CBS Corporation Account Executive in St. Petersburg, Florida

Account Executive

REF#: 30942

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: St. Petersburg, FL

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:

CW44 WTOG-TV is seeking an experienced media salesperson driven to make great money and has a strong desire to join a team that celebrates and rewards success in a fun and challenging environment.

The ideal candidate must have a proven track record of success in broadcast or digital media sales with a demonstrable record of successful prospecting, closing, developing and retaining new advertisers. Must be able to work successfully in a multi-platform environment selling both television and digital products.

Candidate must possess strong communication and presentation skills and the ability to manage accounts effectively in order to drive revenue and increase client participation.

Responsibilities:

Manage, develop and retain advertiser broadcast and digital sales

New business development

Develop and present advertising and promotional solutions

Achieve monthly, quarterly and annual sales goals

QUALIFICATIONS:

Requirements:

2+ years of media sales experience

Strong contacts with Direct Clients, Ad Agencies, PR Firms, Digital Agencies and Promotional Firms

Excellent presentation and communication skills

Proven track record of developing new business and meeting/exceeding sales goals

Demonstrated track record of structuring and managing complex negotiations to successful closure and delivery

In-depth understanding of broadcast and digital media tools

Knowledge of PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled