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CBS Corporation Sales Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia

Sales Assistant

REF#: 34960

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Atlanta, GA

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:

WUPA-TV, a CBS O & O in Atlanta, is seeking a sales assistant who will support the Sales Team with negotiation, securing orders and managing orders for television and digital advertising campaigns. Ideal candidate will act as liaison between station personnel in multiple departments, media buyers and national sales people. This is a position for someone interested in a television and digital sales career.

Responsibilities:

  • Become a quality control expert for data processed through the Wide Orbit software systems.

  • Develop a firm understanding of the local and national sales process, Nielsen ratings and CBS digital assets.

  • Maintaining orders once placed including revisions due to program changes and/or pre-empted spots

  • Posting orders on a weekly basis, create television reports using Excel and sales presentations using Power Point.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required: Must be proficient in Microsoft applications (esp. in Excel,& PowerPoint)

  • Strong professional verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and organize effectively

  • Strong people and relationship management skills

  • Must be detail orientated and analytical with good mathematics skills

Preferred: College degree in communications, public relations, advertising or business preferred, coupled with a passion for building a career in sales and advertising

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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