sales/traffic assistant

Lafayette, LA
Posted: 2018-05-24


Sales Assistant – Lafayette, LA

Cumulus Media Lafayette is looking for a talented broadcasting Sales Assistant. Our ideal candidate will possess a strong work ethic, be a self-starter, adaptable and highly organized with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Who We Are:

Cumulus stations in the area include: KNEK-FM Magic 104.7, KRRQ-FM Q 95.5, KSMB-FM 94.5 and KXKC-FM/NASH 99.1.  At Cumulus Lafayette we strive to hire passionate, driven, resourceful, problem solvers who have the ability to drive the evolving, diverse culture of the Power of Radio to success. 

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. 

We are looking for an outstanding Sales Assistant to support Lafayette’s talented local Sales Team! This position will be responsible for assisting the Sales Staff and Leadership in daily administrative functions of the Sales Department.



General Responsibilities

·         Prepare and assemble reports and presentations for sales staff

·         Maintain office equipment

·         Maintain/update sales data and station collateral materials

·         Recruitment Coordinator for Sales

·         Data entry for sales and change orders for radio stations

·         Handles all Radio Station Remote orders

·         Represent & coordinate Job Fairs.

·         Assist new AE’s with order input, interactive orders, Incent Rev, and V-Creative spots.

·         Other duties as assigned by Sales Manager and Market Manager

·         On-boarding and training provided on site


Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
·         Team Player and excellent people skills

·         Proficient in using Microsoft PowerPoint, Word and Excel is a Requirement

·         Ability to learn proprietary software

·         Working knowledge of Adobe Suite to include Photoshop/InDesign/Acrobat/Illustrator a plus, but not required

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·         Aptitude to make decisions and work independently without immediate direction or supervision

·         Ability to interact with management and staff at all levels

·         Problem-solving ability and the ability to prioritize

·         Ability to multi-task, handle pressure and meet deadlines

·         Must be extremely detail oriented

·         Basic creative writing and design skills


Education and Licensing Requirements
·         High School Diploma required

·         Must possess valid state driver’s license with satisfactory driving record

Physical Requirements
·         Able to sit for extended periods of time

·         May occasionally be required to lift up to 25 lbs. 


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Cumulus Broadcasting Company is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

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