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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 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.


Digital Director/Midday On-Air Talent

Department: Programming
Location: Indianapolis, IN

Cumulus Media | Indianapolis is searching for an experienced Digital Director/Midday On-Air Talent.  The Digital Director/Midday Air Talent will be responsible for managing and advancing the online content and social media footprints of our three radio stations as well as hosting a daily midday radio show on our country station, WFMS.

Who We Are:   Cumulus | Indianapolis currently features three stations in the Indianapolis area and surrounding counties: Country 95.5 WFMS-FM, Classic Hits 104.5 WJJK-FM and CHR Energy 93.9 WYRG-FM.  The cluster of three stations reaches thousands of listeners on a daily basis.     

Top candidates for this position will possess expert abilities in social media communication and marketing across the various social media platforms combined with the necessary skills to consistently update and maintain the content on our radio station websites. The preferred candidate will also have experience managing a staff along with the ability to lead a team of radio personalities in a creative and collaborative environment. The position will include a daily air-shift, weekend voice track shift, live appearances & remotes and endorsement opportunities. A love of country music and working knowledge of the format is preferred but not required.

To be considered for this position, candidates will need to be versatile, time-management pros, and possess exceptional on-air and digital abilities with a razor-sharp attention to detail and social media skills that are second to none. The best candidates will have the ability to multi-task and react in a calm and decisive way when dealing with challenging situations. People skills and the ability to work closely with talent, department heads and a skilled sales team are critical.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create, implement, and manage the online packaging of our brands, to include the radio station websites and each station’s various social media channels
  • Work closely with the programming & promotions teams to develop and deploy social media strategies for each of our radio stations
  • Work with the Program Directors and Promotions Directors to develop contesting ideas in the digital space and deliver new sales revenue opportunities
  • Successfully coach, direct, develop, appraise and motivate on-air talent to maximize their efforts with “best practices” on the radio station websites and throughout our social media platforms
  • Create unique content attractive to the target demo in the digital space and help drive increased radio station ratings by growing & converting our digital audience to listening audience of our terrestrial brands
  • Operate (as needed) control board, remote broadcasting and other related broadcast production equipment

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of on-air radio experience
  • Strong digital expertise
  • Expert computer skills and above average proficiency with website maintenance and social media communication
  • Previous staff management experience preferred
  • Ability to multi-task and the discipline to focus on what is the highest and best use of your time
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Creative and strategic thinker and problem solver
  • Deep knowledge & awareness of music, pop culture & current local/regional/national events and how they relate to each station’s target demo

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Professional growth and career path
  • Focused, responsible, creative 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 www.cumulus.com/work-here/

For more information about Cumulus Media, Inc., visit our website at:  https://www.cumulus.com

Cumulus Media, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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