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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 Sales Specialist

Department: Web/Digital
Location: Chicago, IL

Digital Sales Specialist

Cumulus Media / Chicago

Cumulus Chicago is looking for a Digital Sales Specialist to provide client leadership for digital advertising campaigns.  This person should have experience in project management, account relationships, digital marketing strategy/support, and facilitation of targeted channel campaigns.  The Digital Sales Specialist is versed in programmatic display, email deployments, native placements, video pre-roll, mobile, and social media advertising channels – and should understand everything from planning, strategy, best practices, assets, trafficking, and reporting. The role will also demand a sales support focus, which will involve developing client plans which include strategy and cost planning (with respect to the client’s budget and goals) as well as the sales presentations and post-campaign recaps. Daily tasks will include product and process training, client and internal project management, and strategic campaign guidance.

Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain strong and responsive working relationships with clients as well as vendors, partners, internal teams, etc.  Client coordination will be imperative.
  • Develop a deep understanding of our digital products and services, and possess a strong understanding of digital marketing – enough to advise clients and train internal sellers.
  • Plan and lead effective presentations of digital marketing programs, and then follow up with gathering assets, answering questions, trafficking creatives, and reporting.
  • Partner with internal teams to identify ways to continually optimize campaigns, products, and processes to drive client retention, growth, and satisfaction.
  • Facilitate opportunities for deeper collaboration and additional revenue.
  • Assist on client-facing sales presentations as well as post-sale guidance.
  • Research and report on campaign results, and make optimizations accordingly.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • 3+ years of client-facing experience in account management and/or digital marketing.
  • Experience with programmatic trafficking and targeted email/display programs.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with effective time management, project prioritization, and keen eye for detail.  Must be extremely organized.
  • Excellent communication skills, and the ability to present in a sales or training capacity.
  • Very strong critical thinking, problem solving, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong proficiency using Excel (for pricing and analysis) and PowerPoint is necessary.
  • Design skills (with an eye for layout) and Photoshop experience is strongly preferred.

For immediate consideration, please visit www.cumulus.com/work-here/For more information about Cumulus Media, Inc., visit our website at: https://www.cumulus.com

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