Account Manager, Digital Audio

Ref#: 26728
CBS Business Unit: CBS Local Digital Media
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:

CBS RADIO is one of the largest major-market broadcast media operators in the United States and the undisputed leader in news and sports radio. Producing original audio and video content, live events and exclusive programming broadcast via on-air, online and mobile platforms, CBS RADIO reaches nearly 70 million consumers nationwide each week. As a part of CBS Corporation, the division owns and operates 117 radio stations in 26 markets – including the top 10 as ranked by Nielsen Audio – as well as an extensive array of digital assets. CBS RADIO distributes its programming via AM, FM and HD Radio stations, and CBS Local Digital Media apps, making engaging with audiences easier than ever before. For more information on CBS RADIO, please visit


Are you passionate for Digital Media? Would you like to collaborate with talent and ad agencies in the Streaming and On Demand Digital Audio space? CBS Radio houses over 350 podcasts. Categories include: Comedy & Entertainment, Sports, News & Politics, Business & Tech, Games & Hobbies, Fashion, Health, Lifestyle and Originals! CBS Radio is currently seeking a full-time Account Manager, Digital Audio. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, energetic, have strong digital media planning experience, is organized and takes pride in delivering exceptional customer service.

The primary responsibility of this role is to manage, retain, grow and satisfy CBS Radios most critical customer business relationships in the podcast space. The Account Manager will work hand in hand with the Director of Digital Audio Sales, the Mobile and Video Initiatives Team, Integrated Marketing, Local Market Producers, and external vendors to ensure campaigns are running effectively and efficiently all while providing constant communication with our clients.

Duties and Responsibilities:

         Manage client relationships, including determining client goals, deliverables, approvals, and asset management in order to achieve best results and meet tight timelines

         Liaise between talent and client; be present during on-boarding calls, getting talent approval, ensuring execution of campaigns

         Own the management of all Live Reads from insertion order (IO) to air checks

         Monitor fee billing confirmation and work with CBS billing team for national orders

         Coordinate with talent on product use tied to campaigns

         Write/edit copy for campaigns as well as coordinate live events and endorsements

         Coordinate pre-planning and post-sell reports

         Maintain IO data in WideOrbit/Operative, train and coach local markets on their respective orders

         Pull avails and put media plans together for both Streaming and On Demand

         Provide weekly reports to producers regarding live reads, provide pre-recorded spots off to client for approval

         Coordinate with Integrated Marketing on co-branded artwork for client approval 

         Report weekly timestamps, airchecks, and listenership to AEs, agency, and/or client

  •    BS/BA degree

         3+ years of Account Management or Client Management experience, preferred experience with digital ad agencies

         Strong written and verbal communication skills

         Proven ability to identify and solve problems, create and innovate on behalf of clients

         Sharp organization and analytical skills

         Ability to thrive in a fast paced, dynamic environment with revolving deadlines

         Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint

         Experience with entertainment and brand clients is strongly preferred

         Talent management preferred but not required

         Experience working with Ad Serving Technologies such as Adswizz and Triton a plus 

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