Multi-Media Advertising Account Executive 01-10-24
Cumulus Media is hiring exceptional candidates to join our Local Advertising Sales Team as Multi-Media Advertising
Account Executives. Cumulus Media hires passionate, outgoing, motivated, goal oriented, organized, customer-focused
problem solvers who have great communication skills and a desire to WIN in a highly competitive, fast paced sales
environment. Cumulus Media provides our teams with great products to sell, terrific training tools to help you succeed,
and a sales system and culture where you can realize your full potential.
Cumulus Media offers coordinated RADIO and DIGITAL solutions to our clients that deliver Results and Return on
Investment. Cumulus Media targets thousands of local businesses and introduces these companies to our large
audiences and community of consumers. We can reach potential customers for local businesses ON-AIR, ON-LINE and
Who We Are:
CUMULUS | Wilkes Barre-Scranton, PA features great brands including: WMGS FM, Adult Contemporary Magic 93,
WBHT/WBHT FM, HOT Adult Hits, WBSX FM, 97.9 X Active Rock and WSJR FM, NASH Country as well as our Cumulus
Digital portfolio of products. The cluster radio stations reach a quarter of a million listeners on a weekly basis. C-Digital is
our portfolio of Digital Advertising Products for Local Businesses.
Job Description and Responsibilities:
The Account Executive identifies and develops new business opportunities; grows existing client relationships; offers
solutions that help clients achieve their business goals; closes business and meets or exceeds set sales targets.
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 multi-platform, integrated sales presentations (broadcast, digital, events); negotiation and
Beyond our broadcast products, have strong familiarity and become full versed in selling both Cumulus’ station
digital assets (e.g. streaming, stations website and social advertising) and digital audience extension products to
deliver a complete marketing solution to advertisers
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.
Follow all station and corporate 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
Think creatively and generate original ideas.
Requirements & Qualifications:
Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, social networking platforms and CRM tools
Excellent communication skills
Experience developing new business relationships in an outside sales role
Excellent presenter to clients of sales opportunities and post-sale successes
Strong understanding of lead generation and ability to connect with viable prospects.
Comprehension of sales metrics to fill a sales funnel and robust pipeline of residual business.
Positive attitude with the willingness to get beyond comfort zone to grow professionally.
High energy and passion for the job
Flexible and creative
1-3 years in Media Sales background preferred.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing or related field is preferred.
What we offer:
Commission-based organization with uncapped earning potential
Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask “what if” and try innovative
Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage
401K to plan for the long-term
Paid Vacation & Holidays
For immediate consideration, please visit https://cumulusmedia.jobs.net/jobs?keywords=&location=WilkesBarre
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).