**This position can be based in New Orleans or Baton Rouge**
At Cox Media, we believe in recognizing outstanding work, investing in our teams and building authentic relationships. With nearly 30 offices in 13 different states, Cox Media covers 19 markets and 6 million households across our aggregated footprint, connecting advertisers of all sizes to audiences across multiple screens. Using everything from cable TV to the latest digital products, we create multi-platform advertising campaigns to exceed our clients’ marketing objectives.
Cox Media is looking for an exceptional and innovative Digital Sales Manager to drive digital sales strategy including leading all digital sales efforts, maximizing revenue generation, overseeing digital sales training and ensuring Media Consultants are meeting their digital goals. As leaders in the digital space, we are looking for a digital trailblazer that challenges the process and thinks outside the box to provide the best solutions for our customers.
Be the subject matter expert on building the best strategic approach to driving the revenue for digital department
Partner with local sales leadership to cultivate a consultative approach to digital media sales to exceed revenue goals
Train and develop media consultants to build sales presentations and proposals for local, regional and national accounts, and advertising agencies to ensure that clients goals and objectives are being met
Motivate sales team through building inspirational training materials to increase product knowledge and sales adoption
Analyze market trends and competitive initiatives to identify areas of opportunity within the organization
Work with peer Digital Sales Managers and the corporate product team on digital strategy
Develop strong relationships with our internal and external customers, including media consultants, our clients and other cross-functional teams by being a valuable resource.
Manage and implement best practices for tracking campaign success through measuring digital metrics and client return on investment and effectiveness of digital campaigns
Represent Cox Media in the business community by attending local events and building relationships with key decision makers.
Other duties are assigned by the General Manager, Director of Sales and DOS of Cox Local Solutions
Four years minimum marketing or sales experience required with 2+ years Digital product experience required.
Demonstrated experience in development of marketing campaigns and business-to-business marketing.
Strategic planning and analysis experience.
Highly organized and able to multi-task in an extremely fast paced environment.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Proficient use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint).
Valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
Travel required to and from all Cox locations.
Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, communications or similar field required. MBA strongly preferred.
Interactive Advertising Bureau Certification and/or Google AdWords Certified a plus.
About Cox Communications
Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. We're dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique. Cox Communications is the largest division of Cox Enterprises, a family-owned business founded in 1898 by Governor James M. Cox.
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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Primary Location: 2121 Airline Dr, Metairie,LA US
Other Locations:7401 Florida Blvd,US,LA,Baton Rouge,70806
Division: Cox Communications Inc
Job Level: Manager/Senior Manager
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Shift: Day Job
Requisition Number: 193556
Internal Number: 193556
About Cox Media Inc
At Cox Communications, we believe life gets better with more moments of real, human connection. Cox is known for connecting people to a better future with our cable, internet and home security solutions. As the largest private telecom company in America, Cox serves approximately 6 million residences and businesses. Cox Business is a technology solutions leader offering networking and security services to businesses of all sizes and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and digital media advertising. More information about Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at www.cox.com and www.coxmedia.com.