Business and Community Support Co-ordinator

Oct 26, 2017

Business and Community Support Coordinator

Northern Michigan University

Northern Michigan University invites applications for a Business and Community Support Coordinator. The position developss and maintain relationships and personally call on businesses, organizations and individuals in the WNMU service area to solicit underwriting sales in support of the production, broadcast, streaming and podcasting of local and national programming aired on WNMU-FM and TV, as well as support for print, digital and other station events and activities. Maintain and expand business from current sponsors.

Minimum qualifications: High school graduation or equivalent. Two years' relationship-based outside client sales experience and proven record of meeting and exceeding goals. Demonstrated experience of excellent customer service.

Knowledge/skills/abilities required: Ability to establish and maintain distance/virtual relationships. Demonstrated experience in the successful management of large numbers of client relationships. Demonstrated enthusiasm with planning and organizing sales and fundraising campaigns. Possess the following personal characteristics: self confidence, creativity, extroverted personality, team oriented, diplomatic, customer-service oriented, and a self-starter with demonstrated initiative. Ability to work independently. Computer skills, e.g., word processing, presentation, email, spreadsheets, web-based applications and database. Presentation skills: Excellent oral and written communication skills.

The position is traditionally Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm with some evening and weekend work required; grant ending 6/30/18. The salary is $20,800 plus 15% commission.

Northern Michigan University, with 7,900 students and 177 degree programs, is located along the shore of Lake Superior in the vibrant, historic city of Marquette, consistently named a top spot in the nation to raise a family, vacation, and enjoy an excellent quality of life. See more at

Submit NMU staff application, cover letter and resume utilizing our on-line application process by accessing All required application materials must be submitted electronically by November 10, 2017.

NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing diversity