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Cox Communications Inc.* Vice President, Media Sales - Cox Media in El Dorado, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11468169

Primary Location: 901 S George Washington Blvd , Wichita , KS , US

Division: Cox Communications Inc

Job Level: Executive

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Requisition Number: 212868

Are you driven to succeed and looking to work for the best in the media advertising industry? Are you a leader who will inspire other leaders? Bring your ambition to Cox Media! We are looking for a Vice President of Media Sales who can hit the ground running and motivate a passionate and energetic team of sales professionals.

Our teams sell the most innovative digital media and TV advertising solutions in the marketplace. Our robust portfolio of in-demand advertising solutions connects advertisers to today’s top sports, entertainment and information networks on cable television. “Anyone, anywhere, any screen” is at the center of every advertising plan with Cox Media, and the foundation of our history of success.

To demonstrate the value we place in our employees, Cox offers:

+ Competitive compensation packages

+ Winners Circle and other award programs – we celebrate success!

+ Career advancement across the Cox Enterprises portfolio

+ Work-life balance

+ Tuition reimbursement

+ Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits first day

+ 401(K) with generous company match

+ Mentoring and training programs

+ Commitment to our communities through volunteer opportunities

Our teams represent the most reputable brands in the industry including ESPN, AMC, FX, Bravo and many more. Our digital product offerings allow us to reach targeted audiences using geo-conversion zones, keyword and search retargeting, video pre-roll and location-based audience segments. We are looking to hire an energetic, passionate senior leader who will drive their team to succeed in a collaborative and fast-paced environment.

The VP of Media Sales will oversee and lead the activities of the Kansas/Arkansas Cox Media market and be located in Wichita, Kansas. The VP is held accountable to achieve growth in revenue and profit objectives.

Our VP serves as the local “face of the company” to effectively operationalize the vision and goals of the overall enterprise in the market, and the “face of the customer” to the center to ensure customer needs are reflected in enterprise strategies. They will also be responsible for building a high impact organization and recruiting, training, and motivating talented leaders and employees.

Responsibilities Include:

+ Provides leadership to create and coordinate resources to achieve market P&L and operating objectives.

+ Develops and implements short and long-range, targeted growth strategies that significantly increase revenue, account base and profit margins.

+ Collaborates with peer functional leaders in marketing, operations and sales to align overall priorities, track and measure progress and drive appropriate changes to achieve Cox Media goals.

+ Provides local execution of company vision and strategies, and effectively communicates and executes these strategies consistently across the entire employee base in the assigned market.

+ Hires, trains, motivates and guides direct reports and local employees. Ensures a participative work environment that will attract and maintain a workforce of talented and satisfied employees.

+ Develops and maintains market intelligence and an understanding of market and economic trends, client business needs, and industry reactions to the company's initiatives and industry environment.

+ Leads development and implementation of sales structure in the local markets designed to drive high customer satisfaction, reduce cost to serve, lower churn, and ultimately increase revenue with all customer segments.

+ Develops and monitors metrics for maximizing performance and establishes annual budget targets for all products and lines of business to meet company objectives,

+ Provides guidance and feedback to corporate partners to ensure the proper training / skill development and selection tools are available for sales consultants and other functional employees.

+ Effectively executes business goals in a shared services environment – including fulfillment, IT and client services.

+ Develops close partnership with other field VPs to foster consistency in execution across all standardized roles, teams, strategies and tactics.

+ Works with product management teams and local specialists for effective product rollout, budgeting and sales execution of each produc