Cumulus Radio 2021

To apply for Account Executive or Board Operator in Erie, PA,  please email your resume to eriejobs@cumulus.com

Please find the job descriptions for both positions below.

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Account Executive Erie, PA, at Cumulus Media

Job Snapshot
Employee type: Full-Time
Location: Erie, Pennsylvania
Job Type: Sales
Experience: Not Specified
Date Posted: 3/1/2021

Job Description
CUMULUS MEDIA Erie 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 sales professional.

Who we are: CUMULUS Erie currently features 5 stations in the Erie area and surrounding counties. Our stations include WQHZ 102.3, WRIE AM, WXKC Classy 100, WXKC-HD2 The Vibe, and WXTA Nash 97.9 FM. The cluster of 5 stations reaches thousands of listeners on a daily basis. C-SUITE is our portfolio of Digital Advertising Products for local businesses.

Key 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, ad 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, station 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

  • 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 pose-sale successes
  • 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
  • Positive attitude with the willingness to get beyond comfort zone to grow professionally
  • High energy and passion for the job
  • Flexible and creative
  • Digitally savvy
  • 1-3 years in Media Sales background preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, or other 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 solutions
  • Medical, Dental & Vision insurance coverage
  • 401K to plan for the long-term
  • Paid vacation and holidays

For consideration, please email your resume to eriejobs@cumulus.com

For more information about CUMULUS MEDIA, visit our website at https://cumulusmedia.com

 

Board Operator – PT in Erie, PA, at Cumulus Media

Job Snapshot
Employee type: Part-Time
Location: Erie, Pennsylvania
Job Type: Media – Journalism – Newspaper
Experience: Not Specified
Date Posted: 3/1/2021

Job Description
CUMULUS MEDIA Erie is offering a great opportunity as a Part-Time Board Operator providing programming and control board support to On-Air Talent. Our ideal candidate should possess an extremely good work ethic, be a self-starter, and be highly organized with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. The position requires extreme reliability and flexibility. IF you are a fast-learner familiar with audio equipment and automation, have a good demeanor around others, and have a passion for radio, read on.

Who we are: CUMULUS Erie currently features 5 stations in the Erie area and surrounding counties. Our stations include WQHZ 102.3, WRIE AM, WXKC Classy 100, WXKC-HD2 The Vibe, and WXTA Nash 97.9 FM. The cluster of 5 stations reaches thousands of listeners on a daily basis.

Key Responsibilities

  • Run the board for Classy 100 programming, along with other various remote broadcasts across our other stations
  • Play all commercials as scheduled and maintain a commercial and transmitter log
  • Select bumper music, when needed, and back-timing pre-recorded programs for smooth transitions back to live programming
  • Monitor and update weather, traffic, and news reports into automation equipment
  • Monitor for EAS Alerts, Amber Alerts, and breaking news
  • Monitor the technical quality and accuracy of incoming and outgoing on-air programming from master control room
  • Assist with adjusting signal and programming content to ensure transmission meets federally mandates broadcast standards
  • Assist Classy 100 at various station promotional events and appearances

Job Requirements

  • Some college radio or small market radio experience preferred
  • Previous board operation experience required
  • Audio production skills required
  • Familiar with FCC rules and regulations and EAS guidelines
  • Proficient using computer systems such as Microsoft Office, OpX, AudioVault, Wide Orbit, ENCO, Soundgorge, Nuendo, Adobe Audition or other audio editing and automation programs
  • Knowledge of basic electronic wiring and sound system set-up
  • Familiar with audio mixers and remote monitoring systems for radio transmissions
  • Flexibility in scheduling required; hours include evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Clean driving record required

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 consideration, please email your resume to eriejobs@cumulus.com

For more information about CUMULUS MEDIA, visit our website at https://cumulusmedia.com


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