Sales Associate – Closes 5/31/17

Position Sales Associate
Employer  CRISTA Media/KWPZ
Job Description The Sales Associate for KWPZ will sell advertising for CRISTA Media’s Bellingham radio station and related digital media (KWPZ-FM, praise1065.com and KWPZ HD-2) at established advertising rates in accordance with station guidelines and policies. This position generates advertising revenue for CRISTA Media and provides support to the sales department with some administrative duties. The Sales Associate will spend the majority of time prospecting, cold calling and presenting ideas to potential new customers, which will normally and recurrently be at their place of business. This will be at least 1-2 days a week. Initially, all aspects of the selling process, from start to finish, will be worked in tandem with either the GM. This position will be learning all the aspects of the Account Executive position including lead generation, appointment setting, customer needs analysis, providing solution-based ideas, closing the sale, writing commercials, order entry, and collection of invoice payments. This position does not include an established list of customers. E.O.E.

Qualifications Education: Associate of Arts degree from an accredited college or university
recognized by the United States Department of Education or equivalent.

Licensure/Certification: WA State Driver’s License

Other Considerations:
Must provide own transportation to conduct outside sales calls.
A desire to build a career in radio sales and a demonstrated deep interest in marketing and advertising, including social media usage.
Persuasive skill, outgoing personality, high self-confidence, passion for success, courage, and self-starting.
Work a minimum of 40 hours per week, with a goal of 10-15 unique sales contacts per week.

Compensation Negotiable based on experience
Days/Hours Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm
Contact Info CRISTA Human Resources, 2211 Rimland Drive #116, Bellingham, WA. 98226  EMAIL:  hr@crista.net
How to Apply Applicants can apply online at:
http://crista.org/employment/
Position Closes May 31, 2017
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