Sales Assistant in Modesto at Cumulus Media

Date Posted: 9/23/2022

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Job Description

CUMULUS MEDIA | Modesto-Stockton has an immediate opening for a full time Sales Assistant for our 5 (Market specific) 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.

CUMULUS | Modesto & Stockton CA currently features 8 stations in the area and surrounding counties.  Our market leading stations include:  Country 103.3 KATM; Classic Rock KDJK 103.9; Classic Rock KHKK 104.1; Sports KESP 970; Hot AC KHOP 95.1; Adult Contemporary KJOY 99.3; and Rhythmic CHR KWIN 97.7 and Rhythmic CHR KWNN 98.3.  The cluster of 8 stations reaches over half a million listeners every day.  In addition, we reach the entire country with a suite of digital products.   

We are looking for someone who lives by our FORCE Cumulus values; WE are Focused, Responsible, Collaborative and Empowered!  If you are looking for a great culture and professional environment, then Cumulus could be the home for you.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Primary role is acting as a liaison between our sales team, our clients and our other inter-company departments
  • 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

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 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 

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CUMULUS MEDIA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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