This position is open until filled with the first review of resumes/applications on Friday, November 2, 2018.
Function of the Unit
KPBS serves the greater San Diego community with informative, cultural, entertaining and educational television, radio, and web programming. KPBS TV/FM is the public television and radio stations for San Diego. Licensed to San Diego State University, KPBS supports and furthers the university's educational and community service mission by informing, enlightening and empowering its audience. It does so not only by presenting national and locally produced programming of value to its San Diego audience, but also by producing programming about San Diego and its people for distribution nationwide.
The Corporate Development department is responsible for securing underwriting and sponsorship from corporations, foundations, governmental agencies, individuals, small businesses and other organizations. This funding is to support KPBS' mission activities including Radio, TV as well as digital and online content, community engagement initiatives and special events. This area raises approximately $5.7 million in annual underwriting revenue.
Purpose of the Position
This position serves under the direction of the Associate General Manager, Business and Financial Affairs. The Corporate Development Manager is responsible for the annual planning and execution of the stations' sales strategies for underwriting support. This includes guiding and mentoring the work of the stations' Account Executives and department support staff, setting annual and monthly sales goals for the department as well as the individual account executives, shepherding account/client management including reviewing their weekly prospecting list and monitoring results and receivables. This position ensures that the department's staff is provided appropriate training, research and support to meet the department's goals and objectives.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS
Knowledge and Abilities
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in media sales, communications, public relations, or marketing.
San Diego State University Research Foundation is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with SDSU Research Foundation