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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

Sales Coordinator

Department: Sales
Location: Chicago, IL

CUMULUS MEDIA | Westwood One, Chicago, IL has an immediate opportunity Sales Coordinator.

About Westwood One:

Westwood One, the national-facing arm of CUMULUS MEDIA, offers iconic, nationally syndicated sports, news and entertainment content to 245 million listeners each week across an audio network of 8,000 affiliated broadcast radio stations and media partners. Westwood One is the largest audio broadcast network in America, home to premium content that defines the culture, including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, Westwood One Backstage, the GRAMMYs, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and the Billboard Music Awards. The rapidly growing Westwood One Podcast Network delivers popular network and industry personalities and programs. Westwood One connects listeners with their passions through programs and platforms that have everyone listening.


  • Monitor and track performance of digital, broadcast, and on-air campaigns
  • Understand and translate media proposals
  • Implement strategic and integrated campaigns for advertisers/clients
  • Prepare customized and timely broadcast and marketing sales presentations in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Responsible and accountable for the coordinated management of projects such as customized marketing presentations, compiling and retrieving research, using PowerPoint & Photoshop
  • Collaborate with different departments within Westwood One to gather strategic research materials for presentations and projects
  • Interface regularly with Digital, Programming, and Sales departments
  • Prioritize and complete projects while working in a fast paced working environment
  • Proposal development and order processing, and client follow-up
  • Compile post-analysis information on advertising research schedules
  • Use a variety of sales management tools and software to track and provide timely updates on accounts and deals
  • Create promotional recaps for advertising clients
  • Pull research and marketing materials for proposals and client meetings
  • Attend and contribute to weekly sales meetings
  • Ability to interpret a variety of situations and instructions furnished in writing, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Coordinate planning, scheduling, and hosting high level clients
  • Provide daily ad-hoc research support for Midwest Region Ad Sales


  • Minimum 1+ year Media Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Desired Characteristics:

  • Ability to multi-task, works well under pressure and enjoys working in a deadline-oriented environment
  • Proficient in MS-Office skills Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Familiarity with Photoshop a plus
  • Knowledge of basic radio audience measurement metrics
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills. A self-starter
  • Attention to detail is a must
  • Able to perform independently and proactively while working in a team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal and interpersonal communication and time management skills
  • Assertive personality in expressing potential solutions

Bonus Points:

Exhibit a passion for media, entertainment, music, sports, and news/talk radio.

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • 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

For immediate consideration, please visit

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CUMULUS MEDIA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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