CBS Corporation Sales Assistant in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Sales Assistant

REF#: 32788

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff


JOB LOCATION: Minneapolis, MN


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.).


  • To work with the Sales Department by assisting with administrative duties, which contribute to the servicing of TV station accounts.

  • Prepare sales reports for management and distribution

  • Television and digital order entry

  • Assist Sales Managers and Account Executives in program change, credit and make-good offers

  • Work with Traffic department with sales orders and posting.

  • Retrieve and distribute contracts daily

  • Retrieve and send post logs to clients on a daily basis

  • Office responsibilities including, but not limited to filing, mail pick-up and distribution, fax machine, copier machine and printer toner and paper maintenance

  • Telephone coverage for Sales Department

  • Main switchboard relief

  • Programming communication support

  • Other Duties as needed



  • Attention to detail with a focus on accuracy and proficiency with MS Office are required

  • Excellent phone skills and professional manner


  • College degree preferred

  • Prior television or radio experience helpful


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled