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Salem Media Group

Sales Professional

Salem Media Group
Elk Grove Village, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 06/09/2011
Categories: Sales
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Sales Professional
Salem Communications
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

Salem Communications is looking for talented and motivated broadcasting professionals who understand how to create compelling and relevant radio in the country's third largest market.
Responsibilities include:
• Prospecting for new clients
• Setting appointments
• Meeting with potential clients to determine their needs
• Developing client focused proposals
• Write ad copy
• Service clients-includes keeping them informed on station activities, finding out new needs of the client, changing client copy, generating new ideas for client, etc.
• Meeting or exceeding budgets set by General Sales Manager
• Maintaining a database of clients and account list
• Attend scheduled meetings and work closely with GSM
• Submit all required paperwork on time and accurate
Qualifications include:
• A proven track record in sales
• Ability to cold call and set appointments
• Ability to make or exceed budgets
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both verbal and written
• Self-motivated and diligent
• Creativity for client campaigns and copy writing
• Ability to work independently
• A professional and positive appearance and attitude
• Dependable attendance and punctuality
• Availability for full time work
• Attention to detail, ability to manage a wide variety of tasks, reliability/dependability, and produce quality work under deadline pressure
• Must be a strong team player
• Must exhibit enthusiasm and passion for the work
• Customer service oriented
• Must demonstrate good judgment and decision making skills and maintain high degree of integrity
• Excellent organizational skills
• Computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint) and Microsoft Outlook and the ability to create spreadsheets and presentations
• Some college preferred
• Advertising or media sales preferred
• Understanding of Christian audience preferred

Please e-mail cover letters and resumes to: Fax: 847-438-2846.


Salem Media of Illinois, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer