St. Louis Public Radio Employment Opportunities
St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU and Quincy Public Radio | 90.3 WQUB know that a diverse workforce, management team, governing body, and Community Advisory Board contribute greatly to our knowledge and understanding of the St. Louis and Quincy region’s diverse communities, and to our ability to deliver content and services that will help us attract, grow and engage audiences and help them to achieve their full potential. We endeavor to recruit from a broad pool of candidates enabling us to hire and promote qualified candidates with a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds, personal experiences and characteristics, and talents that reasonably reflect the diverse needs and interests of the communities served by KWMU and WQUB. St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU and Quincy Public Radio | 90.3 WQUB will continue to explore new opportunities for achieving and promoting this diversity and to monitor and evaluate our success. The means KWMU and WQUB adopts will always meet the standards of federal and state law, KWMU/WQUB’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policy, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s Diversity Eligibility Criteria.
We also offer a range of internship opportunities.
CORPORATE ACCOUNTS MANAGER (MARKET ENGINUITY)
Market Enginuity is seeking an experienced sales manager to lead our sales team at St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU in St. Louis, Missouri.
As the sales manager you will be responsible for leading a team of account executives and carrying your own list. You will direct the sale of broadcast sponsorship messages, digital media and events. This is a hands-on management role where you will train and motivate a sales staff to develop new business while growing and maintaining current business. You will be responsible for holding people accountable for reaching sales goals, collaborating with station employees and focusing the sales effort in a dynamic media environment. Managing with a systematic approach and a high-level of organizational skills are essential to being successful in this role.
Daily life for a sales manager in public radio is similar to that of a sales manager in commercial broadcasting or local print media. You will coach the sales team on making cold-calls to decision makers at local and regional businesses, meeting with clients to understand their marketing needs and developing proposals that offer marketing solutions to help them grow their businesses. This is a full life cycle sales process in that the account executives will prospect, conduct needs assessments, create and present proposals, close the deal, write copy and service the account. Your role is to make this happen effectively and efficiently all while maintaining a strategic partnership with station management and the Market Enginuity corporate team.
Market Enginuity is seeking a high-energy and persuasive sales professional to join our sales team at St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU in St. Louis, Missouri. As an account executive you will be responsible for the sale of radio sponsorship messages, digital media and events. This is an outside sales position where you will manage an active account list and have a focus on developing new business by cold-calling and following a consultative sales approach.
Daily life of an account executive in public radio is similar to that of a salesperson in commercial broadcasting or local print media. You will be expected to make cold-calls to 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 the deal, write copy and service the account.