Account Executive

  • Cumulus Media
  • Syracuse, NY, USA
  • Jun 18, 2020

Job Description

Cumulus Media | Syracuse CUMULUS MEDIA – 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 Syracuse Cumulus | Syracuse currently features 3 stations in the Syracuse area and surrounding counties. Our stations include: 93.1 WNTQ-FM, 1260 WSKO-AM, and 95.7 WAQX-FM. In addition we have a stream station, THEREBELROCKS.COM 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 sales presentations; negotiation and closing 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 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: Excellent communication skills Experience developing new business relationships in an outside sales role 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 Experience in Microsoft Office suite, social networking platforms and CRM tools a plus Flexible and creative Digitally savvy Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing or 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 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).