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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

 

Alpha Media

 

 JOB DESCRIPTION

 

 

 Account Executive

 

 

WWDM, WMFX, WHXT, WARQ, WOIC

 

 

Columbia, SC

 

 

 

 

 

 Department:          Sales                                                       Reports to:            GSM

 

 

 

 

 

Category:               Full Time                                                Type of Position: Exempt  

 

 

 

 

 

GENERAL PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION:

 

 

Responsible for the generation of local spot sales, NTR, and digital revenue.

 

 

 

 

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

 

 

Ø  Achieving individual goals per station assigned

 

 

Ø  Cultivating and maintaining new business

 

 

Ø  Increasing revenue from existing client list

 

 

Ø  Developing strong prospecting, presentation and closing skills to increase revenue share

 

 

Ø  Maintaining/improving technical skill levels with industry software

 

 

Ø  Developing/maintaining comprehensive client files to include presentations/proposals, contracts/production verifications, correspondences, timetables, etc.

 

 

Ø  Fundamental knowledge of routine traffic and production procedures to help facilitate efficiency in servicing client needs.

 

 

 

 

 

CRITICAL POSITION BEHAVIORS:

 

 

Multi-tasking – Ability to prioritize and handle a number of projects simultaneously and successfully.

 

 

Technology – Ability to work with different types of changing technologies.

 

 

Analytical Thinking– Demonstrates the ability to understand a situation or problem by breaking it apart into smaller pieces or tracing the implications of a situation in steps.  The ability to compare different features or aspects of a situation and rationally set priorities.  The ability to identify time sequences.

 

 

Initiative– The ability to take action and be proactive.  Seeks not only to completing current task and objectives, but, also anticipates future opportunities and problems.

 

 

Adaptability/Flexibility– Ability to adapt and work effectively within a variety of situations and with various individuals and groups.  Understanding and appreciating different and opposing perspectives, adapting one’s approach as the requirements of the situation change. 

 

 

Communication – Demonstrates the ability to clearly and succinctly express ideas in both written and verbal form.

 

 

Dependability/Reliability– Demonstrates an orientation towards consistent actions. Ability to be a resource.

 

 

Creativity– Uses new ways of thinking to produce unique ideas; demonstrates an ability to present information in an attention getting and interesting way.

 

 

Organization Skills – Can set priorities, manages and maintains information in an orderly fashion.

 

 

Time Management– Demonstrates ability to maximize available timetables to best achieve company objectives.

 

 

Customer Service– Demonstrate and encourage proper client focus

 

 

Professional Image– Adherence to Alpha Media’s expectations as they relate to proper business attire and grooming habits.

 

 

 

 

 

 EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

 

 

2-5+ years of Sales experience in a broadcast environment is preferred

 

 

Successful track record and proven ability to increase spot and NTR revenue in a competitive environment.

 

 

Strong work ethic, grasp of business basics and flexible personality.

 

 

Computer literacy required.

 

 

College graduate preferred.

 

 

 

 

 

Please send resume to:  jobs@llcolumbia.com

 

 

No phone calls, please.  Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

 

 

POSSIBLE FUTURE FULL & PART TIME ON AIR ANNOUCERS

 

 

Alpha Media

 

 

 

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

Possible future Full and Part Time On Air Announcers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Department:  Programming                                              Reports to: Program Director  

 

 

 

 

 

Category: Full-time                                                             Type of Position:                 Exempt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GENERAL PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION:

 

 

 

 

 

Responsible for live announcing, voice tracking, commercial production, and/or board operating .  Applicants must enjoy representing stations at community events and promotions.  Good production skills preferred. . 

 

 

 

 

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

 

 

 

 

 

Various assigned on air or board operator shifts

 

 

 

Personal Appearances at station promotions and community events

 

 

Commercial production

 

 

Voice tracking

 

 

Board Operating

 

 

 

 

 

CRITICAL POSITION BEHAVIORS:

 

 

 

 

 

Multi-tasking – Ability to prioritize and handle a number of projects simultaneously and successfully.

 

 

Work Ethic – Ability to work extended hours to ensure the success of station and client events and activities. 

 

 

Analytical Thinking– Demonstrates the ability to understand a situation or problem by breaking it apart into smaller pieces or tracing the implications of a situation in a step-by-step way.  The ability to compare different features or aspects of a situation and rationally set priorities.  The ability to identify time sequences.

 

 

Initiative– The ability to take action and be proactive.  Seeks not only to completing current task and objectives, but, also anticipates future opportunities and problems.

 

 

Negotiation Skills – Ability to analyze business opportunities and discuss financial considerations that will be beneficial to our business goals.

 

 

 Adaptability/Flexibility– Ability to adapt and work effectively within a variety of situations and with various individuals and groups.  Understanding and appreciating different and opposing perspectives, adapting one’s approach as the requirements of the situation change. 

 

 

Interpersonal– Ability to interact comfortably with individuals of varied backgrounds, organizations, and at different levels of the organization.  Ability to handle people differently based on their orientation while maintaining one’s own integrity. 

 

 

Communication – Demonstrates the ability to clearly and succinctly express ideas in both written and verbal form.

 

 

Dependability/Reliability– Demonstrates an orientation towards consistent actions. Ability to be a resource.

 

 

Teamwork and Cooperation– Implies an orientation toward working cooperatively with others as opposed to working separately.

 

 

Creativity– Uses new ways of thinking to produce unique ideas; demonstrates an ability to present information in an attention getting and interesting way.

 

 

Organization Skills – Can set priorities, manages and maintains information in an orderly fashion.

 

 

Detail Oriented– Thorough and accurate in accomplishing a task, no matter how small or how big.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

 

 

2+ years on air broadcast experience required (for full time; preferred but not required for part time).

 

 

Strong work ethic, grasp of business basics and flexible personality.

 

 

Ability to learn new concepts, procedures and systems for use in operations.

 

 

Ability to multi-task with strong attention to detail. 

 

 

Computer literacy preferred.

 

 

Voice Tracking experience preferred.

 

 

Strong Production skills preferred.

 

 

 

 

 

Please send resume to:  jobs@llcolumbia.com

 

 

No phone calls, please.  Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OPERATIONS MANAGER/PROGRAM DIRECTOR

 

 

Operations Manager/Program Director Opening

 

 

 

 

 

Alpha Media has an immediate opening for a multi-station Operations Manager with

 

 

Hot AC and/or Rock experience to lead our Columbia, SC stations (WARQ/WMFX/WOIC).

 

 

The selected candidate will be responsible for programming stations and performing an air shift.

 

 

Are you a dedicated professional and strategic thinker who has a passion for Live and Local radio done right?  Are you a dynamic leader who thrives on team building and individual development to make those around you better at what they do?  If you have a “roll up your sleeves and get the job done” work ethic and want to be a part of a team with a positive and ambitious culture, rush us your resume and one MP3 air check to Mike.Hartel@LLBroadcasting.com.

 

 

 

 

 

Alpha Media is an equal opportunity employer. Females and minorities are encouraged to apply.