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Ref#: 28606
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Southfield, MI, 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 Sales in Detroit is seeking a highly motivated, innovative individual to join the country’s premiere O&O broadcast group as a Sales Account Executive. Position will focus on new business development for WWJ-TV CBS 62 / WKBD-TV CW50 in conjunction with a variety of digital advertising opportunities. Ideal candidate will possess a marketing mindset and an understanding of the role advertising plays across a variety of businesses. Experience in television and online sales is preferred. Candidate will be a team player, whose hard work ethic will ensure success in a commissioned, goal-oriented sales environment.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
• Marketing these stations to retailers, distributors, and manufacturers with a focus on developing new business
• Working with Clients and their Advertising agencies by selling commercial inventory, creating customized and unique promotions, attending client driven events, and selling any/all sports properties.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Strong Presentation Skills a must.
  • Ideal candidate will be detail oriented, creative, energetic, and driven to succeed.

Preferred:

  • Degree preferred, but not required
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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