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Job Description

Business Underwriting Sales for KWVH Wimberley Valley Radio

 

Job Summary

The Underwriting sales person will responsible for calling on and managing all of the businesses of KWVH LP FM  that support or could support the radio station through Underwriting.  This person will develop and maintain an account donor base of underwriters that meet and exceed the revenue goals for KWVH in fiscal year ending May 2022 and beyond.   The sales territory includes but is not limited to Wimberley Valley Chamber members, plus several peripheral businesses that are located in Dripping Springs, San Marcos, Kyle, Buda, Driftwood, Blanco and Mountain City.    This position is part time (20 hours per week).    The job will require that the seller develop an account Underwriting group of no less than 40 active accounts.   The seller will be responsible for procuring this business, preparing the copy for the underwriting messages that are compliant with FCC copy guidelines for a non commercial radio station.  Wimberley Valley Radio is a 501(c)3 non profit organization.   The underwriting sales position will require this person to be able to research, implement and manage a sales territory list that encompasses over 500 potential underwriters/supporters.

 

KWVH LP FM 94.3

KWVH is a Low Power FM that can be heard at 94.3 FM with a terrestrial reach of 8 -10 miles around Wimberley and Woodcreek.  KWVH can also be heard through streaming at KWVH.org, and through our iPhone app KWVH, or the TuneIn Radio App.  KWVH has been broadcasting since the Memorial Day Flood of 2015.   KWVH offers the Wimberley Community over 65 hours per week of live and local radio programs produced by a group of 55 volunteers and two full time staff Members.   KWVH also has a partnership with the Wimberley Independent School District and is the play by play voice of many Wimberley High School Sports Teams.    KWVH is truly Wimberley and Woodcreek’s Community Radio station with a mission to Inform, entertain and to bring the community together.

 

Qualifications

A College Degree in Communications, Marketing or Business is preferred but not required. Previous experience in media sales is a plus but not required   Having a fund raising background in non profits is a significant plus. Written and verbal communication skills, social media skills, and some ability to navigate through the website to co-ordinate underwriting campaigns are an important plus. 

 

Pay and Benefit

The job is part time, hourly, and 20 hours per week.   Compensation includes an hourly rate, and the ability to earn more for achieving monthly, quarterly and annual goals and objectives.   At this time there are no Health or Retirement benefits.

 

Performance will be evaluated by the Vice President of the Wimberley Valley Radio Board and the General Manager of KWVH.  Evaluations will be done on a quarterly basis.

 

Job Location

It is a sales position!   The more face to face with your potential underwriters, the higher the degree of underwriting sales success.   This job will require some travel within the 25 mile radius of Wimberley.  You will need to spend  some time in the office to ensure that the underwriting sales process is working and to work with KWVH staff and certain volunteers. Some of this job can be done virtually.   COVID has created challenges.  We continue to monitor our sales process.    In person selling is the preferred and most successful mode of meeting and exceeding KWVH’s Underwriting goals.

 

Additional Requirements

A background check will required as a condition of employment

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

This organization does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service or other non-merit factor.

To Apply

Email resume, cover letter, and references (if available) to: gm@wimberleyvalleyradio.org

OR drop off your information at:

KWVH

111 Old Kyle Rd Suite 108

Wimberley, TX 78676

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