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About CUMULUS MEDIA 

 

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 440 owned-and-operated stations broadcasting in 90 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 www.cumulusmedia.com.


Senior Account Executive – Millennial Focus

Department: Sales
Location: Kansas City, KS

Cumulus | Kansas City, Kansas is searching for an exceptional individual to join us as a Senior Account Executive. Our sales professionals have the support of leading products to market, tremendous training tools, and a team that supports business development and rewards performance.

This Senior Sales position is a unique opportunity to be a part of a new high-energy team focused on our explosive-growth Millennial-focused stations:  CHR 95.7 The Vibe, and Alternative KCJK X105.1. Combined with market-exclusive digital assets within our C-Suite array of products, this position is ideally suited if your sales background highlights a successful track record and reputation as one of the “best” in the advertising sales solutions including integrated, idea-based programs utilizing on-air, on-site, and digital components. Completing the lineup in this market-leading cluster: #1 ranked 101 The Fox, KCFX, 28-year flagship of Chiefs Radio Network, 94.9 KCMO-FM Classic Hits, and 103.7/710 KCMO Talk Radio, Urban A/C Magic 107.3, and heritage 102.5 Jack-FM.  

About KC (Market 33)

Kansas City is known as The City of Fountains with more than 200 and second only to Rome. KC is located on the border of MO and KS. We are the fastest growing city in the region with a population of 2.4 million,  a 9% lower-than-national-average cost of living and housing, diverse economy and low unemployment continue to attract families.  Entertainment options abound with a vibrant arts community, Kansas Speedway, home of a variety of NASCAR events, three professional sports teams including Royals baseball, Chiefs football and KC Sporting soccer along with a multitude of theaters, museums, parks and music venues, including iconic 18th and Vine Jazz district.  The current count of BBQ restaurants tops 100 in the KC metro.   

Competency:

  • Approaches role as a coach would
  • Continually raises standard of performance
  • Invests resources in actions to reach long-term goals
  • Empowers team and allows them to own their work
  • Sees more opportunities and fewer obstacles
  • Type of person talented professionals naturally follow
  • Makes sound business decisions in alignment with leadership objectives

Focus:

  • Identify, recruit and develop high-performance sales talent and build a successful team to ensure continued top-line growth
  • Lead the local and regional sales effort and focus on diversifying the broadcast sales portfolio and penetrate growth business categories
  • Drive sales, deliver growth, exceed goals and live in the details of the business
  • Direct our teams' sales training, business development and time management
  • Build a culture based on driving new business development and superior client service
  • Work across departments to optimize execution
  • Contribute your talents and time to meeting challenges, solving problems and rising to the opportunities before us
  • Ensure every decision has a thoughtful game plan to tactfully execute
  • Takes responsibility for our teams' efforts and outcomes, celebrating successes

Experience:

  • Steady career progression as a top sales performer
  • Ideal background a successful track record and reputation as one of the “best” in the advertising sales solutions including integrated, idea-based programs utilizing on-air, on-site, and digital components
  • Strong business acumen and understanding of lead generation, CRM, account/business development
  • Must be a recognized top-performer, high energy with strong goal orientation and ability to coach and lead the sales team

 What We Offer:

  • Competitive pay with performance incentives
  • A product that you can be passionate about selling
  • Training equivalent to acquiring a Sales-MBA
  • Recognition and reward for outstanding performance
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance package
  • 401K with company match to plan for the long-term
  • Vacation & Holidays to enjoy the fruits of your labor 

For more information on CUMULUS MEDIA, please visit our website at https://www.cumulus.com

CUMULUS MEDIA is an EEO company.

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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