Advertising Account Executive - Cox Media

Cox Communications, San Diego, California

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

Duration: Full-Time

A career as a Cox Media Account Executive will offer you a collaborative and fast-paced sales environment, competitive pay with uncapped earning potential, and recognition for your outstanding performance.  


•Engage with new clients to understand their business objectives and create marketing campaigns to drive results through effective television and digital advertising solutions 

•Generate new business leads by prospecting and making cold calls to achieve and exceed sales goals  

•Cultivate relationships and make frequent contact with clients, regularly update needs analysis, monitor ad campaign effectiveness and make changes as required 

•Sell digital advertising and marketing solutions customized to each client's needs, from the Cox Media product suite that includes on-air commercials, online video, social media placements and mobile marketing solutions

•Understand prospect’s organization and build relationships focusing on key decision-makers

•Create and present customized sales presentations/proposals and successfully close negotiations

•Participate in budgeting and forecasting individual revenue achievement 

•Increase knowledge of sales and product offerings through provided on-going training

•Attend trade shows, industry events and represent Cox Media in the local business community to build awareness and engagement  


•1+ years of cable, broadcast, digital advertising sales/support or marketing experience   

•Ability to develop new business and achieve individual sales goals

•Proficient use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) 

•Motivated team player who consistently strives to exceed goals and push revenue expectations

•Valid driving license, good driving record and reliable transportation

•Ability to multitask, manage multiple assignments and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, team-oriented environment


•BS/BA degree in related discipline strongly desired (business, advertising or marketing)

•Solid understanding of marketing principals and applications in business 

•Interactive Advertising Bureau Certification and/or Google Ad Words Certified a plus


  • Compensation includes a base salary of $33,300.00 - $49,900.00. The salary rate may vary within the anticipated range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidate's experience. Position may be eligible for additional compensation that may include commission (annual, monthly, etc.) and/or an incentive program.

About Cox Communications

Cox Communications is the largest private telecom company in America, serving six million homes and businesses. That’s a lot, but we also proudly serve our employees. Our benefits and our award-winning culture are just two of the things that make Cox a coveted place to work. If you’re interested in bringing people closer through broadband, smart home tech and more, join Cox Communications today! 

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 


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 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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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 and

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