Sales & Marketing Intern


The Sales and Marketing Intern will assist the Sponsorship Coordinator in fulfillment of on-air promotion and sales outreach. This is a 6-month position and requires 5-10 hours per week. 

XRAY.FM is a noncommercial, community-driven radio station headquartered in North Portland that aims to put a microphone to the best and most distinctive of Portland. In the two years since our launch we have built an impressive community of sponsors who provide crucial support for our growing station. In recognition of their support, sponsors receive short on-air spots that provide information about their businesses to XRAY’s listeners. We are looking for someone to assist our Sponsorship Coordinator with growing and nurturing our sponsor base. If you’re considering a career in sales or marketing, this is an opportunity to build your skills and gain hands-on experience while supporting one of Portland’s newest independent media outlets. 

Principal duties and responsibilities:Outreach:-Make cold calls to prospective sponsors -Research potential sponsors and make recommendations to Sponsorship Coordinator-Write monthly newsletter to XRAY members-Sponsor outreach and donation requests during Fall Fund Drive 

Administrative Support:-Develop and maintain sponsor records-Produce monthly carts schedule and DJ log sheets-Assist in drafting and programming on-air announcements -Review DJ log sheets regularly to ensure we are meeting sponsor expectations-Maintain PSA (public service announcement) log

Marketing:-Implement general station marketing campaigns -Assist with Give!Guide promotions-Help with other campaigns as needed

Qualifications:-Passionate about independent media and the Portland music scene-Self-motivated, problem solver, ability to work independently -Experience with content writing for blogs, social media, newsletters -Excellent interpersonal and communication skills-Marketing or sales background, and/or interest in pursuing future roles in marketing or sales-Experience with Google Drive and associated programs (Docs, Sheets, etc.)-Understanding of database function and management, and ability to maintain organized and clean data-Minimum 1 year in administrative support or similar role  



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Please email Jené Etheridge ( with your resume, LinkedIn profile (if available), and a short summary on why you're interested in the position.