Account Executive- Dallas/Fort Worth

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Ref#: 32434
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Dallas, TX, US

About Us:
CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).
Description:

CBS Television Dallas (KTVT/KTXA) is looking for a disciplined, hardworking, aggressive account executive to join an experienced and successful team to manage and grow existing business as well as a heavy emphasis on prospecting and closing new and incremental.  This position requires a person who can develop and maintain client relationships and has a successful track record in achieving/exceeding sales budgets.

 

Duties:

  • Maintain and grow an existing account list

  • Close new business and incremental business

  • Achieve & exceed budgets set for KTVT, KTXA, & cbsdfw.com

  • Keep current on the latest media and business trends

  • Develop strategies to utilize CBS products to help our clients grow their business   

Qualifications:

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Ability to manage current business with the highest level of service to the client

  • Ability to effectively prospect, qualify and close new business

  • Ability to develop, maintain and improve relationships

  • Strong organizational skills and self-motivation to achieve personal and company goals.

  • Team player who is flexible to changing needs of daily business.

  • Excellent communication skills, ability to clearly articulate the value of doing business with CBS.

  • Utilize oral and written correspondence to turn prospects into clients.

  • Previous experience and successful track record in television/media sales is preferred


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