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A leader in the radio broadcasting industry, CUMULUS MEDIA (NASDAQ: CMLS) combines high-quality local programming with iconic, nationally syndicated media, sports and entertainment brands to deliver premium content choices to the 245 million people reached each week through its 433 owned-and-operated stations broadcasting in 89 U.S. media markets (including eight of the top 10), approximately 8,000 broadcast radio stations affiliated with its Westwood One network and numerous digital channels. Together, the Cumulus Radio Station Group and Westwood One platforms make CUMULUS MEDIA one of the few media companies that can provide advertisers with national reach and local impact. The Cumulus Radio Station Group and Westwood One are the exclusive radio broadcast partners to some of the largest brands in sports, entertainment, news, and talk, including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, the GRAMMYs, the Academy of Country Music Awards, the American Music Awards, the Billboard Music Awards, and more. Additionally, it is the nation's leading provider of country music and lifestyle content through its NASH brand, which serves country fans nationwide through radio programming, exclusive digital content, and live events. For more information, visit

Business Assistant

Department: Administrative
Location: Des Moines, IA

Cumulus Media Des Moines is offering a great opportunity to be a part of the radio broadcasting industry as a Business Assistant. Our ideal candidate should possess an extremely good work ethic, be a self-starter and highly organized with the ability to work in a fast-paced office environment.

Who We Are:

Cumulus Des Moines currently features 5 stations in the Des Moines metro area.  Nash-FM 97.3 KHKI, 92.5 Nash Icon KJJY, 95 KGGO, 98.3 The Vibe KWQW and 1700 The Champ KBGG. Our stations reach hundreds of thousands of listeners on a weekly basis.  At Cumulus Des Moines we strive to hire passionate, driven, resourceful, problem solvers who have the ability to drive the evolving, diverse culture of the Power of Radio to success.

Cumulus owns and operates 460 radio stations in 89 U.S. markets, as well as Westwood One Networks, serving over 10,000 stations worldwide.  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.

Our Opportunity:

The Business Assistant position is a full time, salaried, non-exempt administrative position. This individual will assist the business manager, and will provide general administrative support, among other duties:


  • Process credit card payments daily, as needed
  • Pull and print lockbox deposits daily
  • Enter payment batches in commercial traffic system daily
  • Enter invoices for payment daily, as needed
  • Prepare and mail deposits to lockbox weekly
  • Enter lockbox deposit totals into cash receipts tab of template daily
  • Assist with entering commission info into commissions worksheet monthly


  • Input and download national commercial orders as needed
  • Export commercial log info to and from the local automation system daily
  • Load Digital commercial traffic daily, as needed
  • Perform commercial log reconciliation/correction daily


  • Send weekly affidavits
  • Weekly and month-end billing

o Generate invoices

o Send via mail or electronically

  • Reconcile commercial inventory between traffic system and streaming
  • Prepare Co-op advertising invoice affidavits
  • Contact and follow up on credit references for new accounts


  • Strong computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good at problem solving and prioritizing
  • Great team player

What We Offer:

  • Cumulus offers an opportunity to embark on a career with the fastest growing media company in the U.S. 
  • Recognition and reward for outstanding performance.
  • Competitive pay. 
  • 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.

For immediate consideration, please complete the application process at

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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