Effective October 1, 2021, all newly hired CMG employees must 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.

Digital Media Strategist (Seattle) in Seattle, WA at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 6/20/2022

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Job Summary

Cox Media Group (CMG) is an industry-leading media company with dominant brands, award-winning content, and exceptional people. With multiple unique value propositions and a team of committed perfectionists, you’ll enjoy being part of a company poised for continued growth. If you’re interested in working in a fast-paced environment where employees share a common purpose of being the best at what they do, come join CMG! 

The Digital Media Strategist will work with CMG sales team members to grow digital revenue by accompanying the sales team in the field or virtually to conduct customer needs analysis and present client facing solutions. The Digital Media Strategist must understand all CMG Local Solutions digital product offerings and how to leverage them to meet the client's strategic objectives. Proficiency and expertise are required in digital advertising products; targeted display, digital video (OTT, streaming, long-form, and short-form), digital audio, sponsorships & premium advertising units, SEM, SEO/CRO, website development, paid social, and lead generation. The Digital Media Strategist must be analytical, organized, solution minded, consultative and customer centric. We are looking to expand our team with smart, digitally savvy individuals with an insatiable appetite to learn and make an impact. Join a company that provides opportunity, training, and an innovative environment.  

In this role, you will work in collaboration with our local market sales team and CMG Local Solutions team members to protect and grow the digital investments of our existing clients and secure new revenue from non-advertisers. The Digital Media Strategist will attend client-facing meetings to uncover client’s marketing goals, then develop, present, and propose digital media strategies and tactics directly to the clients with our sales team. 

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Attend client needs assessment meetings with sales team to uncover client’s goals. 
  • Build strategic recommendations and proposals that align with clients’ goals. 
  • Present digital recommendations and strategies with our local market sales team to clients. 
  • Meet regularly with our local market sales team and management to identify and pursue most opportunistic growth accounts, prospects, and opportunities. 
  • Complete appropriate insertion order details for all digital campaigns that are sold. 
  • Partner with CMG Local Solutions campaign operations team members to monitor performance of campaigns, identify upsell opportunities, and make assessments. 
  • Consult and educate Account Executives and clients on the ever-changing digital media environment and on CMG Local Solutions’ suite of digital marketing products. 
  • Collaborate regularly with CMG Local Solutions team members, including sales & marketing, product marketing, campaign operations, performance management, and digital marketing analysts. 

 

 

What we look for

WHAT YOU WILL BRING:

  • Previous outside sales experience preferred, but candidates with a strong competitive drive are encouraged to apply.  
  • Results oriented individual who strategically pursues business with energy and drive.  
  • The ability to execute sales tactics, implement marketing strategies and deliver effective sales presentations with passion, and consistently asks for the business.  
  • Subject matter expertise is required in the digital advertising ecosystem including programmatic buying, supply and demand-side platforms, customer attribution, and in the latest industry trends.   
  • Tech-savvy with solid computer skills is a must.   
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.  
  • Must be available for occasional overnight travel as required.  
  • Valid US driver’s license and reliable transportation.  

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 flexible 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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