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Detroit Lakes

Account Executive - Detroit Lakes

Detroit Lakes

About us:

Leighton Broadcasting is a family and employee-owned, multi-platform media company that heavily invests in their employees through training, education and great leadership. Employees enjoy a full line of benefits ranging from health and dental insurance, plus disability; attendance at cool concerts, great discounts on all types of products. In addition to vacation we offer sick and personal time off.  We offer an above average compensation structure which has allowed us to keep top talent for decades, not just years. Our team has passion, loves media and it shows.

Job Summary:

Identifies and develops new business opportunities; keeps and grows existing client relationships; offers solutions that help clients achieve their business goals; closes business; meets sales targets. One of the core values of the company is to give back in various ways to help the community.

Qualifications:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and social networking platforms
  • Adept at prospecting and using effective consultative selling principles and practices
  • Strong client service relationship-building skills
  • Ability to plan and organize, set priorities and multi task in a fast-paced environment
  • Negotiation and closing proficiency
  • Persuasive communication skills: verbal, written and presentation
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Understanding of market dynamics including demographics
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Requirements:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Minimum 2 years broadcast or media sales experience a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Proven track record for new business development

Job Type:

Full-time, Regular

Leighton Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer.

How to Apply: Send your resume to jobs@leightonbroadcasting.com attention: Jeff Leighton

Leighton Enterprises is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Sales Manager - Detroit Lakes

Detroit Lakes

Position:       Sales Manager

Reports to:    General Manager

 

In the Sales Manager role, your primary duties are to achieve or exceed market revenue goals and lead the development of members of the sales team.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Lead and prepare for weekly sales meetings
  • Attend meetings with account executives with their clients
  • Create revenue generating sales ideas for broadcast, digital and events divisions
  • Daily usage of software programs to measure overall revenue growth and account executive progress
  • Lead, manage and hold accountable account executives
  • Own financial metrics of the sales department including pricing inventory, expense management, weekly revenue, pacing and forecasting
  • Exude passion, energy and enthusiasm about Leighton Broadcasting and opportunities for business within our company to help clients achieve their business goals.

Qualifications:

  • Experience as a proven sales leader in the role of account executive or higher
  • Proven sales leader
  • Comprehension of overall marketing opportunities including digital, event and broadcast
  • Strong communication skills
  • Microsoft 360 Office Suite

Leighton Enterprises offers a 401K Plan, ESOP, Health, Disability and Life Insurance, Comprehensive Training Programs and vacation time. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are an organization that actively gives back to our community though our people, time, talent and treasure.

If you are interested in this great opportunity, please click the "Apply Now" button below or apply today or submit your resume to Jobs@leightonbroadcasting.com

Fergus Falls

Account Executive - Fergus Falls

Fergus Falls

Job Category: Marketing

Type: Full-Time

Job Details: Leighton Broadcasting of Fergus Falls, which includes stations Z103, KJ Country 96.5, Channel 977 and the historic KBRF AM 1250, is seeking a bright, energetic salesperson to market a powerful four-station group of radio stations. If you're the right person, you can make above-average income with an established list while raising your family in the beautiful lakes area.

Direct selling experience is required. Honesty, perseverance, and a persuasive personality is a must. Excellent benefits including paid vacation, 401K and health insurance.

City: Fergus Falls
State: Minnesota
Zip Code: 56537

Experience: Sales experience is required

Requirements: Honesty, perseverance, and a persuasive personality are a must.

How to Apply: Send your resume to hireme@leightonbroadcasting.com
Attention: Doug Gray Leighton Enterprises is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Program Director - KJ Country 96.5

Fergus Falls

Position: Program Director - KJ Country 96.5
Reports to: Market Operations Manager

Leighton Broadcasting in Fergus Falls, Minnesota is looking for a reliable person to add to our on-air team as Program Director on our music station KJ Country, operating at 96.5-FM. This is a great local station and an excellent opportunity for a fun weekday show. However, you'll need to be social and digital savvy as well. You'll also need to learn other duties that help the entire team of four stations with nearly twenty people on staff.

Responsibilities:

• Prepare for and host a live on-air show Monday through Friday while also reporting on severe weather.

• Update social media platforms with contests, promotions and more while following existing brand standards.

• Work with Music Master on a daily basis to schedule music.

• One hour of production and voice tracking weekly.

• Troubleshoot and problem-solve transmitter issues.

• Attend weekly team meetings and provide progress updates.

• Utilize existing processes and software programs to manage contests and promotions.

• Host remote broadcasts as required.

• Meet BMI requirements on a quarterly basis.

Qualifications:

• Exude passion, energy and enthusiasm about Leighton Broadcasting.

• Strong communication & organizational skills.

• Experience utilizing Microsoft 360 Office Suite and Adobe Audition is preferred.

• Ability to cover weekend shifts if needed.

Leighton Enterprises offers a 401K Plan, ESOP, Health, Disability and Life Insurance, Comprehensive Training Programs and vacation time. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are an organization that actively gives back to our community though our people, time, talent and treasure.

If you are interested in this great opportunity, please apply by clicking the blue button below or submit your resume to Jobs@leightonbroadcasting.com.


Grand Forks

Account Executive - Grand Forks

Grand Forks

Position: Account Executive

Reports to:  Sales Manager 

 

Leighton Broadcasting Account Executives (AE) establish and maintain marketing partnerships with area businesses and develop creative ad campaigns & promotions to increase their business. In this role, you’ll work alongside a small team of other AEs to achieve market goals.  

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Seek out new clients and grow existing client accounts. 

  • Assist Sales Manager with budget planning and sales projections. 

  • Attend weekly team meetings and provide progress updates. 

  • Utilize existing software programs for sales management, revenue order entry, and project management. 

  • Achieve monthly sales goals and annual revenue targets. 

Qualifications: 

  • 3-5 years of sales experience. 

  • Ability to persevere to achieve goals. 

  • Exude passion, energy and enthusiasm about Leighton Broadcasting. 

  • Ability to develop creative solutions for clients. 

  • General understanding of digital, events, and broadcast marketing opportunities. 

  • Self-driven and results-focused with a willingness to learn & grow. 

  • Strong communication & organization skills. 

  • Experience utilizing Microsoft 360 Office Suite is preferred. 

  • Two-year degree or higher in Sales/Business/Marketing or sales experience equivalent may be helpful but not required. 

Perham

Account Executive - Perham

Perham

Job Category: Marketing

Type: Full-Time

Job Details: Leighton Broadcasting is seeking a bright, energetic salesperson to market a powerful and established group of radio stations. If you're the right person, you can make above-average income with an established list while raising your family in the beautiful Lakes Area.

Direct selling experience is required. Honesty, perseverance, and a persuasive personality is a must. Excellent benefits including paid vacation, 401K and health insurance.

Experience:  Sales experience is required

Requirements: Honesty, perseverance, and a persuasive personality are a must.

How to Apply: Send your resume to jobs@leightonbroadcasting.com attention: Jeff Leighton

Leighton Enterprises is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

St. Cloud

Account Executive - St. Cloud

St. Cloud

Open Positions

Position: Account Executive

Reports to: Sales Manager

 

Leighton Broadcasting Account Executives establish and maintain marketing partnerships with area businesses and develop creative ad campaigns & promotions to increase their business.  

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Seek out new clients and grow existing client accounts. Assist Sales Manager with budget planning and sales projections. 

  • Attend weekly team meetings and provide progress updates. 

  • Utilize existing software programs for sales management, revenue order entry, and project management. 

  • Achieve monthly sales goals and 70% or more of annual revenue targets. 

Qualifications: 

  • Exude passion, energy and enthusiasm about Leighton Broadcasting. 

  • Ability to develop creative solutions for clients. 

  • General understanding of digital, events, and broadcast marketing opportunities. 

  • Self-driven and results-focused with a willingness to learn &grow. 

  • Strong communication & organization skills. 

  • Experience utilizing Microsoft 360 Office Suite is preferred. 

  • Two-year degree or higher in Sales/Business/Marketing or sales experience equivalent may be helpful but not required. 

 

Leighton Enterprises offers a 401K Plan, ESOP, Health, Disability and Life Insurance, Comprehensive Training Programs and vacation time. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are an organization that actively gives back to our community though our people, time, talent and treasure. 

If you are interested in this great opportunity, please apply today at Leightonbroadcasting.com or submit your resume to Jobs@leightonbroadcasting.com  

Event & Promotions Assistant (Part-time)

St. Cloud

Join Leighton Broadcasting in serving, connecting and celebrating our community. We are looking for individuals who are detail oriented, outgoing, and have exceptional communications skills to join our promotions team in St. Cloud. In the role, you will be responsible for on-site set-up & support for station events and sales promotions. Team members will earn $15/hour to start and work 20+ hours per week (flexible schedule). Great for a college student or someone looking for a fun, part-time job.

To be successful, you’ll need:
» a valid driver’s license
» a good driving record
» to be 18 years of age or older
» to be available to work nights, weekends and/or holidays

 

Program Director - KNSI

St. Cloud

Position: Program Director - KNSI
Reports to: Market Operations Manager

Leighton Broadcasting in St. Cloud, Minnesota is looking for a reliable person to add to our on-air team as Program Director on News/Talk radio station KNSI. You'll lead all aspects of the radio station’s on-air experience, responsible for talent, content, programming, and online presence.  

Responsibilities:

• Reviews and determines all commercial and paid programming content. 

• Plans and oversees tone, programming, production, sound & theme, website, online presence, and social media.

• Collaborates with Production to enlist musical direction and seeks options that meet editorial scope. 

• Identifies, recruits, and coaches on-air talent, producers, news directors, and reporters, e.g., frequently listens/airchecks sessions with on-air talent. 

• Partners with Operations Manager, Programming and Sales in support of business goals to increase market share, listeners, ratings, advertiser satisfaction, and revenue while aligning programming fit with client, station, and audience; creates talent and station marketing, promotion, and image campaigns. 

• Determines and maintains creative vision for station(s) to enhance station. 

• Host remote broadcasts as required. 

Qualifications:

• Exude passion, energy and enthusiasm about Leighton Broadcasting.

• Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve.

•  Strong communication & organizational skills.

• Experience utilizing Microsoft 360 Office Suite and Adobe Audition is preferred.

• Ability to cover weekend shifts if needed.

Leighton Enterprises offers a 401K Plan, ESOP, Health, Disability and Life Insurance, Comprehensive Training Programs and vacation time. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are an organization that actively gives back to our community though our people, time, talent and treasure.

If you are interested in this great opportunity, please apply by clicking the blue button below or submit your resume to Jobs@leightonbroadcasting.com.


Sales & Marketing Intern

St. Cloud

Job Title: Sales & Marketing Intern

Position Type: Part Time, Hourly

Job Purpose: Leighton Broadcasting is seeking a Sales and Marketing Intern to join our Sales team. This is a paid internship with flexible hours. Total hours per week are 15-20 on average. Future employment post internship is also a possibility based on performance.

Duties

  • Assisting in the creation of signage, and promotional forms
  • Analysis of marketing and sales data
  • Preparing presentations
  • Assisting Sales staff with proposals
  • Assist with input of national client orders
Applicants with exceptional organizational, communication, and interest in radio are urged to apply. Projected length of internship is one year, depending on performance. Ideal for a student in the Junior/Senior year.

Winona

Account Executive - Winona

Winona

Open Positions

Position: Account Executive (Entry-level) 

Reports to: Sales Manager

 

Leighton Broadcasting Account Executives establish and maintain marketing partnerships with area businesses and develop creative ad campaigns & promotions to increase their business.  

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Seek out new clients and grow existing client accounts. Assist Sales Manager with budget planning and sales projections. 

  • Attend weekly team meetings and provide progress updates. 

  • Utilize existing software programs for sales management, revenue order entry, and project management. 

  • Achieve monthly sales goals and 70% or more of annual revenue targets. 

Qualifications: 

  • Exude passion, energy and enthusiasm about Leighton Broadcasting. 

  • Ability to develop creative solutions for clients. 

  • General understanding of digital, events, and broadcast marketing opportunities. 

  • Self-driven and results-focused with a willingness to learn &grow. 

  • Strong communication & organization skills. 

  • Experience utilizing Microsoft 360 Office Suite is preferred. 

  • Two-year degree or higher in Sales/Business/Marketing or sales experience equivalent may be helpful but not required. 

 

Leighton Enterprises offers a 401K Plan, ESOP, Health, Disability and Life Insurance, Comprehensive Training Programs and vacation time. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are an organization that actively gives back to our community though our people, time, talent and treasure. 

If you are interested in this great opportunity, please apply today at Leightonbroadcasting.com or submit your resume to Jobs@leightonbroadcasting.com