Sales Assistant

Cumulus Media

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Cumulus Media | Detroit has an immediate opening for a full-time Sales Assistant for our 3 station cluster. The sales assistant is an integral part of a radio advertising sales team and provides administrative support to the sales reps and managers. The ideal candidate will be dependable, hardworking and have the ability to balance multiple deadline-oriented projects while maintaining a great attitude and sense of humor in a fast-paced work environment. If this sounds like you, and you are looking for a great opportunity to learn the sales side of the radio broadcasting industry, read on.

Who We Are:

Cumulus | Detroit currently features 3 Stations in the Detroit Metro Area, featuring WJR-AM 760-flagship station for the Detroit Lions and Michigan State University Football and Basketball Radio Broadcasts; 96.3 WDVD-Home of the Blaine Fowler Morning Show and Today’s Best Music & More; and WDRQ NASH FM 93.1 FM-The Home for 10 In a Row Country.

Key Responsibilities:

· Primary role is acting as a liaison between our sales team, our clients and our other inter-company departments

· Organize and input both new and revised orders; assist in creating sales proposals, digital campaigns; and provide customer care to help eliminate problems, and grow our business

· Assists Account Executives with orders and traffic as needed

· Prepares and assembles reports and presentations

· Provide research materials using Tapscan, Media Monitors, Scarborough, etc.

· Keep sales materials/ media kits up to date

· Backup for Account Executives as needed to input traffic instructions into Vcreative

· Backup for Receptionist

· Attend National promotions as needed

· Answers telephones, type correspondence and schedules appointments

· Maintains account lists and mailing lists and employee lists

· Provide support to clients by providing documents, forms and other paperwork to ensure seamless execution of client media buys

· Assist Traffic Managers by gathering copy and traffic and working to solve clearance issues

· Works on highly time sensitive projects, adhering to deadlines

· Manages multiple project requests simultaneously with quick turnaround time

· Responsible for entering National orders and commercial copy

· Additional duties as designated by the General Sales Manager, Market Manager or Business Manager related to sales or administrative functions

Qualifications:

· 1-3 Years of experience in sales, marketing, advertising and/or promotions preferred

· Extensive computer skills including but not limited to extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, image manipulation, social media and the ability to adapt to proprietary computer systems

· Background in radio station continuity or sales helpful

· Self-starter that is detail oriented, organized, and must be excellent at written and oral communication and possess strong multitasking skills

· Dependable with a strong work ethic and possess a team player attitude

· Aptitude to make decisions and work independently without immediate direction or supervision

· Ability to interact with management and staff at all levels

 

Requirements (Experience, Education, Etc.):

Qualifications:

· 1-3 Years of experience in sales, marketing, advertising and/or promotions preferred

· Extensive computer skills including but not limited to extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, image manipulation, social media and the ability to adapt to proprietary computer systems

· Background in radio station continuity or sales helpful

· Self-starter that is detail oriented, organized, and must be excellent at written and oral communication and possess strong multitasking skills

· Dependable with a strong work ethic and possess a team player attitude

· Aptitude to make decisions and work independently without immediate direction or supervision

· Ability to interact with management and staff at all levels

To apply for this job please visit www.cumulus.com.

How to apply:

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

Cumulus Media, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).