Bridgeport, CT, United States
Sales, Media, Marketing, Radio
Account Executive - Experienced
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Role: Account Executive
Former titles: Media Sales, Sales Leader, Outside Sales Rep, Sales Rep
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 Bridgeport currently features 2 stations in the Fairfield County area. Our stations include WEBE 108 and WICC600.
Cumulus owns and operates 434 radio stations in 89 U.S. markets, as well as Westwood One Networks, serving over 8,000 stations worldwide. Over 245 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.
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.
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
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
Experience in Media Sales background preferred
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 www.cumulus.com/work-here/
For more information about Cumulus Media, Inc., visit our website at: https://www.cumulus.com
Cumulus Media, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)
Website : http://www.955klos.com/
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