Radio Promotions Director
Salem Media Group is the leading U. S. radio broadcaster targeting audiences interested in conservative NewsTalk and Christian and family-themed programming. Salem Media Group is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
We offer a competitive salary based upon experience and a comprehensive benefit package including paid holidays and paid vacation.
We currently have a full time position available for a Radio Promotions Director at our radio station business unit in Little Rock, Arkansas. Our Radio Promotions Director must have a proven track record of organizing and executing EXCELLENT events and promotions.
The goal is to 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 to 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.
T0 APPLY: If you possess these qualifications and Salem Media Group sounds like the company for you, go to www.salemmedia.com , click on the “Careers” tab. There you will be able search for the job listing you are interested in. Click on
the desired listing to open it. At the bottom of the listing click on the “Apply Online” link to submit your application.