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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 434 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 www.cumulusmedia.com.


Digital Account Executive

Department: Sales
Location: Savannah, GA

Cumulus Media – Savannah, GA is seeking a talented and dynamic Digital Account Executive who will be responsible driving digital advertising revenues.  This person will help to develop a newly created and integral position within our company.  They will be driven to understand our full suite of digital offerings and possess the ability to create and present clients with tailored digital marketing solutions.  The role’s primarily focus is to maximize revenue opportunities through the sale of digital products under Cumulus Digital’s C-Suite products and services (search, social, display, email, web design, etc.) and station assets (email, website, app, streaming, podcasts, video, and social).  This is a multi-faceted role that will reward sellers who are able to strategically prospect for business, engage decision makers, develop results oriented digital campaigns, and manage client relationships through a partnered approach.  We are looking for:

 

Business developers, not an order- takers.

People who want to start a movement, not just be a part of it.

A human, not a robot.

A person who listens to understand, not listens to respond.

Individuals with humility, not a know it all.

A great listener, but also curious.

A doer, but also a thinker.

 

Who We Are: 

Cumulus | Savannah currently features 7 stations in the Savannah area and surrounding counties.  Our stations include:  93.1 WEAS-FM Urban, 630 WBMQ-AM Talk, 103.9-FM Magic our Urban Adult Contemporary, 96.6-FM Hit Country, 95.5-FM WIXV-FM Classic Rock, 102.1 WZAT-FM Hot Adult Contemporary, 900 WJLG-AM Sports. The cluster of 7 stations reaches thousands of listeners on a daily basis.     

The Digital Account Executive will identify and develop new business opportunities and grow existing client relationships.  This person will close new digital business to meet or exceed set sales targets by offering solutions that will help clients achieve their business goals. We hire driven, resourceful, organized, customer-focused problem solvers who have great communication skills and the ability to cultivate client relationships. In return, we offer a unique career opportunity:  one where you are given a challenging mission, world-class tools to help you succeed, and the chance to realize your full potential as a digital sales professional. 

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Able to identify client business needs by gaining a deep understanding of their goals, objectives and processes as well as their external environment including key market and consumer trends to proactively develop customized advertising solutions to meet client objectives
  • Deliver effective sales presentations; negotiation and closing
  • Excel at prospecting and aggressively seeking new clientele by networking, cold calling, canvassing, referrals or other means to build and maintain a full pipeline of sales prospects
  • Follow all station procedures for preparing orders, resolving billing issues, submitting regular reports regarding sales, pipeline lists, forecasts and competitive analysis
  • Serve as a resident expert in all digital solutions offered by Cumulus including our C-Suite products and services as well as station assets
  • Stay abreast of the competitive landscape and emerging technologies to best position Cumulus in the marketplace
  • Think creatively and generate original ideas

 

Qualifications:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, social networking platforms and CRM tools
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience developing new business relationships in an outside sales role
  • Strong understanding of lead generation and ability to connect with viable prospects
  • Comprehension of sales metrics in order to fill a sales funnel and robust pipeline of residual business
  • Positive attitude with the willingness to get beyond comfort zone to grow professionally
  • High energy and passion for the job
  • Flexible and creative
  • Digitally savvy 
  • Digital Media Sales background preferred.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing or related field is preferred.

 

What we offer:

  • Commission-based organization with uncapped earning potential
  • Focused, responsible 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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

 

 

 

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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