The Media Sales Institute (MSI) at Florida A&M University is a national training and career placement program for graduating seniors interested in media sales careers with local and national companies. The curriculum for this intense 10-day intense program is designed to provide talented individuals of diverse backgrounds an entree into media sales.
Top executives and CEOs in the industry serve as faculty and train participants in sales across several platforms, including: radio, television, cable, print, digital, and Internet.
Recruiters attend the MSI each year ready-to-hire for entry-level positions in reputable companies across the United States. Previous recruiters include:
How Will You Benefit?
* FREE registration (valued at $3000)
* FREE housing and meals
* FREE career counseling
* One-on-one interviews with reputable media companies
* Networking opportunities with industry executives
* Ongoing support via online professional networking and webinars
* NAB/NABOB Media Sales Certification
You will learn media sales basics, revenue, Nielsen Ratings Service, customer development skills, key advertising strategies, how to brand yourself, effective writing and business communicationˇKand more!
Are You Eligible to Apply?
The 2012 MSI at FAMU is open all fall 2011 and spring 2012 graduates from any four-year college/university in the United States. All majors welcome.
Download Application www.famu.edu/SJGC
Deadline: March 30, 2012
The National Association of Broadcasters and the National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters is looking for 25
talented college seniors for the 7th annual Media Sales Institute
- FAMU School of Journalism & Graphic Communication
- FAMU School of Business & Industry
MSI INFO: (850) 412-5399
Complete the form at http://www.famu.edu/sjgc/m/index.cfm/media-sales-institute/. In addition, please submit a 500-word essay describing why attending NABEF/NABOB Media Sales Institute will be valuable to you. In the essay, please address: (1) your career goals, (2) how media sales is involved in your career goals and, (3) how attending the Media Sales Institute will further your goals. Along with your application you are required to submit two letters of recommendation and a one-page resume; one recommendation must be from a professor. In addition, you may submit a brief description of internships and/or relevant work experience. The 2012 MSI will take place May 14-23.
Florida A&M University
School of Journalism & Graphic Communication
c/o Media Sales Institute
510 Orr Drive, Suite 4003
Tallahassee, FL 32307
Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fax to: (850) 561-2399
DEADLINE: Friday, March 30, 2012 by 5 p.m., EST
Dollar Amount: $3,000
Deadline(s): March 30, 2012
Scholarship/Grant Sponsor: School of Journalism and Graphic Communication