Account Executive

  • Cumulus Media
  • Dallas, TX, USA
  • Jun 18, 2020

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).