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Account Executive - Convergent Sales


New York, NY, US, 10036

New York

ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. The company delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, ViacomCBS provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents.


Overview and Responsibilities:


Are you looking for a dynamic role and make an impact? Come join the Sales team! The Convergent Sales Account Executive will be responsible for calling on a list of Media Agencies with a focus on their Video Investment Teams to drive, lead and improve advertising revenue across all platforms within ViacomCBS. The AE works across multiple sales channels, including Linear, Digital, Social, Experiential, Data, and Multi-platform/Convergent Sales. The Convergent Sales Account Executive is a skilled sales person, strategic business thinker, an outstanding client service provider & problem solver who is deeply knowledgeable of their account’s business. Candidate should be a great teammate, multi-tasker, organized, have strong listening skills and be able to work with multiple teams. The AE will be supported by Planners and CSRs, who will lead media plans and day-to-day account support and maintenance, with brand expertise. Additional support from SSEs available for larger deals and ad hoc projects.


Basic Qualifications


  • 5+ years’ experience in Advertising Sales/Media/Marketing.
  • Proven ability to develop positive relationships at key decision maker levels.
  • Proven history of deal-making and revenue performance.
  • Strong industry knowledge across multiple sales categories.

Additional Qualifications


  • Must be a strategic individual possessing qualitative/quantitative skills to develop highly directed account plans for their clients.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including at senior levels.
  • Strong ability to communicate and function as a collaborator/account strategist across multiple groups within ViacomCBS.
  • Ability to proactively prioritize and manage multiple projects with tight deadlines.
  • Highly collaborative, solutions-oriented team player.




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


At ViacomCBS, 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. ViacomCBS 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: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City