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Marketing Account Executive

Wheeler Broadcasting

Are you the best of the best? If you are looking for an environment where you can put your proactive problem-solving skills to work for clients in all categories and help them achieve their advertising goals, then we’re looking for you!


Mel Wheeler Inc. is proud to be a locally owned independent media company. We have a rare opening for a Marketing Account Executive.  Nobody in the market can offer their clients more! Come join our team!


We are seeking a candidate who excels at new business development while serving existing advertisers and helping them exceed their goals. If you are highly motivated with a strong work ethic and integrity, let’s talk!


The ideal candidates will:

  • Excel at proactively prospecting, new business development and relationship building

  • Meet or exceed quarterly revenue targets

  • Engage and strategize with executives to demonstrate how Star Country and Wheeler Digital can help meet their objectives

  • Prepare proposals and respond to RFPs

  • Stay current with online advertising trends and innovations


Qualifications and General Skills:

  • Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects

  • Demonstrated presentation skills to large and small groups

  • Strong negotiation, time management, prioritization and organization skills

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Positive and infectious outlook and attitude

  • Works well within a team


If you think you’ve got what it takes, email your resume and cover letter to hr@wheelerbroadcasting.com


Mel Wheeler, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Mel Wheeler, Inc. Application

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MEL WHEELER, Inc. in Roanoke and Lynchburg, VA requests your assistance in identifying and locating individuals who may be interested in the following position(s) now available with our company.


Qualified candidates can mail or email their resumes:


To email:

hr@wheelerbroadcasting.com


To mail:

Attn: HR Dept.

Mel Wheeler, Inc.

3934 Electric Road

Roanoke, Virginia 24018


Your credentials will be reviewed and we will contact you if there is an appropriate match with an open position. Due to the volume of applications received for each job posting a personal response to each applicant is not possible. Your application and/or resume will be maintained in our files for at least one year and you will be considered for any future openings. Mel Wheeler, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in the hiring, training or promotion of employees by reason of race, religion, sex, national origin, age or handicap.  We are engaged in a continuing affirmative action effort to seek our prospective applicants for employment with our company.  We earnestly solicit your assistance in obtaining employees and request that you refer prospective applications to our EEO Coordinator at the address above.

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Morning Show Anchor

K92

Heritage Top 40 WXLK/K92 in Roanoke, VA has an extremely rare opening for a Morning Show Anchor. Current anchor, who joined K92 in 2002 has chosen to sleep in and is segueing to an off-air position within the company.  Big names work and have worked for the legendary K92.  Ready to be the next?


Interested candidates should be creative, entertaining, extremely savvy with social media, in touch with today's pop culture, self motivated, and have a strong passion for winning.  We aren't looking for a "DJ", we are looking for an engaging "personality". Roanoke is a great place to live and work and be part of a locally owned group of stations!


Please email your resume and aircheck to K92 Program Director Kevin Scott at hr@wheelerbroadcasting.com No calls please.


Mel Wheeler Inc is an equal opportunity employer

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WSLQ Promotions Director & On-Air Personality

Q99

Heritage 200,000 Watt AC station has a very rare opening with a great locally owned company in Virginia’s beautiful Blue Ridge region. Qualified candidates will have at least 3 years on-air radio experience and promotions. Successful candidates will be engaging on-air, extremely organized, possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, and know how to prioritize. Experience in event marketing is ideal. People skills are key - the position requires constant interaction with programming and sales.


The Promotions Director will interact with clients and listeners and must be able to meet the very different needs of each “customer.” The Promotions Director will supervise promotion team members and interns. The Promotions Director reports to the Program Director and works closely with Sales Management.


Regular duties include:

  • Planning and executing “major” radio promotions

  • Writing regular promotional proposals

  • Writing regular promotional recaps

  • Writing copy for the station Web site

  • Creating contest pages for Web site

  • Creating station graphics

  • Writing copy for E-mail blasts

  • Oversight of stations social media platforms

  • Understanding FCC rules and regulations when executing promotions

  • Maintaining accurate and detailed calendars of upcoming appearances, contests, concerts, and events

  • Conducting promotions meetings

  • Obtaining prizes for contests on a consistent basis

  • Planning for station events

  • Attending sales calls

  • Nights and weekends occasionally required

In addition, these skills are expected: Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and HTML.  Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop, Publisher, and PowerPoint


MEL WHEELER, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in the hiring, training, or promotion of employees by reason of race, religion, sex, national origin, age or handicap. We are engaged in a continuing affirmative action effort to seek our prospective applicants for employment with our company. We earnestly solicit your assistance in obtaining employees and request that you refer prospective applications to our HR Department at the address below.


Email applications with resume and air-check to: hr@wheelerbroadcasting.com or apply online at www.wheelerbroadcasting.com