Account Executive - WHIO Radio in Dayton, OH at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 1/23/2023

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    Dayton, OH
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Job Summary

Cox Media Group Ohio Radio is looking for an Account Executive to join the team!

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.


  • Responsible for generating revenue through the development of new accounts for the television stations WHIO, Radio Stations WHIO, WHKO and WLZR and Local Solutions digital suite. 
  • Responsible for generating revenue by growing existing advertising revenue from current clients. 
  • Able to develop effective marketing plans to meet clients’ needs and objectives. 
  • Able to obtain budgets and meet deadlines. 
  • Responsible for ensuring superior client relations. 
  • Superior management of sales through the entire sales cycle. 
  • Use of CRM sales tool for reporting and prospecting 
  • Prepare and present both written and oral presentations. 
  • Prepare effective advertising schedules. 
  • Effectively negotiate advertising rates. 
  • Collection of accounts receivable, as required. 



What we look for


  • Self-motivated, positive, and high energy salesperson 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks. 
  • Analytical ability to utilize market analysis, ratings research, and other information to enhance sales efforts. 
  • Ability to work well with customers and fellow employees. 
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and other computer applications. 
  • Reliable and self-starting worker. 
  • Experience with WideOrbit Traffic and Media Sales a plus 
  • Bachelor’s Degree and Sales Experience preferred, but not required. 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and good driving record. 


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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