Activation Specialist (Part-Time) - Long Island Radio


West Babylon, NY, US, 11704

Location: NY-Long Island

Job Title:  Activation Specialist (Part-Time) - Long Island Radio

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time

Position Overview

The Activation Specialist for Long Island 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 an energetic personality are a requirement. This role will require working nights, weekends and holidays regularly, as well as the ability to lift 50 pounds.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Engage 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 
  • Create and post 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 [MARKET] Radio as needed, including but not limited to digital content, programming, sales, and engineering 

Minimum Qualifications

  • 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 
  • Ablility 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 driver’s license and clean driving record  
  • High school diploma or equivalent required 

Preferred Qualifications

  • College coursework in marketing, public relations, digital media, preferred 
  • Videography, event coordination, customer service and/or social media skills preferred 

The wage scale for this position is $15.00 per hour to $15.77 per hour. Final compensation for this role will be determined by a variety of factors such as skills, certifications, and relevant work experience. 


Benefits for this role include:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance available to the employee and employee’s family (i.e. child, spouse, domestic partner)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (healthcare and dependent care) and Health Savings Accounts
  • Short-term and long-term disability and life insurance (supplemental and accidental, death, and dismemberment)
  • Participation in CMG’s 401(k) plan with generous company match and both pre-tax and Roth options
  • Full-time hourly employees are eligible to earn up to 176 hours of PTO inclusive of paid sick and safe time under applicable law
  • Part-time employees will receive one hour of paid sick leave for every 40 hours worked
  • Up to eight (8) paid holidays & two (2) floating holidays throughout calendar year 2023
  • Up to two (2) weeks of paid parental leave
  • Employee assistance program
  • All other benefits required by applicable law


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; 54 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

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Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York CIty