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KAKM-TV Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The TV Account Executive is responsible for assisting in achieving sponsorship revenue goals through his/her own direct sales and through participation in the implementation of the station`s overall TV sponsorship strategy.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Key Accountabilities:

  • Meet or exceed individual sales goals on a monthly basis.
  • Conduct a minimum of two meetings each week with clients new to Alaska Public Media.
  • Sell in a way that is consistent with Alaska Public Media`s standards, mission and values for representing public media.
  • Build and maintain a positive working relationship between underwriting department and other station departments.
  • Meet all FCC guidelines.
  • Follow station guidelines regarding: Copy approval; Copy and traffic deadlines; Account receivables and collections.
  • Participate in station activities, meetings, events and pledge drives when possible.
  • Represent the company in a manner that meets with its market image.

REQUIREMENTS:
Qualifications:

  • Commitment to mission and values of Alaska Public Media.
  • Media fundraising experience.
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit with solid record of achieving income goals.
  • Ability to take initiative, think strategically and collaborate with others.
  • Personable, outgoing, courteous, and professional demeanor.
  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills.
  • Sense of humor and comfortable with rapid pace of change.
  • Core office management software tools (Microsoft Office or similar, including fundraising software.
  • Bachelor`s degree, or exceptional commensurate experience.
  • Available to work weekend and evening events.

HOW TO APPLY:
Electronically - Send your resume, cover letter and letters of reference to hr@alaskapublic.org. Paper - Send your resume, cover letter and letters of reference to HR, Alaska Public Media,3877 University Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508. Please refer to APTI 1306. Alaska Public Media and KAKM-TV are equal opportunity employers.

DEADLINE: 2013-08-22