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Advertising Account Executive I

Cox Communications


Location:
San Diego, CA
Date:
07/20/2017
2017-07-202017-08-19
Job Code:
174267
Cox Communications
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Job Details

Company Cox Communications
Title: Advertising Account Executive I
JobID: 174267
Category: Sales, Sales & Marketing
Industry: Cox Communications, Inc.
Job Type: Full-time

Description

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.


To demonstrate the value we place in our employees, Cox offers: 

·        Competitive base with uncapped earning potential!  

·        Winners Circle and other awards – we celebrate success!

·        Career advancement across more than 300 businesses in the Cox Enterprises portfolio

·        Work-life balance, including generous time off policies: Up to 22 days of Paid Time 

Off during first year, plus 7 Paid Holidays

·        Tuition reimbursement 

·        FREE Internet and other Cox discounted services (in applicable markets)

·        Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits first day

·        401(K) with generous company match

·        Mentoring and training programs 

·        Commitment to our communities through employee volunteer opportunities


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



    Your Career at Cox
     
    From the valued customers we connect through our innovative communications services, to the employees we unite through exciting career opportunities, Cox is all about bringing people together and enhancing their lives.
     
    Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in cable, telephone and commercial services, industry-leading customer care, and its outstanding workplaces. We are always looking for talented professionals to join our team! Cox offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package (healthcare, pension, and 401k) and a best-in-class working environment.
     
    Cox is an equal employment opportunity employer, disabled/protected/veteran and a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises. Learn more at: http://www.cox.com/.
     
    Statement to ALL Third Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox Communications accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox Communications employees, or send to any Cox Communications facility. Cox Communications is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.


    Organization: Cox Communications, Inc.

    Primary Location: US-CA-San Diego-5887 Copley Dr

    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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