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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 fac
Title: ADVERTISING ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE - COX MEDIA
Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Employer Description



Job Code: 1813342
 
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 successful history. 
 
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 those 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

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. 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.

Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations:  Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services.   Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.


Organization: Cox Communications, Inc.

Primary Location: US-LA-Baton Rouge-7401 Florida Blvd

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time


The Scoop
Primary Industry: Advertising - Account Management
Secondary Industry: Advertising - Sales
Career Level: Entry Level (less than 1 yr experience)
Minimum Education: High School or Equivalent
Job Status: Full Time
Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
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