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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.


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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