CBS Corporation Account Executive in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Account Executive

REF#: 31061

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Pittsburgh, PA

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:

Position Purpose: Looking for an outstanding Advertising Account Executive responsible for developing, maintaining and servicing accounts. This is an outside sales position responsible for generating revenue by prospecting and selling multi-media advertising solutions for KDKA-TV, WPCW-TV, and CBS.COM.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Strong closing skills and communication skills.

  • Energetic, detail oriented, self motivated, reliable and strong team player

  • Candidate must be able to develop, service and grow revenue from new and

existing business accounts.

  • Ability to develop creative marketing campaigns including all multi media-solutions based

on the client’s needs.

  • Media research and ratings software knowledge preferred. (Nielsen and other programs)

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Previous sales experience a plus.

  • Qualified candidate must have effective oral and written communication abilities and strong interpersonal skills.

  • College degree preferred.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled