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Junior Corporate Sales Representative - US/Canada


Buffalo Toronto Public Media is your local source for television and radio –

WNED PBS, WNED PBS KIDS, WNED Create, WBFO NPR, WNED Classical, and WBFO The Bridge!


We reach Western New York and Southern Ontario and can be streamed from your favorite device.


Engaging our communities through exploration and entertainment—everywhere.


We’re looking for a Junior Corporate Sales Representative!

US and Canadian residents are welcome to apply!


What you’ll be doing:

The Junior Corporate Sales Representative is responsible for developing their sales acumen while assisting in securing corporate funds for our family of stations.  As a member of the Corporate Support department, this individual will acquire the knowledge and skills needed in media sales with the goal of managing assigned accounts/clients as well as growing to develop their own portfolio. 
This position can be hybrid – a blend of remote and in-office work. In summary, this individual will:

  • Consistently acquire knowledge of our services and products in order to communicate them accordingly to our clients
  • Attend various meetings both on- and off-site; strive to gain experience in the field with the members of the Corporate Support Department
  • Connect with current and prospective clients, as directed
  • Provide superior service to clients, funders, supporters; may address incoming calls/emails and troubleshoot under the guidance of the VP, Corporate Support
  • May generate leads, conduct presentations, and review contracts
  • Assist in securing sponsorship funds for local events (i.e. fundraising, complimentary, education based, etc.)
  • Able to travel internationally, as needed 


What you’ll need:

  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent; related advanced degree preferred
  • Internship experience a plus
  • Knowledge of digital and social media platforms
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Self-starter with a willingness to learn industry best practices and techniques
  • Strong interpersonal skills; outgoing and friendly personality with the ability to interact and connect through various channels with diverse populations/clientele
  • Organized with the ability to prioritize, plan, follow-up and meet deadlines and deliverables
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computer programs including Microsoft Office
  • Valid, current driver license



Because we’re awesome!  You won’t find a better group of talented, energetic people dedicated to quality content and reaching the various communities of our region.  We are proud of our culture and promote a realistic balance of both work and personal life.  Our benefits package is fantastic and we have free parking!


Salary and Benefits:

This is a full-time, non-exempt hourly position and starting pay will be based on education, experience and interview.  Starting range: $16.00 to $18.00/hr.

  • 12 paid holidays
  • 3 weeks of paid Vacation
  • Sick time (accrued)
  • Medical, Dental, Life, Vision Short- & Long-Term Disability insurance options
  • Health Savings Account (for applicable plans) with employer contribution
  • Flex Spending Account option
  • Voluntary Life, Accident, Critical Illness coverage options
  • Identity Protection option
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Assistance (based on eligibility)
  • Retirement Plan with 7.5% employer match (based on eligibility)



Buffalo Toronto Public Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion.