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This is an exceptional opportunity for a mission-minded and innovative multi-media sales professional. Join our team and generate sponsorship revenue for radio, on demand audio, digital display and events for Chicago Public Radio: WBEZ 91.5FM Chicago, WBEQ 90.7FM in Morris, 91.3FM in Elgin, and WBEK 91.1FM in Kankakee. Make an impact while working with a team of smart, creative, collaborative colleagues.
At Market Enginuity We Do Work that Matters
Market Enginuity is a unique organization that provides outsourced corporate sponsorship sales to podcast products and public radio and television stations in 17 U.S. markets. Recognized as a leader in generating corporate sponsorship for public broadcasting stations, Market Enginuity’s 135+ employees are committed to helping our client stations better serve their communities while helping sponsors grow their businesses.
About Our Client
Chicago Public Media is one of the largest and most respected public media organizations in the country. With innovative and iconic programs like This America Life, Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me..., and the ground-breaking podcast Serial, Chicago Public Media provides substantive news and insights, thoughtful conversation and meaningful connections to its diverse audiences.
Quick facts about Chicago Public Media:
Chicago Public Media serves the public interest by creating and delivering diverse, compelling content that informs, inspires, enriches and entertains. Through a broad range of media platforms, we connect diverse audiences in our service area and beyond to one another. We help them make a difference in our communities, our region, and our world.
Challenging, Engaging and Rewarding Work
In this outside sales position, you will sell radio sponsorship messages, digital media and event sponsorship's. An account executive in public media is similar to that of a salesperson in commercial broadcasting or local print media. In this consultative sales role, you will call on decision makers at local businesses, meet with them to understand their marketing needs, and develop proposals that offer marketing solutions to help them grow their businesses. This is a full life cycle sales position in that you will prospect, conduct needs assessments, create and present proposals, close sales, write copy and service the account. You will focus on developing new business while managing and growing an account list.
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What We Offer
APPLICATION REQUIREMENT: In addition to your resume, please submit a cover letter noting why you believe you would be an asset on our team, how your skills align with our needs, and past experience that qualifies you for this position.