Account Executive in Dallas, TX at Cumulus Media

Date Posted: 9/11/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

CUMULUS MEDIA | DALLAS is seeking a talented and dynamic Account Executive who thrives in a fast-paced working environment.  We are looking for a passionate, motivated, goal-oriented and highly competitive individual with a proven track record of over-achieving sales goals.  We hire driven, resourceful, organized, customer-focused problem solvers who have great communication skills and the ability to cultivate client relationships. In return, we offer a unique career opportunity:  one where you are given a challenging mission, world-class tools to help you succeed, and the chance to realize your full potential as a sale’s professional. 

Who We Are: 

CUMULUS | Dallas currently features 7 stations in the Dallas/Ft. Worth metro area:  KTCK 1310 The Ticket, KPLX 99.5 The Wolf, KSCS 96.3 New Country, KESN 103.3 ESPN, WBAP 820 News/Talk, KLIF-AM 570 News/Talk, & KLIF-FM Hot 93.3

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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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 closing
  • 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 marketplace
  • Think creatively and generate original ideas

 

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • 1-5 years of experience developing new business relationships in an outside sales role, as a recognized top-performer
  • Track record of achievement and always striving to be the best in everything they do
  • Strong understanding of lead generation  and ability to connect with viable prospects
  • Comprehension of sales metrics in order to fill a sales funnel and robust pipeline of residual business
  • Effective communicator and the ability to cultivate relationships
  • Positive attitude with the willingness to get beyond their comfort zone to grow professionally
  • Undeterred by the daily obstacles and challenges facing outside B to B sales
  • High energy and passion for the job
  • Media Sales background preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree 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 solutions
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage
  • 401K with company match to plan for the long-term
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays

For immediate consideration, please visit https://cumulusmedia.jobs.net/

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).