Underwriter Solicitation Director

Plan activities to maintain underwriting of public television programming.
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Salary Range
$67,000 – $128,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Underwriter Solicitation Directors do?

Plans and directs activities to secure and maintain underwriting of public television or radio programming: Reviews reports, periodicals, and other materials to identify prospective funding sources for proposed broadcast programs. Directs and counsels subordinates in developing strategies to secure program funding and negotiates final agreements with funding establishment representatives. Serves as liaison between station’s legal, programming, public information, and other departmental staff and funding establishment personnel to provide information on status of projects and to resolve problems. May specialize in solicitation of funding from government, foundation, or corporation sources.

Should I be an Underwriter Solicitation Director?

You should have a bachelor's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

  • Also known as: Director, Underwriter Sales, Director, Underwriter Solicitation

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