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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.


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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