Sales & Promotions Assistant

  • Topeka, KS, USA
  • Jun 18, 2020

Job Description

Cumulus Media | Topeka has an immediate opening for a full time Sales Assistant for our 6-station cluster. The sales assistant is an integral part of a radio advertising sales team and provides administrative support to the sales reps, promotions department, program directors 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 owns and operates 460 radio stations in 94 U.S. markets, as well as Westwood One Networks, serving over 10,000 stations worldwide. Over 225 million people per week engage with a Cumulus or Westwood One asset making it an exciting and unique career opportunity! We are constantly creating new windows for success and strive to provide world class tools to help you succeed and reach your full potential as an employee. More recently, Cumulus is the proud creator of NASH - an exciting new lifestyle and entertainment brand targeting over 90 million country music fans nationwide. 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 Keep sales materials/ media kits up to date Backup for Account Executives as needed to input traffic instructions into VCreative and VPromo Backup for Traffic and continuity functions Attend Local and National promotions as needed Mailing of weekly and monthly invoices Maintains account lists and mailing lists and employee lists Provide support to clients by providing documents, forms and other paperwork to ensure seamless execution of client media buys 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 Assisting with station event planning, social media management, and content creation for web and social Additional duties as designated by the Market Manager, Sales Manager or Business Manager related to sales or administrative functions Qualifications: Qualifications: 1-3 Years of experience in sales, marketing, advertising and/or promotions preferred Extensive computer skills including but not limited to working 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 Send Resume to: Cumulus Topeka 825 South Kansas Avenue Suite 100 Topeka KS 66612 Phone: 17852700801 Fax: 7852700803 Email: Nicola.Merenda@cumulus.com