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ViacomCBS Sales Assistant, CBS Television Stations National Sales in New York, New York

REF#: 37566

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.).


Assist the CBS Television Stations National Sales team with servicing accounts and administrative functions.


  • Assist Account Executives (AEs) in preparing sales orders and monitoring accounts.

  • Input detailed orders into the sales system, WideOrbit, and revise as needed. Pull makegood reports and enter AE approvals.

  • Answer phones and take detailed messages for the Sales staff and managers.

  • Daily contact with the Traffic Department. Work directly with advertising agency buyers on makegoods as well as billing discrepancies.

  • Assist the New Business Sales team with new client research; follow up with client prospects.

  • Maintain client database and account list.

  • Assigned special projects as needed.



The successful candidate will have the following:

  • A Bachelor's degree is highly preferred (or equivalent work experience in a customer service setting).

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational and multi-tasking skills.

  • Strong math aptitude and time management skills.

  • Ability to perform tasks with high attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Proficiency in MS Office and ability to learn new software system.

  • WideOrbit experience is preferred.


  • FUNCTION: Sales

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