Website University Corporation at Monterey Bay
KAZU Underwriting Specialist
University Corporation at Monterey Bay
Salary: See Position Description
Job Number: 2023-00028
Location: CSUMB Main Campus- Seaside, CA
Open Until Filled. Priority Screening Date: September 29, 2023The University Corporation at Monterey Bay is a non-profit institution that is related and affiliated with the California State University, Monterey Bay. The University Corporation at Monterey Bay is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) public benefits corporation that is a recognized auxiliary organization of California State University and was established in July 1994. The University Corporation’s mission is to further the educational purposes of the University. The University Corporation at Monterey Bay is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a pluralistic university by hiring personnel with competencies and experience related to the regional and State Population. The University Corporation at Monterey is committed to a standard of excellence in the services it provides and in the quality of work expected of its employees.
KAZU 90.3 FM is a public radio station licensed to the University Corporation at Monterey Bay and is located on the CSUMB Campus.
Under the general supervision of the General Manager, the Underwriting Specialist is responsible for all underwriting sales activities, securing of financial commitments for KAZU Radio Underwriting sponsorship announcements, including HD2Radio and local radio productions and advertisements for any KAZU newsletter, magazines and digital platforms.
Examples of Duties
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include. but are not limited to. the following:
The incumbent will be responsible for the solicitation of underwriters and selling of underwriting announcements for KAZU, and the solicitation of advertisers and selling of advertising for KAZU subscriber newsletter and other publications and digital platforms. The Incumbent will:
• Write underwriting announcements for underwriters.
• Create strong, long-term relationships with clients based on good follow-through, stewardship and service;
• Input Underwriting Sponsorship sales orders into Allegiance Traffic Software Scheduling system.
• Monitor collection of monies owed by underwriters and advertisers;
• Help design special events for which underwriting sponsorships may be sold;
• Assist the General Manager in the procurement and maintenance of trade-in-kind advertising for the station as needed.
• Serve as ambassador to the business/arts community on behalf of KAZU.
• Attend client events, station events and community events as deemed necessary by the General Manager.
• Input Underwriting Sponsorship sales orders into Allegiance Traffic Software Scheduling system.
• Train, and evaluate underwriting assistant/intern as needed.
• Participates in KAZU fundraising activities.
• Performs other duties as assigned by the General Manager.
• Promotes and maintains an atmosphere of excellent internal and external customer service within KAZU and campus community.
PHYSICAL WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Typical office environment with standard office and radio equipment and tasks as listed above. Position is required to work at a computer/video display terminal and desk for extended periods of time. Position will require travel between campus offices and off-campus locations within the tri-county area. Must have own transportation, valid driver’s license, and auto insurance.
• Hybrid Position
• 60% minimum in-office/on-site following the initial training period. Position location may change based on CSU expectations and department needs.
• Work Location: 100 Campus Center, Seaside, CA
Due to COVID 19, this position may be approved to work remotely on a temporary basis, or may be required to physically work on campus. Work assignment locations are at the sole discretion of CSUMB and may be changed or revoked at any time.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Thorough knowledge and ability to be fully functional in all technical aspects of work assignments. Ability to work autonomously. Willingness to be accountable for revenue goals on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis. Must have the ability to work well on a number of projects simultaneously and effectively. Strong communication skills required, including diplomacy, negotiating, writing correspondence and oral presentations to individuals or groups. Must have experience in dealing with businesses, corporations agencies and foundations on a professional level. Ability to compose and edit correspondence and generate standard reports. Must be familiar with personal computers and have demonstrated technical literacy, including proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, electronic mail, data base entry, and maintaining electronic records. Adapts to changes in the work environment; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events. Ability to train and supervise student interns and/or volunteers.
Education and Experience:
• Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university AND a minimum of 1 years proven and measurable experience in media sales, advertising sales or fundraising.
• Additional experience, which has demonstrated the requisite skills/abilities, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis.
• Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the CSUMB Vision Statement and the core values of mutual respect, collaboration and service orientation, multiculturalism and diversity, community service and institutional excellence.
• Knowledge of public broadcasting desired. Previous sales experience in the Monterey and tri-County areas highly desirable. Knowledge of Allegiance Public Radio traffic and underwriting software, and Raisers Edge.
Special Conditions of Employment
The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the University Corporation. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or the continued employment of current University Corporation employees who apply for the position.
This position will have a duty to report to the Campus Title IX Officer information pertaining to victims of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating/domestic violence, and stalking as required by CSU Executive Order 1095.
The University Corporation at Monterey Bay is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. This position is required to maintain confidentiality as outlined in the Department of Education’s Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and California’s Educational Code Chapter 13 regarding sensitive student issues. Our Equal Opportunity Policy Statement is available https://csumb.edu/corporation/personnel/.
Please note: University Corporation employment is separate and distinct from CSU Monterey Bay or State of California employment. University Corporation employees are not employees of either CSUMB or of the state of California.
All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S. The University Corporation is not a sponsoring agency for any positions.
University Corporation at Monterey Bay positions are “at-will” employment.
CSUMB is a smoke and tobacco-free campus.
The campus leadership has committed the resources needed to achieve an engaged, safe, and in-person experience. The health and safety of our community remain our highest priority, and we are confident that existing public health measures provide for a safe environment capable of delivering a complete college experience on the CSUMB campus. Being an Otter means caring for each other and doing your part to protect your community.
In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal State University, Monterey Bay Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at https://csumb.edu/clery.
• This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA). The position is required to participate in training at the direction of the Clery Director and must also promptly report allegations of reportable crimes according to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, its accompanying regulations; the California State Education Code, Chapter 15.5, of the Donahoe Higher Education Act, Section 67380; and the California State University system-wide policy, Code EO 1107. CSAs are employees whose job duties fall into one of the following categories:
• Work in a campus police or security department
• Are responsible for campus security
• Are designated as the contact for reporting criminal offenses
• Have significant responsibility for student and campus activities
Special License or Certifications and Conditions:
• Must possess and maintain a valid license to drive in the State of California, pass the Defensive Training Class, and be insurable under the University’s liability coverage.
• May require occasional evenings and/or weekend work.
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SALARY AND BENEFITS
The University Corporation is committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive program that rewards efforts that are appreciated by your colleagues, students, and the customers we serve. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department’s fiscal resources. Our salary schedule is available https://csumb.edu/corporation/personnel/.
The hourly range for this position is a base of $15.50- $16.00 and a commission incentive based on the collected sales amounts. The commission incentive percentage may be adjusted periodically based on performance. This is a non-exempt position and as such is eligible for the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
The Corporation offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits, contributory retirement plan, TSA (403b), and other benefits. Please review our https://d2jtc9c99zuy7w.cloudfront.net/wkUFFNMTNm0BW2D5pmgj_607433895%20UCorp%202021%20Benefits%20at%20a%20Glance%2020%2003.pdf https://get.adobe.com/reader/ for details about sick time, vacation, and holidays.
The Corporation also offers access to CSUMB’s Faculty & Staff Meal Plans, which offers convenience, value, flexibility, to our all-you-can-to-eat dining commons, showcasing eight brand new dining concepts for an affordable price.
The University Corporation at Monterey Bay also provides access to affordable campus housing: https://csumb.edu/corporation/employee-housing
Although CSUMB is located in a high-cost housing area, Schoonover Park rental homes are affordably priced. Monthly rent rates include cable television, garbage service, and sewer. Convenient floorplans, attractive interior appointments, and numerous community amenities make Schoonover Park Rental Homes an exceptional value. Schoonover Park is near the main campus, yet a tranquil world away. The community lies nestled in the secluded beauty of rolling coastal hills three miles east of campus. Living in one of the most desirable areas of California, you will enjoy the natural splendor and cultural abundance of the Monterey Peninsula. Quality of life begins with your home in Schoonover Park and extends through every aspect of your California coastal lifestyle. https://www.schoonoverparkapartments.com
How to apply:
All prospective applicants must apply online. You must complete the entire application for submission. We only accept applications for the open positions listed. Please do not fax or mail in a printed version of the electronic applications or a resume in lieu of an application. If you are having difficulty applying or need assistance, please call (831) 582-3389. All positions are open until filled. The completed online application and resume must be submitted by 5:00 pm PST on the priority screening date. Applications received after this date will be reviewed at the discretion of the Corporation.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The Corporation is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action employer seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. We value and celebrate diversity in all its forms and strive to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. We consider qualified applicants for employment for their anticipated contributions and without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, or disability.
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