National Sales Coordinator/Sales Assistant

National Sales Coordinator/Sales Assistant

Cumulus Media

Description:

CUMULUS MEDIA | Baton Rouge has an immediate opening for a full time National Sales Coordinator/Sales Assistant for our 5 (Baton Rouge) station cluster. The National Sales Coordinator/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 | Baton Rouge currently features 5 stations in the Baton Rouge area and surrounding counties. Our stations include: 94.1 WEMX-FM, WXOK HEAVEN-AM1460, WRQQ-FM CLASSIC HITS 103.3FM, KQXL Q106.5 FM, and ALT 92.3FM

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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 -All new hires must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by date of hire, subject to legally mandated accommodations What we offer: -Competitive pay -Professional growth and career path -Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions -Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage -401K with company match to plan for the long-term -Paid Vacation & Holidays

Contact:

For immediate consideration, please visit https://www.cumulusmedia.com/careers/ For more information about CUMULUS MEDIA, visit our website at: https://www.cumulusmedia.com/ CUMULUS MEDIA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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