CBS Corporation Sales Strategist in New York, New York

Sales Strategist

REF#: 27435

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Radio

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

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 New York is seeking a bright, energetic, self-starter for a Sales Strategist position. We are looking for a professional, detail oriented individual who can multi-task and has exceptional organizational and computer skills to support Sales Managers and Sales Staff and act as a liaison between Account Executives and clients when appropriate. You must have a keen in launching a sales career and be capable of multi-tasking for a variety of personalities in a lively fast paced environment. In this role, you will:

  • Support the Sales team and performing daily office functions

  • Create sales presentations by compiling data; developing presentation formats and materials; creating and/or maintaining one-sheets and media kits

  • Maintain account lists, client database and sales contract book

  • Update managers by consolidating, analyzing and forwarding daily action summaries

  • Obtain local invoices for clients/agencies as needed; interacting closely with Traffic Department to ensure smooth execution of sales orders and track down missing copy and instructions

  • Resolve order and inventory problems by investigating data and history; identifying alternate means for filling orders; notifying managers and customers

  • Work as a team with other departments, individuals. Collaborate with other departments to gather and arrange information needed for client pitches

  • Work to improve internal communication within the departments

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

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  • Consult, collaborate and brainstorm with sales team on big ideas and lead generation.

QUALIFICATIONS:

We look for recent graduates who have demonstrated the following qualities in their academic, extra-curricular and work experiences:

  • Exceptional in presentation, negotiation and written/verbal communication skills

  • Energetic and confident with the ability to think and learn on-the-spot

  • Professionally polished, poised and determined

  • A motivated self-starter and independent worker

  • Able to effectively utilize research in presentations

  • Fast-paced, self-driven, assertive and results orientated

  • Skilled with a high degree of time management and organizational skills

  • Able to work effectively and efficiently under pressure and stress

  • Able to demonstrate initiative and the ability to manage one’s business with minimal supervision

  • Prepared to deal with rejection in a positive and professional manner

Successful candidates must also bring with them:

  • College degree

  • Valid driver's license and access to a vehicle with appropriate insurance

  • Great written and interpersonal skills required

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EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled