Job Openings

The Radio People

The Radio People is seeking a talented and dynamic Account Executive
who thrives in a fast-paced working environment. We are looking for a passionate, motivated, goal-oriented and highly competitive individual with a proven track record of over-achieving sales goals. We hire driven, resourceful, organized, customer-focused problem solvers who have great communication skills and the ability to cultivate client relationships. In return, we offer a unique career opportunity: one where you are given a challenging mission, world-class tools to help you succeed, and the chance to realize your full potential as a sale’s professional.

The Account Executive identifies and develops new business opportunities; grows existing client relationships; offers solutions that help clients achieve their business goals; closes business and meets or exceeds set sales targets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Able to identify client business needs by gaining a deep understanding of their goals, objectives and processes as well as their external environment including key market and consumer trends to proactively develop customized advertising solutions to meet client objectives
  • Deliver effective sales presentations; negotiation and closing
  • Excel at prospecting and aggressively seeking new clientele by networking, cold calling, canvassing, referrals or other means to build and maintain a full pipeline of sales prospects
  • Follow all station procedures for preparing orders, resolving billing issues, submitting regular reports regarding sales
  • Stay abreast of the competitive landscape and emerging technologies to best position The Radio People in the marketplace
  • Think creatively and generate original ideas

Qualifications:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience developing new business relationships in an outside sales role
  • Strong understanding of lead generation and ability to connect with viable prospects
  • Comprehension of sales metrics in order to fill a sales funnel and robust pipeline of residual business
  • Positive attitude with the willingness to get beyond comfort zone to grow professionally
  • High energy and passion for the job
  • Flexible and creative
  • 2 years in Media Sales background preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing or related field is preferred

What we offer:

  • Commission-based organization with uncapped earning potential
  • Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions
  • Medical and Dental Insurance coverage
  • 401K with company match to plan for the long-term
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays

If you think you would be a good candidate, please send your resume and cover letter to sherrih@radiopeople.com

The Radio People, is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Sherri Holladay
General Sales Manager

KJLO, KLIP, KMVX, KRVV, KMLB, KRJO

The Radio People
1109 Hudson Lane
Monroe, Louisiana 71201

Office:  (318) 388-2323

Email:  sherrih@radiopeople.com