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Recruitment #22-007686-0003


Maryland Public Television, commonly known as MPT, is a public television network that broadcasts throughout the entire state of Maryland and the District of Columbia and into parts of Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. MPT is Maryland's only statewide broadcaster. Headquartered in Owings Mills, MPT is a member of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and is a producer of both locally and nationally distributed TV programs and digital content.


Maryland Public Television
11767 Owings Mills Blvd 
Owings Mills MD 21117

Main Purpose of Job

Maryland Public Television (MPT) is looking for a competent Contractual Account Representative to be responsible for the overall representation of the Maryland State Ad Agency, a division of MPT, to prospective and current clients including capabilities presentations, overseeing the agreement process, explaining how parties work together, building project budgets, underscoring value, keeping a watchful eye over deliverables, overseeing reporting and ensuring repeat business through client servicing activities. Additional responsibilities include developing market goals, strategies, and tactics including organizing a trade show and following up on leads.


Set achievable goals and develop strategies and tactics to ensure goals are met. Plan and execute client presentations and client meetings. Translate action items into interagency agreements Distribute agreements, track the approval process; organize, maintain, and present agreement and task orders to clients. Provide final agreement reporting to include financial tracking and fiscal year planning tools in coordination with the accounting / finance department. Support all MAA functions and unit personnel.


Education: A bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, advertising or another related field.
Experience:   Two years of experience in marketing and business. 
Note: Candidates may substitute professional marketing, business, advertising experience on a year-for-year basis for the required education.


Strong preference will be given to applicants that possess the following. Include clear and specific information on your application regarding the qualification(s).
· Skilled in a variety of advertising methods, including digital, print and social media. 
· Knowledge of marketing-related business practices, including advertising, market research, technology and budgeting. 
· Experience or familiar with planning successful product launches and events. 
· Effective communication skills and adaptable communication style for interacting with team members, upper management and clients.
 · Time management and organization skills in order to plan and execute both large and small marketing projects and initiatives.
 · Leadership skills to motivate team members and manage conflicts.
· Analytical and problem-solving skills for coming up with ideas to increase demand for products and services.


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year. For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.


The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position. Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.


Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12-month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.


The online applications are Strongly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to Maryland Public Television – HR, 11767 Owings Mills Blvd., Owings Mills, MD 21117. Paper application materials must be received by the closing date for the recruitment.  No postmarks will be accepted. If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-581-4382. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time. For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact W Lee Johnston at 410-581-4047. If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.


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