Full Time Job

Sales Manager

CBS Television Stations

New York, NY 06-14-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

WCBS/WLNY-TV, New York, has an immediate opening for the position of Sales Manager.

Job Function:

WCBS/WLNY-TV New York is looking for a sales leader to join our management team, with a focus on overseeing and growing sales revenue for both TV stations.

The ideal candidate will:
• Shepherd local content ideas from concept to completion, working with news, creative services and other station management
• Create integrated local content marketing plans for both prospective and existing clients
• Oversee sales efforts for local and regional agencies, plus select few national partners
• Facilitate unwired/group deal opportunities where applicable
• Create, manage, & scale the revenue pipeline with advertisers, agencies & partners
• Have established, strategic agency & client relationships inside and outside of the NY DMA
• Collaborate and relationship-build across various internal departments including: sales, marketing, traffic, finance as well as external (3rd party) vendors.
• Have a proven track record of new business & NTR development success
• Establish & achieve goals to grow market share and exceed budget
• Uncover revenue opportunities for our digital and streaming platforms eyeQ, CBSN New York and cbsnewyork.com
• Communicate well with station management
• Embrace the CTS-Corporate pillars of Content, Culture, & Community

Preferred Qualifications:
• 8+ years of local media sales experience working with another broadcast organization or advertising agency.
• Ability to simplify complex concepts & define value propositions on behalf of CTS
• Track record of recruiting & retaining top sales talent
• Previous experience selling markets that align with the CTS linear footprint
• Highly proficient in Excel, Powerpoint, and Wide Orbit
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
• Bachelor's degree

Educational Requirements:
• College degree preferred

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1b57m-44-192-65-228-42 in your application.