Media Sales Consultant for Salem Communications Columbus

  • Columbus, OH
  • Full-time

Company Description


Salem Communications is a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and family-themed content and conservative values. Salem Communications owns almost 100 Radio Stations throughout this United States. Salem Communications of Columbus has owned Christian Teach and Talk Radio Station 880 AM WRFD for 30 years and has just expanded with the addition of 98.9 FM The Answer, a Conservative News Talk Station. Salem Communications of Columbus has been making an impact in peoples lives throughout Columbus and all over the state of Ohio for over 30 years, and we’re looking for people who want to join us in pursuing this mission. SCC has built a culture based on integrity, values, and teamwork making it one of the BEST places to work and have a fulfilling career. We are looking for talented, seasoned sales representatives to join us.


Job Description

This is an Outside Sales Position with a high degree of people contact. The person in this position will primarily sell 98.9 FM The Answer, a Conservative News Talk Station.


We are looking for someone who has extensive experience in selling directly to Business Owners and Decision Makers.


You will be expected to become a Marketing Expert in your ability to work in: Broadcast Marketing, Internet Marketing, Print Marketing and Event Marketing. This is a creative work environment and you will be expected to share ideas along with your innovative team mates and participate in our goal to be the best in Columbus. Other job responsibilities include:


  • Developing Strategic “Solution-Oriented” Marketing Campaigns for Prospective and Current Clients
  • Delivering Sales Presentations to Business Owners and Executives
  • Find and Set up Meetings with Prospective Business Owners/Clients
  • Exceed Sales Expectations and Goals.
  • Build Strong Relationships and Customer Loyalty
  • Come up with Creative Marketing Promotions and Ideas for Current Clients and Prospective Clients.
  • Write Effective Radio Commercials
  • Work Closely with Production Director, Traffic Director, and Web Team to ensure seamless execution of Marketing Campaigns.


Minimum of 2 years Proven Sales Track Record


Possess Strong Negotiation skills and persuasive communication style

Outgoing, Enthusiastic, and MUST possess the ability to develop and keep relationships

Must be Self Driven & Motivated to Achieve and Exceed Goals.

Strong Presentation Skills

Radio Experience Preferred, but not necessary.



Additional Information

Competitive Compensation (Based on Experience) and a comprehensive benefits package.


If interested in this Opportunity please call 1-866-789- (9733). Candidates who do not call this number will not be considered.


Salem Communications is an Equal Opportuntity Employer. 


Owned by Salem Communications, Corp. (Nasdaq: SALM) headquartered in Camarillo, California.