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Cox Enterprises | Las Vegas, NV
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Job Description

Are you interested in exploring a career in advertising sales and learning from the best in the business? Cox Media has an outstanding opportunity to join our team as a Sales Intern.

The mission of Cox Media is to help businesses of all sizes connect with their customers through the most engaging advertising platforms and technologies available. We hire energetic, passionate sales professionals who represent the most reputable brands in the industry including ESPN, AMC, FX, Bravo and many more. Our cutting-edge digital product offerings allow us to reach targeted audiences using geo-fencing, keyword and search retargeting, video pre-roll and location-based audience segments.

The Sales Internship position is an exciting opportunity for someone who is self-motivated and driven to be successful and learn every facet of advertising sales and marketing. You will learn key functions within each department and valuable business skills from capable mentors. While working with seasoned Advertising Account Executives, you will find new business, participate in sales calls and assist in designing advertising and marketing campaigns and sales presentations. You will receive hands-on experience in how marketing campaigns are created, pitched and executed. The skills you learn will provide you a solid foundation to prepare you for a successful career as an Advertising Account Executive.

We provide all the necessary training and resources you need to be successful!

Job Responsibilities:

* Build and maintain strong working relationships with the various departments within Cox Media
* Develop a high level of working knowledge about our products, offerings and departments.
* Help develop television and digital advertising and marketing campaigns for new businesses and current clients
* Generate new business leads for account executives by prospecting and making cold calls to help them achieve and exceed sales goals
* Help create and present customized sales presentations/proposals and successfully close negotiations
* Represent Cox Media in the business community by attending local events and build relationships with key decision makers

Minimum Requirements

* Excellent interpersonal, presentation, collaborative and communication skills to work effectively with teams throughout organization
* Requires strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, using the Internet
* Currently enrolled in a related degree program such as Marketing, Management, Sales, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Innovation
* All candidates must submit a resume, participate in an interview, and successfully pass a background check and drug screening

About Cox Enterprises

Cox Enterprises is one of the nation's leading media companies and providers of automotive services, with 2006 revenues of $13.2 billion and 80,000 employees. Major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications, Inc. (cable television distribution, telephone, high-speed Internet access and other advanced broadband services); Cox Newspapers, Inc. (newspapers, local and national direct mail advertising and customized newsletters); Cox Television (television and television sales rep firms); Cox Radio, Inc. ([NYSE: CXR] broadcast radio stations and interactive Web sites); Manheim (vehicle auctions, repair and certification services and web-based technology products) and Cox Auto Trader (automotive publications and a majority stake in AutoTrader.com). The company is led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer James C. Kennedy, grandson of former Ohio governor and presidential candidate James M. Cox, who founded the company in 1898. Today, Cox is a top-10 nationally ranked player, based on revenues, in every major category where it competes. The company has 80,000 employees located throughout the U.S. and abroad, and operates 300 separate businesses. Governor Cox's daughter, Anne Cox Chambers, serves on the Cox Enterprises Board of Directors and remains active in the management of the company.