Job Description:

 

WYPR, Baltimore’s NPR News station, is looking for seasoned sales professionals to develop dynamic marketing campaigns for new and existing clients.  The ideal candidate will be someone who can develop new client relationships through cold calling, networking and referrals from existing clients; have an innovative approach to client development and be a team player. This person will continually contact, develop and pursue direct advertising accounts and will develop small business clients. These individuals are also held accountable for achieving sales budgets and collecting on the accounts.?Candidates must have a positive attitude and a drive to win. Self-motivation is essential. If you’re interested in a commission based position thriving in a highly energetic sales environment - this job is the opportunity for you!

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to

·  Maintain account lists and soliciting new business through prospecting and cold calling

·  Contact prospective customers to sell radio time for broadcasting station/network

·  Managing and growing existing assigned accounts/budgets

·  Identifying clients’ advertising needs and developing and presenting customized solutions to meet those needs

·  Develop proposals utilizing MS office products, and Qualitative Research

·  Prepare promotional plans, sales literature, and advertising proposals

·  Develop and maintain relationships with clients by providing top quality service

·  Investigate and resolve customer problems

·  Communicate with other departments to assure quality service in placing orders and arranging promotional events

·  Responsible for exceeding sales budget and collection of sold accounts

 

Successful candidates must possess exceptional communication, presentation and negotiation skills. They must be self-motivated, goal driven and creative, with the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.  In addition, the right candidate must have:

  • High school graduate required; college preferred

 

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a vehicle with appropriate insurance

 

  • Prior experience in sales/marketing; previous radio sales experience preferred

 

  • Must also have basic knowledge of MS office products, i.e., MS Word and Windows environment

 

 

 

Organization: 
Job Location: 
Baltimore, MD
United States
Job Category: 
Business/Sales
Deadline: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019
Job Type: 
Full time
Send Application Materials To: 

Send cover letter (cite recruitment source) with resume to: WYPR Business Manager, 2216 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218  or email to jobs@wypr.org.  No phone calls will be accepted.  WYPR is an EOE, woman and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Phone: 
(410) 235-1660
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