Job Openings

KWBG is looking for a FULL TIME radio salesperson, with an opportunity for some on the air work.
Radio Sales can be fun, challenging and financially rewarding…how well you sell determines how well you earn.
You need to like people….because you’ll be out making calls about 60% of the time.
You need to be well organized….because you’ll arrange your own sales day.
You need to be able to think on your feet…because things come up when you talk to folks and you need to help them create solutions.
You need to be able to juggle a lot of things at once….because we have a whole county to call on!
You need to be able to ask for money…because the more you sell, the more you make.
You need to excel in personal responsibility…because while there is a lot of flexibility, getting the job done is a must.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Minimum of 1 year successful outsidesales experience
• Self-starter and willing to devote full time to developing and growing accounts.
• Able to find, develop, and grow advertising revenue at the retail level.
• Able to successfully exceed sales projections and budgets as set by you and Sales management team.
• Able to obtain and write copy.
• Able to work compatibly with management and sales staff.
• Project professional image with respect to dress and demeanor.
• Able to fully support company’s mission statement and core values.
• Must own a vehicle and possess valid driver’s license and proven ability to safely drive personal vehicle without exposing the company to serious liability risks.
• Must have excellent computer skills, including extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office.

DUTIES: To develop marketing plans utilizing the resources of KWBG to help grow clients’ businesses. Calling on new, direct, and agency clients to sell the company’s services as an advertising consultant to assure annually established sales goals are exceeded. You will contribute to the success of the department and station by being an effective team member.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. The Company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions.

Call Carol Kuster at KWBG in Boone, IA if you’d like to know more.   KWBG is an equal opportunity employer.

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KWBG Welcomes Interns!

One of the goals of the KWBG Equal Employment Opportunity Program is to give those wanting a career in broadcasting a chance to complete an internship.Internships are designed to give the participant a feel of the ‘real’ working world of radio. Unlike internships at many big city stations, KWBG strives to provide some ‘hands on’ experience to interns.

Internships can be arranged during any time of the year.

For more information, please contact KWBG AM 1590 General Manager Carol Kuster at (515) 432-2046 or via e-mail: carolk@kwbg.com.

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KWBG Seeks Organizations Wanting Job Notification

KWBG AM 1590 is an equal opportunity employer and, under it’s ownership by Riverfront Broadcasting of Iowa, LLC, follows a consistent practice of outreach to community and work force regarding broadcast career and job opportunities.

KWBG AM 1590 is currently working to update and expand its mailing lists of organizations wishing to receive notices of job openings. To have your organization added to the list, please send a letter to General Manager Carol Kuster at KWBG AM 1590, 724 Story St., Suite 201 Boone, IA. 50036 or e-mail the information to carolk@kwbg.com.

In addition, KWBG AM 1590 is planning to continue their efforts to recruit widely for job openings at KWBG AM 1590 by posting information about future opportunities with a variety of media and other organizations, including but not limited to the organizations that have requested to be on their expanded mailing list.