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Salem Media Group

Account Executive - Columbus, OH

Salem Media Group
Columbus, Ohio, United States

Date Posted: 05/22/2015
Categories: Media/Video/Radio - Sales
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Account Executive


Salem Media Group 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.


Would you like to wake up every morning knowing that you work in an environment that reflects your personal values and advances your career goals? Do you have the drive to become successful and enjoy being rewarded for your hard work? Do you thrive on building relationships with business owners and managers? If this is you, Salem Media Group Columbus believes you can achieve great things at our radio group.


Seeking individuals with previous outside sales skills to sell advertising time, digital assets, e-commerce and events to local businesses. If you’re a sales professional with a proven track record of at least 2 years outside sales experience living in or moving to Columbus, Ohio and desire to become part of a sales organization that is making a real difference in the local community, then we want you to become part of our media group and marketing team!

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prospect and set up meetings with potential business owners/clients
  • Exceed monthly sales expectations and goals
  • Develop holistic advertising campaigns to solve advertiser goals and challenges
  • Build strong relationships and customer loyalty
  • Work closely with Production, Traffic, Promotions and Web teams to ensure seamless campaign execution


  • Background in outside sales and/or marketing
  • Ability to demonstrate previous success selling an intangible product
  • Excellent prospecting skills
  • Enjoy relationship building and be a superb problem solver
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential, along with computer proficiency
  • Must have excellent communication and presentation skills, well organized, a team player, a positive attitude and a passion for our media assets.
  • Highly self-driven and motivated to exceed goals

Compensation:  Guaranteed draw plus commission is available for exceptional performance along with a full benefits package and a positive work environment.


If you possess these qualifications, please go to, click on Careers to apply for the position.


Salem Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.