CBS Corporation Sales Assistant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Sales Assistant

REF#: 30319

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff


JOB LOCATION: Pittsburgh, PA


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.).


Position Purpose: KDKA-TV/WPCW-TV is seeking to fill a fulltime position for a well versed Sales Assistant.

Primary Responsibilities:

Support of local Account Executives and Sales Managers.

Candidates must have excellent organizational skills.

A strong computer background including presentation and proposal packages is required.

Must have excellent telephone skills, a very cooperative attitude, be a self starter and have the ability to follow through on projects with a particular attention to detail in a fast paced environment.

Position involves a demanding workload for multiple sales personnel which includes sales support along with producing internet creative for our advertisers.


Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Adobe PhotoShop, Excel and Powerpoint knowledge required.

Experience with WideOrbit preferred.

Additional software training will be provided.

Position requires back-up support to the General Services Clerk and Receptionist.

Experience in a broadcast sales organization preferred.


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