CBS Corporation CBS 11/TXA 21- Account Executive-Dallas in Dallas, Texas

CBS 11/TXA 21- Account Executive-Dallas

REF#: 28229

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Dallas, TX, US

ABOUT US:

CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).

DESCRIPTION:

CBS Television Dallas (KTVT/KTXA) is looking for a disciplined, hardworking, aggressive account executive to join an experienced and successful team to manage and grow agency business and prospect and close new and incremental business. This position requires a person who can develop and maintain client relationships. Person must also have a successful track record in achieving/exceeding sales budgets set. Candidate will be responsible for achieving/exceeding budgets set for KTVT, KTXA & CBSDFW.COM.

Duties:


Maintain and grow an existing account list


Close new business and incremental business* Develop strategies to utilize CBS products to help our clients grow their business

Keep current on the latest media and business trends

QUALIFICATIONS:

Desired Skills and Experience:


Ability to manage current business with the highest level of service to the client


Ability to effectively prospect, qualify and close new business


Ability to develop, maintain and improve relationships


Strong organizational skills and self-motivation to achieve personal and company goals.


Team player who is flexible to changing needs of daily business.


Excellent communication skills, ability to clearly articulate the value of doing business with CBS.


Utilize oral and written correspondence to turn prospects into clients.


Previous experience and successful track record in television sales is preferred


Local candidate with pre-existing relationships in the DFW Market is preferred.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled