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Manager, Corporate Support

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Work type: Administrative & Professional
Senior management: Vice Pres Advancement
Department: Communications and Marketing
Location: Roanoke, Virginia
Categories: Advancement, Fundraising

Job Description

The Corporate Support Manager is responsible for maximizing the stations’ corporate support team revenues. This is achieved by implementation of systems and overall market strategy, the sales manager’s own direct sales and the overall support and management of the underwriting team.

Specific duties include: Manages department to meet or exceed monthly targets for revenue; Update and implement sales management systems consistently; Set and follow the procedures for setting individual salesperson and station budget goals; develop and employ a digital strategy for multi-platform recognition for underwriters; help the Corporate Support team to find and nurture new revenue streams and underwriters as well as actively soliciting for corporate support all the while consistently and strictly adhering to all station and official regulations and standards for non-commercial support recognition.

Required Qualifications

- Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree with practical experience
- Experience in media and or broadcast sales
- Working knowledge of target market areas including decision makers, events and key accounts
- Demonstrated experience of communication skills and detail orientation

Preferred Qualifications

- Familiarity with public broadcasting approach to underwriting support
- Demonstrated experience with public broadcasting
- Demonstrated media sales management experience

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Commensurate with Experience

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Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Advancement HR at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

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