ViacomCBS Account Executive in Minneapolis, Minnesota
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: Minneapolis, MN
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.).
Sell television time, online and new media for WCCO-TV and WCCO.com. Generate revenue with new accounts by prospecting local businesses in the Minneapolis/St. Paul DMA.
Directly responsible for the sale of television commercial time and online advertising on WCCO.com within the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metropolitan area.
Develop opportunities for new business and new media outlets including WCCO mobile.
Achieve weekly /monthly/quarterly sales goals.
Create, develop and maintain strong working relationships with direct clients throughout Minneapolis/St. Paul market.
Effectively research and cultivate new business clientele.
Develop sales tools to effectively present and position the television station during the sales process.
Handle all paperwork in a timely manner.
Other duties as assigned.
Persuasiveness, sales ability, results-oriented, ability to demonstrate leadership and team values.
Excellent communication and presentation skills, computer proficiency required.
Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Previous media/sponsorship sales experience is a plus.
Experience in media (3+ years) preferred.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled