Client Solutions Executive - CoxReps in Chicago, IL at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 11/1/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Chicago, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/1/2022

Job Summary

The Client Solutions Executive is the sales revenue generating position between our client television stations and their customers, the advertising agencies. This role is responsible for generating the maximum amount of business for the client TV stations, across existing and new business opportunities.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Proactively prospect, qualify, grow, and maintain account list
  • Meet and exceed a quarterly sales quota by selling advertising solutions
  • Drive advertising revenue through direct sales (prospecting, closing new business and managing renewals) within account list
  • Build strategic agency and client-side relationships to secure revenue growth and build credibility in the marketplace
  • Identify, understand and communicate trends within client markets and industries
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships
  • Ability to listen well to client needs and develop advertising programs that exceed their expectations
  • Think creatively, sell strategically, multitask and communicate efficiently both internally and externally
  • Ability to manage sales pipeline and project sales on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis
  • Communicate effectively internally with Sales Planner and Sales Managers, as well as externally with stations and advertisers to anticipate needs and manage expectations
  • Be organized, operate with sense of urgency

 

 

What we look for

WHAT YOU WILL BRING:

  • Four-year college degree preferred.
  • Prior experience as an Account Executive at a TV Rep firm or prior local TV advertising sales preferred. (minimum of 1-2 years)
  • Strong proactive, self-motivated work style
  • Ability to build and maintain strong professional relationships.
  • Great attention to detail and strong follow-through.
  • Show initiative, anticipate problems, and offer solutions.
  • Exhibit effective written and verbal communication.
  • Proficiency with computer applications like Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Ability to operate successfully with a sense of urgency.
  • Excellent sales and people skills.

About CoxReps

CoxReps is the country's premier national television representation company, delivering local, smart media solutions on a national scale on behalf of the most respected broadcast groups in the United States. The company is driven by a highly talented workforce with experience and expertise in innovative research and targeted advertising solutions, and a deep understanding of the media landscape. This approach allows CoxReps to identify and fulfill opportunities for customers at local and national scale.

CoxReps 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.

CoxReps is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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