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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.


Part Time Promotions Assistant

Department: Promotions/Marketing
Location: Wilmington, NC

Cumulus Media’s Wilmington location is offering a great opportunity in the promotions side of the radio broadcasting industry as a Part Time Promotions Assistant. Our ideal candidates 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.  You will work closely with the Promotions & Marketing Director to carry out the goals of the Promotions Department.  If you’re looking for a foot in the door to the radio industry and have an outgoing personality, this is a great opportunity for you!

 

Our Opportunity

Cumulus Media Wilmington, NC is searching for part time Promotions Assistants for our cluster of radio stations including; Today’s Hits & Yesterday’s Favorites WGNI 102.7, Cape Fears Country Leader WWQQ 101.3, #1 For Hip Hop & R&B Coast 97.3 WMNX, The Port City’s Classic Rock WKXS 94.5 The Hawk, and News Talk Sports 980 AM WAAV.  We're looking for reliable applicants with a solid work ethic, flexible schedule and clean driving record since you'll be driving radio station vehicles.  If hired, you´ll be responsible for a variety of duties like setting up and running station events, remote broadcasts and appearances including interacting with listeners, clients and on-air personalities as well as other promotional and marketing duties.

 

Responsibilities/Requirements

  • Scheduling on-air giveaways via vPromotions
  • Produce recaps after conclusion of promotions
  • Website management, including updating station contests, and other promotions for station sites; prize management via vPromotions; inventory and maintenance of prize closet
  • Data Entry for promotional events and contesting
  • Represent the station when needed at on-site appearances and events
  • Social media posting, review promotional content and graphics for accuracy
  • Produce bi-weekly email newsletter to station(s) database ensuring station and sponsor content is included, as promised and scheduled
  • Point of contact for client events and management of client appearances and remotes
  • Participate in promotions and client meetings as required/necessary
  • Works with Promotion/Sales/Programming departments to execute successful promotions  for clients and stations
  • Maintain promotional calendar
  • Manage legal and insurance requirements for station contest
  • Manage station contest rules creation and approval
  • Computer literacy in applicable programs including: Photoshop, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, vCreative, vPromotions, Adobe Audition
  • Available to work flexible hours including weekdays, weekends, and holidays when required
  • Execute technical and physical set-up and breakdown of remote broadcasts and station events and board operate in studio during remote broadcasts as needed
  • Must be a professional with a customer focus.  All employees are expected to bring a positive attitude to the workplace and be cheerful, cooperative, and productive
  • Represent station and client in a professional manner at station remote broadcasts and events
  • Interact with listeners and clients with a customer service mentality
  • Drive and maintain station vehicles
  • Monitor condition of remote equipment and station vehicles
  • Must be able to lift objects at least 50 lbs.
  • Assist station On-Air Personalities as needed at remotes
  • Reports to the Promotions and Marketing Director

 

Qualifications

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office complete suite of software including MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel, proficient in managing social networking platforms, basic graphic design skills using available software
  • Excellent writing and editing skills; proficient in grammar, excellent focus and strong attention to details, ability to follow up and complete projects on time, ability to plan, organize, set priorities and multi task in a very fast-paced environment.
  • Pleasant, charismatic and capable of working in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented, collaborative environment.

 

Work Experience

  • 1+ years radio and/or promotional and marketing experience preferred

 

Education

  • College degree preferred, preferably in Broadcast Journalism or Communications

 

About Us

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 more than 250 million people reached each month through its 428 owned-and-operated stations broadcasting in 87 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 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.

 

What We Offer

  • Collaborative and creative work environment
  • Tools, resources and coaching to succeed
  • Opportunity for career progression and professional growth
  • Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

If you have the passion, energy and focus necessary to build upon the legacy of our Cumulus brands, apply to: http://www.cumulus.com/careers

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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