CBS Corporation Summer 2017 Ad Sales Intern - CBS.com in New York, New York

Summer 2017 Ad Sales Intern - CBS.com

REF#: 26787

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive

JOB TYPE: Paid Intern

JOB SCHEDULE:

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY, US

ABOUT 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.

DESCRIPTION:

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.

Role Responsibilities:

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

Logistics

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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

Additional Requirements:

  • 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

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled