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Texas Public Radio currently has one (1) open position:

TITLE: Corporate Support Account Executive

REPORTS TO: Vice President of Corporate Support

CLASSIFICATION: Exempt (in Office)

SUMMARY: Texas Public Radio is a mission-driven, award-winning, multimedia organization serving an audience of more than 200,000 through 7 radio stations across a large portion of south and central Texas. Our quickly growing organization strives to serve as a premier source for fair, thoughtful and engaging news, information and entertainment programming in our service areas.

We are seeking an experienced and innovative account executive with a passion for public radio who will play a fundamental role in generating revenue vital to TPR’s ability to serve the community. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated, resourceful, self-starter, with strong time management and critical thinking skills, creative ideas and a proven track record in sales performance.


· Continually monitor the market and conduct research to identify and solicit new business; build and maintains a full pipeline of sales prospects.

· Service and grow relationships in existing base of clients by maintaining frequent contact and providing excellent customer service.

· Identify client/agency needs and develop persuasive proposals to meet needs and opportunities based on market, platform and station information.

· Deliver effective sales presentations.

· Collaborate with clients to craft acceptable copy and deliver to Traffic Department.

· Generate revenue and meet/exceed established sales targets.

· Work collaboratively with internal partners to develop and implement revenue opportunities.

· Help to ensure prompt payment by clients.

· Follow all station procedures for preparing orders and resolving billing issues.

· Submit regular reports regarding sales, pipeline lists, forecasts and competitive analysis.

· Fulfill administrative obligations, including entering client information into database, maintaining contact with and keeping the Vice President, Corporate Support informed about activities, keeping appropriate files and submitting timely expense reports.

· Participate in station fundraising, sponsorship activities and live events.

· Work extended hours as needed, sometimes on short notice. Flex time is available with supervisor approval.

· Perform other related duties as assigned.



Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business or related field, or equivalent experience.


Minimum of three years sales experience is required. Media sales experience, particularly digital media sales experience, is strongly preferred. Must have a proven track record of excellent customer service, growing new business and achieving sales targets.


· Self-motivated, with a “willing spirit” and the ability to work efficiently with limited direct supervision.

· Demonstrate professionalism and personal relationship skills, including the ability to work well with other team members.

· Exceptional organizational and time management skills, including the ability to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines.

· Must have strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills.

· Must have a solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and CRM systems.

· Must have a valid standard Class C driver’s license, transportation and the ability to travel on short notice.

We believe a strong organization includes employees from a range of backgrounds, with different skills, experiences and passions.  If you don't meet every job qualification but have some of these skills and think you're the right person for the job, we'd like to hear from you.   Please apply and tell us more about yourself.



· Using fingers to make small movements such as typing or picking up small objects.

· Frequently conveying detailed or important instructions or ideas accurately, clearly, and quickly.

· Able to hear average or normal conversations in person or by phone.

· Frequently and regularly using the wrists, hands, and fingers.

· Average, ordinary, visual acuity necessary to prepare or inspect documents or other materials.

· Sedentary work; sitting most of the time. May have to lift folders, files, papers, audio/video equipment, and other items weighing up to approximately 25 lbs.


NOTE:  This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed.  It is not intended to serve as an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, and responsibilities required.  Additionally, this job description is not intended as an employment contract, implied or otherwise, and Texas Public Radio continues to maintain its status as an at-will employer.

TO APPLY: Please send cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to hr@tpr.org. No calls, please. Please indicate where you saw the ad when applying.


· Generous vacation, sick, personal time and holidays

· Employer paid Medical and Dental insurance

· LTD, Life and AD&D Insurance

· 2% Simple IRA contribution

· Employee Assistance Program


Texas Public Radio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.