Details for Director of Advertising Sales – AURN

American Urban Radio Networks, LLC (“AURN”), the # 1 Nielsen rated national audio network company that connects African Americans to national advertisers, reaching over 25 million listeners weekly, is seeking a Director of Advertising based in New York City. 

Be part of our success, our vision and help ensure a great future for our employees when you join AURN and help support AURN’s advertising strategy from a business, sales, and technical perspective.

We also provide:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance (100% paid for employee)
  • Generous PTO and company holidays
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with partial employer matching

Job Description:

Selling AURN’s network radio assets including its 4 RADAR rated networks, and 55 Podcasts to advertising agencies and corporate accounts on a full-time basis. This position reports to the President of Sales.

Responsibilities:

  • Meet or exceed annual sales goals as set by President of Sales
  • Make formal presentations to senior managers at corporations, and account executives, media planners, media buyers and directors at ad agencies
  • Call upon existing agency accounts and developing new business for our radio and podcast platforms
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Required Skills:

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in national media sales or national media planning; Network radio and/or podcast experience a plus
  • Strong personal agency contacts
  • Excellent presentation, organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literacy required - Command of Google Business (Docs, Spreadsheets), Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Ability to travel
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent

Immediate hire opportunity! Salary commensurate with experience.

Send Resume to: humanresources@awmcllc.com

*Due to the anticipated volume of responses, AURN will contact only those candidates who most closely match our requirements.

AURN, operates 5 networks including the twenty-four hours gospel music service, Inspirational and is along with Superadio Networks, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of A Wonder Media Company, LLC (AWMC).

AURN is an equal opportunity employer that embraces and promotes diversity in the workplace.

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