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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.


Digital Account Executive

Department: Sales
Location: Mobile, AL

CUMULUS MEDIA | MOBILE is seeking a dynamic outside media sales Digital Account Executive to join our team! We are looking for passionate, motivated, goal-oriented individuals with high business acumen, and the desire to WIN in a fast-paced highly competitive sales environment. You MUST have a background of a minimum of 1-2 years of outside digital media sales including but not limited to SEO & SEM, Social Media advertising, digital video advertising, programmatic display, geo-fencing, email marketing, website sales, and text media marketing.

Our ideal candidate is someone who is digitally savvy, customer focused, and has a desire to create integrated marketing campaigns for their clients. In return, we offer a unique opportunity: a challenging mission, world-class tools to help you succeed, inspired leadership, competitive commissions, and the chance to realize your full potential as a professional.

About us:

Cumulus Mobile is the Gulf Coasts leading radio/digital company…hands down! Five big radio stations including 97.5 WABD The Gulf Coasts Hit Music Station, 93BLX, 104.1 WDLT, Gospel 900 WGOK, 660 News WXQW and the market’s exclusive suite of Digital Solutions.   At Cumulus Mobile we strive to hire passionate, driven, resourceful, problem solvers who have the ability to drive the evolving, diverse culture of the Power of Radio and Digital to success.

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
  • Have strong listening and presentation skills and the ability to quickly build lucrative client relationships
  • Follow all station procedures for preparing orders, resolving billing issues, submitting regular reports regarding sales, pipeline lists, forecasts and competitive analysis
  • Stay abreast of the competitive landscape and emerging technologies to best position Cumulus in the marketplace
  • Think creatively and generate original ideas
  • Possess rare people skills which allow you to get out in front of problems and proactively provide solutions in order to deliver exceptional client service

Core Competencies:

  • MUST be computer savvy with a strong working knowledge of Power Point, Microsoft Word, Excel, and able to navigate online data systems and forms
  • MUST have a background of a min of 1-2 years of outside digital media sales including but not limited to SEO & SEM, Social Media advertising, digital video advertising, programmatic display, geo-fencing, email marketing, website sales, and text media marketing
  • Proficiency in prospecting and aggressively seeking new clientele by networking, cold-calling, canvassing and referrals
  • Learn the customer’s business by gaining a deep understanding of their goals, objectives and processes as well as their external environment including key market and consumer trends
  • Creative spark - the ability to design, create and deliver customized advertising proposals/presentations
  • Present client solutions by building rapport and delivering results through integrated digital campaigns
  • Gain referral business by providing support, information, and guidance, qualitative research and recommending new opportunities for profit and/or service improvements
  • Deliver exceptional client service

Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of experience in outside (B2B) Digital Media Sales required.
  • Proven experience growing and maintaining a robust sales funnel
  • Recognized top sales performer with a track record of over-achieving
  • Strong sales acumen and proficiency in all phases of the sales cycle, proactive outbound phone sales and new account development
  • Ability to perform independently in a fast-paced, hyper-competitive sales environment
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills; outgoing, sociable, and charismatic – you pride yourself on being able to strike up a conversation with anyone
  • Accustomed to working with creative thinkers, digital marketers and editors
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing or related field is preferred

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay with uncapped earning potential
  • Professional growth and career path
  • Recognition and reward for outstanding performance
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage
  • 401K with company match to plan for the long term
  • Vacation & Holidays

 

For immediate consideration, please visit www.cumulus.com/work-here/

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

CUMULUS MEDIA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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