Employment Opportunities at the Cascade Radio Group
As of March 1, 2021
The Cascade Radio Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer located in the Pacific Northwest. The group consists of 5 radio stations. If you have the necessary skills and experience, please apply with resume and cover letter to HR@cascaderadiogroup.com.
Full time position Up to $42,000/year DOE
Proactively creates, assists & supports Brand Managers and Sales on design and execution of on-air, online or onsite promotions designed to engage listeners and drive revenue for all 5 stations. Liaison between sales and Brand Managers in walking new, targeted client promotions from inception to completion. Steps up Aptivada revenue by developing sellable annual contest events/calendar separate from on-air events. Maintains and updates promotional calendar, feature sponsorship calendar, schedules and conduct regular promotions meetings. Uses creativity and graphic skills along with knowledge of Power Point and other station tools to design outreach materials, sales materials and maintain on-brand presentation across all websites and social media. Be a resource in the field for sales; co-present ideas as needed. Be responsible for all permitting and paperwork necessary to manage, attend and assist with set-up/teardown of station events, remotes and appearances as needed. Learn Saga and Word Press platform, enter and manage web campaigns. Manage the e-clubs and create regular e-blast campaigns and provide tracking across all stations. Learns the platform of preferred, targeted display vendors and masters the process of creating and managing the various targeted display campaigns (Wide Orbit, Marketron, FB etc.) Regularly provide presentations on the performance of websites, social media and all digital and interactive products to management and staff. Develops graphics and monitors/manages/updates websites and FB pages so they align with brand at all times. Proactively works with Brand Managers and on-air teams to develop relatable social content, photos and video for Facebook, Twitter, websites, and YouTube. Proactively source prizes and positive community tie-ins for maximizing station exposure. Manage prize inventory, distribution, and winner information. Be fully versed in creation and approval process for all contesting.
· Promotional / Marketing experience required.
· Well versed in Digital / Social Media marketing.
· Computer skills a must. (Word, Excel, Power-point)
SALES ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
Full time position Fully Commissioned position / uncapped
The Cascade Radio Group has an immediate opening for a Sales Account Executive who will identify and solicit new business and service and grow existing accounts. He, or she, will develop persuasive proposals in response to client needs and/or opportunities while ensuring client satisfaction through effective communication.
The Cascade Radio Group handles advertising for 5 radio stations, KGMI, KISM, KPUG, KAFE and KBAI with a broadcasting range that extends from Seattle to Vancouver, BC and to the Olympic Peninsula. In addition to Radio, we offer a full complement of digital options for our advertising and promotional partners to deliver an unbeatable combination of results.
· Prior outside sales experience in radio, television or other media environment.
· Excellent computer skills (excel, word, power-point) and the ability to create presentations.
· Strong skills in prospecting, generating proposals and generating sales.
· Enthusiastic and positive team player.
· Your own vehicle for transportation and be able to drive to and from client meetings.
You will have the ability to set and maintain your own schedule and build your income uncapped. This is a full-time, fully commissioned position with a guarantee for initial months while you on-board.
If you are a creative thinker, engaged in the community with previous sales experience and have good communication and organizational skills, you should apply.
PART TIME NEWS BROADCASTER
Part time position (approx. 25 hours/week) $15.00/hr.
PT News Broadcaster with strong organizational skills and sound judgment. Assist KGMI/KPUG in updating news content for both broadcast updates and social media. Able to present live and recorded news updates for distribution to all stations. Individual must enjoy deadline pressures and thinking quickly on his/her feet. Experience with on-line website maintenance critical, with an emphasis in all platforms of social media. This position will be mainly M-F in the afternoons. Some variable shift availability and weekends may be required. Candidate will have the ability to host a news program, fill in for show hosts on occasion, and board-op when the KGMI afternoon show is on the road. Produce and update on-air news and sports, station imaging, commercials and promos as necessary.
· Optimal candidate will have 2-4 years journalism experience and some on-air experience.
· Should be tech savvy as learning OMT, Adobe Audition, and short cut software will be required.
· Excellent computer skills required.
The Cascade Radio Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.