Local Sales Manager
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: San Francisco, CA, 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.).
CBS Local Media is looking for a dynamic, motivating and creative sales manager for our market leading Media Platforms based in the Bay Area. The candidate must be a strategic thinker, team leader, motivator and be able to work in a collaborative environment with a senior team of managers toward a common goal. You will lead a team of media sellers to maximize sales revenue across the CBS Local Media TV and Digital Media assets in the Bay Area and other CBS Local Media markets. Candidate will have a proven track record as a talented leader who empowers, motivates and holds their Account Executives accountable to leverage superior media assets and achieve monthly, quarterly and annual revenue goals. Candidate is an innovative thinker who formulates short and long term strategies, is highly competent in analytics, leads by example, loves to sell and possess excellent recruitment skills to attract and retain talented Account Executives. This is a key sales leadership role for the nation’s top Local Media sales organization.
In-depth knowledge of TV and Digital Media sales products and services, research and audience measurement. Local market or national sales experience in TV and Digital Media. Excellent management, leadership, sales and communication skills. Active business relationships with Media Agencies and Marketers on the West Coast. Proficiency in Excel, Power Point and Word. B.A. degree in Communication or Marketing is preferred.
Must be able to operate a keyboard and perform a variety of tasks that may require sitting or standing for extended periods, reaching, and bending.
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