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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.


Promotions and Marketing Director

Department: Promotions/Marketing
Location: Washington, DC

Cumulus –Washington DC, is 2 station cluster, is looking for an experienced Promotions and Marketing Director to lead and manage the promotions effort for a competitive, award-winning group of stations. Responsibilities include digital marketing, coordinating and implementing on-air and on-line promotions, brand management, and developing events in order to promote the stations’ image and presence in the community. This position requires a high degree of organizational skills, attention to detail, time management and a personal disposition that works well with creative co-workers in both programming and sales.

About us

CUMULUS MEDIA (NASDAQ: CMLS) is a leading audio-first media and entertainment company delivering premium content to over a quarter billion people 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 inspires listeners through its rapidly growing network of original podcasts that are smart, entertaining and thought-provoking. 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.

 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with multiple departments to create and execute promotions such as remotes, events, van hits and other street team activities from start to finish within departmental budget
  • Negotiate and purchase collateral and other promotional items
  • Develop strategic relationships with entertainment and event venues to benefit the stations
  • Work with local charities to the mutual benefit of the community, the charity and the stations
  • Recruit, train and supervise the promotions internship program
  • Coordinate and draft sales and station promotions from conception to facilitation
  • Contests, giveaways, station websites and on-site events and appearances including paid client events and charity endeavors
  • Coordinate and attend client meetings with sellers and sales managers as needed to plan events and event logistics
  • Update, write and manage station website pages and station social media posts
  • Maintain schedule for 15+ person Promotional Assistant team and communicate with team on a daily basis
  • Coordinate and oversee on-site appearances, remotes and events and interact with clients and listeners on-site.
  • Maintain station event equipment, including promotional vehicles
  • Sets up, breaks down and transport promotional event equipment as required
  • Prepare contest rules, waivers, and release forms for on air, digital, social media and other contests

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations
  • Understanding of stations’ programming strategies
  • Social media expertise
  • Computer literacy in Adobe Photoshop Suite, WordPress, Microsoft Office including PowerPoint and Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience utilizing social media in a business environment
  • Graphic design skills is a plus
  • Problem-solving ability and skill in prioritizing projects
  • Ability to interact with management, staff at all levels, listeners, and station advertisers.
  • Ability to multi-task and handle pressures and deadlines
  • Must possess valid state driver’s license

What We Offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Recognition and reward for outstanding performance.
  • Benefits, vacation, and paid holidays offered for all full time employees.
  • Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account with company match, 401K with company match, and Life and Disability coverage.

For immediate consideration, please complete the application process at: http://www.cumulus.com/careers/.

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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