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Sales Planner


Birmingham, MI, US, 48009


CBS, a subsidiary of Paramount Global, creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. It includes some of the industry’s most successful and popular brands and businesses: CBS Television Network, CBS News and Stations, CBS Sports, CBS Studios, CBS Media Ventures and CBS digital properties.


We are seeking a hungry and dynamic Sales Planner to join our Detroit team. General responsibility will be the creation of sales plans to guide the work of account executives in connection with the sale of television advertising.



  • Build sales plans for new and existing client base

  • Participate in sales negotiations, inventory management, negotiation of makegoods directly with agencies and direct clients

  • Grow and maintain buyer relationships

  • Assist in preparation and maintenance of stewardship reports for current network schedules


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree of Business (or related field) required

  • Minimum 1 year of TV media sales/planning or agency media buying experience


Additional Qualifications

  • Media research or media planning experience preferred

  • Experience with numerical concepts, attentiveness to detail, and presentation of data

  • Analytical competence and presentation skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)

  • Ability to function in a fast-paced environment subject to frequent deadlines

  •  Able to perform independently and proactively with limited direction


Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 


At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. 

Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit