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Salem Media Group

Promotions Director - Portland, OR

Salem Media Group
Portland, Oregon, United States

Date Posted: 03/31/2015
Categories: Media/Video/Radio
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Title:                Promotions Director

City:                 Portland

State:               Oregon

Description:     Radio Stations Full Time Promotions Director

Salem Media Group of Portland is looking to hire a full-time Promotions Manager for our four radio stations: 104.1 The Fish, Safe for the Whole Family Christian Contemporary Music; 93.9 KPDQ, Your Home for Faith and Family Christian Teaching & Talk; True Talk 800AM, Talk You Can Believe In and KRYP-FM 93.1, Regional Mexican Music Authority.  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.


SUMMARY:  The Promotions Director role is to bring awareness to the stations and engage the listeners regularly, as well as execute all station events and promotions.  Develop promotional opportunities and create, plan and execute promotional events to grow the broadcast and digital audience for all stations.  Work alongside the Programming and Sales Departments and support the Web Master and Social Media Director to implement promotional plans.



Stations Promotions & Contesting:  Responsible for coordinating and executing all station promotions, events and contesting.  Oversee creation of winner sheets, prize fulfillments and general contest implementation.  Management of updating contest rules, on-air and online on a regular basis.  Responsible for creating and updating liner cards and schedules.  Communicates with on-air staff on current promotions and contesting, as well as provides paperwork needed to do so.  Coordinates all aspects of station and client remotes, including providing instructions to promotions staff and on-air staff present.


Event Preparation:  Responsible for coordination and procurement of all items needed for all off-site promotions and events, for all stations, such as:  coordinating venue needs, vendor needs, festival needs, etc. (including assisting with artist/talent needs for events).  Responsible for creating ROI reports for each station event, such as concerts, to provide to management.  Required to work off-site events during the week and on weekends as needed.  Must be available to be at all major station events.  Responsible for creating and updating the events calendar for each station.


Listener Relations:  Handles interaction with winners via e-mail, phone and mail.  Answers questions pertaining to contesting and rules.  Must have the ability to understand the Evangelical and Conservative audience and their desires and passions. As well as embrace our local Hispanic community.  


Mobile App Management:  Management and execution of the mobile image of our stations by updating and posting to our mobile applications.  Works with web master to provide graphics and images to do so.


Sales Promotions Packages:  Responsible to create sales friendly promotions packages and one-sheets; works alongside the Sales Manager and Program Directors of the stations to create sellable packages and promotions for the station sales staff.  Provide event recap (including photos and reports) for stations and clients.  Responsible for creating sponsorship packages for station events and coordinating sponsor needs.



Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills in English and preferably Spanish as well.

Must be detail oriented and well organized

Able to handle multiple challenges and be able to work well under pressure

Knowledge of Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook software

Radio and/or event promotions or similar experience required


To Apply:


If you possess these qualification and Salem Media Group sounds like the company for you, go to , click on the “Careers” tab. There you will be able to search for the job listing you are interested in. Click on the desired listing to open it and apply.