Advertising Support Specialist - Cox Media Inc

San Diego, California
Aug 23, 2019
Account Management
Metro Area
San Diego
Full Time
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.
The Advertising Support Specialist plays a critical role in the coordination, troubleshooting and processing of advertising orders for our clients.  This position requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills as they will interact daily with our sales teams, clients and our Atlanta based Fulfillment and Operations teams.    This position requires strong attention to detail and the ability to work in a fun, fast-paced, deadline and process driven environment.     
Key responsibilities of this role include:
  • Reviewing incoming orders to maximize open inventory and rate pricing strategies.
  • Accurately submitting all advertising orders using the appropriate fulfillment processes and systems
  • Ensuring ad copy is submitted, approved and corrected if necessary
  • Investigating pre-empted spots, submitting makegood solutions and ensuring that makegoods are processed
  • Responding to customers’ questions and requests, and solving schedule-related problems
  • Monitoring key business reports and taking action to engage client and sales consultants in modifications, changes, and/or client notifications needed.
  • Providing post-campaign details to clients and offering expertise in fulfillment optimization solutions
  • Collaborating with sales consultants to effectively develop schedule proposals and presentations based on product mix, inventory availability, rating information, research and rate card information.
  • Attending job-related training

• 2 or more years of experience preferred in related field (i.e. customer service, sales support, operation support, media sales environment, etc.)
• Experience using Microsoft Office applications in a work or non-work setting.
• Excellent skills in adaptability, applied learning, collaboration, customer service orientation, high impact communication, initiating action, problem solving and troubleshooting, quality orientation, reasoning, self-organizing,  and written communication, in order to work effectively with teams throughout organization.

• Bachelors degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications or Public Relations discipline strongly desired (sales, advertising or marketing).
• Experience in telecommunications industry or sales environment desired.
• Experience as a media buyer or planner, doing advertising agency work, working in a client-side marketing or public relations role, or some combination of these.
• Campaign management expertise and multi-screen and campaign optimization preferred. Experience with digital advertising solutions focused on fulfillment tactics.
• CRM tools. IAB Digital Media Sales Certification (IAB DMSC).  Google AdWords Certification. Google Analytics experience 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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