Job Information

ViacomCBS Director of Affiliate Services in New York, New York

REF#: 37958


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 110 million people a week during the 2017/2018 season. CBS has been the #1 network in primetime for 10 consecutive seasons. The network has the #1 comedy/scripted program, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; #l late night program, THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.


Core Responsibilities and Duties

Lead executive for marketing and communications initiatives between CBS Newspath and 200+ Affiliates and 200+ international clients.

Chief liaison between Affiliates and senior staff at CBS Newspath.

Work with Senior Staff on planning, presentation and execution.

Manage CBS News Broadcast Marketing team, which helps promote the CBS broadcasts.

Build communications channel where news coverage issues and ideas are communicated between Newspath and Affiliate customers -- and executed daily.

Work with Vice President CBS Newspath and Senior staff to identify and manage current and new clients and risks.

Lead all aspects of new sales unit to attract new clients and look for new revenue opportunities.

Research and identify new affiliate market opportunities.

Executive produce potential news content (interstitials and docs) for an array of ViacomCBS US Networks including BET, MTV and Nickelodeon all produced by CBS Newspath.

Produce long form content to be marketed to CBS Affiliates and other clients.


  • Minimum 10 years prior experience in broadcast journalism and/or broadcast marketing

  • Bachelor's Degree required.

  • The ability to lead change. Creativity and an imaginative mentality with a focus on diversity & inclusion.

  • A strong understanding of the digital/new media world.

  • Detailed understanding of news, current events, large and small markets throughout the United States and internationally.

  • Must be able to travel as needed.

FUNCTION: Marketing/Promotions

EEO Statement:

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status

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