Cumulus Media Indianapolis Hiring Interns for Spring and Summer

Posted: January 28, 2013 by IUsec in Internships

Cumulus Media, home of WFMS, WJJK and WRWM is seeking part-time interns for Spring and Summer. Cumulus is looking for enthusiastic, eager and detail-oriented individuals with strong verbal and written communication skills, excellent organizational abilities, and the ability to think on one’s feet. Applicants must represent station in a positive manner at station events. Applicants must be available to work a variable 20 hour week including evenings, weekends and holidays.

Duties will include:
I. Basic Function
To be an internal team member and on-the-streets spokesperson that represents WFMS, WJJK and i94 in a positive manner by learning the basic functions of a promotions member and to participate in the street and community presence at numerous station events throughout the summer.
II. Position Requirements
Education: Attending a college, university or vocational school for credit through their school’s guidelines. Applicant must be able to commit 10-30 hours a week to this internship position depending on credit hours.

Experience:
None required.
May be required to drive a vehicle as part of the promotions team; must pass Drivers Background Check.

Skills:
Attention to detail, creative problem solving ability, good organizational and people skills, versatile personality and flexible work hours including some nights and weekends. Application must have basic typing and computer skills.

Physical:
Ability to sit, stand, drive, lift up to 50 pounds and have ample energy to execute events and promotions.

Mental:
Excellent command of spoken and written communications. Ability to grasp new concepts, ability to work with deadlines and with several projects simultaneously. Ability to hold a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record.

III. Reporting Relationship
This position reports to the Promotion and Events Director of the stations.

IV. Authority
Ability to learn and implement projects within the framework established by the station.

V. Responsibilities
-Represent the stations during station imaging promotions within a team.
– Assist with in-office promotion/event preparation from day-to-day projects to forward thinking ideas and plans.
– Aiding in the planning, setup and duties of all station marketing programs.

VI. Performance Criteria
What qualifies as satisfactory performance?
– Customer service focus and an information source to our listeners/clients.
– Positive attitude and willingness to make the extra effort to make what you do successful.
– Represent each station in the manner of their imaging.
– Proper execution of station promotions and events.
– Good interdepartmental communication flow.
– Punctuality and Reliability.
– Adapting to a flexible work schedule.

All interested applicants must submit a letter from advisor/ professor indicating the internship will count for college credit, copy of current transcript, resume, and competed applications forms. Interns must be currently enrolled in a college or university. Internships are unpaid and will count for college credit.

Internship Dates:
Spring Internship: March 4th, 2013 through June 3rd, 2013
Summer Internship: June 4th through August 30th, 2013

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