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ViacomCBS Sr Account Executive in New York, New York

About The Brand

ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. The company delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, ViacomCBS provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents.

Overview and Responsibilities

ViacomCBS’s newly formed Branded Programming and Influence sales team has an open position for a Senior Account Executive located in our NYC office. This individual will be responsible for growing ad revenue for ViacomCBS’ social, influence and branded content products.

This is a critical role with a wide range of responsibilities, including:

  • Manage, grow and maintain product revenue derived from a specified list of holding companies and territories

  • Act as chief liaison for ViacomCBS social and branded content products internally and externally

  • Develop sales strategy and strategic plans for generating revenue for a roster of national, high priority clients

  • Build and deliver compelling sales presentations

  • Utilize market research and competitive advantages for clients in order to support advertising and marketing across the business.

  • Collaborate with internal partners, including digital sales counterparts, and client support teams

  • Actively ensure all advertising campaigns are optimized and achieve specific client parameters.

Basic Qualifications

We believe the right individual will have the following skills and experience in order to be successful in this role:

  • 5+ years of digital ad sales experience with a record of excellent sales results and vast competitive industry knowledge

Additional Qualifications

  • Deep knowledge of the branded content and social marketplace with stellar relationships with agency/client decision makers

  • Strong knowledge of using content for solving client objectives.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of digital media related qualitative and quantitative research.

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.

Job Locations US-NY-New York

Brand ViacomCBS

Function Ad Sales/Affiliate Sales & Marketing

Job Type Full-Time Staff

iCIMS ID 2020-15352