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Corporate Underwriting Representative - CMU

Posting Number:  S-3034
Position Number: 63140
Type of Recruitment: External

Position Summary

Primarily responsible for securing underwriting and other forms of funding for public radio and television operations.

Assists in developing community-based relationships.

Acts as WCMU’s principal representative in a designated territory. 

Assists as needed with on-air fundraising efforts.

Required Qualifications :  

Bachelor’s degree or combination of education and experience that equates to four years.

One year of experience.

Demonstrated ability to function independently with minimum supervision.

Demonstrated ability to maintain positive interpersonal relationships with various constituencies.

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Demonstrated ability to project a positive image.

Ability to perform the essential functions and requirements of the job.

Preferred Qualifications:    

Prior experience in public broadcasting.

Resident of or knowledge and familiarity of Northwest lower Michigan, preferably the areas of Traverse City and Harbor Springs, Michigan.

Knowledge of applications of demographics and audience research data to broadcasting and marketing systems.

Duties & Responsibilities:    

Secures underwriting contracts from business, organizations and other non-profits for both television and radio.

Develops relationships with community leaders and organizations to enhance the stations’ reputation and recognition as a valuable resource.

Secures funding for special events including sweepstakes and other fundraisers, as required.

Assists as needed in special events and other development efforts, including on-air pledge drives.

Supervision Exercised: None.

Message to Applicants    
Central Michigan University is dedicated to fostering a broadly diverse and inclusive campus that respects all social identities, experiences, and perspectives. In an effort to further this initiative, we are especially interested in candidates who will advance and promote an inclusive and supportive environment for every member of our university community.

You must submit an on-line application in order to be considered as an applicant for this position.

Cover letters may be addressed to the Hiring Committee.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit recommendation letters.