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Salem Media Group

Multimedia Sales and Marketing Account Executive- Minneapolis, MN

Salem Media Group
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Date Posted: 01/08/2015
Categories: Media/Video/Radio - Sales
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Multimedia Sales and Marketing Account Executive

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Company Description

Salem Communications (NASDAQ:SALM) is a leading U.S. 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 Publishing™, a leading publisher of Christian-themed magazines. The company owns and operates approximately 100 radio stations, including stations in 23 of the top 25 markets.


Job Description: Multi-media Sales and Marketing Account Executive


Salem Communications is the leading U. S. radio broadcaster targeting audiences interested in conservative News Talk and Christian and family-themed programming. We currently have a full time position available for a Full-Time Multi-media Sales and Marketing Account Executive at our radio station business unit in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Salem Communications is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Woman and minorities are encouraged to apply.



A multi-media Sales and Marketing Account Executive must have a proven track record of commissioned direct sales success. Media sales and marketing experience is a PLUS! The ability to PROSPECT and PROBLEM SOLVE for our business clients is a MUST. We seek an aggressive professional driven to help local clients utilize all of our broadcast and digital assets to grow their business.



Expand local sales by bringing new advertisers to the radio station, generating new leads and selling non-traditional advertising. Develop client relationships, contact key accounts, and manage clients at various stages in the sales cycle including account updates, weekly projections and forecast of future advertising. Generate packages, negotiate advertising rates, direct creative campaigns and create oral and written presentations. Establish and maintain good relationships with buyers and clients. Develop short and long range plans for revenue growth. Research, analyze, and monitor competitive media for new leads.




Minimum (2) years of Sales experience

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.

Must be flexible, organized, and team-minded

A high-energy individual with good organizational skills

A self-starter who is motivated by direct commission compensation

Excellent written and verbal skills are a must

Must possess the ability to adapt to a changing and challenging environment

We offer a competitive salary/commission structure based upon experience, and a comprehensive benefit package as well as paid holidays and paid vacation.