CBS Corporation Retail Sales Manager in Chicago, Illinois

Retail Sales Manager

REF#: 27099

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Radio

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Chicago, IL, US

ABOUT US:

CBS RADIO is one of the largest major-market broadcast media operators in the United States and the undisputed leader in news and sports radio. Producing original audio and video content, live events and exclusive programming broadcast via on-air, online and mobile platforms, CBS RADIO reaches more than 72 million consumers nationwide each week. As a part of CBS Corporation, the division owns and operates 117 radio stations in 26 markets - including the top 10 as ranked by Nielsen Audio - as well as an extensive array of digital assets. CBS RADIO distributes its programming via AM, FM and HD Radio stations, Radio.com and CBS Local Digital Media apps, making engaging with audiences easier than ever before. For more information, please visit www.cbsradio.com.

DESCRIPTION:

CBS Radio Chicago is looking for a dynamic leader to develop and manage a new team of Account Executives that will focus on new business development. The successful candidate will have demonstrated strong leadership abilities with attention to detail, accountability, training and development and the proven ability to reach and exceed revenue and budget goals. Assets include multi-platform media sales opportunities with Newsradio 780/105.9FM, The Score Sportsradio, and the Cubs and Bears radio play by play. Focus on new business development with significant direct client interaction, recruiting, training, developing and retaining a successful sales team.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2-3 years’ media sales experience preferred

  • Hiring/Training experience

  • Motivated/Self Starter a must

  • Computer savvy with micrsoft office suite

  • Proven strong leadership skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Customer focused is a must

  • College degree or related experience preferred

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled