Human Resources seeks
for the Senior Sales/Underwriting Associate position at KTWU.
Come join the most EMMY nominated and EMMY winning team in northeast Kansas. KTWU has a
50 year broadcast history serving 39
counties. We would like to meet You!
This Senior Underwriting/Sales Associate builds KTWU's business success by
and selling prospects on KTWU's unique slate of broadcast, digital and new media products. The
primary purpose of this position is to generate revenue for the general operations of KTWU and any
specific KTWU content initiatives.
Consistently interacts with senior management to review budget needs, establish budget goals and
review revenue budget accomplishments.
Must be able to grow knowledge of the NE Kansas region;
identify, cultivate, close, collaborate and maintain good client
Has marketing knowledge of corporate, individual, national, regional, local and digital assets. Must
have initiative to secure accounts, be able to communicate effectively, posses
s confidence and
excellent organizational skills.
Researches, analyzes and processes pertinent data from a variety of sources (PBS, CPB, other local
broadcasters, advertising agencies, print entities, Nielsen, MRI, on
-line and mobile providers). This
professional should be able to recognize trends, set course and direction and assist clients in meeting
their objectives through the various services and products of KTWU. This professional should make
recommendations on new selling techniques and new products/services that can be offered by
Works with Produc
tion colleagues to produce client on-
air spots and other content products
with Underwriter/Sales colleagues to monitor billing and collections activities for timeliness and
accuracy. Assists in the development of "Delinquent Accounts" and strategize
s for client renewals.
Works with Traffic colleagues for proper scheduling, monitoring and reconciliation. Works closely
with Programming/Content and Social Media to adequately strategize corporate, individual, national,
regional, local and digital assets
Works closely with KTWU Marketing and Promotion to create sales and information packets for
Works with Events colleagues and Membership colleag
to plan and secure
adequate funding for implementation.
Meets with and provi
des information to the "KTWU Underwriter Council". Recruits new members to
the Council. Performs additional job related duties as assigned and as needed to accomplish the
financial mission of KTWU.
: Three to four years’ of successful work experience in advertising, sales,
marketing or public relations. Valid driver's license with a driving record that meets
: Bachelor's Degree. F
ive years of experience in advertising, sales, mar
or public relations. Knowledge of public media, non-
profit organizations or governmental
organizations. Knowledge of mobile technology, social media and the selling of digital assets.
Send Resume to:
Washburn University Human Resources
118 Morgan Hall, 1700 SW College
(785) 670- 1538
Submit a letter of interest, resume, Resu
me Supplement for
m ( available at
), copy of unofficial transcript(s) for highest level of post
-secondary education (official
transcript for all levels of post
-secondary education may be requested upon hire), and names and
phone numbers of three professional references to
or to Washburn University
Human Resources, 118 Morgan Hall, 1700 SW Colle
ge, Topeka, Kansas 66621. Review of
applications will begin immediately and
continue until interviews are scheduled. Salary is
$18,000 plus 18% commission on new sales
. The successful incumbent may average $
annually, selling to an
established client base.
Washburn provides an e
xcellent fringe benefits
. Employment at Washburn University will
be conditioned upon satisfactory completion of a background check.
Washburn University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To enrich education through diversity,
candidates from under
-represented groups are encouraged to apply