CBS Corporation KNX-AM Account Executive in Los Angeles, California

KNX-AM Account Executive

REF#: 27672

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Radio

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA

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:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Contact prospective customers to sell radio packages for broadcasting station inclusive of commercial spot inventory, digital and streaming packages and non-traditional revenue.

  • Spend at least 50% of work time engaging in sales and solicitations outside of the office.

  • Responsible for exceeding sales budget and collection of sold accounts.

  • Maintain account lists while soliciting new business.

  • Prepare promotional plans, sales literature, and advertising proposals.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients by providing top quality service.

  • Investigate and resolve customer problems.

  • Communicate with other departments to assure quality service in placing orders and arranging promotional events.

  • Attend sales meetings, training sessions, and client remotes.

  • Performs all other tasks perceived, assigned, and/or required that contribute to the smooth running of the department and to the achievement of departmental and station goals.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Valid state driver’s license and ability to operate a motor vehicle required.

NOTE: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

QUALIFICATIONS:

High school graduate; college preferred. Minimum 2 years experience in sales/marketing; previous radio sales experience preferred; experience with direct clients preferred; must have basic knowledge of Microsoft Office. Requires valid drivers license, vehicle insurance, and dependable transportation. Must possess excellent organizational/time management skills. Must be self-motivated, self-disciplined, have a positive attitude and be an effective communicator.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled