Local Employment Opportunities

Who We Are:

CUMULUS | Albuquerque currently features 7 stations including heritage News Radio KKOB, KTBL The Pit, KNML The Sports Animal, KRST-FM, KOBQ-FM, KDRF-FM, and KMGA-FM.  At Cumulus Albuquerque we strive to hire passionate, driven, resourceful, problem solvers who have the ability to drive the evolving, diverse culture of the Power of Radio to success.  The cluster of 7 stations reaches thousands of listeners on a daily basis.   


Cumulus Media | Albuquerque is looking for a dynamic PT On-Air Talk Show host for KKOB-AM/FM.  Our people take pride in our community and value teamwork. We’re looking for informative, engaging, entertaining, focused, creative, and most of all…hosts who have a passion for radio. If you’re passionate, opinionated and love challenging the audience, show us what you’ve got.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Produce a compelling radio show by using creativity, imagination and exercise of independent professional judgment in writing, producing, interviewing, taping or broadcasting on-air content 
  • Be amazing while interacting with callers and hosting live events
  • Connect with listeners via phones, texting, social, video, web and on-site
  • Daily social media engagement; website and digital content generation for our website
  • Participates in station Programming, Promotions, and Sales meetings and events
  • Live broadcasts and station appearances, whether paid of unpaid
  • If requested, act as a spokesperson for mutually agreed upon clients or businesses.
  • Handle emergency news updated in show, in addition to special coverages like election night, if needed

Qualifications:

  • 3 + years of Full-Time On-Air experience with successful ratings history required
  • Production skills and knowledge Reaper/Audacity preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and social networking
  • Strong knowledge of all FCC rules and regulations
  • Socially informed and perceptive; up-to-date and in tune daily with the local and national trends and/or specialized knowledge of topics/events related to on-air discussions
  • Demonstrated upbeat personality, informative, entertaining and engaging on the air; able to relate to station audience
  • Knowledge of Albuquerque and New Mexico is recommended
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and editing skills; proficient in grammar; ability to make others feel comfortable and open up on air
  • Demonstrated creativity and imagination
  • Can work well in a team environment; collaborative
  • Audio demo of on-air interviews, commentary,  etc. must be added to online profile/application

 

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Professional growth and career path
  • Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions
  • 401K with company match to plan for the long-term

 

For immediate consideration, please visit https://www.cumulusmedia.com/work-here/

For more information about CUMULUS MEDIA, visit our website at:  https://www.cumulusmedia.com/

CUMULUS MEDIA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).


Cumulus Media-Albuquerque has an immediate opening for a PT Board Operator/Producer.  This individual will produce syndicated sports content, live call-in talk shows, remote broadcasts and special event coverages. Must be available to work evenings and weekends.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of studio equipment and audio editing programs is a must
  • At least 3 years’ experience preferred
  • On-air experience is a plus
  • Team player with ability to get along with others
  • Positive attitude with the willingness to satisfy client and listener needs
  • All new hires must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by date of hire, subject to legally-mandated accommodations

 What we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Professional growth and career path
  • Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions

For immediate consideration, please visit https://cumulusmedia.jobs.net/

For more information about CUMULUS MEDIA, visit our website at: https://www.cumulusmedia.com/

CUMULUS MEDIA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).


Cumulus Media-Albuquerque has an immediate opening for a PT Promotion Assistant.  We are looking for outgoing people at least 21 years of age with smiling faces and good driving records to represent our stations at events while interacting with our listeners.  If you have a flexible schedule and don’t like to sit at a desk, this is the perfect part-time job for you!  We have set the standard for our niche and we continue to work hard to give our listeners a great experience when visiting on site promotions.  Come join our Promotion crew if you are looking to network into the media/radio industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in planning, organizing & execution of promotional events and digital campaigns
  • Execute proper technical and physical set-up and breakdown of remote broadcasts and station events; ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues on the fly
  • Represent stations at events in an upbeat, outgoing and friendly manner
  • Data Entry of Promotional events and contesting
  • Create e-blasts, social media posts & website posts; review promotional information and graphics
  • Inventory and maintenance of prize closet, calendars, events for current and upcoming promotions
  • Assisting the Promotions and Marketing Department with projects as needed in the office
  • Assist with vehicle inspections, fuel and coordinating maintenance
  • Ability to drive station vehicles with attached trailer
  • Maintain and storage of station equipment 

Qualifications:

  • No experience necessary, however Customer Service experience helpful
  • Must be 21 years of age or older with a High School Diploma or GED
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Reliable; have a flexible schedule and be available to work at least 20 hours per week, including days, nights, weekends and holidays
  • May require lifting or moving up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time
  • Outgoing, energetic, detail-oriented and responsible
  • Proficient using computers and Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Multi-tasking abilities
  • Event experience a plus
  • Strong Social Media skills with sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • All new hires must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by date of hire, subject to legally-mandated accommodations

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Recognition and reward for outstanding performance
  • Extensive training and mentoring
  • Career path to advance and grow professionally
  • Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions

For immediate consideration, please complete the application process at http://www.cumulus.com/careers or email mandi.vaquera@cumulus.com

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)


CUMULUS MEDIA – The Albuquerque market is seeking a talented and dynamic Account Executive who is passionate, motivated, goal oriented and a highly competitive individual with a proven track record of over-achieving digital sales goals.

The role’s primarily focus is to maximize digital revenue opportunities by generating sales of digital products under the Cumulus C-Suite umbrella: OTT, SEO/SEM, email marketing, geo-fencing and geo-targeting ads, social media targeting as well as the market’s/stations’ own local digital assets (website ads, mobile app, streaming, podcasts, video and social, etc…).

Our ideal candidate is someone who is digitally savvy, customer focused, and has a desire to create integrated marketing campaigns for their clients. In return, we offer a unique opportunity: a challenging mission, world-class tools and resources to help you succeed, inspired leadership, competitive commissions, and the chance to realize your full potential as a professional.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify client business needs by gaining a deep understanding of their goals, objectives and processes as well as their external environment including key market and consumer trends to proactively develop customized advertising solutions to meet client objectives
  • Excel at prospecting and aggressively seeking new clientele by networking, cold calling, canvassing, referrals or other means to build and maintain a full pipeline of sales prospects
  • Deliver effective digital sales presentations
  • Have strong listening and presentation skills and the ability to quickly build lucrative client relationships
  • Follow all station procedures for preparing orders, resolving billing issues, submitting regular reports regarding digital sales, pipeline lists, forecasts and competitive analysis
  • Stay abreast of the competitive digital landscape and emerging technologies to best position Cumulus in the marketplace
  • Think creatively and generate original ideas
  • Possess rare people skills which allow you to get out in front of problems and proactively provide solutions in order to deliver exceptional client service

Requirements

Qualifications:

  • MUST have a background of a min of 1-2 years of outside digital media sales
  • Ability to perform independently in a fast-paced, hyper-competitive sales environment
  • Creative spark – the ability to design, create and deliver customized advertising proposals/presentations
  • Strong sales acumen and proficiency in all phases of the sales cycle, proactive outbound phone sales and new account development
  • Comprehension of sales metrics in order to fill a sales funnel and robust pipeline of residual business
  • Gain referral business by providing support, information, qualitative research, and recommending new opportunities for profit and/or service improvements
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Positive attitude with high energy and passion for the job
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing or related field is preferred
  • All new hires must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by date of hire, subject to legally-mandated accommodations

What we Offer:

  • Cumulus offers an opportunity to embark on a career with the fastest growing media company in the U.S.
  • Recognition and reward for outstanding performance.
  • Competitive pay and the ability to increase income.
  • Benefits, vacation, and paid holidays offered for all full-time employees.
  • Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account with company match, 401K with company match, and Life and Disability coverage.

For immediate consideration, please visit https://cumulusmedia.jobs.net/

For more information about CUMULUS MEDIA, visit our website at: https://www.cumulusmedia.com/

Cumulus Media is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

CUMULUS MEDIA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).


Cumulus Media-Albuquerque is searching for an Engineer. The Engineer assists the Engineering Managers with the installation, maintenance/repair of studio equipment, transmitting and ancillary equipment in order to maintain competitive signals in the market while complying with all FCC technical requirements. Includes: assisting with telecommunications, computer and networking systems.    

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Maintains station operation through preventative and corrective maintenance
  • Follows routine maintenance procedures and schedules for all broadcast equipment
  • Performs necessary measurements of equipment performance
  • Installs and performs maintenance on broadcast consoles, audio routers, recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, transmitters, antennas, control systems, remote equipment, etc.
  • Assists with maintenance and support of computer networks and related systems
  • Facility HVAC troubleshooting and operational maintenance
  • Travel to other markets or towers and stations may be required
  • Provide coverage in the absence of other engineering staff
  • 24/7 on call
  • All other duties as deemed necessary by corporate or local market management.

Requirements

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations preferred
  • Computer literacy in or the desire to learn applicable software packages which may include (Microsoft OS and Office Suite, OpX automation, etc.)
  • Ability to troubleshoot broadcast equipment to the component level preferred
  • Ability to assist in troubleshooting and repairing AM and FM transmitting facilities
  • Knowledge of electrical systems and the UPS and standby generators
  • Troubleshoot HVAC systems problems and minor maintenance as needed
  • Knowledge of telephone systems including POTS, ISDN, T1, DSL and PRI circuits, and VOIP
  • Interact with management and staff at all levels
  • Ability to multi-task and handle pressures and deadlines and skills in prioritizing
  • May be required to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders is required
  • Minimum 2+ years in broadcast engineering or related field
  • Associates or technical degree in Information Technology or related field or equivalent level of experience
  • SBE Certification a plus
  • Must possess valid state driver’s license and provide required proof of personal vehicle insurance
  • All new hires must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by date of hire, subject to legally-mandated accommodations

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Professional growth and career path
  • Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage
  • 401K with company match to plan for the long-term
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays

For immediate consideration, please visit https://www.cumulusmedia.com/careers/

For more information about CUMULUS MEDIA, visit our website at:  https://www.cumulusmedia.com/

CUMULUS MEDIA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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