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Underwriter - Broadcast Sales

Recruitment #200129-UNCE-39

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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:


Send cover letter, application and resume to:

OETA, Human Resources
P.O. Box 14190
Oklahoma City, OK  73113
(405) 848-8501


Applications can be downloaded from www.oeta.tv
or in person at 7403 N Kelley Avenue, Oklahoma City. 
 
The most qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Position open until filled.
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The Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA) announces the opening of the full-time position titled Underwriter – Broadcast Sales located in Oklahoma City. The most qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Meet or exceed revenue goals.
• Manage a client list of current and lapsed underwriters, and develop an ongoing list of prospective clients, maintaining records of contact information, meeting notes, follow up plan, and renewal dates.
• Through research and communication with prospects and clients, create proposals for effective underwriting and sponsorship opportunities
• Write effective underwriting messages that follow the FCC and OETA guidelines, and keep the viewer/listener experience in mind
• Represent OETA at community and business events to develop and deepen relationships.
• Conduct business with integrity and in a way that is consistent with OETA values.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• 4 year college degree or equivalent experience
• 2+ years media sales experience in broadcast and digital is preferred.
• Passion for public media, in general, and specifically for what OETA offers to the community.  We are looking for a BIG fan!  Knowledge about the programming is beneficial.
• Able to think strategically to achieve station, client and personal goals.
• Relationship building – establishing relationships face-to-face and virtually to achieve business relationships that are credible and trustworthy.
• Communication skills - thoughtful and persuasive verbal and written communications skills.  Can you create credible and professional visual presentations and proposals?   
• Market research – the ability to gather market data and use it appropriately to sell multiple platforms.
• New business development – can you secure new business by using a disciplined sales process?
• Time and resource management skills - prioritize effectively to achieve/exceed goals.
• A collaborative personality.  We are looking for a team member who values communicating with management and peers for feedback/insight.
• Competent in Microsoft Office.
• Able to work in a fast-paced environment
• Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

COMPENSATION:
• Salary up to $45,000.
• A generous benefit package including health, leave, retirement plus much more is included.

OETA IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

 

Conclusion

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