Position: Account Executive
Company: CBS Television Stations Group of Detroit
Station(s): WKBD-TV, WWJ-TV
Job Type: fulltime
Hours: Mon - Fri
Compensation: Commission / year
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.
• Strong presentation and negotiation skills a must.
• Ideal candidate will be detail oriented, creative, energetic, and driven to succeed
• Degree preferred, but not required.
Qualified candidates please apply to the CBS Television Stations online Applicant Tracking System which can be accessed at https://cbs.avature.net/cbstvscareers/JobDetail/Account-Executive/8888. This is the only method in which applications will be accepted for open positions. Please include a cover letter and resume.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Only qualified candidates considered for this position will be contacted for an interview. We regret that we cannot accept phone calls or respond to individual inquiries.
This is an outside sales position and requires reliable transportation with appropriate automobile insurance coverage.
Date Available: 6/13/17