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Position:  Promotion Writer/Producer
Location:  Flint MI
Control #:  108861T
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Description:   Creative, energetic writer/producer to lead the stations news and programming promotional efforts. Emphasis on daily news topical promotion and station image campaigns.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strong creative writing skills
  • Comprehensive graphic design for the look, feel and brand consistency
  • Understanding of cross platform marketing including social media
  • Multitask while under tight deadlines

    Special skills:

  • Avid non-linear editing required
  • After Effects required
  • Adobe Photoshop 3D motion graphic preferred
  • Strong communication and organizational skills

    Experience Requirement:

  • Three years of experience producing topical and image spots/campaigns for a local news broadcast affiliate
  • Three years of Avid editing experience
  • Basic exposure to shooting techniques: shot composition, focus, flow and lighting

    Education:

  • Four year degree in related field. Will look at years of station experience

    Disclaimer: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and key responsibilities and essential duties of work performance by employees within this classification. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees to do this job. The job description is not an employment contract. Out company reserves the right to modify job duties or job descriptions at any time.

    No phone calls please.

    Please submit resume along with a cover letter and demo reel on DVD to:
    WJRT-TV
    Jayne Hodak
    2302 Lapeer Road
    Flint, MI 48503

    WJRT-TV, an ABC Station owned by SJL Broadcast Management, is an Equal Opportunity Employe. Posted 7/22/14

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    Position:  National Sales Account Executive
    Location:  Madison WI
    Control #:  108841C
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    Description:   Responsible for selling national media advertising by working with national representation firms, clients, agencies and local management designees to proactively facilitate field-driven national spot advertising across assigned markets.

    PESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Generate revenue by prospecting sales for commercial airtime; work closely with National Rep firm, advertising agencies, and in some cases directly with clients.
  • Meet or exceed monthly budget in assigned markets.
  • Drive business and developing relationships in assigned markets with agencies and clients via field calls; pursue potential sales opportunities through Availpro or related system.
  • Deliver professional presentations and solution-based proposals to all clients and prospects that include co-op, negotiated fee schedule, time frame for completion and other related requirements.
  • Develop political revenue by maintaining communication with Charter Communications government relations contacts. Identify and contact all appropriate political candidates or their media representative;
  • Maintain complete records of all related communication including required political documentation.
  • Develop a relationship with NCC teams handling assigned markets as well as representing all markets within the KMA to NCC.
  • Negotiate schedules with NCC and direct clients in assigned markets following rates set by National Sales Manager.
  • Provide weekly projections to NSM.
  • Following policies and procedures set by the National Sales Manager for political and core business.
  • Demonstrate exemplary customer service in all contacts with customers, prospects, and coworkers.
  • Manage the collection of payments due Charter Media from assigned clients.
  • Follow all processes and procedures for traffic and billing.
  • Monitor and service existing accounts through service calls and follow up.
  • Complete necessary paperwork including sales orders, contracts, and other sales reports; coordinate with traffic and billing department as necessary.
  • Utilize sales automation software systems to track and document all sales activity.
  • Demonstrate Professional Selling Skills at all times.
  • Successfully participate in all assigned training events.
  • Demonstrate the values of Charter Media in all encounters, transactions, and communication.
  • Support teamwork by assisting others, attending all meetings and contributing in a positive way, and maintaining a respectful, professional, and positive attitude.
  • Perform other duties as requested by supervisor.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

  • Knowledge of the selling process and demonstrated selling skills and ability
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear, straightforward, and persuasive manner.
  • Ability to listen and interpret the needs of the customer.
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize effectively.
  • Knowledge of marketing research (i.e. Nielsen Research) and how to apply it to a sales proposal.
  • Knowledge of basic advertising principles.
  • Knowledge of personal computer operation and software applications (i.e. cable billing system, Microsoft Office).
  • Basic knowledge of media advertising and advanced media options such as VOD
  • Ability to remain self-motivated and goal oriented.

    Education Bachelor of Arts in Advertising, Marketing, Communications or related field, or equivalent work experience.

    Related Work Experience Number Of Years Advertising Account Executive experience 3 yrs

    Certifications and/or Licenses Valid drivers license, satisfactory driving record within Company required standards, and auto insurance

    WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Office environment
  • Travel as required
  • Exposure to moderate noise levels
  • Occasionally lift and carry loads of 15 lbs. or more

    To apply go to http://www.charter.com/footer/footerPage.jsp?tag=careers. Refer to job #1405372.

    EOE. Posted 7/3/14

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    Position:  Sales Representative
    Location:  Kokomo IN
    Control #:  108829R
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    Description:  

    Cumulus Kokomo- Dynamic Sales Representative

    Are you a hunter? Do you like working with like-minded sales professionals and managers whose sole focus is finding and closing new customers? If so, read on.

    Cumulus Kokomo is on the lookout for exceptional candidates to help drive the future of local media sales. We provide our teams with a great product to sell, superior training tools, and a sales management system that supports business development and rewards performance. Unlike other media sales organizations, we don't wait for the phone to ring. We target thousands of local companies with a highly tuned business-category focus and we introduce these companies to the power of radio.

    Responsibilities include: prospecting/cold calling, setting appointments with prospects, creative client presentations, and achieving a sales quota. Because Cumulus has a systems approach to sales, you must have a deep appreciation for process, performance measurement, employee development, and a results-oriented sales approach.

    JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • New business to business experience preferred with recognition as top-performer
  • Minimum of 1 year outside sales experience required; 2 or more years preferred with ability to penetrate new business categories
  • Strong understanding of lead generation, CRM/SFA and account management
  • Cultivation of long standing client relationships
  • Media sales background preferred, not required
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office applications (including Outlook, Work, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet/Intranet)
  • Bachelors degree preferred

    CONTACT: Mail resume to: Cumulus Radio Kokomo
    Attn: Kit Osborne
    519 Main St.
    Kokomo, IN 46901
    Or e-mail resume to: kokomohr@wwki.com

    Include title of position in e-mail subject line. No Phone Calls Please Please Indicate How You Heard About The Open Position. EOE. Posted 6/19/14

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    Position:  Sales Representative
    Location:  Indianapolis IN
    Control #:  108828R
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    Description:  

    Cumulus Indianapolis- Dynamic Sales Representative

    Are you a hunter? Do you like working with like-minded sales professionals and managers whose sole focus is finding and closing new customers? If so, read on.

    Cumulus Indianapolis is on the lookout for exceptional candidates to help drive the future of local media sales. We provide our teams with a great product to sell, superior training tools, and a sales management system that supports business development and rewards performance. Unlike other media sales organizations, we don't wait for the phone to ring. We target thousands of local companies with a highly tuned business-category focus and we introduce these companies to the power of radio.

    Responsibilities include: prospecting/cold calling, setting appointments with prospects, creative client presentations, and achieving a sales quota. Because Cumulus has a systems approach to sales, you must have a deep appreciation for process, performance measurement, employee development, and a results-oriented sales approach.

    JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • New business to business experience preferred with recognition as top-performer
  • Minimum of 1 year outside sales experience required; 2 or more years preferred with ability to penetrate new business categories
  • Strong understanding of lead generation, CRM/SFA and account management
  • Cultivation of long standing client relationships
  • Media sales background preferred, not required
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office applications (including Outlook, Work, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet/Intranet)
  • Bachelors degree preferred

    CONTACT: Mail resume to: Cumulus Radio Indianapolis
    Attn: Human Resources
    6810 N. Shadeland Ave.
    Indianapolis, IN 46220
    Or e-mail resume to: indyhr@indyradio.com

    Include title of position in e-mail subject line. No Phone Calls Please Please Indicate How You Heard About The Open Position. EOE. Posted 6/19/14

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    Position:  Reporter/Videographer
    Location:  Flint/Saginaw MI
    Control #:  108824T
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    Description:  

    WJRT-TV, ABC12, the number one station in the Flint/Saginaw/Bay City market (#68) is seeking a highly motivated Reporter/Videographer.

    The successful candidate should be an excellent storyteller who possesses strong writing skills, solid news judgment, and is able to meet deadlines under pressure.

    Candidate must have the ability to shoot and edit video. Candidates should also have a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism or a similar degree, as well as a minimum of two years PROFESSIONAL experience. Hours, shifts, responsibilities are flexible and are subject to change at the News Directors discretion.

    This is a full time position. No phone calls please. If interested, please send resume and demo reel to:
    Jayne Hodak
    News Director
    WJRT-TV
    2302 Lapeer Road
    Flint, MI 48503-4281

    WJRT-TV, SJL Holdings Company and SJL Broadcasting Management, LLC are an equal opportunity Employer. Posted 6/13/14

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    Position:  Local Sales Manager
    Location:  Michigan Location MI
    Control #:  108823R

    Description:  
    Michigan radio group seeks a motivated leader who can effortlessly provide inspiration and supervision to ensure individual marketing consultants consistently achieve assigned sales objectives and budgets.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:

  • Continues focusing the company's efforts to excel in customer service through quality, career-focused work ethic, courtesy and teamwork.
  • Implements, directs and ensures compliance with all company advertising marketing objectives.
  • Monitors and coaches the sales representatives in all areas of their daily assignments.
  • Continually recruits, trains, motivates and develops a team of marketing consultants into a cohesive unit to increase productivity and exceed minimum sales requirements.
  • Ensures marketing consultants have a clear understanding of the marketplace including demographic profiles, competitive media, and strategies, as well as a thorough comprehension of all company assets including digital/online/social media, leading to future growth in the market.
  • Conducts performance reviews and takes disciplinary action in conjunction with station management.
  • Creates and reviews quarterly and annual sales goals for Marketing Consultants.
  • Develops and ensures compliance with all sales training programs.
  • Assists station management in the development of budgets and marketing plans.
  • Performs other duties as requested by supervisor. Relocate to and become embedded in the local market.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Skills/Abilities and Knowledge:

  • Career-focused team leader.
  • Unrestricted mobility.
  • Excellent communication skills, and the ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees and clients in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional and pleasant manner.
  • Ability to use personal computer and software applications (i.e. word processing, spreadsheet, etc.)
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to be accountable for hitting sales targets.
  • Knowledge and ability to use the following office equipment: computer, telephone, copier, fax, calculator, and stapler
  • Knowledge of radio station terrestrial and digital products and services.
  • Travel as required.
  • Ability to motivate others and work under pressure.
  • Ability to keep abreast of competitive conditions and communicate them succinctly to the team.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Bachelors degree in Sales and Marketing or equivalent experience.

    Related Work Experience:
    5 years of Media sales experience. 1-2 years Team Leader or supervisory experience.

    Certifications and/or Licenses:
    Must have a valid drivers license in good standing.

    WORKING CONDITIONS:
    Office environment. Exposure to moderate noise levels.

    COMPENSATION:
    Base salary, commission, bonus and incentives, mobile phone and automobile expense allowance, plus other perks, 401k, health insurance.

    APPLICATION DEADLINE:
    July 15, 2014. Send resume with cover letter and salary requirements to michiganradiosales@gmail.com. EOE. Posted 6/13/14

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