CBS Corporation Marketing Assistant in New York, New York

Marketing Assistant

REF#: 26414

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Network

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 130 million people a week during the 2012/2013 season. The Network has the #1 drama/scripted program, NCIS; #1 sitcom, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.


The Marketing Assistant will perform administrative duties for the SVP and marketing department. The Assistant will learn research databases used to prepare background data and sales stories for advertising client presentations. This is an entry level, quantitative/research position with potential for growth.


  • Manage the office (phones, time sheets/payroll, ordering supplies, mail, etc.)

  • Manage all A/P procedures and invoices

  • Assist in the preparation and distribution of reports and other materials

  • Assist the Director of Competitive Spending in the preparation of Kantar spending reports, internet searches, etc.

  • Assist in the preparation of projects

  • Interface with the Sales department and other corporate areas: Finance, Print Shop, etc.


  • Relevant internship/work experience in marketing, sales and/or research

  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, MS Word, PowerPoint and the Internet

  • Interest in television industry and market/sales research

  • Strong ability and keen interest in working with numbers and analyzing data

  • Highly organized and detail oriented

  • Desire to learn on-line and syndicated research databases related to the industry

  • Possess excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment and manage multiple assignments

Preferred Skills:

  • Four year college degree highly preferred

  • Previous administrative experience in a corporate environment highly preferred (will consider internship experience)


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled