Promotions Manager - Cumulus Media (Nash FM, 95 KGGO, 92.5 KJJY, 98.3 The Vibe)

Posted: 05/24/2022

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 in the marketplace. The ideal candidate will be our goodwill ambassador and help us strengthen our ties in the Des Moines area.

This position requires a high degree of organizational skill, solid time management, an upbeat personal disposition that works well with creative co-workers and, most importantly, a passion for developing promotions that will engage our fans and the communities we serve.   

Who We Are:

Cumulus Media Des Moines includes 5 brands serving the Des Moines metro area, as well as their associated digital outlets and events. Brands include: “Des Moines’ 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 & 101.3 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 on-air and online promotions and contests within 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     
  • Collaborate with the Programming and Advertising sales departments to achieve goals
  • Manage contests, on-site events and appearances including paid client events and charity endeavors, as well as updating/overseeing website and social media output



  • 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
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and grammar
  • Must have a flexible schedule and be available to workdays, as well as potentially nights, weekends or holidays depending on event schedules
  • Ability to interact with management and staff at all levels
  • Ability to multi-task and handle pressures and deadlines
  • Must possess valid state driver’s license 
  • All new hires must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by date of hire, subject to legally-mandated accommodations

What we offer: 

  • Competitive pay plus bonus structure
  • 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

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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