Sales Assistant - Television

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Ref#: 34022
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Philadelphia, PA, 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 3, KYW-TV / CW Philly 57, WPSG-TV is looking for an entry level Sales Assistant to assist Account Executives with the placement and processing of orders for TV Advertising Accounts. We encourage you to apply if a career in television sales interests you.

Responsibilities

  • Develop a firm understanding of the sales process, Nielsen and comScore ratings and Wide Orbit software. Input and maintain orders, including revisions due to program changes and/or pre-empted spots.
  • Act as liaison between station personnel, media buyers and salesperson
  • Organizing and maintaining schedules
  • Making sure all assigned duties are completed efficiently and with adherence to deadlines.
  • Work directly for one or more Account Executives and maintain an effective working relationship with them and other sales and company personnel.
  • Works with and must develop an effective working relationship with all station and agency personnel.
  • Perform general office duties including answering phones.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance

Qualifications:

Qualifications:

  • College degree preferred, preferably in communications, public relations, advertising or business.
  • Highly organized and possess the ability to switch focus quickly when needed and work on multiple projects at the same time.
  • Fast and accurate computer data entry skill and ability.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word & PowerPoint.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Enjoy working in a fast paced environment, able to act with a sense of urgency and adhere to set deadlines.
  • Have a personable demeanor with strong team and customer focus

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