CBS Corporation Account Executive in Studio City, California

Account Executive

REF#: 31121

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Studio City, CA

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:

KCBS2/KCAL9 TV, the CBS Owned & Operated Duopoly in Los Angeles, is seeking an experienced Account Executive. We are looking for someone who can sell KCBS2 & KCAL9’s commercial inventory, as well as CBS-LA’s digital platform to advertising agencies and clients direct.

This position will:

  • Produce sales equal to or exceeding established budgets

  • Develop both new and existing accounts to air on KCBS2, KCAL9 television, and our CBS-LA digital platform

  • Develop presentations, working with Research and Marketing.

  • Represent KCBS2, KCAL9 & CBS-LA digital to clients and potential clients in a professional manner

  • Continually prospect, develop and maintain New Business accounts

  • Develop new ways to close New Business and network for leads

  • Communicate daily with Sales Management on all Sales Efforts

  • Keep current with all administrative duties

  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidates must have:

  • Three years TV, Radio, Cable, Print or Online sales experience

  • Strong Marketing, Presentation and Closing skills

  • Proven track record of past selling skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Valid California driver’s license

Preferred Skills/Experience:

Candidate must be self motivated, detail oriented and able to handle multiple projects at once in a fast-paced environment.

Education Level:

College degree preferred.

Additional Candidate Instructions:

All qualified candidates MUST apply to the CBS Television Stations online Applicant Tracking System:

www.cbsandyou.com (internal applicants) and www.cbscareers.com (external applicants).

This is the ONLY method by which applications will be accepted for open positions.

NO PHONE CALLS OR EMAILS PLEASE. Only qualified candidates considered for this position will be contacted for an interview. We regret that we cannot accept phone calls or respond to individual inquiries.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled