WBHM seeks an outgoing and enthusiastic individual with a passion for public media to cultivate corporate support for WBHM and expand the station’s capabilities by helping reach fundraising goals.
The ideal candidate should have development experience, the ability to identify and research prospects and present proposals to interested entities, and be familiar with advertising, advertising sales, fundraising, and/or public radio/television.
The corporate account executive will solicit businesses and organizations to purchase on-air sponsorship announcements to support the station’s programming and help reach its fundraising goals; identify and research prospects, develop client relationships, present proposals to interested businesses, organizations and agencies, and finalize sponsorship agreements; work with station management to develop goals and development strategies, and assist with other fundraising or station initiatives as needed. The qualified candidate will be required to keep abreast of best practices in the field and remain up-to-date on current trends and new technologies. This person should anticipate change and ensure the organization is positioned to succeed.
Bachelor’s degree in English, Media, Communications, Sales, Marketing or a related field and two (2) years of related experience required. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement.