Independent Underwriting and Sponsorship Contractor

May 15, 2024 by Comments Off on Independent Underwriting and Sponsorship Contractor

Website East Valley Institute of Technology / KVIT FM 88.7 The Pulse

Exciting Opportunity!
Join Our Team at 88.7 The Pulse KVIT FM!
Are you a media professional looking for a flexible part-time gig? Do you want to work remotely and be part of an award-winning radio station? Look no further! We’re hiring independent contractors to sell underwriting sponsorships for 88.7 The Pulse, a community-focused hit radio station operated by the staff and students of the East Valley Institute of Technology.
About 88.7 The Pulse:
We’re a full-power radio station that not only plays hit music but also provides local news and broadcasts high school sports.
We’re nationally award-winning and one of the most powerful high school radio stations in America, engaging listeners throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area.
Why Join Us?
We offer generous commissions.
Flexibility: Work at your own pace with no pressure and no mandatory sales meetings.
Remote Work: You can be anywhere! No need to commute.
Fun Environment: Help support future broadcasters while enjoying what you do.
Retirees Welcome: If you’re retired and want to get back in the game or need a side hustle, this opportunity is perfect for you!
How to Apply: Interested? Reach out to me at, and let’s talk about how you can be part of our team. Please feel free to share this post with people that you think might be interested and a good fit as well.

JOB TITLE: Independent Underwriting and Sponsorship Contractor
REPORTS TO: KVIT FM General Manager
DEPARTMENT: KVIT FM Underwriting Department
TERM: Part-time, Independent Contractor
Position Summary:
The East Valley Institute of Technology is seeking an Independent Underwriting and
Sponsorship Contractor to join our team at KVIT FM 88.7 “The Pulse,” a radio station run by the
staff and students of the East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT). This part-time, independent
contractor position offers the flexibility to work remotely and at your own pace.
The East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) is a Career and Technical Education high school
that is dedicated to developing tomorrow’s future broadcasters. The funding raised through
underwriting sales plays a crucial role in supporting and enhancing our program.
Essential Functions:
● Identify and engage potential underwriters and sponsors who align with our diverse
underwriting and advertising platforms.
● Develop and present compelling underwriting packages that highlight the benefits and
exposure sponsors will receive through various underwriting and advertising platforms
including; over-the-air rado, on-line stream, web, social media and events.
● Build and maintain strong relationships with underwriting sponsors and partners,
providing exceptional customer service throughout the process.
● Collaborate with our team to ensure that underwriting campaigns are executed
effectively, meeting the needs and objectives of our sponsors while aligning with EVIT’s
guidelines and policies.
● Track and report on underwriting collections to ensure accurate commission payments.
● Independent Underwriting and Sponsorship Contractor will not be an EVIT employee
Sets its own hours and determines its own work methodology.
○ Is responsible for all income and payroll taxes.
○ Is not precluded from other employment, unless it creates a conflict of interest.
Skills and Abilities:
● Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
● Creative thinking and the ability to develop new sponsor streams and identify untapped
● Self-motivation and the ability to work independently, managing your own schedule and
● Ability to create and write underwriting messages
● Familiarity with underwriting and sponsorship practices, including compliance with
relevant regulations and guidelines for non-commercial FM radio stations.
● The ability to work remotely and utilize technology for communication and reporting
● Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Suite.
Training and Experience:
● Previous media / underwriting sales experience, with a focus on radio, streaming, social
media, digital, website and event sponsorships.
Licensing / Certification and Other Requirements:
● Valid Arizona Department of Public Safety Identity Prints (IVP) fingerprint card. Proof of
immunization against or immunity to measles and rubella if born after January 1, 1957.
An Equal Opportunity Employer:
The East Valley Institute of Technology is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate
against any individual on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, national origin, sex,
disability, age, gender, marital status, religion, veteran or military status, sexual orientation,
gender expression or identity, or socioeconomic status. In accordance with Arizona law and
Governing Board Policy, The East Valley Institute of Technology is a smoke-free, tobacco-free
work environment.

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