CBS Corporation Director, Advertising Operations in New York, New York

Director, Advertising Operations

REF#: 27148

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Radio

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY, 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:

Working within CBS Radio's new in-house traffic content and sales operation team, you will be overseeing ad operations for the sponsorship sales within and around the local traffic reports airing across our properties in 26 markets. You will ensure efficient and effective execution of all Advertising Operations, including Inventory Management, Affidavit and Invoice Processing, Compliance Management, and Traffic for CBS Radio Short duration units.


Planning: Work with national and local sales staff to build proposals and submit upon avail requests.


Traffic (commercial scheduling): Ensure accurate traffic instructions to all stations; build and strengthen relationships with stations; track issues and problems and work in tandem with team to overcome issues.


Inventory Management: track inventory levels by station; routinely communicate with stations to ensure schedule is running as ordered and all inventory changes are captured immediately; document all processes; develop and implement reporting to provide accurate and timely visibility into inventory operations.


Affidavit processing: Receive and record all station affidavits. Work with CBS Finance to verify and process national and regional billing on a monthly basis


Compliance management: Build and distribute regular reports which analyze station clearance percentage. Present recommended solutions for poor performers.


As part of the Management Team, you will participate in strategy development, budgeting and planning, assessment of results, and creation of appropriate action plans for the business

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Expertise in leading or working within broadcast traffic or advertising insertion and fulfillment

  • Leading an operations function, ideally during a period of high growth or turnaround

  • Experience developing and redesigning processes and reporting

  • Operational analysis

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and parallel many competing priorities

  • Cross functional team leadership and participation, hands on approach

  • Project management

  • Business insight and judgment with exceptional follow through

  • Media experience a plus

  • Proactive communicator regarding obstacles and progress, collaborator and problem solver

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EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled