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Account Executive

Los Angeles, California

Job ID: 183468


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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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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  • 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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We offer a broad spectrum of smart media from programmatic to direct. Gamut provides comprehensive media solutions that optimize ad revenue for publishers and create access to key audiences for advertisers. We deliver cross-channel television and digital campaigns that build on our long history of media excellence and benefit from the most advanced data-driven tools. Whether locally, regionally or nationally, Gamut connects publishers and buyers for optimum results. Gamut is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Media Group.

Gamut Smart Media from Cox, LLC 


  • Proactively prospect, qualify, grow, and maintain Los Angeles account list 
  • Drive advertising revenue through direct sales (prospecting, closing new business and managing renewals) within account list
  • Meet and exceed a quarterly sales quota by selling standard media, video, mobile, programmatic and custom advertising solutions
  • Position Gamut to key agency media directors/media supervisors and internet marketing directors/managers 
  • Build strategic agency and client side relationships to secure revenue growth and build credibility in the marketplace
  • Identify, understand and communicate trends within client markets and industries
  • Ability to listen well to client needs and develop advertising programs that exceed their expectations
  • Think creatively, sell strategically, multitask and communicate efficiently both internally and externally
  • Ability to manage sales pipeline, utilize and project sales on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis


  • BS/BA degree required
  • 3-5 years of experience at a digital agency and or digital sales experience
  • Must have a strong understanding of the LA market with client and agency relationships (Media Planners, Media Supervisors)
  • Must have a deep understanding of the online space and solution selling.
  • Have sold at a partner with multiple product portfolio, additional experience working in display, mobile and video a plus
  • Experience selling programmatic and understanding of programmatic landscape preferred
  • Experience selling at the national and local level is a plus
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-CA-Los Angeles-5670 Wilshire Blvd

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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