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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.


Promotions & Marketing Director

Department: Promotions/Marketing
Location: Wilmington, NC

CUMULUS MEDIA Ė WILMINGTON NORTH CAROLINA IS SEEKING a dynamic full-time Promotions and Marketing Director, preferably with broadcast and/or event marketing experience.

Qualified candidates will have minimally 2 years of radio, marketing, and/or PR and event marketing experience.  The successful candidate will be extremely organized, possess exceptional verbal communication, writing and computer skills, and know how to multi-task.  The ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment and strong people skills are crucial, as this position will interact with listeners, customers, programming and sales to meet the stationís revenue, audience and brand objectives.

 

Who we are

Our local Wilmington stations include: Todayís Hits & Yesterdayís Favorites WGNI 102.7, Cape Fears Country Leader WWQQ 101.3, Coast 97.3 WMNX, WKXS 94.5 The Hawk, and News Talk Sports 980 AM WAAV The Wave.

 

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.

 

General Responsibilities Duties

  • Working directly with Promotion/Sales/Programming departments to develop successful promotional concepts for all stations
  • Direct planning, preparation, logistics and execution of station promotions, appearances, remote broadcasts, special events, sponsor coordination, contesting, contest rules, production and securing promotional prizes as needed
  • Writing and scheduling of on-air contesting and promotional announcements
  • Writing and approving contest rules prior to all contests and promotions beginning
  • Maintaining a detailed station calendar, including scheduling daily on air contests, customer promotions and station events, Cluster Promotional Gantt Chart
  • Working with Account Executives, Programming and Customers to conceive and execute customer focused promotions, ensuring clientís expectations are met within the stationís brand guidelines.  Attend customer sales calls and sales meetings as needed
  • Create and execute customer focused promotional proposals for sales team and produce recaps as needed
  • Lead weekly promotions meetings and attend Department Head meetings.  Attend sales meetings as needed
  • Implement and manage digital marketing efforts for all stations including maintenance of station websites, mobile apps, email databases, email blasts, social media outlets, video and Sweet Deals
  • Ensuring station and customer content is included as promised for all digital marketing efforts and always reflects the station brand in a positive and relevant manner
  • Attending evening and weekend station events, including customer appearances as needed
  • Provide direct management/supervision for part-time employees, and interns as needed
  • Oversee and maintain promotional vehicles, equipment and station promotional inventory
  • Solid understanding and knowledge of FCC Rules and Regulations when executing contests and promotions

 

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Proficient computer and software skills including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint required.  Experience with Photoshop, Triton Digital, vPromotions and vCreative a strong plus
  • Ability to work independently, including troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and handle pressure and meet deadlines
  • Driving station vehicles
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays

 

Education and Licensing Requirements

  • College degree in Communications or related major preferred.  High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Must possess a valid driverís license and must be in good standing

 

Physical Requirements

  • May require lifting or moving up to 75 lbs
  • May require standing for extended periods of time

 

What we offer

  • Competitive pay
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Supportive leadership and coaching
  • Continuous education and training
  • Collaborative and creative environment
  • 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

 

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

For immediate consideration, please complete the application process at https://www.cumulus.com/work-here/

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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