Effective October 1, 2021, all newly hired CMG employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

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

Date Posted: 6/30/2022

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Job Summary

Cox Media Group is looking for an Activation Specialist to join our Athens Radio team!

The Activation Specialist for CMG Athens Radio reports directly to the Promotions & Activations Manager and represents the radio stations as a Brand Ambassador at events and on social media, as well as assisting the promotions team in the office by preparing for events, fulfilling contest and prizing and utilizing other skills to create content across departments. This role is an entry-level, part-time position, with the opportunity to potentially shadow current CMG employees and assist in videography, graphic design, social media, marketing, promotions, event planning, sales and programming. 

Exceptional communication skills and energetic personality are a requirement. This role will require working nights, weekends and holidays regularly, as well as the ability to lift 50 pounds. 


  • 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
  • Effectively communicate with listeners via email, phone and in-person
  • Assist in various departments throughout CMG Athens 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
  • Highly adaptable and professional
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Videography, event coordination, customer service and/or social media 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
  • College coursework in marketing, public relations, digital media, preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalent required 


CMG is an industry-leading media company with dominant brands, award-winning content, and exceptional people – and you could be one of them! We are a start-up built on a 100-year history of blazing trails in the world of media. Over that time, our skilled journalists and storytellers have covered war and peace, tragedies and celebrations, small moments, and global movements.  We are relying on our longstanding experience and entrepreneurial mentality to build a media company that is modern, agile, and uniquely positioned for the future.

We provide valuable local content to viewers in the communities we serve through our 33 high-quality, market-leading television stations in 20 markets, 53 top-performing radio stations delivering all genres of content in 11 markets, and numerous streaming and digital platforms. Our portfolio includes primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. We also offer a full suite of national, regional, local, and digital advertising services with CMG Local Solutions, CoxReps and Gamut.

We offer rewarding and challenging careers that encourage growth and development. We take care of our people with industry-leading total rewards offerings that includes medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and accident insurance as well as, a best-in-class wellness program, 401(k) matching and time-off programs.

We promote the safety and well-being of our employees by requiring that all newly hired CMG employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. 

If this description fits and CMG sounds like a company you want to work for, we’d love to have you join us. Apply today!

Cox Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 



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