CBS Corporation Account Executive in San Francisco, California

Account Executive

REF#: 27051

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff


JOB LOCATION: San Francisco, CA, 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.).


Candidate must be self-motivated and goal-oriented. Must be able to prospect appropriate clients for KBCW and KPIX, navigate through a targeted company to find decision-makers, contribute to team effort by meeting established sales goals. The candidate will have to evaluate and uncover clients marketing objectives and creatively problem-solve with successful marketing campaigns. Opportunity to handle advertising agencies, based upon experience level. The candidate should be computer-literate


College degree with minimum four years’ media sales experience preferred. Position requires excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to compose and deliver strong sales presentations; a proven track record of new business development skills; good organizational, prospecting, and negotiation skills. Current California Driver’s License and proof of insurance required.

Physical Demands:

Must be able to sit at desk at time for long periods of time, and operate a keyboard. Must be able to travel and/or drive to sales/client meetings and/or presentations. Must be able to communicate effectively verbally.


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled