Corporate and Foundation Account Executive

WMRA Public Radio
Harrisonburg , VA

Application Deadline: Saturday, Oct 01, 2022


WMRA Public Radio, an NPR station licensed to James Madison University, is seeking an Account Executive to join the radio sales team. The successful candidate will be a driven sales professional who takes initiative to secure significant business, non-profit and corporate foundation support for WMRA’s operating budget.

This is a full-time, salaried position with comprehensive benefits. Pay is not commission-based. While WMRA is a grant-funded organization, this position is funded by listener contributions and underwriting sales rather than tied directly to a finite grant.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Meeting established sales goals
  • Identifying and contacting prospects to secure underwriting revenue
  • Preparing sales proposals and drafting underwriting copy
  • Maintaining and upgrading existing relationships with underwriting clients
  • Representing WMRA at community events as needed


  • Previous outside sales experience
  • Enthusiasm for sales and promotion
  • Ability to communicate in an outgoing and friendly manner, in both verbal and written formats
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Word and Outlook
  • Familiarity with public radio programming is a plus
  • Familiarity with Nielsen ratings and FCC regulations for noncommercial radio underwriting is a plus

Position is open until filled. All applicants must apply online through the JobLink system:

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