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Client Sales Planner- CoxReps in Chicago, IL at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 6/9/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Chicago, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/9/2022

Job Summary

Cox Media Group is looking for a Client Sales Planner to join the CoxReps team!

The Client Sales Planner at CoxReps is an entry-level sales position and a great opportunity to enter the exciting field of Advertising Television Sales. In this support role, the Client Sales Planner assists CoxReps sellers in their sales efforts advancing commercial airtime inventory for the client television stations. As a liaison working with TV stations personnel across the country and regional advertising agencies media buyers, the Client Sales Planner plays a key role in processing and maintaining of the television commercial airtime schedules.

Teamwork is a core value at CoxReps, and Client Sales Planners work in assigned teams with Customer Success Mangers, Client Solutions Executive, Sales Managers, Research Managers, and other Client Sales Planners.

At CoxReps we pride ourselves in our commitment to promoting from within and offer training at all levels of advancement. Our hands-on approach to training ensures our Client Sales Planners are prepared to handle the various tasks responsible in their role.   

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Accurately input and transmit broadcast sales orders to client television stations
  • Ensure all orders are confirmed in a timely manner and in-house dashboard accurately reflects order status.
  • Maintain current on-air contracts by processing changes and report any adjustments to schedule
  • Collaborate with station personnel to create alternative program offers to propose and negotiate with agency media buyers
  • Inform agency buyers of station program changes and outstanding preemptions
  • Provide exact time reports and resolves discrepancies with agency buyers
  • Analyze TV ratings data (Nielsen and comScore)
  • Update TV advertising database software to ensure station programs are accurate

 

 

What we look for

WHAT YOU WILL BRING:

  • Well-organized and time managed.
  • Flexibility and the ability to learn new skills quickly
  • Detail and process-oriented
  • Handles multiple tasks
  • Builds and maintains strong professional relationships
  • Strong written, analytical, and oral communication skills.

Education:

  • College degree preferred, preferably in communications, public relations, advertising or business. 

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.

We provide valuable local content to viewers in the communities we serve through our 33 high-quality, market-leading television stations in 20 markets, 53 top-performing radio stations delivering all genres of content in 11 markets, and numerous streaming and digital platforms. Our portfolio includes primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. We also offer a full suite of national, regional, local, and digital advertising services with CMG Local Solutions, CoxReps and Gamut.

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.

We promote the safety and well-being of our employees by requiring that all newly hired CMG employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. 

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!

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