National Sales Associate in San Francisco, CA at Cumulus Media

Date Posted: 1/11/2022

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CUMULUS MEDIA San Franciso has an immediate opening for a full time National Sales Associate to support the CUMULUS MEDIA National Sales team for the day-to day activities of national and regional business. The national sales associate is an integral part of an audio advertising sales team and provides administrative support to the SVP of National Sales, Director of National Sales and the national team. 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 audio broadcasting industry, read on.

Who We Are:

CUMULUS MEDIA is a leading media, advertising, and marketing services company delivering premium content to over a quarter billion people every month — wherever and whenever they want it.

CUMULUS MEDIA engages listeners with high-quality local programming through 413 owned-and-operated stations across 86 markets; delivers nationally-syndicated sports, news, talk, and entertainment programming from iconic brands including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, CNN, the AP, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and many other world-class partners across nearly 7,300 affiliated stations through Westwood One, the largest audio network in America; and inspires listeners through its rapidly growing network of original podcasts that are smart, entertaining and thought-provoking.

 

CUMULUS MEDIA San Francisco is home to five of the Bay Area's favorite radio stations –KNBR 680 AM/104.5 FM, KSAN (107.7 The Bone), KGO, KSFO and KNBR 1050. Our award-winning stations feature Classic Rock on The Bone; and the best sports coverage and live broadcasts of the San Francisco Giants and 49ers on KNBR, The Sports Leader.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Administrative support to Senior Vice President of National Sales & Director of National Sales
  • Work daily with Cumulus Media National Sales Account Executives and Coordinators. This includes sales order entry, submission of traffic/continuity instructions, confirming and generating contracts, revising agreements, invoicing, following up with collections/aging and resolving billing discrepancies.
  • Collaborate with the Promotions Department to quickly and effectively respond to client promotional requests
  • Provides support for various company initiatives such as Beyond Home Market (BHM), corporate partnerships and regional California client opportunities with Director of National Sales and Cumulus Media National Sales team  
  • Prepares and assembles research reports and client presentations
  • Maintain / update media kits
  • Works on highly time sensitive projects, adhering to deadlines.
  • Manages multiple project requests simultaneously with quick turnaround time
  • Attend various client, sales and promotional meetings
  • May require some work/travel outside regular office location and/or extended work hours
  • Other administrative duties as designated by Senior Vice President of National Sales, Director of National Sales and Vice President/Director of Sales San Francisco

Job 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, media, 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

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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