CUMULUS MEDIA | Knoxville seeks a detailed and energetic individual to serve as a full time Sales Assistant for our 3-station cluster. The assistant is an integral part of a radio advertising team and provides administrative support to the sales and administrative departments. The ideal candidate will be dependable, hardworking and have the ability to balance multiple deadline-oriented projects with a sense of urgency in a fast-paced work environment.
CUMULUS | Knoxville is home to three of Knoxville's favorite radio stations - WIVK 107.7, WOKI NewsTalk 98.7 and Sports Radio WNML AM990/FM99.1. At Cumulus Knoxville we are Home of the Tennessee Volunteers and are located near downtown Knoxville.
A leader in the radio broadcasting industry, Cumulus Media combines high-quality local programming with iconic, nationally syndicated media, sports and entertainment brands to deliver premium content choices to the 245 million people reached each week through its 447 owned-and-operated stations broadcasting in 90 US media markets (including eight of the top 10), 8,000 broadcast radio stations affiliated with its Westwood One network and numerous digital channels.
Primary role is acting as a liaison between our sales team, sales management, our clients and our other inter-company departments
Organize and input both new and revised orders and provide customer care to support revenue growth, help eliminate internal and external problems, and grow our business
Assists Account Executives with orders and uploading spot traffic as needed
Prepares and assembles research, Futuri Topline vendor reports, goal setting information and other business reports
Keep sales materials/ media kits up to date
Acts as back-up for receptionist and, on occasion, promotions
Answers telephones, types correspondence and schedules appointments as requested
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
Assist Traffic Managers by gathering copy and traffic and working to solve clearance issues; described as continuity
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 Market Manager or Business Manager related to sales or administrative functions
Previous experience in sales, administration, marketing, advertising and/or promotions preferred
Extensive computer skills including but not limited to Microsoft Office, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, image manipulation, social media and the ability to adapt to proprietary computer systems; including Wide Orbit, Vcreative, and other 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
A valid driver's license, satisfactory completion of a motor vehicle record check, and if the position requires use of applicant's own vehicle, proof of insurance is required.
All new hires must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by date of hire, subject to legally-mandated accommodations
What we offer:
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
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).