Cumulus Media

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Cumulus Media Chairman, President and CEO Lew Dickey Jr.
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    Great place to work if you excel under pressure

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Ann Arbor, MI
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Ann Arbor, MI

    I worked at Cumulus Media full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Loved the incentive program, games, and prizes we would have in the sales department. It is high energy, fast paced, and fun! Decent health, dental, and perks.

    Cons

    Commission based can be scary! If you do not meet your goals the whole draw against your commission structure is horrid and you can end up owing the company money. Some months you are making money hand over fist, but if you don't budget accordingly the off months will hurt you.

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    Providing your sales employees with a living wage/base salary would help with retention. Those who don't fit would be weeded out anyway, and it would only help with morale.

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Cumulus Media Interviews

Updated Nov 26, 2014
Updated Nov 26, 2014

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    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Little Rock, AR
    Anonymous Employee in Little Rock, AR
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Cumulus Media in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    I had three interviews at the Cumulus station in Little Rock, Arkansas. One of the interviews lasted from 8:30 am - 5:30 pm. They seemed extremely nice and basically told me they were going to hire me, but after the 3rd interview with a corporate guy in Atlanta I never heard back from them. The entire process took three weeks and yet they could not even call me back to tell me I did not get the job after they led me to believe that I would be hired within the coming week. I even called to check in and they would not answer. Very unprofessional.

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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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