CBS Corporation Account Manager in San Francisco, California

Account Manager

REF#: 26349


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff


JOB LOCATION: San Francisco, CA


CBS Interactive is a premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the industry. Our websites dive deep into the things that people care about: business, entertainment, games, news, sports and technology. With more than 290 million unique visitors each month, CBS Interactive is a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks.


The CBS Interactive CNET Media Group division includes the category defining brands ZDNet and TechRepublic. This position is responsible for maintaining and building the territory’s advertising revenue and exceeding, where possible, revenue goals for CBS Interactive's CNET Media Group division. The AM will work in collaboration and with direction from his/her Account Executive; to drive sales, maintain, and service existing accounts. Creating and reviewing sales reports, campaign reports and sales forecasts. Developing strong client relationships through email/phone communications and entertainment.


Successful candidates will demonstrate passion and conviction to achieve results, while overcoming obstacles

Grow territory/account revenue to meet and exceed revenue goals

Build RFP proposals and make recommendations

Help with the development of account and territory strategies for long term revenue growth

Work with AE to create roadmaps for key accounts

Coordinate with AE in resolving territory maintenance issues

Work with AC to ensure that campaigns are successful

Accurate and timely communication to manager of all relevant information regarding revenue and/or advertiser relationships

Complete regular call reports to update sales management on account activity


Ideal candidates will have a thorough understanding of business to business marketing.

They will demonstrate an ability to think creatively, sell strategically, and communicate efficiently internally and externally.

They will have a strong desire to win, and to continually develop their personal and professional skills.

They will be self motivated.

Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.

Have the ability to manage stress well, and juggle multiple account challenges at once.

1-2 years of high tech advertising sales experience

1 year of on-line sales preferred

Outstanding telephone skills

Demonstrated analytical ability

BS/BA degree or equivalent training and experience required

Proven sales and account service achievements

Must successfully pass a background check

In addition, CBS will be guided by applicable federal, state and local laws when considering for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.



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