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ViacomCBS Sales Assistant - Television in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

REF#: 36302

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Philadelphia, PA

ABOUT US:

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.).

DESCRIPTION:

CBS 3, KYW-TV / CW Philly 57, WPSG-TV is looking for an entry level Sales Assistant to assist Account Executives with the placement and processing of orders for TV Advertising Accounts. We encourage you to apply if a career in television sales interests you.

Responsibilities

  • Develop a firm understanding of the sales process, Nielsen and comScore ratings and Wide Orbit software. Input and maintain orders, including revisions due to program changes and/or pre-empted spots.

  • Act as liaison between station personnel, media buyers and salesperson

  • Organizing and maintaining schedules

  • Making sure all assigned duties are completed efficiently and with adherence to deadlines.

  • Work directly for one or more Account Executives and maintain an effective working relationship with them and other sales and company personnel.

  • Works with and must develop an effective working relationship with all station and agency personnel.

  • Perform general office duties including answering phones.

  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance

QUALIFICATIONS:

Qualifications:

  • College degree preferred, preferably in communications, public relations, advertising or business.

  • Highly organized and possess the ability to switch focus quickly when needed and work on multiple projects at the same time.

  • Fast and accurate computer data entry skill and ability.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word & PowerPoint.

  • Excellent written and verbal skills.

  • Enjoy working in a fast paced environment, able to act with a sense of urgency and adhere to set deadlines.

  • Have a personable demeanor with strong team and customer focus

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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