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Director of Business Radio
Salem Media Group
Camarillo, California, United States
Date Posted: 06/03/2011
Categories: Marketing/Public Relations - Media/Video/Radio
Job Type: Full-Time
Salem Communications Corporation serves audiences interested in family friendly content through its integrated media platforms. Salem operates radio stations in major markets throughout the United States. Salem Radio Network, Salem Media Representatives, Salem Interactive and Publishing are all part of the growing Salem family of companies. It is our objective to continue to expand and improve our national network of radio stations in order to deliver compelling programming to the audience interested in business and finance. Salem is an equal opportunity employer.
Salem Communications presently operates business talk radio stations in 11 top markets. These stations are formatted with national and local programming, of which the majority is programmer paid. The Director will assume responsibility for the sale and administration of the national programs, which are the single most important source of revenue for this network. Reporting to the Radio Division President, the Director will work cooperatively with the station General Managers, providing coaching on standards of business talk formatting excellence, client development, event marketing and the implementation of new national shows into their broadcast schedule. The Director will lead negotiations with clients and administer renewal cycles involving a growing number of national program accounts. This person will take leadership in developing new long-form programs, shaping and improving existing products, targeting and selling national spot clients that appeal to the business audience, and building positive, loyal relationships with key customers.
REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION:
For consideration, candidates will have a track record of several years of successful radio, network and/or media sales, with an experiential understanding of programming and promotions. Administrative abilities, contracts administration and event marketing are strongly preferred.
We are seeking candidates with a diplomatic and entrepreneurial style, plus a track record of stability and strong character integrity.
Send resume, plus cover letter which discusses earnings history and expectations, to Sandi Walker at firstname.lastname@example.org.