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ViacomCBS Digital Sales Specialist in Chicago, Illinois

REF#: 37914

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.).


The Digital Sales Specialist will work with the CBS Owned & Operated Television Stations Sales teams in planning and executing local and multi-market digital advertising campaigns. Seeking a dedicated and driven self-starter to assist in the development of new revenue opportunities and ongoing account management of new/existing campaigns. This person will work with internal teams and external clients/partners and become proficient in all areas of digital sales support to ensure the team's overall digital success.

Responsibilities include:

  • Create visually captivating digital sales collateral and detailed digital media plans for local/multi-market clients.

  • Monitor campaigns and communicate with sales teams regarding proposed revisions, campaign optimization recommendations, recaps, etc.

  • Provide ongoing sales training for digital sales products and services.

  • Assist markets with order-entry and local/multi-market digital campaign management as necessary.

  • Work with CBS creative teams on production and trafficking of digital assets for digital campaigns.

  • Assist markets with digital research requests in conjunction with CBS Television Stations research team.

  • Assist in prospecting for new digital business opportunities.

  • Support sales teams in developing sponsorships around major CBS tent-pole events including NFL Football, College Basketball, Grammy Awards, Primetime Programming, etc.

  • Assist in coordinating digital sales efforts between sales teams and third-party partners as necessary.



  • 1-2 years of experience in advertising/media field preferred. Digital experience is desirable; linear or broadcast experience is a plus

  • Bachelor's degree highly desired

  • Possess a strong work ethic with excellent listening, writing and presentation skills

  • Close attention to detail and time management skills required

  • Results-oriented and able to balance multiple assignments at a time in a fast paced, team oriented environment

  • Highly proficient in MS PowerPoint; knowledge of MS Excel

  • Understanding of Wide Orbit, Google DFP, Facebook Ad Manager, DSPs, Google Analytics, Scarborough, Salesforce, Adobe Creative Cloud, and other web related applications a plus



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