marketing, broadcast media, or a related field; three (3) years of progressive experience in sales, marketing, development, or a related field; supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications:  Experience in broadcast and/or digital ad sales; an earned master’s degree from an accredited institution in a related field; graphic design experience; web content management experience; social media management experience.

Application materials must be submitted through the online application system. Additional information about this position and application requirements are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources’ website at http://ualr.edu/humanresources/.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

KLRE/KUAR is a listener-supported public service department at The University of Arkansas at Little Rock, housed within the College of Social Sciences and Communication (CSSC). The CSSC brings together faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends to pursue one common mission: to apply theory and research to drive social change and inspire human expression,

reflection and interconnection. KLRE/KUAR seeks to deepen insight into the human experience, empower decision-making and enrich the lives of those we serve through quality news and cultural programs.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.

Job Location: 
Little Rock, AR
United States
Job Category: 
Communications/Marketing
Deadline: 
Monday, May 27, 2019
Job Type: 
Full time
Hours Per Week: 
40.00
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Application materials must be submitted through the online application system. Additional information about this position and application requirements are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources’ website at http://ualr.edu/humanresources/.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Minimum Salary: 
$38,000
Maximum Salary: 
$45,000
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