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Position: Sales Associate - Cox Media

     

The mission of Cox Media is to help businesses of all sizes connect with their customers through the most engaging advertising platforms and technologies available. We hire energetic, passionate sales professionals who 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.  

The Sales Associate position is an exciting opportunity for someone who is self-motivated and driven to be successful and learn every facet of marketing and advertising sales. You will learn key functions within each department and valuable business skills from capable mentors. While working with seasoned Advertising Account Executives, you will find new business, participate in sales calls and assist in designing advertising and marketing campaigns and sales presentations. You will receive hands-on experience in how marketing campaigns are created, pitched and executed. The skills you learn will provide you a solid foundation to prepare you for a successful career as an Advertising Account Executive.    
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external business customers to contribute to the attainment of sales quotas
  • Develop a high level of working knowledge about our products
  • Develop television and digital advertising and marketing campaigns for new businesses and current clients   
  • Generate new business leads by prospecting and making cold calls to achieve and exceed sales goals  
  • Create and present customized sales presentations/proposals and successfully close negotiations
  • Represent Cox Media in the business community by attending local events and build relationships with key decision makers  
  • Successful completion of Sales Associate Program curriculum
 

Qualifications:

  • 1+ year of experience in related field (i.e. Marketing, Sales, Sales Support, etc.)
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, collaborative and communication skills to work effectively with teams throughout organization
  • 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 preferred (Marketing, Business, Communications). 
  • Solid understanding of marketing principals and applications in business 
  • Interactive Advertising Bureau Certification and/or Google Ad Words Certified a plus

Application Requirements:
Apply online at the link provided.

Apply Online

Job Posted:
07/06/2018
Application Deadline:
08/06/2018


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