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Underwriting Sales Representative

JOB DESCRIPTION:
MPBN is seeking an energetic individual with a solid knowledge of and appreciation for public radio and television. The successful candidate will have a minimum of three years’ experience in advertising sales, marketing, or fundraising and possess a proven knowledge of the Maine and New England business landscapes. Understanding of Nielsen and other media rating research tools a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Based in Portland, the selected candidate will solicit business, non-profit, and foundation support in the form of underwriting on MPBN Radio and Television and advertising on MPBN.net and in Experience magazine. In addition, this individual will assist in the development of revenue-enhancing promotion strategies, tools and activities. Expectations include achieving or exceeding budgeted goals through sales presentations, e-mail and phone communications. During MPBN’s fundraising campaigns, the incumbent may work as on-air talent to assist our fundraising efforts.

REQUIREMENTS:
We require a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, and excellent oral and written communication and organizational skills. MPBN offers a base plus commission salary plan and a solid benefits package. For more detail about this position, go to Careers at MPBN through About MPBN at mpbn.net. MPBN is an equal opportunity provider and employer

HOW TO APPLY:
We welcome your application – please submit cover letter and resume to apply@mpbn.net

DEADLINE: 2015-09-21