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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

Promotions Assistant

Department: Promotions/Marketing
Location: Knoxville, TN

Promotions Assistant

Cumulus Media | Knoxville, TN is hiring a full time Promotions Assistant to work directly with the Promotions Director in Digital, Sales and Programming departments to develop and execute successful promotional concepts for Cumulus Knoxville station(s) that meet with our ratings and revenue objectives. We’re looking for a highly motivated, quick-thinking, creative, great problem solving, organized individual that is available to work nights and weekends. Our ideal candidate should possess an extremely good work ethic, positive attitude, is a self-starter, and has the ability to work in a fast-paced office environment.

Who we are:

Cumulus owns and operates 460 radio stations in 94 U.S. markets, as well as Westwood One Networks, serving over 10,000 stations world-wide. Over 225 million people per week engage with a Cumulus or Westwood One asset making it an exciting and unique career opportunity! We are constantly creating new windows for success and strive to provide world class tools to help you succeed and reach your full potential as an employee. More recently, Cumulus is the proud creator of NASH – an exciting new lifestyle and entertainment brand targeting over 90 million country music fans nationwide.

Responsibilities/Our Opportunity:

Coordinates and executes all on-site logistics for daily appearances and live broadcasts

Works directly with Sales to organize weekly appearances and events

Communicates event schedules, duties, security access, managing on-site set up, etc. to

On-air staff, clients, promo crews, sales reps, and station management

Works directly with the Promotions Director on the execution of on-air and online contesting, as well as management of prize inventory, and assists with the communication of contest execution to the programming staff

Records events (i.e. photos, videos, audio, and social media measures) for station promotions and events

Schedules daily on air contesting as directed. This includes with AE’s, promoters, etc. to obtain approved copy, images, etc.

Creates copy for station(s) websites, contests and features, including pages dedicated to partnership programming/promotions.

Assists in creating content for station(s) website to ensure the website reflects station brand in a positive and relevant manner. This includes additional media (i.e. photos, video as needed.)

Writes weekly email to station(s) database ensuring station and client content is included, as promised and scheduled.

Assists in the development and execution of major station events/campaigns including contesting, sponsor/client coordination, event logistics, hospitality, production, etc.

Attends evening and weekend station events including client appearances, concerts,

etc., as needed

Works with Promotion/Sales/Programming departments to develop successful promotional concepts for station

Answers incoming station(s) listener email and respond to listeners’ requests, concerns, etc.


Experience with event planning/execution preferred, but not required

Highly organized and excellent time management skills

May be required to lift up to 50lbs

Must possess valid state driver’s license

Strong written and verbal communication skills, strong interpersonal skills

Must be able to successfully organize multiple projects simultaneously within a deadline

for various radio station formats and clients

Strong understanding of digital and social media to promote brands is a must as well as proficiency in Photoshop and Microsoft Office

Requires in-office business hours and will include additional hours out of office, including nights, weekends, and some holidays

What We Offer:

Recognition and reward for outstanding performance.

Competitive pay and the ability to increase income.

Benefits, vacation, and paid holidays offered for all full time employees.

Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account with company match,

401K with company match, and Life and Disability coverage.

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Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

Posting Dates: June 24 through July 5, 2019


Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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