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Advertising Account Executive - Cox Media Inc

Pensacola, Florida

Job ID: 180543

Overview

Cox is more than a cable company, we are a technology solutions leader. Whether you're selling to a well-established organization or a start-up, we've got the products to help keep your client’s business – and your financial success – moving in the right direction. As an Account Executive, you will work in a fast-paced, forward-thinking environment. You will have access to dedicated sales support, marketing and competitive research and back office support to allow you to focus on what you do best – closing deals!

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Success Profile

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

  • Sales-driven 10
  • Results-driven 9
  • Prospecting 9
  • Relationship building 8
  • Budgeting forecasting 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 22 days of Paid Time Off during first year, plus 7 paid holidays.

  • FREE Internet and other Cox discounted services

    (in applicable markets)

  • Community

    Commitment to our communities through employee volunteer opportunities

  • Career Advancement

    across more than 300 businesses in the Cox Enterprises portfolio

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Mentoring and Training Programs

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Responsibilities


Description



ADVERTISING ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE - COX MEDIA 
Are you driven to succeed and looking to work for the best in the business? Bring your ambition to Cox Media as an Advertising Account Executive, where you will sell the most innovative digital media and TV advertising solutions in the marketplace.  Our robust portfolio of in-demand advertising solutions means you’ll connect advertisers to today’s top sports, entertainment and information networks on cable television. Anyone, anywhere, any screen is at the center of every advertising plan with Cox Media, and the foundation of our history of success.
Our Advertising Account Executives represent the most reputable brands in the industry including ESPN, AMC, FX, Bravo and many more.   Our digital product offerings allow us to reach targeted audiences using geo-conversion zones, keyword and search retargeting, video pre-roll and location-based audience segments.    We hire energetic, passionate sales professionals with a drive to succeed and who love to exceed client expectations.
If this sounds like you, keep reading to find out more!
A career as an Advertising Account Executive will offer you a collaborative and fast-paced sales environment, competitive pay with uncapped earning potential, and recognition for your outstanding performance. 
Responsibilities:
  • Engage with new and existing clients to understand business objectives and create marketing campaigns to drive results through effective television and digital advertising solutions
  • Generate new business leads by prospecting and making cold calls to achieve and exceed sales goals 
  • Sell digital advertising and marketing solutions customized to each client's needs, from the Cox Media product suite that includes on-air commercials, online video, social media placements and mobile marketing solutions
  • Understand prospect’s organization and build relationships focusing on key decision-makers
  • Create and present customized sales presentations/proposals and successfully close negotiations
  • Participate in budgeting and forecasting individual revenue achievement
  • Increase knowledge of sales and product offerings through provided on-going training
  • Attend trade shows, industry events and represent Cox Media in the local business community to build awareness and engagement

Qualifications



Minimum

  • 1+ years of cable, broadcast, advertising sales/support or marketing experience  
  • Ability to develop new business and achieve individual sales goals
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Motivated team player who consistently strives to exceed goals and push revenue expectations
  • Valid driving license, good driving record and reliable transportation
  • Ability to multitask, manage multiple assignments and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, team-oriented environment
Preferred
  • BS/BA degree in related discipline strongly desired (business, advertising or marketing)
  • Solid understanding of marketing principals and applications in business
  • Interactive Advertising Bureau Certification and/or Google Ad Words Certified a plus
COX-140


About Cox Communications

Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet, telephone and home security and automation services over its own nationwide IP network. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and digital media advertising. Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in broadband, voice and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. More information about Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at www.cox.com  and www.coxmedia.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 Communications, Inc.

Primary Location: US-FL-Pensacola-3405 McLemore Dr

Other Locations: 3405 McLemore Drive,US,FL,Pensacola,32514-7085

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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