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About CUMULUS MEDIA 

 

CUMULUS MEDIA (NASDAQ: CMLS) is a leading audio-first media and entertainment company delivering premium content to over a quarter billion consumers every month — wherever and whenever they want it. CUMULUS MEDIA engages listeners with high-quality local programming through 428 owned-and-operated stations across 87 markets; delivers nationally-syndicated sports, news, talk, and entertainment programming from iconic brands including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, the GRAMMYs, the American Country Music Awards, and many other world-class partners across nearly 8,000 affiliated stations through Westwood One, the largest audio network in America; and offers listeners a dynamic network of popular podcasts that define culture with original content and commentary on today’s world. CUMULUS MEDIA provides advertisers with local impact and national reach through on-air, digital, mobile, and voice-activated media solutions, as well as access to integrated digital marketing services, powerful influencers, and live event experiences. CUMULUS MEDIA is the only audio media company to provide marketers with local and national advertising performance guarantees. For more information visit www.cumulusmedia.com.


Full-time Sales Assistant

Department: Administrative
Location: Bossier City, LA

Cumulus Media | Shreveport has an immediate opening for a (full-time) Sales Assistant for our 5 (Shreveport) station cluster.  The sales assistant is an integral part of a radio advertising sales team and provides administrative support to the sales reps and managers.  The ideal candidate will be dependable, hardworking and have the ability to balance multiple deadline-oriented projects while maintaining a great attitude and sense of humor in a fast-paced work environment. If this sounds like you, and you are looking for a great opportunity to learn the sales side of the radio broadcasting industry, read on.

Who We Are: Cumulus Media Shreveport

Cumulus | Shreveport currently features 5 stations in the Shreveport/Bossier area and surrounding counties.  Our stations include:  KMJJ 99.7, KQHN 97.3, KRMD 101.1, KVMA 102.9, KRMD-AM 100.7FM and 1340AM . The cluster of 5 stations reaches thousands of listeners on a daily basis.     

Key Responsibilities:

  • Primary role is acting as a liaison between our sales team, our clients and our other inter-company departments
  • Organize and input both new and revised orders; assist in creating sales proposals, digital campaigns; and provide customer care to help eliminate problems, and grow our business
  • Assists Account Executives with orders and traffic as needed
  • Prepares and assembles reports and presentations
  • Provide research materials using Tapscan, Media Monitors, Scarborough, etc.
  • Keep sales materials/ media kits up to date
  • Backup for Account Executives as needed to input traffic instructions into Vcreative
  • Backup for Receptionist
  • Attend National promotions as needed
  • Answers telephones, type correspondence and schedules appointments
  • Maintains account lists and mailing lists and employee lists
  • Provide support to clients by providing documents, forms and other paperwork to ensure seamless execution of client media buys
  • Assist Traffic Managers by gathering copy and traffic and working to solve clearance issues
  • Works on highly time sensitive projects, adhering to deadlines
  • Manages multiple project requests simultaneously with quick turnaround time
  • Responsible for entering National orders and commercial copy
  • Additional duties as designated by the General Sales Manager, Market Manager or Business Manager related to sales or administrative functions 

Qualifications:

  • 1-3 Years of experience in sales, marketing, advertising and/or promotions preferred
  • Extensive computer skills including but not limited to extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, image manipulation, social media and the ability to adapt to proprietary computer systems
  • Background in radio station continuity or sales helpful
  • Self-starter that is detail oriented, organized, and must be excellent at written and oral communication and possess strong multitasking skills
  • Dependable with a strong work ethic and possess a team player attitude
  • Aptitude to make decisions and work independently without immediate direction or supervision
  • Ability to interact with management and staff at all levels

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Professional growth and career path
  • Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage
  • 401K with company match to plan for the long-term
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays (only for full-time roles)

For immediate consideration, please visit www.cumulus.com/work-here/

For more information about Cumulus Media, Inc., visit our website at:  https://www.cumulus.com

Cumulus Media, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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