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CBS Corporation Inventory Specialist in Riverside, New Jersey

Inventory Specialist

REF#: 35066

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




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.).


Job Description

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.

Job Responsibilities:

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


Qualification requirements:

  • 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

Experience Requirements:

  • 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