CBS Corporation Inventory Specialist in Baltimore, Maryland
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: Baltimore, MD
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.).
The Inventory Specialist is responsible for managing commercial advertisement inventory through a variation of log editing and preempting, communicating inventory oversell and availability, as well as working closely with Sales Managers daily to maximize inventory and revenue potential.
Verify commercial logs for accurate programming information, commercial content, product separation, advertiser separation, and extensive editing for on-air broadcast and finalize within deadlines.
Lead and effectively manage all inventory to maximize revenue potential.
Provide assistance as needed for all processes related to programming, generating sales reports, and working advanced inventory within established time parameters.
Communicate inventory availability or programming conflicts to the sales team and hub daily.
Effectively work with other team members and managers to enhance workplace culture.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum 5 years broadcast television traffic, inventory experience.
Must be detailed oriented, dedicated and dependable.
Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment is essential.
Excellent communication and organizational skills are a must.
Wide Orbit and Strata proficiency preferred.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled