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Account Executive

Watkinsville, Georgia

Job ID: 182305

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 is looking for a highly driven, self-motivated individual to join the multi-media advertising sales team in our Athens, GA location.

CMG Athens is home to the top 6 radio stations in Northeast Georgia/Greater Atlanta, including the flagship stations for UGA football.  CMG Athens is a Google Adwords Premier SMB Partner.


Responsibilities

The primary responsibility of the Account Executive will be to get appointments with local and regional business owners and decision makers, discover their specific company goals and challenges and then create strategic integrated marketing plans based on their individual needs using CMG's on air, online and onsite advertising assets that will be made available.

The Account Executive will be responsible for developing and growing their specific clients as market conditions continue to change and evolve over time.

This position will work closely with all internal departments including production, creative, traffic, promotions and programming to ensure client expectations are exceeded.



Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have outside sales or relevant experience and possess a basic understanding of multiple forms of advertising including SEM/SEO, social media advertising, digital display ad networks, special event and sports marketing, as well as traditional mediums such as radio.

The Account Executive must have a self-disciplined work ethic as an individual and also work well as part of a team.

Other

If you're ready to start a sales career with a multi-media industry leader, then take the next step and reach out to us.  Cox Media Group Athens offers a fun and challenging work environment with an aggressive compensation plan, the best benefits package in the market and the opportunity for growth across the country.

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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 Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and Diehards. 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-GA-Watkinsville-1010 Tower Pl

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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