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CBS Corporation Account Service Representative - Daytime in New York, New York

Account Service Representative - Daytime

REF#: 35310

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Network

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

ABOUT US:

CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 110 million people a week during the 2017/2018 season. CBS has been the #1 network in primetime for 10 consecutive seasons. The network has the #1 comedy/scripted program, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; #l late night program, THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.

DESCRIPTION:

The Acct Service Rep reports to the Sr Vice President of Daytime sales, assists all five NY-based Daytime Account Executives in the execution of all day-to-day responsibilities within the daypart. (The NY ASR also acts as a point person for the Detroit, Chicago and Los Angeles offices with regard to the status of available daytime sales inventory.) The ASR will cover for any Account Executive who is out of the office for any reason. The ASR coordinates the coverage of all short term sales available inventory. Taking direction from the SVP, he/she will work with all the AEs and sales assistants to execute movement of client inventory from one date to another, sell short-term available inventory and distribute audience deficiency units

  • Arranging to make goods for program changes on Upfront sales orders.

  • Prepare and Update Stewardships on Upfront Sales Orders.

  • Work as a Liaison between CED and Primetime Sales

  • Make Sales Calls On Media Directors And Media Planners At Agencies.

  • Coordinate Sales Efforts with CBS Account Executives

  • Generate a Regular Flow of client information To VP’s Of Marketing and Account Executives

  • Work With Marketing, Research And Promotion Departments To Develop Tailored Sales Presentations.

  • Work With Sales Analysis And Development To Maintain Accurate LNA And Bar Records For The Focus System.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Three plus years of either Ad Sales planning experience (preferably broadcast or cable) or buying experience at an agency

  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

  • Must have the ability to focus and navigate through the ever changing demands of a fast-paced work environment

  • Must be extremely organized, detailed and accurate with exceptional foresight

  • Possess excellent communication (written and verbal) skills

  • College degree preferred

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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