Manager, Merchandise

Ref#: 32134
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Network
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:
CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 110 million people a week during the 2017/2018 season. CBS has been the #1 network in primetime for 10 consecutive seasons. The network has the #1 comedy/scripted program, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; #l late night program, THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.

Manager, Merchandising is responsible for researching and producing merchandise items and programs for divisions and departments within CBS.


-Works across divisions within CBS with high-level custom corporate merchandise as well as ASI premiums.

-Develop merchandise plans for Sports Sales programs.

-Partners with corporate executives on budgeting, planning and executing merchandise needs.

-Detailed and labor intensive accountability, per user, to financial departments.

-Provides financial accounting and cost effective purchasing power by consolidating merchandise offers.

-Maintains CBS quality, consistency and uniform merchandise branding throughout the company. 




-College degree required.

-5 years of experience with a minimum of 1-3 years’ experience in merchandising.

-Knowledge of custom manufacturing, ASI premiums, art production, and sports licensees.

-Ability to multi-task, manage deadlines with a critical eye to art and production details.

-Excellent communication and organizational skills.

-Proficient in Excel with knowledge of Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.

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