Activation Specialist (Part-Time) - Athens Radio in Athens, GA at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 5/29/2023

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Job Summary

The Activation Specialist, Promotions and Events for CMG Athens Radio reports directly to the Promotions & Activations Manager and represents the radio stations (WGMG-FM, WRFC-AM, WNGC-FM, WPUP-FM, WGAU-AM, WXKT-FM) as a Brand Ambassador in Athens and throughout Northeast Georgia at events, remote broadcasts and on social media, in addition to assisting the promotions team, sales dept., and on-air talent by preparing for events, fulfilling contest/prizing needs, and maintaining station merchandising/equipment in the office while utilizing other skills to create quality radio/digital content.

This role is an entry-level, part-time position ($15 per hour w/ flexible shift schedule due to variable nature of event calendar, reasonable availability w/ manager approval required), with the opportunity to potentially shadow current CMG employees and assist in event planning, marketing & promotions, social media, graphic design, videography, sales, programming, and much more.

Exceptional communication skills and energetic personality are a requirement.

This role will require working nights, weekends regularly and some holidays, as well as the ability to lift 50 pounds (speaker, tent, etc.).


  • Engaging with the public at events ranging from client locations to major festivals and concerts which may require high levels of energy for several hours
  • Present themselves professionally on-site at events, in the office and on social media
  • Represent each radio station in the cluster through knowledge of, and passion for, the brands
  • Set up and break down of station sound and promotional equipment (tents, banners, speakers, audio PA system) at station events
  • Creating and posting engaging content, photos and video on station social media
  • Assist with organization and maintenance of station vehicles and promotional equipment
  • Compose accurate and detailed event recaps for management
  • Effectively communicate with listeners via email, phone and in-person
  • Assist in various departments throughout CMG Atlanta Radio as needed, including but not limited to digital content, programming, sales, and engineering



What we look for


  • Must be a professional team player with customer focus and ability to take initiative and direction
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Lives in Athens or surrounding areas
  • Highly adaptable and professional
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Social media, event coordination, PR + marketing, and/or customer service skills preferred
  • Able to multi-task in a high-speed environment
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills including grammar, spelling, and the ability to tailor copywriting to each stations’ brand voice
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays throughout the year
  • Possess a valid GA driver’s license and clean driving record

Educational Requirements

  • College coursework in marketing, public relations, digital media, preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalent required

About Cox Media Group
CMG Media Corporation (d/b/a Cox Media Group) is an industry-leading media company with unparalleled brands, award-winning content, and exceptional team members. CMG provides valuable local and national journalism and entertainment content to the people and communities it serves. The company's businesses encompass 14 high-quality, market-leading television brands in 9 markets; 52 top-performing radio stations delivering multiple genres of content in 11 markets; a Washington, DC news bureau; and numerous streaming and digital platforms. CMG's TV portfolio includes multiple primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, Telemundo and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. For more information about CMG, visit

Cox Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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