Radio Promotions Director
Salem Communications is the leading U. S. radio broadcaster targeting audiences interested in conservative NewsTalk and Christian and family-themed programming. We currently have a full time position available for a Full-Time Radio Promotions Director at our radio station business unit in Little Rock, Arkansas. Salem Communications is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Woman and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Our Radio Promotions Director must have a proven track record of organizing and executing EXCELLENT events and promotions. The goal is the GET THE WORD OUT about our station(s) and ENGAGE our listeners/users regularly. Radio promotions experience a PLUS! The ideal candidate will be able develop promotional opportunities and create/plan/execute promotional events to grow the broadcast and digital audience of our station(s). This position will include oversight and execution of website and social media presence. Social media PASSION is a PLUS! This position requires someone outgoing, personable, organized and willing to learn in a fast paced environment.
Event Preparation – Liaison between Salem Little Rock and outside vendors regarding: event set-up, coordinating venue needs, working with A/V techs for sound/video, screens, power point presentations, etc. Coordination and procurement of all items needed for all off-site promotions, including giveaway items and signage. May include van load in and load out.
Will interact with other Salem Little Rock staff to implement promotional plans
Digital & Social Media Management – Management and execution of the on-line and mobile image of our station(s) including updating and posting to websites and social media. Knowledge and passion for digital and social media promotion and content is a plus. Ability to create simple but effective graphics for web and print using Photoshop and similar software is a PLUS!
Listener relations – Handles all interaction with winners via e-mail, phone and mail. Answers questions pertaining to contesting and sending out rules when requested. Must have the ability to understand the Evangelical and Conservative audience and their desires and passions.
Contesting – Oversee Creation of winner sheets and congratulation letters for winners. Prize fulfillment and general contest implementation (entry forms and boxes). Also must keep track of on-line registrations for upcoming events.
Responsible procurement of all giveaway items and re-ordering as necessary.
Off-site events – May be required to work off-site events during the week AND on weekends as needed. Must be available to be at most major station events.
Departmental Relationships - This position will also work closely with other departments, including Sales and Programming. The ability to create “sales friendly” promotions is KEY.
A working knowledge of Word, Excel, Power Point, Photo Shop and Outlook software
Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
Must be detail oriented
Good under pressure
Able to handle multiple challenges simultaneously
Radio and/or event promotions or similar experience required
Must have an excellent driving record with valid driver’s license and proof of insurance.
Primary work days Monday – Friday, with some weekend work required.
We offer a competitive salary/commission structure based upon experience, and a comprehensive benefit package as well as paid holidays and paid vacation.
TO APPLY: If you possess these qualifications and Salem Communications sounds like the company for you, please submit your cover letter, salary requirements and resume to email@example.com or fax (805) 383-4353.
Salem Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To apply for this job opening, please first post your resume.
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Salem Media Group
Salem Media Group is America’s leading radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and family-themed content and conservative values. In addition to its radio properties, Salem owns Salem Radio Network, which syndicates talk, news and music programming to approximately 2,000 affiliates; Salem Radio Representatives, a national radio advertising sales force; Salem Web Network, a leading Internet provider of Christian content and online streaming; and Salem Publ More...