Full Time Job

Account Executive

CBS Television Stations

New York, NY 06-25-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
CBS Station Sales, has an immediate opening for the position of Account Executive for CBS New York, the #1 station in the portfolio of Paramount-owned television stations.

This is an opportunity to join the team as an Account Executive. Candidates must possess strong presentation and communication skills, experience working with advertising agencies and embrace selling all our digital and streaming platforms.


• Achieve quarterly sales goals
• Develop and maintain strong relationship with media buyers and others at ad agencies
• Effectively research and cultivate new business clients
• Create, manage, & scale the revenue pipeline with advertisers, agencies & partners
• Develop sales tools to effectively present and position the television station's during the sales process
• Collaborate and relationship-build across various internal departments including sales, marketing, traffic, finance as well as external (3rd party) vendors.
• Communicate well with station management.
• Provide solid forecast information on account list
• Handle all paperwork in a timely matter
• Embrace the CTS-Corporate pillars of Content, Culture, & Community

Preferred Qualifications:
• Media sales experience working internally or with another broadcast organization or advertising agency.
• Ability to simplify complex concepts & define value propositions on behalf of CTS
• Highly proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, and Wide Orbit
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
• Bachelor's degree

Educational Requirements:
• Bachelors degree
• 5 years of experience in ad sales, ad sales planning experience or TV buying experience/media planning at any agency preferred.
• A strong desire to win and grow as a digital ad sales professional and thrive in a team environment.
• Strong communication and organizational skills
• Strong written communication and ability to think creatively
• Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced sales environment.
• Experience working with FreeWheel, Salesforce, operative and/or WideOrbit

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Hiring Salary Range: $124,500.00 - 150,000.00.

The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable, as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement. This position is eligible to earn sales incentive compensation.

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g37mjx-44-200-194-255-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $124,500 to $150,000 Per Year ($ USD)