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Account Executive

Cox Media Group

Seattle, WA
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Company Cox Media Group
Title: Account Executive
JobID: 178611
Category: Sales
Industry: Cox Media Group
Job Type: Full-time


Are you the employee of choice for KIRO 7 CBS in Seattle?

  • Are you the top performing Account Executive at your station?
  • Is it time for you to make a move to a larger market?
  • Do you embrace change, innovation and new opportunities?
  • Do you describe yourself as enthusiastic, positive and optimistic?
  • Do you have a proven track record of coming up with successful creative solutions that fit your clients' marketing, advertising and promotional needs?
  • Do you partner with your clients step-by-step in order to maximize success?
  • Are you simply the best new business developer at your station and are ready to take it to the next level?

If you answered yes to the questions above, then KIRO 7 CBS is your employer of choice.  We are looking for an Account Executive with a proven track record of developing new business and growing key accounts.

The Account Executive is responsible for generating media revenue to meet or exceed predetermined goals. You will create revenue by working collaboratively with Local Sales Managers, making sales presentations and directly selling to key primary and secondary accounts as assigned. You will service and secure mutually beneficial relationships with various local businesses, agencies and individuals that have a desire to reach their target audience through various advertising channels and services.

The ideal candidate has solid expertise in:
  • Prospecting
  • Cold calling
  • Determining client needs
  • Proposal development
  • Closing
  • Account maintenance skills
Every KIRO AE will:
  • Prospect for new business and build a full pipeline of sales prospects
  • Create fully integrated, multi-platform campaigns 
  • Oversee campaign execution and analysis
  • Sell our station opportunities including digital, news, sports, station projects & specials
  • Get to the top-level decision makers
  • Deliver unparalleled service, maintenance and follow through
  •  Work collaboratively with internal partners to drive revenue


  • Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) from four-year College or University preferred
  • This position requires a minimum 3 years of media sales experience
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written skills. 
  • Valid driver's license with good driving record required


About Cox Media Group


Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, more than 60 radio stations, six daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications; and more than 100 digital sites and services, like,, Dawg Nation, SEC Country,, and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million newspaper readers, and more than 14 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at

Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-WA-Seattle-2807 3rd Ave

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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