Sales Development Representative - Tampa Radio

Location: 

St. Petersburg, FL, US, 33716

Location: FL-Tampa

Job Title:  Sales Development Representative - Tampa Radio

 

Position Overview

At Cox Media Group (CMG), our Sales Development Representatives are provided with a roadmap to a successful career in sales.   

 

Are you interested in expanding your sales career and want to grow faster while working for an industry-leading media company with dominant brands? CMG is looking to hire motivated sales professionals to join one of the most enjoyable media environments around. Sales Development Representatives will be given the unique opportunity to participate in a comprehensive developmental program to expand their sales skills while performing the primary duties and responsibilities provided below.   

 

Our Sales Development Representatives collaborate with our Sales Support Teams to leverage data that identifies consumer insights, sales strategy, and execution plans for cross platform (audio and digital) campaigns. With an internal advertising fulfillment team our Sales Development Representatives have a firsthand look at their campaigns and can optimize in real time.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Learn about and sell fully integrated advertising solutions utilizing our full suite of audio and digital products 
  • Proactively and independently identify and connect with qualified prospects to maintain a full pipeline 
  • Identify, understand and communicate trends within client markets and industries to lead with insights and engage prospects in business conversations 
  • Uncover desired business results for each prospect / client by regularly meeting in person with prospect/client 
  • Build strategic agency and client-side relationships in order to present the best solutions based on desired business results 
  • Discuss expectations, measurement with prospects and clients to ensure the proposed solution will deliver ROI 
  • Drive advertising revenue through direct sales   
  • Work outside of the office and on the road to develop and maintain professional relationships; be prepared to meet with clients in person and when needed on their premises or at other locations they desire 
  • Manage sales pipeline   
  • Communicate effectively internally with Sales Managers, sales support, as well as externally with clients 
  • Create proposals to be presented to Sales leaders as well as existing and potential clients  

Minimum Qualifications

  • 4-year College Degree preferred but not required   
  • 1+ years of successful sales experience preferred   
  • Must be comfortable with constant change and operating in a fast-moving, ever-changing world of digital and media   
  • Must be comfortable working outside of the office and traveling to meet clients or prospective clients   
  • Strong business acumen across media and advertising is preferred   
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills   
  • Valid Driver’s License with clean driving record   

About Cox Media Group
CMG Media Corporation (d/b/a Cox Media Group) is an industry-leading media company with unparalleled brands, award-winning content, and exceptional team members. CMG provides valuable local and national journalism and entertainment content to the people and communities it serves. The company's businesses encompass 14 high-quality, market-leading television brands in 9 markets; 49 top-performing radio stations delivering multiple genres of content in 10 markets; a Washington, DC news bureau; and numerous streaming and digital platforms. CMG's TV portfolio includes multiple primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, Telemundo and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. For more information about CMG, visit www.coxmediagroup.com

Req #: 1229    #LI-Onsite

CMG is a special place. Here, we rely on our winning mindset and deep expertise to find creative solutions, think differently, and work together to positively impact the people and communities we serve. It's where we connect and inspire diverse audiences every day and everywhere with our unmatched content, products, services and people.

At CMG, we take pride in our collaborative and open environment, where everyone feels valued, seen and heard. Our shared commitment to living our company's core Values – Teamwork, Diversity, Integrity, Quality and Fiscal Responsibility - propels us every day, in everything we do. We encourage you to explore #LifeAtCMG, where you can bring your best, authentic self to work, think boldly and make a difference.

If you are currently a CMG employee, please log into THRIVE to access our internal career center.


Nearest Major Market: Tampa