CBS Corporation Vice President, Traffic Operations in Riverside, New Jersey
Vice President, Traffic Operations
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: Riverside, NJ
CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).
CBS Television Stations (CTS) is seeking a Vice President of Traffic Operations who will have overall responsibility for the Traffic operations and business for all of CTS. We are centralizing the traffic function, moving from a team at each of our television stations, to six regional teams along with the Traffic group located at our Riverside, NJ facility. Each regional traffic team will be led by a Director of Traffic, which will report into the VP, Traffic Operations. This position will require strong leadership skills and the ability to identify, hire, and develop staff in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. This role will be located at our Riverside, NJ facility.
Manage and oversee the six hub teams that support the traffic function at stations throughout the country.
Drive change transformation and strategy execution to achieve specific business results including, but not limited to, a seamless transition to WideOrbit.
Establish advertising traffic operations strategies and develop and monitor advertising traffic plans and deadlines.
Recognize profitability and revenue potential in business opportunities.
Create and develop long-term plans to focus on strengths, competitive advantage, and differentiation.
Develop and implement methodologies and systems for inventory identification, tracking, and billing.
Collaborate with the Sales and Sales Operations departments to resolve schedule problems and other related issues.
Experience managing and developing staff in a structured and efficient television traffic environment.
Proven ability to structure work flow and methodologies for assimilation and dissemination of traffic information.
Capacity to work creatively to formulate new methodologies.
Demonstrated ability to manage subordinate Directors of Traffic who oversee assigned traffic functions.
Minimum of 8 years in a major market with management experience.
Experience with WideOrbit preferred.
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