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Mel Wheeler, Inc. Application

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MEL WHEELER, Inc. in Roanoke and Lynchburg, VA requests your assistance in identifying and locating individuals who may be interested in the following position(s) now available with our company.

Qualified candidates can mail or email their resumes:

To email:
cskinner@wheelerbroadcasting.com

To mail:
Attn: HR Dept.
Mel Wheeler, Inc.
3934 Electric Road
Roanoke, Virginia 24018

Your credentials will be reviewed and we will contact you if there is an appropriate match with an open position. Due to the volume of applications received for each job posting a personal response to each applicant is not possible. Your application and/or resume will be maintained in our files for at least one year and you will be considered for any future openings. Mel Wheeler, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in the hiring, training or promotion of employees by reason of race, religion, sex, national origin, age or handicap.  We are engaged in a continuing affirmative action effort to seek our prospective applicants for employment with our company.  We earnestly solicit your assistance in obtaining employees and request that you refer prospective applications to our EEO Coordinator at the address above.

Sales Representative

Are you the best of the best? Are you looking for an environment where you can put your proactive problem-solving skills to work for clients in all categories and help them achieve their advertising goals, then we’re looking for you!

 

Mel Wheeler Inc. (WSLC 94.9 Star Country) has a rare opening for a Sales Representative.  Nobody in the market can offer their clients more than Mel Wheeler, Inc.  Come join our team!

 

We are seeking a candidate who excels at new business development while serving existing advertisers and helping them exceed their goals. If you are highly motivated with a strong work ethic and integrity, let’s talk!

 

The ideal candidates will:

  • Excel at proactively prospecting, new business development and relationship building

  • Meet or exceed quarterly revenue targets

  • Engage and strategize with executives to demonstrate how Star Country and Wheeler Digital can help meet their objectives

  • Prepare proposals and respond to RFPs

  • Stay current with online advertising trends and innovations

 

Qualifications and General Skills:

  • Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects

  • Demonstrated presentation skills to large and small groups

  • Strong negotiation, time management, prioritization and organization skills

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Positive and infectious outlook and attitude

  • Works well within a team

If you think you’ve got what it takes, email your resume and cover letter to cskinner@wheelerbroadcasting.com

 

Mel Wheeler, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

WFIR News Director

WFIR Radio in Roanoke, Virginia is looking for the next person to lead our award-winning newsroom. This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity for the right person to oversee and develop the following:

  • A four-hour morning newscast

  • Daily newscasts on WFIR and, with separate content, WLNI Radio in Lynchburg

  • Morning content for our co-owned, market-leading music stations

  • Local content for our co-owned sports station

  • Content for our web sites

 

The ideal candidate possesses qualities that include:

  • Significant broadcast news experience

  • Exhibit strong writing skills and news judgment

  • Be fluent in both broadcast audio and internet news software

  • Ability to lead and motivate a productive multi-person news staff 

  • Mentor newsroom staff; develop reporting and presentation skills

 

You will work for a locally-owned broadcast company that still values the importance of local news to serving its community.

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