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Support for WNED means many people can benefit from the investments made by Foundations and Corporate Giving Programs. Approximately 2,500,000 households tune into WNED-TV each week. WNED often collaborates with cultural, educational and public benefit agencies, as well as foundations, to target large numbers of people with education and outreach initiatives, and help other non-profit organizations succeed in their goals.

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  • Classical Music Librarian

    WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION
    WNED|WBFO Buffalo/Toronto

    WNED is currently accepting applications for the position of Part Time/Casual Classical Music Librarian.  The job description is shown below.  Interested applicants may submit cover letter & resume to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. OR mail to: WNED HR Dept., 140 Lower Terrace, Buffalo, NY 14202.  WNED is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.

    Position Description

    Position Title: Classical Music Librarian
    Department: Classical 94.5 WNED
    Reports To: Classical Program Director
    Status: Casual, Non-Exempt (15 hours per week)     
    Date: August 2014  

     

    Position Summary:
    The Classical 94.5 WNED Music Librarian is responsible for the organization, cataloging, and maintenance of the station’s music library.

    Responsibilities Include:                                                                  

    • Pulls programmed CDs and routes them to marked  day shelves in advance of scheduled broadcast dates. 
    • Sorts and shelves CDs after they have been broadcast and returned to sorting area by announcer/program hosts.
    • Checks in, logs and times new CD acquisitions as they are received from the various record companies.
    • Create, update, and manage cataloging records in “Music Librarian” and “Music Master” Cataloging system.
    • Maintain accurate records of all library holdings and playlists. 
    • Other duties as assigned.                                                             

     

    Qualifications and Education Required:

    • Degree in library science, or equivalent experience with library systems.
    • Familiarity with database management.
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Familiarity with or interest in classical music and station’s programming.
  • Corporate Development Sales Representative

    WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION

    WNED                        Buffalo / Toronto 

    WNED is currently accepting applications for the position of Corporate Development Sales Representative.  The job description is shown below.  Interested applicants may submit cover letter & resume to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. OR mail to: WNED HR Dept., 140 Lower Terrace, Buffalo, NY 14202.  WNED is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.

    Position Description

     

    Position Title:  Corporate Development Sales Representative

    Department:    Marketing & Sales

    Reports To: Vice President of Marketing & Sales

    Status:             Full Time, Exempt

    Summary:

    The Corporate Development Sales Representative is responsible for securing revenue from broadcast, online, sponsorship events and other media opportunities as they become available, from local, regional and national business accounts. The Corporate Development Sales Representative must possess the skill and desire necessary to develop new revenue accounts, and submit weekly and monthly reports of local sales activity to the Vice President of Marketing & Sales.  Must meet and surpass budgetary and non-budgetary goals.

    Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Maintain monthly and quarterly sales pacing to reach annual sales budgetary goals
    • Prospect for new leads and potential underwriters, advertisers, production funders direct and through advertising agencies in the business community locally, regionally and nationally
    • Initiate and obtain meetings for relationship building resulting in sales proposals with prospects and current underwriters in the business community locally, regionally and nationally
    • Use audience research and data to include in presentations, creating and proposing multi-platform sponsorship opportunities for potential and current clients
    • Attend client lunches/dinners and community outreach initiatives where applicable
    • Participate in on-going sales training
    • Stay abreast of market trends and competitive activity in commercial and public radio, television and online media sales
    • Help secure funding in conjunction with other departments as opportunities are presented
    • Comply with all WNED/WBFO policies and guidelines
    • Work with Vice-President of Sales and Marketing to obtain on-air and web copy approval
    • Use of a computer, telephone and other office and/or broadcast equipment; possessing the ability to communicate effectively through a variety of methods is required
    • Ability to work extended hours as needed, including some evenings and weekends
    • Submit weekly and monthly reports as required of local sales activity and projections to the Vice President of Marketing & Sales.
    • Other duties as assigned

     Qualifications:

    §  Bachelor’s degree or satisfactory equivalent experience required

    §  Minimum 2-3 years of media sales experience required; radio, television, online or print sales preferred

    §  Requires prior experience building and maintaining relationships with both internal and external contacts

    §  Excellent negotiation and decision-making skills required

    §  Excellent communication and presentation skills—both oral and written—with an impressive reputation for building and maintaining relationships with people at all levels of an organization, across a diverse range of cultural, generational, ethnic, racial, educational and social backgrounds

    §  Verifiable track record of successful sales

    §  Requires a passion for generating new business, excellent customer service skills

    §  Must be results-oriented, self-motivated and professional with impeccable business ethics

    §  Proficient user Microsoft Office products required

    §  Positive, can do attitude

    §  Ability to multi-task

    §  Work under deadlines

    §  Requires the intellectual and emotional depth, maturity, self-confidence and superb interpersonal skills to work effectively and/or interact with other underwriting staff, executives at WNED/WBFO, board trustees, clients and vendors as needed

    §  Participate in station membership drives and other events as required

     

    §  Clean driver’s license 

  • WNED | WBFO - Mission Statement

    WNED ǀ WBFO is a trusted public media resource that enriches its audiences by providing educational, entertaining programming and services, as well as engaging the Western New York and Southern Ontario communities through cultural and civic involvement.