Account Executive

39435

Minneapolis, MN, US, 55403

Sales
Minneapolis
Full-Time
Hybrid

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • We are searching for an energetic and extremely motivated multi-platform sales professional.
  • Candidate must possess strong presentation and communication skills, experience working with advertising agencies, growing market share, and closing new business and digital.
  • Sell television time and digital/new media for WCCO-TV and all digital platforms including WCCO.com and CBSN-Minnesota. Generate revenue with new accounts by prospecting businesses.
  • Sell across 14 CBS Television Stations group owned & operated markets (multi-market selling).
  • Achieve monthly/quarterly sales goals.
  • Build, develop and maintain strong working relationships with clients.
  • Effectively research and cultivate new business clientele.
  • Develop sales tools to effectively present and position the television station during the sales process.
  • Handle all paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Other duties as assigned.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Persuasiveness, sales ability, results-oriented, ability to demonstrate leadership and team values.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, computer proficiency required.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Previous media/sponsorship sales experience.
  • Experience in media (3+ years) preferred.
  • Only online applications will be accepted

 

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 cbsnews.com, 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,  CBSNews.com, 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 CBSNews.com 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.  

 

Organizations that wish to receive job vacancy notices from this posting’s television station should contact sf_recruitingsupport@paramount.com.

 

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. 

 

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Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis