Account Manager- Tacoma/South Sound - Washington State University in State of Washington

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Washington State University

State of, Washington

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Corporate Support Manager, this position is responsible for implementing effective strategies for cultivating business support and community engagement for Northwest Public Radio (NWPR). NWPR is a highly regarded community institution and the position requires excellent professional communication and presentation skills.

The incumbent will identify and develop relationships with organizations and businesses while working within the station’s Community Partnerships and Development team.

In addition to being able to manage their time, prioritize effectively, complete reports, and to meet goals, team members must be able to clearly articulate the value of NWPR, to develop effective long-term partnerships, and to confidently solicit and successfully generate on-going financial support.

Successful candidates must enjoy sales, engaging with perspective program sponsors, and creative problem solving.

This position is designated as a temporary, 12-month position and it may be renewed based on the needs of the department and/or funding.

Work Location: Clover Park Technical College, Lakewood, WA

Required Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of experience, which includes six (6) months of full-time experience in marketing, gift solicitation or public contact work with evidence of ability to work collaboratively, communicate effectively orally and in writing and organize and execute assignments. A Master’s degree in a relevant field may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Two (2) years full-time media sales, development, fundraising, community relations, or underwriting.

Experience in public radio and/or television.

Demonstrated Community Involvement (service clubs, boards, or other volunteer work).

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Additional Information

View the Benefits overview for information regarding competitive benefits available.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Manager
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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