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Sales Associate, Network Sales

25165

New York, NY, US, 10019

Sales
New York
Full-Time

Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, Paramount's portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount 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, the company provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions.

 

The Sales Associate will support Account Executives in the Network Sales department in the New York office. The Sales Associate performs a variety of administrative duties and is integral in providing the highest level of service to ad agencies. The Assistant is charged with communicating changes in the schedule, working with buying agencies to accommodate changes in the advertiser’s schedules, monitoring daily commercial trafficking and solving any night of air issues.
 

Responsibilities:

  • Relieve Account Executives of the non-selling service function as required by agencies and clients.  
  • Receive request for proposals (RFPs), usually by phone from agency buyers and report requested plan to the Account Executive.  
  • Channel the plan requests to the Sales Planning team, daypart Directors and VPs.
  • Accept agency requests for plan revisions.   
  • Once the sale is made, transfer the sales proposal to a computer “hold” which freezes CBS inventory until agency recommendation is accepted by the client.  
  • Convey exact dates and unit cost prices to the agency buyers.   
  • Use pricing information and correct Nielsen ratings to negotiate make goods and discuss schedule changes.

 

Qualifications:

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Excellent computer & organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail is essential.
  • Pleasant phone manner.
  • Four-year college degree highly preferred.
  • Interest in Television a plus
  • Media/ad sales internship experience a plus.

 

 

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. https://www.paramount.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. 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.

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.


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