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VP, Sales, CBS KPIX, San Francisco

Company: Paramount Pictures
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link CBS Paramount in San Francisco has an immediate opening to join KPIX as our rockstar VP, Sales. If you are ready to inspire and motivate a talented and passionate group of sales leaders into next-gen media - opportunity is knocking! -You must be a compassionate leader, a self-starter and innovator, curious about where we are and where we are going. You love to be at the forefront of media trends and inspire a team to capture that same spirit. This position navigates the respect and appreciation of its legacy clients combined with the desire to generate new partnerships. As our leader you must have prior major market sales management experience. A solid track record and history of successfully leading an entire sales team. Proven strategies to develop new business and non-traditional revenue are a must. Extensive experience in digital sales is key. Sports sales experience is a plus. Finally, we want good humans. Respect and appreciation for all colleagues, clients, and partners is the price of admission. The ideal candidate will embrace and cultivate a true collaborative spirit among station leaders. Come join our fast-growing team! -Responsibilities:

  • Lead all functions of the sales department including the hiring and supervising of all sales department personnel creating departmental objectives, developing, and executing sales strategies and revenue goals
  • Manage inventory pricing, revenue forecasting, budget attainment, and growth of market share, expense management, creation of financial reports for accounting and return on investment analysis for the accounting and programming departments
  • Identify economic and market trends, which impact sales targets and create strategies to maximize them. Create and implement new ways of marketing products, including the digital platforms, to maximize revenuePreferred Education, Experience, and Certification Requirements: -
    • College degree or equivalent experience -
    • Minimum of five years of broadcast sales & digital sales management, with major market experience and a track record of success
    • Strong leadership qualities and interpersonal skills to inspire staff and manage external relationships
    • Excellent interpersonal/time management skills and leadership ability
    • Ability to use analytics to optimize inventory and create ad products
    • Experienced in creating budgets and forecasting
    • Working knowledge of broadcast traffic operations
    • Digital sales experience or management -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, 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,, 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 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
      -ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONHiring Salary Range: $235,000.00 - 275,000.00. -The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York City, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable, as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement. -This position is bonus eligible. 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. as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

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