CBS Corporation Account Executive - San Francisco in San Francisco, California

Account Executive - San Francisco

REF#: 26629

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: San Francisco, CA

ABOUT US:

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.).

DESCRIPTION:

The ideal candidate must have:

  • 3-5 years multiple-market and/or local television sales experience.

  • Strong relationships in the marketplace & surrounding territories - San Francisco, Portland, Seattle, Utah

  • Experience presenting and selling multi-platform and digital opportunities to all agency levels, as well as direct to clients.

  • The ability to actively identify new business opportunities and develop plans for new accounts to generate strategic partnerships that result in new sales revenue.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants must possess a strong knowledge of current and emerging consumer and media trends, as well as excellent verbal and written presentation skills, along with strong organizational ability. Candidate must be PC and Mac literate (MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Keynote) and well-versed the competitive media landscape.

A background in media research and/or product marketing is helpful. Knowledge of Wide Orbit traffic system is a plus. College degree preferred.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled