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Cumulus Media Reviews

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Cumulus Media Chairman, President and CEO Lew Dickey Jr.
Lew Dickey Jr.
143 Ratings
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    Great starting job out of college

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Representative  in  Waterloo, IA
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Waterloo, IA

    I worked at Cumulus Media full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Awesome Experience builder. Great team work. Good pay. Great atmosphere.

    Cons

    Compressed territory. Not much room for growth.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

Cumulus Media Interviews

Updated Sep 5, 2014
Updated Sep 5, 2014

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    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source - interviewed at Cumulus Media in October 2011.

    Interview Details

    Heard ad on radio. Called and submitted resume. Was contacted by corporate recruiter for interview. Interviewed with corporate person for job. After first interview given personality test. Invited back for interview with local sales managers and sales team. Then came back for 3rd interview - watched recruitment video and went on calls with senior sales rep. Had to design PowerPoint presentation and role play with recruiter.

    Interview Questions
    • Several questions regarding willingness to make 100+ cold calls per week! every week.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation - offered a declining subsidy pay. The logic is as you build your territory, your commission should increase,so your subsidy decreases. Commissions are capped while you're on training subsidy but are uncapped once you apply with your manager's approval for full commission status.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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Additional Info

Website www.cumulus.com
Headquarters Atlanta, GA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1997
Type Company - Public (CMLS)
Industry Media
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

Cumulus Media reigns over an empire of radio stations. The company is the #2 radio station ownership group in the US (behind Clear Channel), with more than 460 owned or operated stations in about 120 markets throughout the country. In many of its markets, Cumulus has built clusters of stations that realize cost savings through shared administrative and sales operations. In addition to its core mid-market stations, Cumulus, through a partnership with a group of private equity firms, owns about 30 stations in such large markets as Atlanta, Dallas, and San Francisco. Chairman... More

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