Account Executive

  • Cumulus Media
  • Myrtle Beach, SC, USA
  • Jun 18, 2020

Job Description

CUMULUS MEDIA | Myrtle Beach 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 Media of Myrtle Beach features FIVE of the Grand Strand area's most popular radio stations - 100.3 The Team, Kiss 98.5, Sunny 103.1, Nash 106.5 and Fox Sports 101.9. Our group of commercial radio stations entertain and reach tens of thousands of listeners each week. We specialize in creating comprehensive marketing plans for local business owners using radio and cutting edge online digital marketing techniques that can include but are not limited to - Audio Streaming, Targeted Digital Display, Email, Paid Search, Online Video Pre-Roll, OTT, Social Media, Web Design and more. As an Account Executive you will identify and develop new business opportunities; grow existing client relationships; create and offer solutions that help clients achieve their business goals; close business and meet or exceed 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: 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 post-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 3 plus years in Media Sales background preferred/required Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing or related field is preferred/required 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).