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Account Manager - Sales - Local

Kitchener, ON, Canada Req #641
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Are you creative, dynamic and passionate?  Do you like to think outside of the box and find new ways to achieve your goals?  Corus Entertainment has an exciting opportunity for you.  If you have a passion for excellence, and would like to work for Corus Entertainment, we encourage you to apply.



Division: Corus Radio

Work Status: Full-time

Location: Kitchener-Guelph

About the Role
Corus Radio Kitchener-Guelph has an exciting opportunity for an Account Manager to join our team! Reporting to the Sales Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for expanding our retail client base and maximizing local radio and digital sales revenue on 91.5 The Beat, 107.5 Dave Rocks, MAGIC 106 and 1460 CJOY.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Find, maintain and grow revenue – On-air and online

  • Develop new revenue streams from both assigned and unassigned accounts (cold calls)

  • Coordinate creative/ads from initial meetings through to production and client approval

  • Ongoing awareness of customers’ day to day challenges and local competition

  • Receivables control

About You
REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 3yrs of commissioned Sales experience

  • A strong work ethic matched by a desire to learn and grow

  • The ability to overachieve budgets; monthly, quarterly and annually

  • A self-starter with a consistently high level of initiative and self-motivation

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

  • The ability to determine client marketing goals and needs via active listening and

  • Aptitude and ability to absorb and apply analytical data

  • Computer literate – Exceptional knowledge of word/office

  • A creative thinker with the ability to translate ideas into marketing campaigns, promotional ideas and Radio commercials

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • The ability to work in a fast paced work environment based on both team and individual effort

  • A valid driver’s license and reliable automobile

  • A positive, professional, outgoing friendly manner with a foundation in customer service

  • Ability to attract new business and retain and grow current client base

  • Proven track record in business development

  • High level of knowledge in social/interactive media sales

  • Graduate of Business, Communications or related program


Why Corus?

Corus is a driving force in the media industry with a diverse portfolio of strong brands that entertain and inform audiences through great storytelling and compelling content, reaching millions of people around the world every day. 

We have a passionate drive to connect with the world around us: to express, to share, to be part of people's lives. Walk around our offices, our stations, our studios across the country and you'll feel it. You'll see it in action. 

You'll see it in the open communication and the approachability of our people. You'll see it in our care for quality work and the interest in new, creative solutions. You'll see it in how we work with external partners, and how we care about our communities. These are all core to the values we commit to living each and every day - Win Together, Think Beyond, Make It Happen, Learn Every Day, Show We Care. Our values describe what makes us pretty unique - and amazing - place to work. 

At Corus we value and actively involve the full range of what makes people unique in order to create a strong and innovative company where amazing people thrive. A company where people have the full opportunity to show their unique value and develop their potential. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people of colour, people with disabilities, people from all gender and sexually diverse communities and people with intersectional identities.

Corus is also committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process.  If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

How to Apply

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now'.  
 
*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Other details

  • Job Family SL-Sales
  • Job Function 09-Account & Client Management
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Kitchener, ON, Canada