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Multi Media Outside Sales Rep

Cox Media Group

Austin, TX
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Company Cox Media Group
Title: Multi Media Outside Sales Rep
JobID: 1710841
Category: Sales
Industry: Cox Media Group
Job Type: Full-time


As an Account Executive, you will be responsible for developing assigned markets; growing and increasing revenues from high potential prospects and existing accounts. Primary responsibility will be to achieve stated product revenue goals by applying audience based solutions to meet or exceed their clients’ needs. 

Why a career with Cox Media Group? 
  1. WORK FOR AWARD-WINNING BRANDS. Our brands are among the best in the industry, often ranking number one in their market. 
  2. BE YOURSELF. MAKE US BETTER. Innovation thrives in a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we encourage everyone to contribute their best ideas.
  3. WE INVEST IN OUR EMPLOYEES. Cox provides a generous benefits package that includes robust health benefits for spouses and domestic partners, paid time off, 401(k) and a pension for eligible employees.
  4. OUR PEOPLE ARE OUR MOST VALUABLE RESOURCE. Through career development, innovation summits, ongoing training and a commitment to hiring from within, our employees help define their own career paths.
  5. WE ARE COMMITTED TO IMPROVING THE COMMUNITIES WE SERVE. Every CMG location actively volunteers or contributes financial and valuable publicity support to nonprofit partners.

Role Responsibilities 
  • Responsible for complete sales cycle including prospecting, presenting, closing & retaining business across the entire portfolio including print and digital products.
  • Responsible for growing business with existing accounts and diversifying client spend to entire product portfolio. 
  • Assess customers/prospect’s needs and recommend most suitable application of products to satisfy stated needs.
  • Collaboratively work with the primary client contact to develop, present, close and execute audience based solutions across the portfolio. Communicate specific product specifications and processes to clients and internal partners to insure quality and timely execution of purchased products.
  • Identify and qualify customers and prospects having significant revenue generation potential for products. 
  • Utilize a sales automation system to manage day-to-day activities and update management of such activity through system generated activity reports. 
  • Demonstrate a level of digital competency and aptitude in new digital media including:
  • Mobile media (buying, planning and reporting tools)
  • Social media (buying, planning and reporting tools)
  • SEM (buying, planning and reporting tools)
  • Video/Audio (buying, planning and reporting tools)
  • Digital Services 
  • Demonstrate success in multi-platform, multimedia, audience based selling solutions (including programmatic)
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the business offerings. Demonstrate an understanding of and remain current with the print and online media market. 
  • May assist Sales Managers to develop other account executives in either digital or print knowledge, depending upon own expertise; and/or sells techniques.
  • May assist with training new Account Executives on the product portfolio and positioning of ad products.
  • Frequent local travel required.
  • May be assigned other duties as needed. 


    • High School Diploma or equivalent experience
    • Demonstrated record of success in a goal oriented, highly accountable environment.
    • Demonstrated record of success cold calling for new business 
    • Minimum of 3-years advertising/sales experience 
    • Prior traditional advertising sales experience
    • Knowledge of print media landscape including competitive publications
                Preferred Qualifications
                  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising, a related field
                  • 5 years advertising/sales experience 
                  • Prefer experience in one or more of following sales fields: digital product sales; digital services sales, digital and/or print media; direct marketing
                  • Media sales industry knowledge 

                        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-TX-Austin-305 S Congress Ave

                        Employee Status: Regular

                        Job Level: Individual Contributor

                        Shift: Day Job

                        Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

                        Schedule: Full-time

                        Unposting Date: Ongoing
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