WHBQ - TV Account Executive in Memphis, TN at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 10/3/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Summary

Cox Media Group is hiring an experienced Media Sales Account Executive to be based out of Memphis, TN supporting WHBQ-TV, Fox 13. The Account Executive is responsible for generating media revenue to meet or exceed predetermined goals by working with key advertising agencies, prospecting local businesses, presenting sales proposals, closing the sale and providing continuous customer service.  

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.

You will service and secure mutually beneficial relationships with various local agencies, businesses and individuals that have a desire to reach their target audience through our various advertising channels and services.  

If you have at least 2 years of recent media sales in TV or radio,  with experience in prospecting, creating, developing, and maintaining business, a valid U.S. driver’s license, and top-notch presentation skills, then we want you to apply today! 

Cox Media Group Offers: 

  • Compensation is a draw and monthly commission, with quarterly and annual bonus opportunities. 
  • Comprehensive benefits including: medical, dental, vision, pharmacy benefits, 401k and Roth IRA plans available, flexible spending accounts, paid time off, insurance and disability plans, employee assistance programs, pet insurance, and more! 
  • Growth opportunities and training  



What we look for

What You Have Done: 

  • 1 ½-2 years of recent media sales in TV/Radio 
  • Developed marketing understanding 
  • Experience negotiating with advertising agencies 
  • Strong command of online display advertising, streaming video, social and search marketing 
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but will accept those with equivalent experience 
  • No non-compete with other broadcast outlets 
  • Valid US driver’s license and reliable transportation  
  • Proficiency in MS Office - Word/PowerPoint/Excel