Job ID: 1817026
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.
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
- Skilled Presenter
Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits first day
including generous time off policies: Up to 18 days of Paid Time Off during first year, plus 9 paid holidays.
Commitment to our communities through employee volunteer opportunities
Mentoring and Training Programs
Broad Suite of Product Solutions
Maternity / Paternity leave
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 Premier and Facebook Marketing Partner.
The primary responsibility of the Account Executive will be to secure 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.
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.
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.
About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers, and digital sites. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. The company also offers a full suite of local and regional advertising services through its Local Solutions and Ideabar businesses. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly across all platforms. 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.
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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
Unposting Date: Ongoing