Account Executive

Job Description

CBS Corporation

CBS Philadelphia is seeking a dedicated Account Executive. Our portfolio includes Paramount+, KYW-TV (CBS3), and WPSG-TV (Philly57). We offer clients both tremendous reach and precision targeting and have all the tools necessary to solve virtually any marketing challenge. Our ideal candidate understands the power of local multi-platform media and can build and sell custom marketing campaigns to both direct clients and advertising agencies. We are looking for a high character, self-motivated team player with excellent organizational skills, creativity, and vision. This person is energetic, passionate about new business, and wants to win. They have excellent interpersonal and presentation skills with the ability to successfully sell large scale multiplatform marketing solutions.

Our company culture is inclusive, encouraging, and in tune with the needs of the modern sales professional. If you have a track record of sales success; want to work in a respectful and positive environment; and if you are seeking a home where your talent will be appreciated and valued, then please apply for this position!

RESPONSIBILITIES / JOB DUTIES:


  • Position and sell our best-in-class OTT product, Paramount+, and help clients understand how OTT compliments broadcast TV.
  • Strategize and sell high-profile “tentpole” properties such as NFL Football; The Superbowl; March Madness; NCAA Football; The Masters; PGA Golf; The Grammy’s; and multiple local events and initiatives.
  • Responsible for growing shares of core/existing agency business applying CBS Philadelphia’s multi-platform assets.
  • Understand the importance of business development and spend no less than 40% of your time focused on cultivating new accounts.
  • Have a keen understanding of marketing principles that will allow you to build customized, client focused solutions that will demonstrate the power of the CBS Philly portfolio
  • Coordinate and manage multi-platform campaigns. Execute elements, monitor performance, and ensure customer satisfaction.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in media Sales and Marketing.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Proven track record of developing and selling broadcast and OTT solutions.
  • Deep OTT sales knowledge and experience is preferred.
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced environment and prioritize multiple projects at one time.
  • Strong marketing instincts are essential to this position.
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce and Wide Orbit a plus.
  • PowerPoint and Excel skills are highly preferred.
  • Strong presentation and negotiations skills

JOB REQUIREMENTS:


  • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be willing to work in Center City, Philadelphia & surrounding areas. Hybrid Work Arrangement.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Media Advertising Sales experience
  • Excellent communication skills, initiative, creativity, detail orientation, organizational, and analytical skills required.


CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News Streaming local platforms, local websites and cbsnews.com, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nation’s #1 news program 60 MINUTES, the CBS News Streaming Network, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND EVENING NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network, CBSNews.com, CBS News Radio and podcasts, Paramount +, all digital platforms, and the CBS News Streaming Network, the premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service that is available free to everyone with access to the internet. The CBS News Streaming Network is the destination for breaking news, live events, original reporting and storytelling, and programs from CBS News and Stations’ top anchors and correspondents working locally, nationally and around the globe. CBS News’ streaming services, across national and local, amassed more than 1.01 billion streams in 2021. Launched in November 2014 as CBSN, the CBS News Streaming Network is available on 30 digital platforms and apps, as well as CBSNews.com and Paramount+. The service is available live in 91 countries. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today’s digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast news division.



Organizations that wish to receive job vacancy notices from this posting’s television station should contact sf_recruitingsupport@paramount.com.

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


At Paramount, 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. Paramount 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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Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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