Account Executive - KIRO TV in Seattle, WA at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 11/30/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Seattle, WA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/30/2022

Job Summary

Are you a problem solver? Can you help others identify their goals and get them from where they are to where they want to be? We win when our local business clients get a return on their investment thanks to our creative and innovative digital media solutions. We aim to be more than just exceptional partners; our tools and services are game changers for their businesses. 


As an Account Executive for Cox Media Group, you will work closely with our clients as a trusted advisor to deeply understand their unique business goals and partner to help achieve them. In this role, you will collaborate with local sales managers to evangelize solutions that will help customers reach their target audience. As a CMG employee, you’ll have industry-leading tools and resources at your fingertips. We’ll also provide ongoing training and professional development across our full range of products, and you’ll be an integral part of a results-driven, close-knit team that is driving growth for CMG. 

At Cox Media Group we are building the future of media and have an opening for a skilled Account Executive! Cox Media Group is a forward-thinking, fast-paced, and positive culture of top performing sales professionals that work together to produce results. 
 
WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Responsible for the sales on air inventory and websites, major event sponsorships, and digital assets offered.
  • Maximize and develop profitable new opportunities for both the advertiser and Cox Media Group.
  • Focus on uncovering customers’ marketing challenges and developing solutions that will help meet goals and deliver results.
  • Build influential relationships and generate new business opportunities consistently. 

 

 

What we look for

WHAT YOU WILL BRING:

  • Proven track record of digital and TV sales success in local media setting
  • BA/BS degree with a minimum of three years of media sales, account management or buying experience preferred
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team
  • Minimum of 2 years of new business development and prospecting experience required
  • Excellent presentation, verbal and written skills
  • Hard-working, integrity, relationship-builder with a winning attitude
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Work with brand teams, ad operations and finance to provide client satisfaction
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and CRM tools
  • Valid driver's license with good driving record required
  • Relationship building skills are key and candidate must have a winning, positive attitude. 

WHAT WE OFFER YOU: WHY YOU SHOULD WORK AT CMG

CMG is an industry-leading media company with dominant brands, award-winning content, and exceptional people – and you could be one of them! We are a start-up built on a 100-year history of blazing trails in the world of media. Over that time, our skilled journalists and storytellers have covered war and peace, tragedies and celebrations, small moments, and global movements.  We are relying on our longstanding experience and entrepreneurial mentality to build a media company that is modern, agile, and uniquely positioned for the future.

CMG provides valuable local and national journalism and entertainment content to the people and communities it serves. The company's businesses include 14 high-quality, market-leading television brands in 9 markets; 54 top-performing radio stations delivering multiple genres of content in 11 markets; a Washington, DC news bureau; and numerous streaming and digital platforms. CMG's TV portfolio includes multiple primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, Telemundo and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations.

We offer rewarding and challenging careers that encourage growth and development. We take care of our people with industry-leading total rewards offerings that includes medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and accident insurance as well as, a best-in-class wellness program, 401(k) matching and time-off programs.

CMG may require proof of COVID-19 vaccination upon hire or during employment as a term and condition of employment unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law.

If this description fits and CMG sounds like a company you want to work for, we’d love to have you join us. Apply today!

Cox Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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