Account Executive

Ref#: 32891
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: London, United Kingdom

About Us:
CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry. Our brands dive deep into the things people care about across entertainment, technology, news, games, business and sports. With over 1 billion users visiting our properties every quarter, we are a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks online.

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Main Tasks & Responsbilities:

  • Build sales pipeline in line with sales targets across the portfolio of B2B and B2C brands
  •  Identify client needs and review their marketing requirements in order to sell tailored marketing solutions
  • Construct and present tailored presentations/proposals to clients based on their marketing objectives
  • Provide excellent agency servicing consisting of regular meetings, monthly presentations, agreed response times on RFPs, and in-depth post-campaign reporting
  • Manage existing accounts and expand CBSI’s client base by setting up meetings and calling marketing decision-makers and agencies
  • Achieve quarterly revenue targets agreed with the Sales Manager in line with brand and group requirements
  • Provide accurate revenue forecasts to Senior Account Director on a weekly basis
  • Work with operations team to design and manage marketing campaigns including email, online, TM, interactive media and other tactics
  •  Demonstrate a deep knowledge of the IT market and competitive environment
  •  Liaise with international sales teams to grow international business opportunities
  • Manage some inbound sales requests to grow business opportunities
  • Any such duties as may be required consistent with the jobholders knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Report on closed sales and work on repeat business

Key Performance Indicators:
  • Performance against quarterly revenue targets
  • Volume of quality proposals, meetings, call reports
  • Size and quality of sales pipeline
  • Performance against key account plans
  • Agency and client feedback
  • Relationships with direct client and agency contacts
  • Relationships with operations team and other business units


  • Graduate in marketing or business related degree or equivalent experience.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Experience with CRM system and pipeline management

  •  Previous experience in marketing/direct marketing, media, agency environment would be beneficial
  • Understanding of IT & Technology market
  • Knowledge and experience of digital marketing and online
  • Proven successful B2B sales and account management experience.
  •  Sales / marketing training DIPADA, AIDA, or equivalent.

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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