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Salem Media Group

Account Executive - St. Louis, MO

Salem Media Group
St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Date Posted: 08/17/2017
Categories: Media/Video/Radio - Sales
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Salem Media Group is looking for an Account Executive in St. Louis, Missouri. This is a great opportunity for the right sales professional to step into a thriving media consultant role and join the team at Salem Media Group, America’s leading Christian and conservative multi-media corporation.

Specifically, this position will be with 1260AM & 95.1FM The Answer and 1380AM The Pulse. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of success in developing new business and building flourishing territories in a highly competitive market.  This person will be able to help new clients achieve their business objectives through effective radio, online and digital marketing. Most importantly - we are looking for hard-working salespeople who want to have FUN at work while making money and helping local businesses grow. 

Responsibilities Will Include:


  • Meet and exceed company directed sales quotas
  • Find, develop, sell and service new local spot, program and digital accounts
  • Create multi-media advertising solutions for our advertisers incorporating spot, web, streaming, print, and other digital media
  • Maintain impeccable standards for advertiser service
  • Collect amounts due from advertisers in conjunction with the business department
  • Monitor direct response campaigns to ensure goals are being met in a timely fashion
  • Provide timely accurate projections/forecast reports
  • Prepare accurate and timely expense reports
  • Maintain sales expenses at or below budget
  • Monitor broadcast agreements for accuracy
  • Develop relationships deep in the advertiser’s organization


Additional Skills and Qualifications:


  • Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong organizational, written and presentation skills
  •  Ability to build and maintain positive customer relationships in a fast paced environment
  •  Competitive, persuasive, energetic and self-motivated trait
  •  Ability to overcome objections
  • Working knowledge of new media, digital interactive initiatives and social media
  •  (5) years radio, television and/or outside media sales experience preferred but not required
  • Background check required

About Salem Media Group

Salem Media Group 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.

Salem owns and operates 112 radio stations, with 67 stations in the nation’s top 25 markets – and 30 in the top 10. Each of our radio stations has a full portfolio of broadcast and digital marketing opportunities.


In addition to its radio properties, Salem owns Salem Radio Network, which syndicates talk, news, and music programming 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, a leading publisher of Christian themed magazines.


Salem Media Group is an equal opportunity employer.