CBS Corporation Inventory Specialist in Riverside, New Jersey
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: Riverside, NJ
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 will be responsible for maintaining 13 weeks of inventory for assigned stations. The Inventory Specialist will work on a deadline and report any issues with advertiser/order separation, incorrect break codes, incorrect inventory codes, etc. back to the station for correction.
Responsibilities include keeping sellout levels managed, reporting opportunities to team and managing overall inventory quality control.
Communicate with Programming Team on any coding and/or format changes needed to ensure all spots place effectively
Monitor weekly inventory/pricing calls and effective communication between Inventory Specialist, Station Specialist, and local station Sales Management
Assist Station Sales management, AE's & national Reps on any inventory related issues, including inventory reporting and inventory usage
Support decision making, management, and follow-up processes
Work with Stations Sales Manager to optimize revenue and opportunities
Strong knowledge of Wide Orbit
Previous work in a traffic hub environment
Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) preferred
Strong communications skills
Willingness to learn and take on all tasks assigned
Team Player- will be working will all levels in the organization
Ability to work under pressure against deadlines
- Minimum of 3 years broadcast experience required with advance knowledge of Wide Orbit.
Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience preferred
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled