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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 & Event Coordinator/Broadcaster

Department: Programming
Location: Peoria, IL

                     

Promotions & Event Coordinator/Broadcaster

 

Cumulus Media’s Peoria Location is offering a great opportunity join our WIXO-FM, WGLO-FM, WFYR-FM, WZPW-FM, AND WVEL-AM team as a Full Time Promotions & Events Coordinator, and Broadcaster.

 

Our Opportunity:

Cumulus –is looking for a dynamic Full time, Promotions & Events Coordinator with additional broadcasting skills who will hit the ground running and immediately contribute to the success of the Marketing/Promotion, Programming, and Sales Departments.  The successful candidate understands the broadcast business and takes pride in their work. This candidate needs to be a strategic and pro-active thinker.  They require creative idea generating skills to constantly put the station in a position to succeed. If you enjoy a fast paced work environment and being involved in the community, please apply.

 

The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include:

This is a high-energy position that requires someone who will take charge and make station promotions and events successful time after time.  The Promotions Coordinator brings a radio station’s on-air image and brand to life to both its clients and listeners, and is responsible for the planning, organization, and execution of all on-site radio station events, contests and appearances. Regular duties will include planning and execution of NTR events, writing promotional proposals and recaps, maintaining an accurate and detailed calendar of upcoming appearances contests and other cluster events, creating and executing station and client on-air promotions, creating and executing online loyalty contests, and completing appropriate paperwork to implement activities. The Promotions Coordinator will act as a liaison between the Programming and Sales Departments to maximize revenue, ratings, and exposure. Effective communication to sales, programming, and on-air staff is a must. Additionally, a skill set for on air broadcasting is also required for this position, with multiple format experience.

In addition, maintaining newsletters, promotional calendars, promotional inventory, promotional copy, and ensuring station integrity and FCC compliance through maintenance of contest rules.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • People Skills/Team Player
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • High level of organization and planning skills
  • Aptitude to make decisions and work independently without immediate direction or supervision
  • Ability to interact well with listeners, clients, and management and to represent the stations well
  • Ability to shine during live remotes and appearances
  • Ability to take direction
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint. Experience with Triton Digital promotion management and V-Creative systems.
  • May occasionally be required to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Requires some evening and weekend hours

Education and Licensing Requirements:

•             College degree in Communications or related area preferred.

•             2 years of broadcast experience

•             Possess a valid driver’s license and be in good standings

 

 

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 453 owned-and-operated stations broadcasting in 90 US media markets (including eight of the top 10), more than 8,200 broadcast radio stations affiliated with its Westwood One network and numerous digital channels.

Together, the Cumulus/Westwood One platforms make Cumulus Media one of the few media companies that can provide advertisers with national reach and local impact. Cumulus/Westwood One is the exclusive radio broadcast partner to some of the largest brands in sports, entertainment, news, and talk, including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, the GRAMMY’s, the Academy of Country Music Awards, the American Music Awards, the Billboard Music Awards, Westwood One News, 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.

What we offer:

-              Competitive pay

-              Collaborative and creative work environment

-              Tools, resources and coaching to succeed

-              Opportunity for career progression and professional growth

-              Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance package

-              401K with company match to plan for the long term

-              Vacation & Holidays to enjoy the fruits of your labor

For immediate consideration, please send your resume to joe.cook@cumulus.com. 

Cumulus is an EEO company.

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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