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.

Media Sales Associate - Long Island Radio in West Babylon, NY at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 7/2/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Summary

Media Sales Associate (MSAs) get to generate media revenues in their assigned market. Meeting or exceeding predetermined goals to be successful. This role is an entry-level contributor with the ability to grow and develop into our Media Consultant role and beyond.

MSAs create revenue by working collaboratively with Sales Managers and assigned Media Consultants
(MCs). Together they are making sales presentations and selling directly to critical primary and secondary accounts as assigned. MSAs develop mutually beneficial relationships with various local businesses, agencies, or individuals who desire to reach their target audience through multiple advertising channels and services.


  • Responsible for supporting, initiating, developing, and maintaining Media Sales for assigned/specified category or Market Sales Area.
  • Serve as a direct support partner to assigned Media Consultants (MCs).
  • Responsible for successful completion of a self-paced training program to learn, develop, and maintain a working knowledge of the media industry and sales profession.
  • Responsible for cold calling/prospecting for clients via phone, email, onsite visits, and other applicable methods in support of MCs and MSA joint and individual portfolios. As the role
    evolves, MSA initiates proactive cold calling on their own.
  • Responsible for proposal creation and presenting to Sales leaders, existing and potential clients.
  • Responsible for learning how to sell digital content to clients as integrated and complementary offerings to traditional media. Work with assigned digital partners/teams to understand trends and capabilities



What we look for


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Sales experience preferred but not required.
  • Minimum (1) year combined work experiences such as college internships, jobs, or extracurricular activities required.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills required.
  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook required.
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to organize and prioritize assignments needed.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment with the ability to learn and apply new concepts and tools quickly required.
  • Knowledge of and ability to prospect clients preferred.
  • This position comes with Health, Vision and Dental benefits on day 1, 401k after 90 days, flexible PTO, 8 paid holidays and a collaborative team environment that is unmatched


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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