Sales Assistant – FT

  • Cumulus Media
  • Huntsville, AL, USA
  • Jun 18, 2020

Job Description

CUMULUS MEDIA | Huntsville 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 Huntsville CUMULUS | Huntsville currently features 5 stations in the Huntsville area and surrounding counties. Our stations include: 94.1 WHRP-FM Urban Adult Contemporary, 770/92.5 WVNN-AM/FM News Talk, 104.3 WZYP-FM Top 40/CHR, 93.3 WWFF-FM NASH Country, 730/103.9 WUMP-AM/FM Sports Talk. The 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 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, 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 local promotions as needed Answers telephones, type correspondence and schedules appointments Maintains 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 Business Office/Traffic HUB 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 Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage 401K with company match to plan for the long-term Paid Vacation & Holidays For immediate consideration, please visit For more information about CUMULUS MEDIA, visit our website at: CUMULUS MEDIA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).