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Account Executive


San Francisco, CA, US, 94111

San Francisco

CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, CBSN, CBSN 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, CBSN, 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 NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations also produces the award-winning 60 MINUTES+ for Paramount+. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network,  CBSNews.com, CBSN, CBS News Radio and podcasts, CBS Mobile, Paramount + and other digital platforms. 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 network.  


CBS-San Francisco is seeking an experienced Account Executive for KPIX, KBCW, CBSN and KPIX.com. The ideal candidate is someone who can sell our linear and digital commercial inventory, integrated sports marketing sponsorships, events and outer-market CBS owned-and-operated station opportunities.



  • Drive advertising sales across the CBS-San Francisco portfolio.
  • Establish agency and direct-client relationships in the SF market and surrounding territories.
  • Develop quarterly & annual plans to drive revenue and market share across all CBS-SF platforms.
  • Continually prospect, develop and maintain new, non-traditional revenue opportunities.
  • Understand client needs and collaborate with internal teams to create customized, integrated solutions.
  • Build and deliver compelling sales presentations.
  • Handle linear and digital execution, from pre-sell through post-recap.



  • 3+ years of multi-platform media sales experience
  • Strong prospecting, marketing, presentation and closing skills.
  • Proven track record of past selling skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Valid California driver’s license.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Self-motivated, detail oriented and able to handle multi-task projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Wide Orbit, Strata and Salesforce proficiency preferred.
  • Education Level: College degree preferred.



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: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland