Promotions Manager

Posted: 10/05/2021

CUMULUS MEDIA | Des Moines, IA seeks an experienced Promotions Manager to create, coordinate and implement on and off-air promotions and events to promote our brands and drive business for our advertising clients in the marketplace.
This position requires a high degree of organizational skill, attention to detail, solid time management, an upbeat personal disposition that works well with creative co-workers in both programming and sales and most importantly, a passion for developing fun and engaging promotions.
Who We Are:
Cumulus Media Des Moines currently features 5 brands serving the Des Moines metro area. The New Country Leader, Nash-FM 97.3 KHKI - Country’s Best, Past and Present 92.5 KJJY - Classic Rock 95 KGGO - Top-40 98.3 The Vibe and All Sports 1700 The Champ KBGG. At Cumulus Des Moines, we strive to hire passionate, resourceful, problem solvers who have the ability to drive our evolving, diverse culture to its fullest potential.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Create and execute promotional events and contests within departmental budget
  • Negotiate and purchase collateral and other promotional items
  • Develop beneficial strategic relationships with entertainment and event venues
  • Engage with local organizations to the mutual benefit of the community and our brands
  • Provide regular coaching and performance feedback to promotions staff     
  • Coordinate and draft all sales and brand promotions from conception to facilitation
  • Manage contests, on-site events and appearances including paid client events and charity endeavors, as well as updating/overseeing website and social media output
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and grammar
  • Demonstrated creativity and imaginative approach to generating attention
  • Can work well in a team environment with a collaborative and winning attitude
  • Computer literacy including Photoshop and Microsoft Office Suite along with an aptitude for learning applicable software used, such as Promo Suite
  • Problem-solving ability, skillful at prioritizing to deliver against deadlines
  • Must possess a valid state driver’s license 
  • Must have a flexible schedule and be available to work days as well as, potentially, nights, weekends and holidays depending on event schedules
  • 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 got to the job post at
For more information about CUMULUS MEDIA, visit our website at:
CUMULUS MEDIA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

Position Type: Full-Time

Salary Range: $30,000-$50,000