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Account Executive

Cox Media

Atlanta, GA
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Account Executive-1519297

WSB-TV Atlanta, the dominant market leader and top ABC affiliate in the country, has an incredible opportunity for you. We are seeking talented Account Executives who are innovative, aggressive self-starters with a proven record of multi-platform success.
As a Media Sales Representative, you will be responsible for generating media sales revenues in Atlanta – a new and rapidly expanding market for Cox. In this role you will work collaboratively with Local Sales Managers, to sell directly to key primary and secondary accounts as assigned.
The ideal candidate must have strong negotiation skills and a proven business development and digital sales track record. They should have the desire and passion to meet new people and develop new relationships. The candidate must have a minimum of three consecutive years’ experience within the past five years in the TV industry.
We are seeking passionate, driven, and organized solution providers, who thrive on helping clients reach their business goals through creative strategies. In exchange for your expertise, Cox offers a competitive base salary with additional earning potential!
Top 5 Reasons to Join Cox Media Group
Growth, experience and training. At Cox Media Group, we’ll work with you to help you reach your full potential through ongoing career development programs. From day one, we’ll help you leverage your existing skills and coach you to position yourself as a true marketing professional. We are also committed to ongoing training throughout your career and to hiring from within – across the Cox family of companies.
Be your own boss. As a Media Sales Representative, you get the best of both worlds. You can “be your own boss” by deciding how your day is going to go… you have full control over which clients you visit and are empowered to suggest marketing strategies to help them meet their business objectives.
The media business is fast-paced and exciting! You will often have access to the hottest tickets in town and your friends and family will think you are in “show business!”
We’re leaders. Our television, radio stations, and local newspapers are often the #1 and #2 rated media in their markets. With our integrated portfolio of top-rated media properties, we combine our creative services with customized marketing solutions, helping our clients reach their exact target audience and business goals.
Our culture and benefits package. Our employees are our most important resource. We encourage entrepreneurship and initiative, and recognize and reward achievement. Cox, offers a generous benefits package that includes 401K and healthcare on day one!
Are you ready to join the team? We encourage you to submit your resume for consideration.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develop and manage revenue producing relationships with clients and agencies
  • Prospect for new business and build a full pipeline of sales prospects
  • Analyze client marketing goals and develop needs based solutions to achieve them
  • Oversee campaign execution and analysis
  • Provide consultation to sales managers, sales teams and clients
  • Work collaboratively with internal partners to drive revenue
  • Sell airtime to local advertisers on WSB-TV, Mobile, and MeTV Digital Station

Primary Location US-GA-Atlanta-1601 W Peachtree St NE
Employee Status Regular
Job Level Individual Contributor
Shift Day Job
Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time
Schedule Full-time

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