Radio Account Manager

About our Client:

At MBS Radio in Prince Edward Island, they strive to be the most progressive broadcasting group by providing high-quality, local service to their listeners, and by achieving a measurable difference for their advertisers. They have three stations in total: Q93, an edgy rock station, CFCY, an easy listening station for country lovers and Spud FM, a Summerside-based classic and contemporary music station. MBS Radio is proud to be a 100 percent Maritime-owned broadcasting company.

 

MBS Radio is searching for a Radio Account Manager to oversee marketing, sales, and business development activities for their Charlottetown location. The successful applicant is expected to be effective in securing and managing client relationships throughout PEI to promote MBS radio. In this position, the Radio Account Manager is responsible for organizing and directing their own marketing and sales initiatives, as well as collaborating with the internal General Manager at their Charlottetown office. 

 

Description: 

The Radio Account Manager is responsible for greeting and working with customers by determining their needs, asking questions, and providing guidance in selecting the right service for them. Reaching business and sales targets and using excellent selling and communication skills will be a focus for this position. A motivated and driven individual who is comfortable communicating with and seeking out clientele will be essential for this role. Whether you might be re-entering the workforce, looking for a change in career or recently graduated, this is an opportunity that will provide the possibility for growth and challenge!

 

General duties of this position would include: 

  • Contributing information, ideas, and research to help develop marketing strategies
  • Assisting in detail, design, and implementation of marketing initiatives
  • Contacting existing and potential clients
  • Setting marketing schedules and coordinating with colleagues, sponsors, and other professional contacts
  • Answering questions from clients about service benefits
  • Developing revenue generation strategies
  • Maintaining excellent relationships with clients through superior customer service
  • Tracking sales data, working to meet quotas and/or sales team goals
  • Maintaining and expanding the company’s current client base
  • Emphasizing service features and benefits, quote prices, etc.
  • Budget management and organization
  • Effectively communicating with managers and executives 
  • Analysing trends, data, demographics, pricing strategies, and other information that can potentially improve marketing and sales performance
  • Working with customers to determine their requirements and unique needs
  • Investigating and troubleshooting customer service issues

 

Day-to-Day duties of this position would include: 

  • Developing positive working relationships 
  • Being a sales leader within the team 
  • Ensuring to be proactive during daily operations
  • Providing customers with accurate pricing information, and notifying them of current offerings 

 

Requirements for this position would include:

  • Post-Secondary education within the field of marketing, business administration or related background
  • Additional certifications will be considered a strong asset
  • Experience in a general business environment 
  • Experience in sales and marketing 
  • A demonstrated ability in computer proficiency
  • Strong knowledge in the use of MS Office programs
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered

 

Interpersonal skills and abilities required for this position would include: 

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with strong writing, presentation and listening skills
  • Ability to work independently 
  • Ability to demonstrate creativity
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Driven and motivated to succeed
  • Confidence in the leadership role and decision-making
  • Ability to make rational and accountable decisions

 

Job Terms:

  • Full time, permanent 
  • Number of positions: 1
  • Base salary with commission
  • Benefits package available after probation period 

 

How to Apply:

Please send your cover letter and resume to kalie@islandrecruiting.com for consideration.

For any questions or inquiries about this position, please call 902-367-3799. We thank all who apply, but only those accepted for interviews will be contacted.