Account Executive


Boston, MA, US, 02134




CBS Boston and Paramount Global are seeking an energetic and highly motivated multi-platform Account Executive to join our team. Candidates must possess strong presentation and communication skills, experience working with advertising agencies, growing market share, and closing new business and digital. Our diverse portfolio includes CBS Boston (WBZ, TV38, CBS News Boston) and Paramount digital and streaming assets (Paramount+ and PlutoTV), as well as the opportunity to sell across the 14 CBS Television Stations group owned & operated markets (multi-market selling). 


We are seeking an individual who can craft and sell custom marketing campaigns to both direct clients and advertising agencies. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, creative, and possesses excellent organizational skills. They should also be upbeat, passionate about new business opportunities, and have strong interpersonal and presentation skills.


  • Achieve monthly and quarterly revenue goals
  • Develop and implement strategies for selling high-profile properties such as NFL, March Madness, College Sports (NCAA, Big10), The Masters, PGA, LPGA, WNBA, NWSL, The Grammy's, AMAs, Tony’s and multiple local events and initiatives.
  • Create, develop, and maintain strong working relationships with clients
  • Increase shares of existing agency business by using Paramount's multi-platform assets
  • Ability to sell multi-platform and key differentiators of Paramount's streaming solutions
  • Ability to build and implement multi-platform media plans and manage invoicing
  • Explore innovative and non-traditional avenues to generate revenue
  • Identify and cultivate new business accounts
  • Create customized, client-focused solutions that demonstrate the value of Paramount
  • Collaborate with internal team members, ensure customer satisfaction and optimal performance
  • Handle all paperwork in a timely manner
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Persuasiveness, sales ability, results-oriented, ability to demonstrate leadership and team values.


  • At least 3 years of experience in sales and marketing
  • Excellent presentation and negotiation skills
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated track record of developing and selling broadcast and digital solutions
  • Strong marketing competence and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Salesforce and Wide Orbit, Invoicing, as well as Microsoft Suite of products


  • Possession of a valid driver's license
  • Prior experience in selling media
  • Hybrid office environment


CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News Streaming local platforms, local websites and, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nation’s #1 news program 60 MINUTES, the CBS News Streaming Network, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND EVENING NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network,, CBS News Radio and podcasts, Paramount +, all digital platforms, and the CBS News Streaming Network, the premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service that is available free to everyone with access to the internet. The CBS News Streaming Network is the destination for breaking news, live events, original reporting and storytelling, and programs from CBS News and Stations’ top anchors and correspondents working locally, nationally and around the globe. CBS News’ streaming services, across national and local, amassed more than 1.01 billion streams in 2021. Launched in November 2014 as CBSN, the CBS News Streaming Network is available on 30 digital platforms and apps, as well as and Paramount+. The service is available live in 91 countries. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today’s digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast news division.  


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. 

Nearest Major Market: Boston