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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 433 owned-and-operated stations broadcasting in 88 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.


Sales Assistant PT: SHREVEPORT

Department: Administrative
Location: Shreveport, LA

CUMULUS MEDIA – SHREVEPORT/BOSSIER is seeking a talented and dynamic part time (20 Hours Per Week) PT Sales Assistant who thrives in a fast-paced working environment.  We are looking for a passionate, motivated, goal-oriented and highly competitive individual.  We hire driven, resourceful, organized, customer-focused problem solvers who have great communication skills and the ability to cultivate internal relationships.  

Who We Are: 

Cumulus Media, Inc. in the Shreveport-Bossier City Metro offers legendary brands and highly rated stations to serve our advertisers and listening community.  Our stations have won multiple “station of the year” awards with national recognition. A proven medium for advertisers and entertainment for listeners.

Our stations are in a unique position, as it completely mirrors the demographics and social economics of the marketplace. Cumulus has the #1 and #2 overall ranked stations in the market with KMJJ 99.7, and KVMA Magic 102.9 over the last 3 combined ratings periods.  KMJJ has 42,000 more listeners in the Total Survey Area than the #2 station in the market.

Our heritage country station, 101.1 KRMD is the #1 country station and the #1 ranked non-urban station for adults 25-54 in the metro.  KQHN Q97.3 is a pure play and music intensive HOT AC station.  KRMD-AM is CBS Sports Radio, offering 2 signals on 100.7 and 1340AM.  This #1 ranked sports station is the home of the NFL, March Madness, the Super Bowl, Airline High School Football, Louisiana Tech Sports, 

Provides support in sales administration, generates sales-related reports , and acts as an extension of the sales team.

Responsibilities

  • Provides administrative and/or process support for contract administration, customer service, and order history.
  • Acts as an extension of the sales team by assisting with product pricing, sales development, sales material creation, marketing communications, client and sponsorship proposals & recaps.
  • Generates contract confirmations, reports related to sales activities & revenue data, pool reports, unapproved credits, etc.
  • Responds to client requests, e.g., spot times.
  • Records and forwards checks, handles contracts for Account Executives, prepares presentations, types & proofreads correspondence, files and makes copies, relieves receptionist.

Qualifications

  • Manages time; focuses on urgent and important tasks; avoids procrastination; follows up; shows strong attention to detail; meets deadlines
  • Adapts to shifts in priorities and urgencies
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; familiar with Stratus, V Creative, V Promotions or demonstrates ability to learn new systems quickly
  • Assumes responsibility & accountability for assignments and tasks
  • Actively listens; clearly and effectively conveys information; uses professional telephone skills; demonstrates effective business writing skills; shows excellent grasp of grammar
  • Exhibits good interpersonal skills; collaborates with others; maintains composure when faced with difficult situations and personalities
  • Demonstrates competitive spirit; shows desire to “move up”

Work Experience

  • 1-3 years’ experience in radio role

Education

  • 4-year college degree

Certifications

  • None required

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

 

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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