WGN 720AM is currently seeking a Sales Intern.
This is an interactive and dynamic internship that relies on the intern to be self-motivated and disciplined, with a passion for learning.
The successful candidate will create sales marketing materials using PowerPoint that will be used to up sell current clients and sell prospects advertising campaigns on WGN Radio, conduct air checks of spots that air, answer phones and provide other general support.
In addition, this internship provides an introduction to the sales function in a radio environment and is intended to be a means of developing the skills and knowledge needed to advance into a sales position. You will need to have strong computer skills, excellent communication skills and the energy and drive needed to handle a variety of tasks well with a desire to move into the sales arena in the future.
You will also have the opportunity to go on actual sales calls with account executives to learn about the sales process and will work on sales initiatives that connect radio advertising with online advertising opportunities.
FALL (October - December)
Must be willing to submit to a background check and have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.
Equal Opportunity Employer