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Overview

As an Account Executive for Cox Media Group, you will be an important part of a dynamic sales organization and enjoy excellent earning potential with all of the tools necessary to get the job done. You will be responsible for generating media revenues for the assigned market to meet or exceed predetermined goals. You will also create revenues by working collaboratively with local sales managers, by making sales presentations and by directly selling to key primary and secondary accounts, as assigned. You will service and secure mutually beneficial relationships with various local businesses, agencies or individuals that have a desire to reach their target audience through various advertising channels and services.

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Success Profile

What makes a successful Account Executive at Cox Media Group? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Results-driven 10
  • Relationship building 9
  • Budgeting forecasting 8
  • Prospecting 8
  • Digital Savvy 7
Traits are on a scale of 0 to 10

Addtional Traits

  • Persuasive
  • Skilled Presenter
  • Strategic
  • Self-starter

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Rewards

  • Healthcare

    Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits first day

  • Retirement Benefits

    401(k) Match

  • Work-life balance

    including generous time off policies: Up to 18 days of Paid Time Off during first year, plus 9 paid holidays.

  • Community

    Commitment to our communities through employee volunteer opportunities

  • Mentoring and Training Programs

  • Broad Suite of Product Solutions

  • Maternity / Paternity leave

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Responsibilities


Description

Cox Media Group-Houston which encompasses three radio stations: KGLK, The Eagle – “Houston’s Classic Hits, KKBQ, “The New 93Q Country”, and KTHT, “Country Legends” and a digital platform: Local Solutions is looking for highly motivated full-time Account Executives with a strong sales background in media with proven success.  As an Account Executive for Cox Media Group, you will be an important part of a fantastic sales organization and enjoy excellent earning potential with all of the tools necessary to get the job done.

Responsibilities

Our Account Executives work closely with local business owners and decision makers to create and implement advertising and marketing campaigns using each of the station’s resources, including but not limited to: commercials, promotions, event marketing, digital marketing, SEO/SEM, websites, directory building, marketing analysis, creative problem solving and account development sessions.  You will develop long-term relationships with the company’s customers, uncover their marketing challenges and develop solutions that help them to meet their goals and generate revenue.  Candidates must be able to work independently while taking direction from the sales management team.  The position requires the ability to talk in front of individuals or groups in a selling capacity.  You will need to prospect new business, overcome objections and solve problems to get the job done. 


Qualifications

Applicants should have a solid working understanding of computers with some experience using word processing software, spreadsheets and database management software such as Microsoft Office.  Google ADWORDS certified a plus.  Prior sales experience is preferred.  Our Account Executives must believe in accountability, dedication, professionalism, honesty, communication, resources & integrity.  If you’d like to be a part of the best-trained, most knowledgeable Sales & Marketing staff, then you’ll want to contact us! 




About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications; and digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-TX-Houston-1990 Post Oak Blvd

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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