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Director, Sales - Cox Business

  • Hybrid work
  • Full time, Day
  • Voyage: Yes, 25% of the time

Job Category: Sales

Job Level: Director/Senior Director

Division: Cox Communications


  • 1341 Crossways Blvd, Chesapeake, Virginia
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La Description

At Cox, we connect people to the things they love. Now we’d like to connect with you. Cox Communications is looking for  sharp talent  to join our team and be the  voice of our brand .

As a  Director of Sales , you will play a pivotal role in the continued  stability and growth  of our organization, by serving as an ambassador of the Cox brand.

This role will serve as the site leader with responsibility of selecting, managing, leading and developing a high-performance sales team that sells across all Cox product lines as well as emerging new products and services.


Essential functions of the role include leadership, planning, communication, administration, and self-development. Primary responsibilities within these functions include:

  • Develops a professional sales culture. Serves as a role model for the sales team in all aspects of the business. Balances the urgency of meeting budget goals with a focus on team success. 

  • Ensures the effective leadership of the sales management team to achieve the organization’s financial objectives.  

  • Analyzes the productivity of the overall sales organization and recommend adjustments to staff, quotas, commissions, and resources to maximize results.  

  • Conducts reviews of direct reports to ensure performance standards are met and, if not, takes immediate action to improve performance level.  

  • Hires Sales Managers with the abilities required to lead the achievement of sales and other business goals  

  • Coaches, develops and manages Sales Managers to improve individual and team performance and capability.  

  • Collaborates with local Human Resource coordinator and Cox Business Services Atlanta to ensure the personnel and training needs of the sales team are met.  

  • Develops tactical plans for base protection, competitive threats, growth, and market development.  

  • Approves and coordinates sales accounts and territory agreements.  

  • Oversees channel strategies of direct reports, ensures an appropriate balance of channel relationships, and implements corporate programs and policies for new channels.  

  • Collaborates with Finance, Marketing, and Engineering or others as required in the annual budgeting process. Recommends sales quotas, compensation plan adjustments and management targets that will meet or exceed budgeted sales objectives.  

  • Develops, manages and monitors the Department’s Sales and Retention Plans. Takes proactive measures to keep the Sales Department on a plan. Reacts quickly with corrective action when sales are not meeting expectations.  

  • Develops programs, campaigns, policies, and resources to maximize the efficiency of the sales organization and the productivity of each sales channel.  

  • Partners with Marketing, Operations, Installation, Finance, Construction and Engineering in a matrix environment to ensure that strategies and processes are aligned. Works with counterparts at Corporate and Residential as required ensuring the system is selling in alignment with corporate/regional sales strategies.  

  • Communicates customer concerns, sales opportunities, implementations, and related issues within the sales team, across the system, across systems, and with corporate/regional staffs. Recommends and coordinates implementation of solutions with various Cox organizations.   

  • Leads sales team meetings to communicate progress toward sales targets and changes in direction, products, policies, expectations, processes, and standards.   

  • Creates and participates in opportunities to serve as a public representative and image builder of Cox in the local community to network and develop and maintain Cox’s presence; e.g., promotes and/or attends non-profit events, serves as a member of the Chamber of Commerce and other local councils.  

  • Develops appropriate tracking metrics and provides regular sales reports on the performance of the sales organization. Maintains regular (pipeline) reports determining if there are sufficient sales opportunities at all stages of the sales cycle to achieve budgeted sales targets.  

  • Recommends approval or disapproval of business cases for capital investment, based on the return on investment, for opportunities rolled up by the management team. Reviews commission policies, reports, and payments as required.  

  • Controls expenses and maximizes capital investments while meeting or exceeding revenue goals and maximizing product margin.  

  • Remains current on technical information regarding Cox’s telephony, data, cloud, and video products and offerings, Customer Premises Equipment (CPE), networking, consultative sales skills, and sales management and negotiation skills through completion of required/recommended training program. 


  • BS/BA Degree plus 10 years of sales experience in related field achieving objectives and quotas. (8 years with a Masters, 5 years with a Ph.D. and 14 years experience with no formal degree)

  • 5 years of experience in sales management

  • Strategic visioning experience and aptitude for change management.

  • Requires 6 months of work experience using Windows-based PCs, Microsoft Office

  • Valid driver’s license, good driving record, reliable transportation

  • Excellent skills in building relationships and building the sales organization; business sales skills; PC skills. Must demonstrate business acumen and have the ability to coach and develop sales teams, marshal resources, promote accountability, and engage in high impact communication and continuous learning. Must be able to set a sales unit strategy to work effectively with teams throughout the organization.


  • Experience in telecommunications industry desired

  • Knowledge of and business relationships in the market or experience in quickly building relationships in the market

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.

About Cox

We are the Cox family of businesses. We’ve 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. We’re also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. We’re looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope you’ll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at

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.

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.

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