Classic 107.3 is currently seeking:

Company: Classic 107.3
Job Title: Classic 107.3 Media Sales Professional (part-time/full-time)
Job Location: Clayton, MO, United States
Job Description: Radio Arts Foundation (RAF), branded as Classic 107.3, a St. Louis based not-for-profit classical music radio station, is seeking a media sales professional to join our management team. This is an exceptional opportunity for a mission-minded, self-motivated and innovative individual to be an integral part of a growing public media organization that is “The Voice for the Arts in St. Louis”.  Responsibilities will include securing advertising and sponsorship of proprietary and leased radio programming, as well as our events, initiatives, and digital products.

Candidate should be comfortable and experienced with a 360-degree sales position that includes prospecting, cold calls, needs assessments, proposal creation and presentation to secure the sale, servicing the account and forecasting and reporting results to RAF management.

Essential Duties: Utilizes a thorough understanding of the RAF Strategic Plan and priorities to build productive client relationships and revenue growth

Becomes conversant in the public media value proposition and Classic 107.3 programming, as well as the impact of our local initiatives provided to the St. Louis arts and business communities

Plans and implements comprehensive marketing campaigns in the context of the Board-approved Marketing Plan, utilizing available sales tools including market research

Creates and maintains strong, long-term working relationships with arts community and business clients based on professional follow-through and service

Understands the client’s needs and develops advertising programs and event and initiative sponsorship opportunities that offer solutions to help fuel the client’s success.

Meets advertising and sponsorship budgets

Experience and Abilities Required for the Position:
Demonstrate a successful track record in media and/or event sales

Create thoughtful and persuasive written, oral, and presentation communications, as well as explain the organization’s efforts to existing and prospective advertisers

Develop and maintain communications in a cooperative and professional manner with all levels of staff and customers

Work independently with minimal supervision, be a self-starter

Possess a thoughtful and positive demeanor

Understand the value of, and display a passion for, the arts

Possess a high level of integrity

Be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and underwriting database systems

Position Administrative Background: The position reports to RAF’s CEO and General Manager

The media sales professional will work closely with the Development Manager to achieve synergistic, long-term revenue, sometimes from shared client relationships

The position is located in Clayton, Missouri

The position may be full-time or part-time, and might include responsibilities beyond sales and marketing

Compensation may be simply a fixed annual salary or a combination of a lower salary level, plus an incentive bonus based on advertising and sponsorship revenue.

Procedure for Application: Persons interested in this position will apply by email and submit the following items:

  • A cover letter detailing how the applicant’s qualifications fit the needs of Classic 107.3 and information on how the applicant found out about the job opening.
  • A resume detailing education, training, and employment experience.
  • Names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three professional references with a thorough knowledge of the applicant’s professional experience and achievements.

Email the above information to: jclare@classic1073.org

  • No phone calls please. RAF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

Company: Classic 107.3
Job Title: Production, Programming, Social Media & Development Interns (part-time, remote)

Classic 107.3 offers this internship to students who are interested in earning school credit. Intern hours will be set upon hire, averaging 5-10 hours a week. This is an unpaid internship.

Job Location: Clayton, MO, United States
Job Description: Learn Classic 107.3’s music library database and automation software. Assist with data entry and correction, music ripping, and editing. Intern will take a role in a major metadata roll-out for Classic 107.3’s broadcast and digital services.

Assist the production staff in the creation and ingestion of on-air material, from promos to locally produced programs.

Generate material for the Classic 107.3 website, including classical music news, podcasts, blog entries, and programming features.

Job Requirements: Computer literacy; must have a computer with internet access

Excellent communication and writing skills

Interest in radio, non-profits and in serving the Classic 107.3 audience.

Broadcast experience a plus

The ideal Classic 107.3 intern will demonstrate reliability, integrity, attention to detail, and the ability to take initiative.

Desired Degree:
Bachelor’s degree or a student who is earning a Bachelor’s degree
Business
Communication
Liberal Arts
Fine Arts
Journalism
Procedure for Application: Please fill out the application form found here, and email a resume to: jclare@classic1073.org