Cumulus Media- LAFAYETTE, LA is seeking a dynamic Digital and Radio 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. Someone who is digitally savvy and 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 and the chance to realize your full potential as a professional.
Cumulus Lafayette currently features 4 stations and a digital agency in the Lafayette area. The stations are; KSMB 94.5, KRRQ 95.5, KNEK Magic 104.7 and KXKC 99.1 that reach thousands of listeners on a daily basis. At Cumulus Lafayette 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.
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 447 owned-and-operated stations broadcasting in 90 US media markets (including eight of the top 10), more than 8,200 broadcast radio stations affiliated with its Westwood One network and numerous digital channels.
Together, the Cumulus/Westwood One platforms make Cumulus Media one of the few media companies that can provide advertisers with national reach and local impact. Cumulus/Westwood One is the exclusive radio broadcast partner 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, Westwood One News, 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.
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 and radio 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
What we offer
Competitive pay with uncapped earning potential
Incredible work environment and culture
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
All new hires must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by date of hire, subject to legally-mandated accommodations
Requirements:Profile Experience in outside (B2B) Sales strongly preferred 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 Media sales experience preferred Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing or related field is preferred
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