Sales Assistant

Ref#: 30714
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 of  Sales Assistant Duties:

Responsible for accuracy of TV order entry and contracts as well as organizing all information, schedules and research for Account Executives.  File and maintain all appropriate paperwork related to contracts.  Coordinate and prepare materials necessary for sales presentations for clients and media departments of advertising agencies.  Position will also include pre and post sale project management with a specific focus on creating marketing materials and research pieces for various sales initiatives.

May handle special projects as directed by Account Executives, Sales Managers, and Sales Assistant Supervisor.



Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

Attention to detail and accuracy very important.

Must have good interpersonal skills and be customer service oriented.

Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize, multi-task and resolve problems.


B.A. degree in Communication or Marketing is preferred. Prior experience as a sales assistant in a media-related field a plus.

Physical demands:

Must be able to sit at desk for long periods of time and operate keyboard

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