Inventory Specialist

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Ref#: 30685
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: San Francisco, CA, 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:



The Inventory Specialist is responsible for managing commercial advertisement inventory through a variation of log editing and preempting, communicating inventory oversell and availability, as well as working closely with sales managers daily to maximize inventory and revenue potential.  


General Responsibilities: 


  • Verify commercial logs for accurate programming information, commercial content, product separation, advertiser separation, and extensive editing for on-air broadcast
  • Lead and effectively manage all advertising material to maximize inventory and revenue potential
  • Provide assistance as needed for all processes related to programming, generating sales reports, and working advanced inventory within established time parameters
  • Communicate inventory availability or programming conflicts to stations daily
  • Effectively work with other team members and managers in a professional manner
  • Other duties as assigned





Qualifications:
Required:
  • Minimum 3 years broadcast television traffic inventory experience.
  • You must be computer literate, detail-oriented, dedicated, and dependable
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment is essential
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills are a must
  • College degree preferred. 

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