Sales Assistant – Part Time in Grand Rapids, MI at Cumulus Media

Date Posted: 9/13/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

CUMULUS MEDIA | Grand Rapids has an immediate opening for a full time Sales Assistant for our 5 station cluster.  The 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 | Grand Rapids currently features 5 stations in the West Michigan Area.  Our stations include:  Legendary Classic Rocker 97 LAV, The Q 94.5 AAA format that is blowing up in the ratings, Hot FM 105.3, home of Michigan's only all-female morning show (Gray and Green Show), Thunder Country 107.3, and The Ticket(Sports talk with the HUGE show, Dan Patrick, and Jim Rome).  This cluster of 5 stations reaches thousands of listeners on a daily basis.     

Key Responsibilities:

  • Primary role is acting as a liaison between our sales team, our clients and our other inter-company departments and especially be able to organize and implement our national sales
  • 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 

 

Job Requirements

  • 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

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

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).

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