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Salem Communications

Minneapolis, St. Paul,, Minnesota, United States

Date Posted:
01/11/2013
Categories:
Management - Media/Video/Radio - Sales
Job Type:
Full-Time
Salem Communications
Job Description:

SUMMARY:

Responsible for directing the day to day and long range efforts of a major market radio station cluster. Responsibilities include aggressive, proactive local direct spot and long-form program marketing/sales; creative positioning of the station to the local community for increased audience share; building relationships with community religious leadership; and partnering with national ministry clients towards improved financial performance. Oversight and management of local technical, engineering, administration, human resources and promotions departments. Qualified candidates must have demonstrated ability to exceed financial/budget goals; hire, train and motivate key talent (particularly sales); and protect/enhance the station's FCC license.

COMPANY:

Salem Communications Corporation is an integrated media company, and our extensive radio operations serve all the top U.S. markets. We serve audiences interested in family-friendly content, delivered through formats such as predominately block-programmed Christian Teaching and Talk, Conservative News/Talk and our latest strategic format, Business News. Salem Radio Network, Salem Publishing and Salem Web Network are all part of the Salem family of companies. Salem is an equal opportunity employer.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION:

For consideration, candidates will have a track record of at least five years of successful radio station and/or sales management in a comparable market. Knowledge and skills in developing local direct conceptual spot sales is essential. Familiarity with the religious and conservative core audience, its issues and concerns, is preferred. Career stability, strong business acumen and the ability to recruit, train and grow sales talent is essential.

PERSONALITY TRAITS:

We are seeking a professional broadcast manager who is positive and energetic in style and who approaches management in a disciplined, yet flexible manner.

CONTACT:

If you possess these qualifications and Salem Communications sounds like the company for you, please submit a well written cover letter and resume to sandi.walker@salem.cc.

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About the Company

Salem Communications

Salem Communications is America’s leading radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and family-themed content and conservative values. In addition to its radio properties, Salem owns Salem Radio Network, which syndicates talk, news and music programing to approximately 2,000 affiliates; Salem Radio Representatives, a national radio advertising sales force; Salem Web Network, a leading Internet provider of Christian content and online streaming; and Salem Publishing, More...

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