Full Time Job

Sales Associate

Paramount

Chicago, IL 10-03-2022
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Sales Associate (January 2023 Start)- Chicago

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Friday, November 11, 2022 by 11:59pm ET

Please note: this position will start in January 2023 (as part of a January cohort). The salary for this role is $55,000 annually and is eligible for overtime.

Paramount is a leading innovative advertising organization that delivers advertising revenue across all our media brands using groundbreaking research, data, partner marketing, and sales strategy approaches. We work creatively across all media platforms – TV, digital, social, experiential/ live events, emerging platforms; and all audiences – from young kids with the Nickelodeon brands, to Millennials with brands like MTV and Comedy Central; as well as fans of CBS Sports, CBS News and Paramount+!

We're looking for a goal-oriented talent to join our Advertising Sales Operations team at the entry-level, and we'd love to hear from you!

This entry-level position aims to bring in and develop talented young people passionate about media & entertainment, advertising, and serving clients. The role will immerse high potential, recent college graduates into an operational-focused full-time role supporting two key Ad Sales groups – Cable TV and Digital Video – with additional exposure to Creative/Influencer and Advanced Advertising – providing a complete picture of media sales and training for future advancement . This opportunity is a unique and exciting way to collaborate frequently with clients, high-level industry executives, and a diverse group of internal constituents while developing a keen understanding of the Advertising and Media industry.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Collaborate with Sales, Traffic, and Pricing & Inventory partners to support flawless execution of advertising campaigns
• Facilitate client order entry and management, working with both internal departments and external clients, to ultimately ensure client delivery and satisfaction
• Coordinate with Ad. Ops teams to carry out advertisers' creative assets/tags, brand safety guidelines, and any other specific requests
• Monitor/track and regularly report on campaign impressions and work with multiple departments to make any adjustments needed to ensure orders deliver and bill in full
• Generate reports to troubleshoot/resolve discrepancies or campaign/creative issues
• Work directly with Billing/Finance partners to help clear discrepancies and ensure proper revenue recognition at the campaign ends
• Provide ongoing reporting to Digital/Convergent Sales teams

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Associate or Bachelor's degree
• Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communications skills required to interface across multiple levels and groups
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Attention to detail, work ethic, and excellent judgment
• Proactive self-starter and team player, ability to learn quickly, be flexible, and adapt to changing industry and organizational landscape
• Desire and interest to work in advertising sales across media & entertainment platforms

WE OFFER:
• Competitive Medical/Dental/Vision plans
• 401k matching
• Employee Wellness Programs
• Employee Discounts
• Complimentary Paramount+
• An inclusive, agile, and energetic work culture
• A company-wide mentorship program (Mentorship+). The Ad Sales organization also offers its own internal advisor network for Sales Associates.

Upon completion of the program, Sales Associate's will have opportunities within the company to advance their careers in areas including, but not limited to: marketing, sales, commercial operations, client services, pricing and inventory, and other areas within the ad sales organizations.

As part of the evaluation process applicants will be required to play a games-based assessment.

Recruitment Timeline (subject to change):
• Applications Live- October 3rd-November 11th
• Video Interview Invitations- Mid-November
• Super Days- Early December
• Offers- Mid December

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g60j90-34-229-119-176-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Paramount

ViacomCBS delivers premium content to audiences across traditional and emerging platforms worldwide. Through television, streaming and digital content, studio production, publishing, live events, merchandise and more, we connect with billions of people.