Media Consultant Job Description:
Do you enjoy solving problems? Do you like to express your creativity? Want the ability to make a great income? Then Cox Media Group is the perfect place for your career. Working at Cox Media Group is unlike anything else. That’s because we’re always finding new ways to interact with our audience – however and wherever they connect with music and entertainment. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary.
The Media Consultant position carries the responsibility for developing and selling radio/digital/event advertising campaigns to prospective businesses for CMG Miami Radio’s 4 super brands and our robust digital offerings. This individual must be independent, very organized and detail-oriented. We are looking for candidates that are competitive in nature, who have the ability to first seek to understand a problem, and then develop creative ideas and solution
The ideal candidate will have a disciplined approach to maintaining day-to-day sales activity levels, the ability to prospect and acquire new business, strong presentation skills and a proven track record in building and sustaining client-based relationships. This role will also be educating our clients and agencies on our robust suite of digital products/services such as Display, SEO, SEM, mobile, social media and reach extension solutions.
You will have the opportunity to leverage our industry expertise, position in the market, nationally recognized talent to form consultative sales strategies. The ultimate goal is to build the trust of our clients while helping the individual Radio stations and yourself exceed monthly, quarterly and annual goals. CMG will provide excellent training and coaching sessions to ensure your success with our company.
Properties/Personalities & Sites you will be working with:
WFLC- Hits 97.3 & The DJ Laz Morning Show
WEDR- 99 Jamz & The Rickey Smiley Morning Show
WHQT- Hot 105.1
WFEZ - Easy 93.1
Prospect, pursue & develop new business and service station accounts
Performs necessary analysis and planning to assure that the objectives and priorities for each sales call are established (presentations, promotions, and research )and met in time frames acceptable to the client
Identifies and cultivates personnel in targeted accounts who make or influence advertising and related event purchasing decisions
Develops or coordinates the development of sales presentations to clients and potential clients
Addresses or participates in addressing clients’ concerns, questions and objections; works to close sales with each targeted client
Participates in negotiating pricing, advertising placements, content, and event concepts
Keeps sales management apprised of progress toward established revenue goals and of the progress in closing identified prospects
Stewards proposals, deals and post-deal analyses
Proven track record of sales success
Ability to work alone and as part of a team
Excellent presentation skills
Excellent verbal and written skills
Hard-working, integrity, relationship-builder with a winning attitude
Strong problem solving and analytical skills
Work with brand teams, ad operations and finance to provide client satisfaction
Proficient with Microsoft Office and CRM tools
Some travel necessary
Valid driver's license with good driving record required
Co-op and vendor support knowledge helpful
Education and experience
BA/BS degree preferred with a minimum of three years of experience in media sales, account management, media buying or sales of other complex business solutions.
About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers, and digital sites. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. The company also offers a full suite of local and regional advertising services through its Local Solutions and Ideabar businesses. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly across all platforms. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Organization: Cox Media Group
Primary Location: US-FL-Hollywood-2741 N 29th Ave
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Unposting Date: Ongoing