Employment Opportunity

Part-Time Business Office Assistant

Alpha Media – Columbus, Nebraska is seeking an experienced P.T. Business Office Assistant. Under the supervision of the Business Manager, the Business Assistant will perform a variety of administrative tasks in the Accounting, Traffic, and Human Resource departments. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with the ability to multi-task, balance priorities, take direction, possess excellent communication and customer service skills, and enjoy working in a team environment that is fast-paced and deadline driven.

Alpha Media is a diverse multimedia company sharing your favorite music, sports and news across a variety of platforms. Whether it’s on your phone, desktop, tablet, Alexa, Google Home or in your car, our stations will enhance your journey. We hire and retain top talent who are unique, innovative and vibrant. We believe in creating progressive products, world-class events, and building strong relationships in our communities.

Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Alpha Media operates multiple radio stations across the United States covering all formats.

We are live, local, and can’t wait to talk to you!

Responsibilities of this position may include the following:

  • Interact daily with members of the Sales team for needed copies.
  • Assist with job fairs and community outreach programs.
  • Maintain and organize barter and trade agreement contracts.
  • Assist the Business Manager with requests for information from Corporate and appropriate federal, state and local agencies.
  • Maintain online files for the business office – scanning and naming.
  • Interact with other departments to obtain necessary information on behalf of the Business Manager and Traffic Department.
  • Perform routine administrative tasks as needed for the efficiency of the business office.
  • May be asked to run errands outside of the office relating to administrative work using personal vehicle.
  • Other duties as assigned and consistent with the position.
  • Requirements for this position include the following:
  • Knowledge and experience in all Microsoft Office programs, including Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Possess strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Must be extremely organized, detail oriented, and able to prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to interact with management and staff at all levels.
  • Ability to multi-task and handle pressures and deadlines.
  • Proficient in accounts receivable and collection calls.

Preference may be given to candidates who have the above experience plus the following:

  • A minimum of five years’ experience in Accounts Receivable.
  • Experience with Marketron and/or WideOrbit.
  • Previous radio or media experience.

If you feel you are a qualified candidate and want to join a fast moving, growing entity submit your cover letter and resume ASAP by clicking the Apply button.

Apply online at http://www.alphamediausa.com/careers/

Alpha Media is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify.


Account Executive

Alpha Media – Columbus, NE is seeking a dynamic, results-oriented Account Executive who has a proven record of building and maintaining ongoing relationships with existing clients through the entire sales cycle. The ideal candidate must possess proven business development and sales experience, be a self-starter that is able to work with clients to meet marketing objectives, and sell the value of Alpha Media local radio and digital brands.

Alpha Media is one of the fastest growing companies in media today. We have a passion for great radio and digital content. Our philosophy is to be smaller, faster, bolder, and work as a high functioning, best of class team at all levels. We hire and retain top talent who are unique, innovative and vibrant. We believe in creating progressive products, world class events and building strong relationships in our communities.

Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Alpha Media operates 228 radio stations within 49 markets across the United States covering all formats.

We are live, local, and can’t wait to talk to you!

Responsibilities for this position may include:

  • Sell radio and digital advertising.
  • Successfully uncover and close new, non-radio advertisers utilizing plans comprised of local spot and/or digital/non-spot revenue areas.
  • Understand digital marketing including mobile and programmatic digital advertising.
  • Ensure that company initiatives and tools provided are used and maximized.
  • Participate in weekly sales meetings and training sessions.
  • Negotiate direct and agency business.
  • Input client orders and copy using company provided software.
  • Ensure attainment of monthly, quarterly and annual local + NTR + digital budget goals.

Requirements of this position include the following:

  • A minimum two years’ sales experience.
  • A proven track record delivering strong and consistent sales growth while consistently exceeding revenue targets.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-growth, rapidly changing culture and environment.
  • The role requires an enthusiastic and hardworking person who exudes passion for Alpha Media’s unique platform and value proposition.
  • This position requires a fully insured personal vehicle and valid driver’s license.

Preference may be given to candidates who have the above experience plus the following:

  • Experience building strategic presentations and dynamically presenting them to clients.
  • Experience and knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.

If you feel you are a qualified candidate and want to join a fast moving, growing entity submit your cover letter and resume ASAP by clicking the Apply button.

Apply online at http://www.alphamediausa.com/careers/

Alpha Media is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify.

Alpha Media is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify.


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Lisa Cherry
1418 25th Street
Columbus, NE 68601
(p) 402-564-2866
(f) 402-564-2867

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