Activation Specialist in Tampa, FL at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 10/15/2021

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Job Summary

The Activation Specialist for CMG Tampa 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. 

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.

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 
•    Compose accurate and detailed event recaps for management 
•    Effectively communicate with listeners via email, phone and in-person 
•    Assist in various departments throughout CMG Tampa 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 FL 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
Cox Media Group, Inc. (CMG) is an industry-leading media company with dominant brands, award-winning content, and exceptional people. CMG provides valuable local content to viewers in the communities in which it serves. The company's operations primarily include 65 radio stations delivering all genres of content in 11 markets,33 high-quality, market-leading television stations in 20 markets, and numerous streaming and digital platforms. CMG's portfolio includes primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. Additionally, the company also offers a full suite of national, regional, local and digital advertising services with CMG Local Solutions, CoxReps and Gamut. For more information about CMG, visit



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