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Company: Pensacola State College
Date Posted: November 8, 2017

Pensacola State College is located on Florida’s beautiful Gulf Coast. Pensacola State College is one of 28 public colleges in the Florida College System committed to affordable, open access to educational opportunities. The College offers baccalaureate and associate degrees, career oriented certificates, developmental education classes, adult education, GED preparation, and standard high school diplomas.


The Human Resources Office is accepting applications for the following professional/managerial position in the WSRE-TV (PBS for the Gulf Coast:



The Manager, Underwriting and Corporate Support position is a 12-month full-time, grant-funded, professional/managerial position. The successful candidate will plan, implement, and evaluate ongoing corporate support fundraising at WSRE while identifying new opportunities for corporate sponsorships such as online and mobile opportunities, event sponsorships, and more. Additionally, the Manager will develop prospect lists of potential underwriters, sponsors, advertisers, and business partners; review all underwriting messages for conformity to non-commercial underwriting standards and adherence to FCC guidelines; create ongoing and special underwriting sales opportunities; develop and make presentations; manage relationship with a large number of businesses that support WSRE programs, events, and projects; manage the billing process and contract fulfillment with other departments (traffic and production) for monthly/quarterly underwriting billing and submit monthly reports of department underwriting activities; participate in WSRE fundraising activities, including on-air drives; and represent organization at community events.  This position may require working irregular hours, travel to special events, overnight travel and occasionally work evenings and weekends. The Manager, Underwriting and Corporate Support reports to the Director of Development and Community Engagement, WSRE.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree in a relevant academic discipline (Communications, Business, Marketing, or Education) and four years successful work experience in a business environment with three years’ experience in direct sales or marketing or in fundraising in the nonprofit sector. Successful results of a criminal background check are required.


Pursuant to College policy, it is an employment eligibility requirement for an applicant to meet the requirements of § 435.04(2), Florida Statutes, related to background investigations.  Any person failing to meet the requirements of the statute will be deemed not qualified to hold employment in this position.  A Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) approved background check will be conducted on every successful candidate as a condition of employment, and any person who fails to disclose any adverse information contained in the background investigation at the time of submitting the employment application will be disqualified from employment.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Prefer training in Pro-Track and Allegiance software; an understanding of and commitment to public media; valid driver’s license and ability to use personal vehicle for local business purposes; and management experience.


SALARY RANGE:    $35,000.00 - $45,000.00 (Depending on the qualifications, the salary is negotiable.  However, the College does not generally hire at the top of the range.)          


FRINGE BENEFITS:  The value of the benefits package provided by the College averages nearly 39% of the base salary and includes major medical insurance, life insurance and Florida retirement contributions. Supplemental life, dental, vision, and disability insurance are available at group rates. Other benefits offered include tuition waivers, educational opportunities, and paid sick and annual leave.


SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume’ to supplement the online application.  If veteran’s preference is claimed, a copy of the DD-214 must be submitted.  Supplemental materials must be uploaded and assigned to the online application.  Contact Tanesha McCreary via email at for assistance.


APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Open Until Filled – Review of applications will begin November 28, 2017. To receive full consideration, the online application and supplemental application materials must be received by November 27, 2017.


Pensacola State College does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or genetic information in its educational programs and activities.  The following office has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies:  Associate Vice President, Institutional Diversity at (850) 484-1759, Pensacola State College, 1000 College Boulevard, Pensacola, Florida 32504.



Posted – November 8, 2017