Account Executive

  • CBS Corporation
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Mar 07, 2019
Full time Science Internet Media

Job Description

CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry. Our brands dive deep into the things people care about across entertainment, technology, news, games, business and sports. With over 1 billion users visiting our properties every quarter, we are a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks online.

Role Details:

This position is responsible for maintaining, building and exceeding advertising revenue goals for CBS Interactive. Successful candidates will also demonstrate an ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment to achieve results, despite obstacles.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • They will set and own territory sales agenda

  • Manage a territory and sales quota.

  • Develop account and territory strategies for long-term development and revenue growth.

  • Generate new sales leads.

  • Act as a business specialist on behalf of your clients- strategically developing digital and mixed media solutions to suit their objective.

  • Establish and foster relationships with clients by conducting a high volume of face-to-face calls.

  • Prioritize and lead to ensure proper account management both internally and externally.

  • Establish oneself as a thought leader within the digital community and evangelize CBS Interactive’s unique positioning within the marketplace.

  • Ability to stay ahead of the curve on marketplace trends relating to their clients as well as the digital industry.


What you bring to the team:

You have -

  • Sales professional with an entrepreneurial spirit who thrives in a team, goal-oriented environment.

  • 2-5 years proven advertising interactive sales experience.

  • Contacts and relationships with greater Chicago endemic gaming agencies and clients

  • Have a strong desire to win and grow as digital ad sales professional.

  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills.

  • Well-developed presentation skills.

  • Ability to manage stress well, and juggle multiple account challenges at once.

  • BS/BA degree, or equivalent training and experience.

  • Must be extremely detail oriented.

  • Fluent in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled