Advertising Sales Associate

POSITION SUMMARY:

REPORTS TO: Director of Finance

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The Native Communications Society of the NWT  has a team of creative, passionate, and talented individuals constantly searching for experiences. NCS is the Northwest Territory’s premier Aboriginal Broadcaster with coverage spanning the entire territory and beyond. Our Radio Division, CKLB, delivers News, Current Affairs and diverse regional and cultural perspectives daily into the lives of NWT Residents, in five Aboriginal languages, and English.
NCS is currently seeking an Advertising Sales Associate to work full-time in a cross-cultural environment out of our main-office in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. We are seeking a person with a proven track record and the ability to establish strong relationships with clients and grow business through sales of airtime and digital ads.

Purpose:
The Advertising Sales Associate is responsible for managing all aspects of client relationships – Assess
clients needs, prepare adverts and scripts, compose contracts, billing and reporting. As the main contact
for sales, you are resourceful and able to adapt in a fast-paced environment. Working with team
members, you will develop marketing strategies that help drive sales and attend promotional presentations
when required.

Scope:
Reporting to the Director of Finance, you are responsible for managing the front-line client experience
regarding sales and advertising.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Sales & Advertising

• Creates new business by contacting potential advertisers
• Conceives and creates ad copy
• Prepares broadcast orders and advertising schedules in a timely manner
• Ensures advertisements are aired on time and according to the schedule requested by the client
• Works with indigenous language translators for advertising translations when required
• Monitors competitive media to continually prospect for new account leads
• Promotes and develops sponsorship opportunities for businesses, industry and other organizations
• Maintains customer account details
• Provides monthly billing and sales reports to Director of Finance
• Updates the websites with digital advertising

Marketing & Promotion

• Develop marketing strategies and attend community events to promote CKLB radio and the
Native Communications Society
• Promotes and participates in activities for CKLB radio and the Native Communications Society
• Oversees development and production of promotional and collateral materials

Other duties as assigned.
Job Types: Full-time, Commission, Permanent
Salary: $54,000 - $58,000 per year

Additional pay:
• Commission

Benefits:
• Dental care
• Extended health care
• Vision care
• Mobile phone allowance
• Other benefits

Experience:
• Must be a self-starter
• Sales: 2 years (preferred)
• Audio editing software experience (asset)
• Knowledge of Dene Culture and values (asset)
• Microsoft Office Experience required (required)
• Previous radio sales (asset)

Interested candidate are requested to please submit a cover letter, resume and three (3) references to; jobs@ncsnwt.com, We thank all applicants for their interest but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.