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Ref#: 27461
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Distribution
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Santa Monica, CA, US

About Us:
CBS Television Distribution is the preeminent company in television syndication. CTD produces or distributes 10 first-run series and holds the largest distributed television library at 70,000 hours strong. Among CTD's critically-acclaimed programs are the #1 syndicated series Judge Judy; talk leader Dr. Phil; the #1 and #2 rated game shows Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!; the Emmy Award-winning talk shows Rachael Ray and The Doctors; the #1 and #2 newsmagazines Entertainment Tonight and Inside Edition, along with The Insider; court show Hot Bench; and popular off-network product, including the CSI and Star Trek franchises, Everybody Loves Raymond, Frasier, NCIS, Criminal Minds, NCIS: Los Angeles, The Good Wife, Blue Bloods, Hawaii Five-0, Hot in Cleveland and Undercover Boss. In addition, CTD handles the domestic television distribution of CBS News, CBS Films and Showtime. CTD is a unit of CBS Corp.

    • Proficient in Keynote, Excel, Word, WRAP Sweeps, WRAP Overnights, NNTV, marketbreaks and NPower
    • Working knowledge of NetRatings and ComScore is a plus
    • Ability to generate ideas for launch pitches that incorporate both station and viewer needs, as well as take advantage of current industry trends
    • Ability to write creative sales presentations, one-sheets for cable network and broadcast stations based on the performance of current first-run/off-network and network programs as well as our library with limited oversight
    • Ability to objectively analyze ratings information that instruct and inform top management
    • Ability to write powerful press points that support our shows
    • Knowledge of the television business, evolving trends and their impact on our day to day business functions
    • Strong communication skills with an ability to interface effectively with direct reports, and company management
    • Good organizational and time management skills
    • 2-3 years of experience in ratings research at a syndicator, station, broadcast network or cable network


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