CBS Corporation Summer 2017 Ad Sales Intern - CBS.com in New York, New York
Summer 2017 Ad Sales Intern - CBS.com
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive
JOB TYPE: Paid Intern
JOB LOCATION: New York, NY, US
CBS Interactive, a division of CBS Corporation, is the premier online content network for information and entertainment. With more than 280 million people visiting its properties each month, CBS Interactive is a top Web property globally. Its portfolio of leading brands, which include CNET, CBS.com, CBSNews.com, CBSSports.com, GameSpot, TV.com, TVGuide.com and Last.fm, span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and gaming.
We are looking for an intern with a passion for sports, and a demonstrated interest in sales and marketing. Our intern will get the opportunity to shadow multiple Account Executives on sales calls in order to understand the full sales process, how to position specific products, and how a salesperson must present themselves out in the field. Our intern will work closely with our Account Managers in crafting and developing proposals. Additionally, our intern will work with the Account Coordinators, who will teach him/her the ins and outs of the post-sale process, account optimization, and campaign re-cap.
Produce a high volume of outbound telephone calls to advertising prospects
Prioritize activity in accordance with Sales coverage needs
Pass qualified leads to Account Managers and Account Executives
Close business on select programs
Maintain organized database of prospects and call activity
Qualify potential advertiser and when appropriate coordinate meetings between outside sales person and clients
Accurate and timely communication to manager of all relevant information regarding revenue and/or advertiser relationships
Time commitment: Full-time, 40 hours per week during our regular office hours (Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm) but times may vary per team.
This is a paid internship and can also be for university credit if it meets your university's guidelines.
Strong computer skills-- proficient in Excel
Comfortable speaking to an audience
Ability to work as part of a large team
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
Outstanding telephone skills
Demonstrated analytical ability
High energy and desire to begin a career in Sales
You must be a student currently enrolled in an accredited college or university
You must have at least one academic semester left after Summer 2017
Must be at least 18 years old
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled