Public Broadcasting Atlanta
Public Broadcasting Atlanta (PBA) is a non-profit organization formally called Atlanta Educational Telecommunications Collaborative, Inc. (AETC). As a broadcast service PBA is comprised of WABE90.1FM, WPBA-TV30 and the digital services Atlanta PlanIt and Public Square Atlanta. For more information on the broadcast service, programming and opportunities to become a member, please visit www.pba.org .
Public Broadcasting Atlanta – Underwriting Department Sales Coordinator
Are you ready to take that first step towards a fulfilling career in media sales?
Do you move confidently and quickly in new situations, all the while making a positive first impression?
Do you have a history of achievement? Are you active, energetic & ambitious?
Can you multi-task, balance the demands of a myriad of personalities, all while maintaining great attention to detail?
Is the power of persuasion one of your natural gifts? Do you have a track record of leveraging relationships and contacts throughout your work, school, or personal history?
And most importantly, do you have a strong appreciation of, and belief in, Public Radio & Television?
If these traits, skills, experiences and beliefs describe you, then let’s talk about the first step in your career!
PBA in Atlanta, GA seeks ambitious, high energy candidates with the tenacity to embrace an opportunity as an Underwriting Sales Coordinator. Candidates should have a wonderful personality, the ability to think creatively, exceptional communication skills as well as, the ability to maintain a daily focus on the details. So, if you’re a high achiever, with the ability to complete projects in a timely and urgent manner, and you are looking for that first break to jump start your career in media sales, then we look forward to speaking with you.
Primary Responsibility is to support the Director of Underwriting and a team of six Underwriting Account Managers.
Create and maintain large inventory of department marketing materials.
Organize and manage the daily flow of copy approval, production and archiving.
Act as secondary contact and primary coordinator of our national sales arm, National Public Media.
Learn how to use and utilize the variety of available research to create compelling marketing stories for the department.
Assist with any and all other day to day issues as needed in order to support business development and maintenance.
Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must have a four-year college degree and successful track record in previous employment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Outstanding computer skills that include, but are not limited to, Excel, Publisher, PDF, Power Point, Word etc….Must be very organized with strong attention to detail. Ideal candidate will also be analytical with solid judgment. Must be able to work independently as well as in a team environment.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and analyzes documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from members, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to apply basic mathematical equations and concepts. Understanding of basic accounting principles and functions.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of instructions.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed. May require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods through out the day. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or Lifting as required (up to 10lbs.), filing documents or store materials throughout the workday. Proper lifting techniques required.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
For the most part ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment.
Send application materials to:
Please send resume, cover letter to:
Attention: Human Resources
740 Bismark Rd. NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
Apply online at: www.pba.org
Corporation for Public Broadcasting - 19 months ago