SALES MANAGER - BACKYARD BROADCASTING INDIANA
Tired of Wall Street or Corporate Bigwigs dictating your day to day biz?
Immediate opportunity at the market leader Hot AC station and Sports station duo. Enjoy the family lifestyle of a Midwest university town less than an hour’s drive from Indianapolis!
Are you hungry to get results that will help our local advertisers grow their businesses? Do you have a non-transactional sales mentality with an exceptionally positive attitude and a relentless “get it done” work ethic?
The ideal candidate possesses hunting instincts and excels at coaching and training account executives to present client-focused marketing plans to local, direct decision makers.
If you are a true sales professional ready to lead your people and manage the accounts, we want to talk to you. 4+ years in media sales and/or sales management experience needed.
Send your resume and cover letter telling why you are perfect for this opportunity to Amy.Dillon@bybradio.com.
Backyard Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE/SALES POSITION
Looking for a dynamic radio Account Executive for 104.9 WERK, 93.5/96.7 MAX & WHBU 1240AM to drive local and agency revenue in East Central Indiana.
Are you passionate about sales and advertising with a strong ability to build sales? Do your clients think of you as a partner in their business and a marketing resource? Do you believe that every client deserves a custom, creative, and effective advertising solution? Do people love to do business with you? Are you competitive? Do you lead by example? If so, we want to talk with you.
Successful candidate will excel at presenting conceptual marketing plans to local, direct decision makers. Candidate will have excellent prospecting skills, enjoy relationship building and be a superb problem solver. Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential, along with computer proficiency. We are looking for someone who is creative, ethical and motivated to get results that will help our local businesses grow their businesses. Generous commission is provided for the right individual. Additional bonus compensation is available for exceptional performance. A full benefits package is also included and will have you imagining a long successful career.
For consideration, send your resume to Vori.Dhabolt@bybradio.com.
Backyard Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All internships are unpaid.
The following information will educate you about our program -- what internships we offer, what requirements we have, what you might expect in a Backyard Broadcasting internship, and how to apply (we'll even throw in a few helpful tips to make your application stand out!). First, let's look at the internships offered at Backyard Broadcasting:
The business intern's responsibility is to assist in the daily and monthly duties for the Business Department, including the Traffic Office and Reception. Requirements for this position include: basic understanding of clerical duties, ability to operate multi-line phones and typical office equipment, knowledge of proper business etiquette, knowledge in all Microsoft programs, ability to master new computer skills quickly,strong communication skills, ability to multi-task, and strong organization skills. Email resume & cover letter to Debbie Cox at Debbie.Cox@bybradio.com.
This is an interactive and dynamic internship that relies on the intern to be self-motivated and disciplined, with a passion for learning. The intern will create sales marketing materials that will be used to upsell current clients and sell prospects advertising campaigns on our radio stations. The intern will go on actual sales calls with account executives to learn about the sales process. The intern will work on sales initiatives that connect radio advertising with online advertising opportunities. Email resume & cover letter to Amy Dillon at Amy.Dillon@bybradio.com.
Sports Focused Sales -
This is an interactive and dynamic internship that relies on the intern to be self-motivated and disciplined with a passion for learning. The intern will create sales marketing materials that will be used to upsell current clients and sell prospects advertising campaigns on our radio stations. This allows you to turn your passion for sales and sports into the ultimate internship! Work with our specialist Lorenzo Pettiford on special sports-focused projects, sales packages and initiatives. The intern will go on actual sales calls with account executives to learn about the sales process. The intern will work on sales intiatives that connect radio advertising with online advertising opportunities.
Email resume & cover letter to Amy Dillon at Amy.Dillon@bybradio.com.
Creative Services Internship -
This position calls for an enthusiastic, eager and creative individual who is able to effectively interact and communicate with a variety of individuals both within and outside of Backyard Broadcasting. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required, in addition to strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Applicants should be efficient and able to work with a flexible schedule. Must be able to work independently with direction and have the ability to take initiative. Throughout the course of the internship, the intern will be asked to work with individuals from several departments within Backyard Broadcasting, including promotions, programming, and sales. This is an opportunity to contribute to the station websites, Online Clubs, assist in station promotions, and gain valuable hands-on experience. Candidates for this position should be experienced with: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Sony Vegas or basic video editing and Microsoft Office. Schedule is flexible, but applicants must be available to work a minimum of 15 in-house hours a week. Email resume & cover letter to Kristina Hensley at Muncie.Sales@bybradio.com.
Interns are selected on the basis of professional potential. We look at our internship program as a developing ground for future employees -- that's not to say all interns will get hired here, but one of our goals is to see how many responsibilities an intern can handle, on the chance an employment opportunity becomes available. So this isn't a coffee-fetching, grunt work internship. We trust our interns to handle duties that require the utmost in responsibility, diligence and enthusiasm.
when applying for an internship, specify which particular post you're interested in. Tell us not just why you'd be good for that internship, but why that particular internship would be good for you.
How to Apply
It's best to e-mail your resume and cover letter, though we do accept applications by regular mail. Please indicate which internships you're most interested in, and send your information to the attention of the appropriate person above, care of:
Backyard Broadcasting Internship Program
800 E. 29th St.
Muncie, Indiana 47302
Backyard Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer. Interns are considered trainees and not employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1973.
Current college student (junior, senior, post-graduate).
Internship must be taken for credit.
Familiarity with Backyard Broadcasting and East Central Indiana market is preferred.
Previous radio or other media experience (school, internship, or professional) preferred.
Responsibility, judgment, organization, dependability, promptness, initiative, creativity, and efficiency are key to the success of interns along with the ability to handle deadlines, writing, and audio production.
Personal transportation is required.
Duration/Hours - **All Internships are unpaid**
Fall (@ August - November)
Winter (@ November - February)
Spring (@ February - May)
Summer (@ May - August)
Sales/Web Promotions Assistant Internships have flexible schedules and are filled on an as needed basis.
During the internship, interns gain exposure to the realities of working in radio and gain exposure to related fields. Interns have the opportunity to prove themselves and determine if radio is a career for them. Interns make friends and contacts that they can network with as they start their career. After interns complete their term at Backyard Broadcasting, some return to school and share their new experiences. Other interns volunteer or temp at the station. A few become part-time employees. Occasionally, interns obtain full-time positions at Backyard Broadcasting. Many interns take their experiences to other media outlets where they begin rewarding careers.