Sales Assistant

Ref#: 28123
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Distribution
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, 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.
The Sales Assistant will be responsible for drafting deal letters and printing schedules for our Ad Sales team. This role will also be responsible for calculating and entering in estimates, actuals and breakout ratings generated by our Research team into our Sales system.  The Sales Assistant will lend support to other team members in regards to checking through inventory changes on a daily basis.


  • Draft and revise all deal letters
  • Print Riders
  • Check previous day’s inventory changes    
  • Calculate and enter estimates, actuals and breakouts for assigned shows
  • Provide audit support
  • Assist Sales Planners and Account Executives with client requests

Position requires good organizational skills, good communication skills, basic math skills and attention to detail. The ideal candidate will have a desire to learn about television syndication, sales planning and research. 1-2 years relevant administrative experience and/or internships within the entertainment industry will be considered. Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel are required.

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