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Salem Media Group

Account Executive - Chicago, IL

Salem Media Group
Chicago, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 09/24/2014
Categories: Media/Video/Radio - Sales
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Account Executive

Build a Successful Career -- Make a Difference!

Salem Communications is the leading U. S. radio broadcaster targeting audiences interested in conservative NewsTalk.  We currently have a full time position available for an Account Executive for our radio station AM560 The Answer in Elk Grove Village, IL


This is an Outside Sales Position with lots of people contact, so you should thrive on variety because no two days will be alike – ranging from daily meetings with decision makers to creating and delivering sales presentations and marketing campaigns. You will creatively solve prospective advertiser goals and challenges, developing solutions for growing their businesses through ad campaigns (broadcast, print, Internet and event marketing) – which target our high quality audience. You will be able to brainstorm with your teammates on the way to becoming a Marketing Expert.   Develop Strategic “Solution-Oriented” Client Marketing Campaigns


  • Prospect and Set up Meetings with Potential Business Owners/Clients
  • Exceed Monthly Sales Expectations and Goals
  • Build Strong Relationships and Customer Loyalty
  • Write Effective Radio Commercials, working closely with Production, Traffic, and Web teams to ensure seamless execution


  • Proven Sales Track Record
  • Strong Negotiation skills and Persuasive Communicator
  • Enthusiastic and able to develop and keep relationships
  • Self-Driven & Motivated to Exceed Goals
  • Radio Experience Preferred, but we are Flexible

The Answer’s culture is based on integrity, values, and teamwork -- making it a place to build a fulfilling career. The Answer and its parent company, Salem Communications, offer countless opportunities for advancement and growth.

Salem Communications is a leading media firm targeting audiences interested in family-themed content. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Please email your resume, etc. to:  Fax: 847-438-2846.