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Guaranty Media is the home of LSU sports, Eagle 98.1, 100.7 The Tiger, 104.5 ESPN, and Talk 1073 FM. We are the only locally owned and operated radio company in the Baton Rouge area, and we are looking to expand! Guaranty Media is currently seeking an enthusiastic and reliable person to join our staff – if you have strong communication skills, and are customer-service oriented, we want to hear from you! All inquiries will be kept confidential. Guaranty Media is an equal opportunity employer.

Our stations do not discriminate in the sale of advertising time, and will not accept advertising which is placed with the intent to discriminate on the basis of race or ethnicity. Any provision in any order or agreement for advertising that purports to discriminate, or has the effect of discriminating, on the basis of race or ethnicity, is hereby declared null and void.

Current Openings:

  • Sales Professional

    Hug Jay D, LLC, a division of the Jay Ducote Hospitality Group under Guaranty Corporation, is looking for a motivated sales professional with experience in food products, distribution, e- commerce and other retail sales, demos, tastings, and more.

    The ideal hire will be able to quickly plan, direct, and coordinate the distribution and movement of Jay D’s Louisiana Products from manufacturing, through the distribution chain, to retail partners and to the customer. They will coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories and routes, quotas, and goals. They will manage and maintain relationships with wholesale and retail partners. This hire will also understand how to analyze sales statistics to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers. We want a candidate who can sell our products to potential customers but can also take the reins and lead the company’s desired growth and vision.

    • Understand and advance product knowledge to new and existing customers
    • Lead the sales efforts for new accounts as well as growing and maintaining existing accounts
    • Work with distributors and brokers to expand the footprint of the product line
    • Manage and distribute to existing self-distribution accounts, and add more to that portfolio
    • Help push and promote e-commerce efforts internally as well as explore additional sales routes through other e-commerce options
    • Provide retail support and direct sales opportunities through customer-facing demos and tastings at retail partners, trade shows, festivals, farmers markets, and more
    • Help develop and implement marketing strategies for both B2B and B2C for the product line including marketing/sales materials, social media, radio, print, trade opportunities, placements, and more
    • Build relationships, identify customers, gather intelligence

    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
    • 5-10 years of experience
    • Able to obtain and meet industry licensing requirements as needed
    • Must possess a valid driver license and secure and maintain auto-liability insurance in accordance with state laws
    • Critical nature of this job may require extended hours and weekends

    Preferred Skills:

    • Experience in food or hospitality industry
    • Proficient working knowledge of computerized applications, especially Microsoft products and specialized business applications software
    • Presentation skills necessary to effectively communicate, update, persuade, and/or facilitate discussions with all levels of management
    •  Strong communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills necessary to lead a team and establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of the organization and relevant stakeholders
    • Knowledge of applicable state regulations and food market dynamics
    • Demonstrated ability to inspire, coach, and lead colleagues and direct reports by example in an intense and fast-paced business environment
    • Must require little direction or supervision; goal-oriented, focused, and assertive
    • Ability to manage multiple projects/priorities on tight deadlines and maintain high level of quality output
    • Strong analytical, leadership and verbal/written communication skills
    • Ability to understand and manage budgets, profitability, and expenses
    • Ability to lead the company’s growth

    Physical Demands:

    • Physical demands with activity or condition for a considerable amount of time include sitting and typing/keyboarding using a computer (e.g., keyboard, mouse, and monitor) or adding machine
    • Physical demands with activity or condition may include occasional to rare amount of time include walking, bending, reaching, standing, and stooping
    • May require occasional lifting/lowering, pushing, carrying, or pulling up to 40lbs, hauling and stocking products
    • May require setting up demos and tastings

    Job Type:

    • Full-time

    Benefits:

    • Competitive base salary, depending on experience, plus commission
    • Competitive 401k retirement matching
    • Medical, dental and vision insurance plus enrollment in our wellness program
    • Short-term and long-term Disability and life insurance
    • Paid Time Off and Holidays
    • Paid day of service for a non-profit of your choice

    Guaranty Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

  • Sales Assistant

    Position Purpose:

    To consistently deliver superior customer service to our clients and partners. This position will assist the Account Executives to help them meet and exceed their individual and group sales objectives. They will also assist other departments including but not limited to traffic, AR, Sales Management and Promotions.

    Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

    • Maintain sales calendar in connection with programming
    • Administrator for Efficio and Wide Orbit
    • Assist in development of sales packages and presentations
    • Assist sales department with day-to-day activities including:
      o missing copy, vCreative and vPromotions, inserting orders, sales presentations,
      invoices, confirmations, and payments
    • Create ad campaign recaps for client review
    • Research to assist in development of client marketing strategies
    • Assist in execution and sales of promotions and events (booth sales)
    • Other duties as assigned

    Required Skills:

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong organization and time management skills
    • Effective problem-solving skills
    • The ability to work compatibly with sales management, executive management, account executives and other departments
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects effectively under deadline pressure
    • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Office software
    • The ability to quickly learn new software and software updates for our inventory management and customer relationship management platforms
    • Must be goal-oriented and self-motivated with proven capability of independently organizing, performing work, and assuring follow-through
    • Must work effectively in a team environment and be a team player
    • Must consistently work hours required and may work more than required to meet deadlines including weekends, holidays, evenings, etc.
    • Must project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor
  • On-Air Talent

    Guaranty Media is currently on the hunt for its next Sports Radio star!  

    1045 ESPN Baton Rouge is looking for an On-Air Sports Talk Show Host.

    Our next team member will be responsible for creating and executing compelling and exciting daily content & entertainment.

    We’re looking for someone with a wide skill that will make 104.5 ESPN Baton Rouge shine via all delivery methods: on air & video, online, and on the street, all while being a positive influence & role model not just on the air but in the hallways as well.

    Experienced individuals who are interested, please send your resumes to danielle@guarantycorp.com.

    Daily activities include but are not limited to:

    • live radio broadcasts
    • network & local commercial production
    • social media engagement
    • station imaging
    • live appearances
    • content creation and execution
    • event and station promotion

    All inquiries will be kept confidential. Guaranty Media is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Part-time Show Producer

    Guaranty Media, home of Eagle 98.1, 1045 ESPN, 100.7 The Tiger & Talk 1073 has an IMMEDIATE Part-time Show Producer opening.

    Candidates must be available to work a variety of hours including early mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays. Duties will include producing live talk shows, booking guests, receiving and airing live programming, recording and refeeding programs, airing and following commercial logs, and inserting commercials and features into live and prerecorded programs. Prior experience not necessary but is helpful.

    Please send resume and materials to HR Director danielle@guarantymedia.com. NO CALLS PLEASE!! Females and minorities are encouraged. GBCBR, LLC is EOE.

  • Advertising Account Executive

    Guaranty Media is seeking a creative and motivated salesperson to join the sales team for its cluster of five radio stations, digital properties, event sponsorships, and video opportunities.

    Daily activities include:

    • proactively identifying new business opportunities through cold calling, networking, marketing, referrals and prospecting
    • selling and exceeding established revenue goals
    • building relationships and developing long-term partnerships with clients.

  • On-Air Talent

    Guaranty Media, home of Eagle 98.1, 100.7 The Tiger, 104.5 ESPN and Talk 107.3 is expanding, and currently seeking individuals with experience and/or interest in being an on-air talent.

    Daily activities include:

    • live radio broadcasts
    • commercial production
    • event and concert promotion

     

    All inquiries will be kept confidential. Guaranty Media is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Video Editor

    Guaranty Media is looking to add a video editor to our team with some serious chops in both Adobe Premiere and After Effects, as well as a strong understanding of Youtube.

    • Do you love to bring fresh ideas to the table and push projects from good to great?
    • Are you bursting with ideas and tired of basic, boring editing jobs?
    • Are you an outside-the-box thinker with a good sense of humor who isn’t afraid to get in Photoshop or After Effects and get their hands dirty?
    • Do you hear the word algorithm and get excited?

    If so, we want to talk to you!

    We are looking for editors that are quick and efficient, thrive on fast turnarounds, like collaborating with a small team and do equally well with direction.

    Tasks include but are not limited to:
    – Video editing
    – Sound editing
    – Creation of new assets and transitional elements using Photoshop or Illustrator
    – Photo-manipulation for on-screen assets using Photoshop
    – Motion graphics creation using After Effects or Premiere, for both live and pre-produced content
    – Layered effects (possibly utilizing simple masks and overlays)
    – Basic rotoscoping from time to time
    – Basic keyframing using After Effects, Premiere, and various cg systems for live productions
    – Meet with a small team on digital marketing projects

    If this sounds like you, send your resume’ and best samples to chris.elliott@guarantymedia.com now!

  • Guaranty Media Intern

    Minimum Experience: None Required

    Are you hoping to have a career in broadcast media or mass communications? Guaranty Media is a local, independent, radio group in Baton Rouge that syndicates radio shows across Louisiana and across the United States via Cox Sports Television.

    If you’re a self-starting and motivated person hoping to get into the world of sports journalism, news, broadcast media, or marketing, Guaranty has a wonderful opportunity that would allow you to work on major local media brands like 104.5 ESPN, Talk 107.3, Eagle 98.1, and 100.7 The Tiger. You could be working and learning from our local personalities. If learning from the best our state has to offer sounds appealing to you, apply now!

Interested in working at Guaranty Media? Let us know!

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