Account Executive

Woodward Radio Group, a division of employee-owned Woodward Communications, Inc. is accepting applications for a full-time Account Executive for WHBY/WSCO, in the Appleton/Oshkosh/Green Bay, Wisconsin Market.

Our account executives build strong relationships with clients through understanding clients’ business needs and recommend appropriate marketing plans. They service, sell, and upsell clients, presenting opportunities that include digital products to clients that expand their present advertising investment with our stations. They stay informed and up-to-date on market conditions and all competitive media, and they meet or exceed revenue goals through selling/upselling/cross-selling present clients and expanding station revenue base.

Our ideal candidate will have a proven career track of at least two years business, marketing, or sales experience. Preference will be given to candidates with digital marketing experience. A college degree is also preferred but not required.

If you are looking for a great opportunity to be a part of a unique employee-owned organization with a great culture, we want to talk with you.

Woodward Radio Group is a recognized industry leader, having won multiple local, regional and national awards for its programming. We operate six stations in the Appleton, Oshkosh and Green Bay, Wisconsin markets. To learn more about us, visit https://www.wcinet.com/wci-products/Radio.

Woodward Radio Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply.

Posted on: August 9, 2019

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Advertising/Digital Sales/Marketing Consultant Position

If you’re looking for a very affordable, safe place to raise a family, an area with some of the top golf courses in the country, offers great fishing and yes, great beaches, then you may want to consider Sheboygan, WI!!

Midwest Communications, Inc. has an immediate opening for a Marketing Consultant to represent our great radio stations, WHBL AM/FM, WBFM, WXER, WHBZ-FM as well as our robust digital products including robust targeted display advertising.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Outside sales experience preferred.  Radio and/or digital media sales a plus.   Successful candidate will be a self-starter, motivated by personal and sales team goals, as well as company objectives.  The ideal candidate will have a proven track record for prospecting and developing new business.  A valid driver’s license and a good driving record are required.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:  Marketing Consultants are expected to achieve and exceed established revenue goals utilizing a customer-focused sales approach with existing and new customers.  Some of the duties include:  responsibility for developing and maintaining revenue with strong working relationships in a variety of business categories, collecting payment for services from all accounts, maintaining an accurate track record of all account activities, and providing input on sales promotions.  In addition, he/she will maintain a working knowledge of radio sales, digital marketing services and radio programming and promotional opportunities. 

SALARY/EMPLOYEE BENEFITS:  We offer a competitive compensation package as well as a full benefits package including vacation, health/dental, 401(k) etc.

Midwest Communications, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer by choice

Posted on: July 25, 2019

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Account Executive

WFAW, WSJY and WKCH in Fort Atkinson Wisconsin seeks full-time Account Executives to represent the radio stations. The successful candidate will be highly-motivated, self-directed, goal-oriented, and have a passion for helping business owners develop and implement creative marketing strategies and advertising solutions. You will be expected to proactively develop new client base, maintain and grow existing accounts, represent the stations in a professional and ethical manner, communicate account information and production needs to internal staff, and travel to client locations in your own transportation. Must be computer literate and experienced with Microsoft Office products. Prior sales or ad agency experience preferred. You must have effective verbal and written communication skills, and ability to develop positive relationships with a strong client focus. Must have own transportation to make outside sales calls. Valid Drivers License Required. NRG Media, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted on: July 23, 2019

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Inside Sales Marketing Consultant

Midwest Communications, Inc. in Wausau, WI is looking for 2-4 full-time ‘Inside Sales Marketing Consultants’ who will be part of a brand-new Call Center operation. 

Are you a great communicator, articulate, persuasive, friendly and positive?  Are you a self-starter with the ability to create relationships over the phone?  Are you comfortable doing the following?

  • Soliciting new business via telephone from existing customers.
  • Qualifying and soliciting potential new customers.
  • Turning cold calls into warm leads for other marketing consultants in our Company.
  • Producing daily and weekly activity reports.
  • Have strong business-related computer skills including Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Strong digital/social media skills.

We offer all training for these positions in a fun and fast paced environment.  We offer a competitive hourly rate and the potential to earn commissions.  We also offer a full benefits package.

A valid driver’s license and a good driving record are required for this position.

 

Posted on: July 22, 2019

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Sales Director

Cumulus Media | Appleton, Wisconsin is looking for a dynamic, self-motivated Sales Director to drive radio and digital revenue in our market. The Sales Director provides leadership to station’s local sales efforts by giving direction, training and feedback to sales team. Assist account executives in prospecting, developing and maintaining direct and new business, as well as local agency business, to assure established sales goals are met. We are looking for someone who lives by our FORCE Cumulus values; WE are Focused, Responsible, Collaborative and Empowered! If you are looking for a great culture and professional environment, then Cumulus could be the home for you.

Who We Are: Cumulus | Appleton currently features 5 stations in the Northeast Wisconsin area. Our stations include: 103.9 WVBO-FM Greatest Hits, 99.5 WPKR-FM Country, 96.9-FM WWWX FM Alternative, 1490 WOSH-AM News Talk, and 1280 WNAM- AM Music of Your Life. The cluster of 5 stations engages 164,000 listeners daily

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a sales plan that will meet station’s revenue goals with emphasis on customer-focused selling to direct, new direct, vertical categories, digital, NTR, station features and major account sales
  • Identify, recruit, train, coach, manage and develop high-performance sales talent and build a successful team to ensure continued top-line growth
  • Maintain an ongoing recruitment effort to ensure top quality team, always having a bench of 3 or more candidates
  • Attend high profile account presentations; provide coaching and leadership to sales team
  • Conduct regular one-on-one meetings with sales team members to evaluate pending business for conversion and note in CRM accordingly
  • Participate and lead sales staff meetings and training sessions
  • Manage inventory and reporting in Stratus/Wide Orbit
  • Manage administrative functions connected with forecasting revenue, rate, pricing and order approvals
  • Actively participate in business & community associations with the intention of developing extensive relationships with local influencers and decision makers
  • Develop and build relationships with clients by providing quality customer service
  • Lead communication with other departments to assure quality service when placing orders and arranging promotions
  • Oversee special event sales
  • Provide managerial assistance in local and national rate negotiations, sales plans and budgeting
  • Develop creative, solution oriented, customer-focused revenue programs and ancillary sales projects
  • Oversee and manage expenses of the sales organization
  • Generate revenue from personal account list

Qualifications:

  • 10 years of experience in broadcast sales, sales management and mentoring experience preferred with a proven track record of success in the radio industry
  • Proficient in all aspects of radio and digital sales, including use of quantitative/qualitative research, event development, and multiple-platform/integrated sales expertise
  • Familiar with the management of CRM systems, budget procedures, daily sales accountability and recognition programs, inventory management and collections procedures Bachelor’s
  • Degree in Business, Communications, Marketing or related field is preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, social networking platforms
  • Highly developed training and coaching skills including; skills in organization, delegating, interviewing and motivating sales people
  • Demonstrate high energy level and achievement-oriented attitude toward sales, sales training and education, and client relations
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Flexible and creative
  • Digitally savvy.
  • Working knowledge of SEO/SEM, Behaviorial and Contextual Targeting, Geo Fencing, PPC, Email, Mobile and Social platforms

What we offer: Competitive pay with performance based bonus structure. Professional growth and career path Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions Recognition and reward for outstanding performance Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage 401K with company match to plan for the long-term Paid Vacation & Holidays

Posted on: July 2, 2019

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Advertising Sales Representative

Advertising Sales Representative – Midwest Family Broadcasting, La Crosse, Wisconsin Mid-West Family Broadcasting Sales Department is always accepting resumes for a position as an outside salesperson on our team. If you are the right fit for our company, we are ready to offer you a position with our company. Job duties include prospecting, sales, service and collections with new advertising customers. The successful candidate will have strong listening and presenting skills, advanced writing skills, superior relationship-building skills, and the ability to generate creative ideas for our customers. Outside sales experience is a plus. Midwest Family Broadcasting offers a strong program of initial training, followed by ongoing training and in-field coaching. An associate or bachelor’s degree in marketing is desirable but not mandatory. Midwest Family Broadcasting employs only full-time, career salespeople. Group Health Insurance, Paid Vacation, 401(K). Highly competitive salary plus bonus compensation plan. Starting salary commensurate with experience. Please send your resume and letter of application to openings@mwfbroadcasting.com . Your application will be kept strictly confidential. Midwest Family Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted on: June 28, 2019

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Account Manager

We are looking for experienced sales professionals to develop and sell advertising and marketing campaigns to new and existing clients. Responsibilities include soliciting new business through prospecting and cold calling, managing and growing existing assigned accounts, identifying clients’ advertising needs and developing and presenting solutions to meet those needs. These individuals are also held accountable for achieving sales budgets and collecting on the accounts.

Experience:
*Summary of essential job functions
Contact prospective customers to sell custom marketing solutions .
Maintain account lists and solicit new business. 
Prepare promotional plans, sales literature, and advertising proposals.
Develop and maintain relationships with clients by providing top quality service.
Investigate and resolve customer problems.
Communicate with other departments to assure quality service in placing orders and arranging promotional events.
Responsible for exceeding sales budgets and collection of sold accounts.
Attend sales meetings, training sessions, and client remotes.

Requirements:
The successful candidates must possess exceptional communication, presentation and negotiation skills. They must be self-motivated, goal driven, and creative, with the ability to multitask in a fast paced environment.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
In addition, the right candidate must have:
*High school graduate; college preferred.
*Prior experience in sales/marketing; previous television/radio sales experience preferred but not required.
*Must also have basic knowledge of MS office products, i.e., MS Word and Windows environment.
*Must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record and insurance.

Additional Information:
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

 
Posted on: May 8, 2019

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Marketing Consultant

ESPN Marketing Consultant | Cleveland, Ohio ESPN Cleveland consists of top sports brands in Cleveland:

ESPN 850 WKNR and 1540 KNR2, as well as the ESPN App and ESPN.com. Owned by Good Karma Brands (GKB), a sports marketing company with expertise in sports and event marketing, ESPN Cleveland is seeking an ESPN Marketing Consultant. Only candidates with a desire for a long-term career and a commitment to sustained growth in a team environment should consider this opportunity. To learn more about Good Karma Brands, please visit goodkarmabrands.com.

The Role of an ESPN Marketing Consultant:

The primary role of the Marketing Consultant is to develop long-term relationships with area businesses and work with them to create successful, customized marketing solutions. Marketing Consultants are responsible for prospecting for new marketing partners by networking and cold calling while also growing and retaining existing accounts. Strategic planning is key, as the Marketing Consultant will be responsible for continuous prospecting while servicing existing partners. This will require a thorough knowledge of the market, and of GKB’s assets as the solutions/services we provide.

Daily Tasks of a Marketing Consultant:
•Be a Good Karma Brands ambassador by adhering to the GKB core values: Listen, Be Honest, Follow Through, Work Hard and Over Deliver
•Develop relationships with area businesses and work with them to create successful, customized marketing solutions utilizing our assets including ESPN 850 WKNR and 1540 KNR2, ESPN.com and the ESPN App and WatchESPN
•Identify innovative revenue opportunities and new potential partners
•Prospect for potential new partners and cold call as appropriate to ensure continuous new business opportunities
•Meet potential partners by growing, maintaining and leveraging your network
•Work with team to develop marketing campaigns that speaks to the partner’s needs, concerns, and objectives
•Participate in pricing the solution
•Be proactive in creating and finding solutions to daily challenges throughout the office and GKB

Preferred knowledge, skills and qualifications:
•3-5 years experience in sales for a sports team, or a premium publisher
•Entrepreneurial spirit
•Proven business acumen
•Passion to be a part of a team and the ability to work independently
•Ability to think outside of the box •Strong organizational and time management skills
•Friendly, optimistic and upbeat personality
•Excellent written and verbal skills. Conversational Spanish is a plus, but not required.
•Personal sense of responsibility and accountability
•Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment – a multi-tasker.
•Willingness to accept and provide feedback
•Solution oriented work ethic
•Proficiency in Microsoft Office
•Three to five years marketing and/or sales experience required

Hours/Salary/Benefits: This position is commissioned based with a pre-determined draw amount paid each month. GKB Marketing Consultants receive full benefits, and opportunities for salary growth with skills, responsibilities and through meeting targeted sales goals. The role of Marketing Consultant will require teammates to work some evenings and weekends.

Opportunity For Growth: Teammates have the opportunity to continuously learn and grow within Good Karma Brands and are responsible to represent GKB, our story, and our core values inside and outside the workplace. Teammates are encouraged to take a proactive role in building relationships and seeking opportunities throughout the company.

Closing Date: Please send resume and cover letter for consideration to careers@goodkarmabrands.com no later than March 3, 2017 ## Good Karma Brands is an equal opportunity employer. Our policy is to provide equal opportunity employment, development and advancement to all current and potential teammates.

Posted on: February 11, 2017

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