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Market Vice President, Macon

Cox Communications, Macon, GA 31216

Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services.

Duration: Full-Time


Primary Location: 6601 Hawkinsville Rd, Macon, GA, USA

Division: Cox Communications

Job Level: Executive

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Requisition Number: 217806

VACCINE POLICY: WHERE PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOU MUST BE FULLY VACCINATED AGAINST COVID-19 TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS U.S.-BASED JOB (REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR MEDICAL AND RELIGIOUS OBJECTIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED).

Role Summary

The Market Leader leverages a cross-functional view of the business to help ensure that the our Cox markets provide a "better and better" customer experience, meets or exceeds financial and customer targets and engages and motivates employees on behalf of the goals and objectives of the company.

The Market Leader is a business partner, collaborator and contributor to the functional teams success in the region. They help solve local issues and enable and support a cohesive team driving business results. They provide the organization and functional leaders with key insights and inroads within the region and markets. They advocate for the local market in order to grow the business.

Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Ensure alignment between region and center reporting teams by looking cross functionally to keep business together and people connected within Cox markets.
  • Facilitate dialogue among functional leaders through meetings and other means to ensure collaboration and alignment of company efforts within the market.
  • Provides critical input, feedback to ensure that Senior Region leaders stay informed by the competitive, operational and economic realities of the market.
  • Takes accountability for Business Development
  • Champions Cox Customer Experience
  • Acts as the voice of the customer.
  • Partners with senior region leaders to help all market based employees understand what role they play in creating the Cox Experience.
  • Ensures positive employee engagement and labor relations by ensuring that there is open and direct communication with our employees and that the various functions are operating in alignment with the companys core values.
  • Partner with HR and functional leaders on union avoidance initiatives.
  • Serve as POC for the market when organizing campaigns and efforts occur.
  • Partner with Government and Public Affairs on overall community and regulatory strategy
  • Be the Face of the Company through participation in in community, civic, and business organizations. Establish, support, and leverage positive company relationships to grow the business.
  • Inform overall market community and regulatory strategy
  • Execute the plan designed by Government and Public affairs.
  • Manages talent development and performance; provides input on performance and potential of leaders residing in the markets.

Qualifications:

Minimum:

  • Where permitted by applicable law, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be considered for this U.S. based job. (Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will be considered.)
  • 10+ years of business management experience required in related
  • Requires strong practioner of collaboration and matrix management.
  • Excellent community relations, interpersonal, leadership, an executive presence and strong, demonstrated collaborative skills to work effectively with teams throughout organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in various functions related to Public or Government Affairs with knowledge of legislative, governmental and regulatory processes
  • Ability to define, monitor and analyze information utilizing strong critical thinking skills.

Preferred

  • BS/BA degree in related discipline strongly desired; MBA preferred
  • Experience in telecommunications industry desired
  • 5-7 years progressive managerial experience in transferrable disciplines (e.g. information systems, data center operations, network equipment and protocols, and telecommunication technology)

Key Skills

  • Business Acumen - Knows how businesses work; knowledgeable in current and possible future policies, practices, trends, technology and information affecting his/her business and organization.
  • Customer Focused - Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; acts with customers in mind.
  • Communication - Effective in a variety of settings: one-on-one, small and large groups
  • Interpersonal Savvy - Relates well to all kinds of people - inside and outside the organization; builds rapport; constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact.
  • Approachability - Is easy to approach and talk to; spends the extra effort to put others at ease; builds rapport well; is a good listener.
  • Collaborative - Can operate effectively in a matrix environment.
  • Dealing with Ambiguity - Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isnt upset when things are up in the air.
  • Informing - Provides the information people need to know to do their job and feel good about being a member of a team; provides information so that people can make accurate decisions.
  • Integrity and Trust - Is widely trusted; is seen as a direct, truthful individual; can present the truth in a helpful manner; keeps confidences, admits mistakes; doesnt misrepresent himself for personal gain.

Who We Are

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. Were dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique.

About Cox

We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.

Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals 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.

Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

About Cox Communications

Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet, telephone and home security and automation services over its own nationwide IP network. The third-largest U.S. cable company, Cox serves approximately 6 million residences and businesses. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and digital media advertising.

Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in broadband, voice and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. For nine years, Cox has been recognized as the top operator for women by Women in Cable Telecommunications; Cox has ranked among DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity 11 times. More information about Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at www.cox.com and www.coxmedia.com.

Cox Communications

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