ViacomCBS Account Executive-Television in San Francisco, California
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: San Francisco, CA
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.).
CBS-San Francisco, including KPIX and KBCW, is seeking an experienced Account Executive. The ideal candidate is someone who can sell KPIX and KBCW’s commercial inventory, CBS-SF’s digital platform and Sports Marketing opportunities as well as outer-market CBS Owned-and-Operated station opportunities.
Position Expectations: Drive advertising sales across the CBS-San Francisco portfolio.
Establish agency and direct-client relationships in the SF market and surrounding territories.
Develop plans, quarterly & annually, to drive revenue and market share across all CBS-SF platforms.
Continually prospect, develop and maintain new, non-traditional revenue opportunities.
Understand client needs and then collaborate with internal teams to create customized, integrated solutions.
Manage execution, both traditional and non-traditional, from pre-sell through post-recap.
Other duties as assigned
Three years of multi-platform sales experience
Strong marketing, presentation and closing skills
Proven track record of past selling skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Valid California driver’s license
Preferred Skills/Experience: Candidate must be self-motivated, detail oriented and able to handle multiple projects at once in a fast-paced environment. Wide Orbit & Strata proficiency preferred.
Education Level: College degree preferred.
Physical Demands: Must be able to sit at desk and operate a keyboard for an extended period of time. Must be able to travel and/or drive to client meetings and/or presentations. Must be able to effectively communicate (in English) both verbally and in writing.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled