CBS Corporation Account Services Representative in Chicago, Illinois

Account Services Representative

REF#: 31999

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Distribution

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS Television Distribution is the preeminent company in television syndication. CTD produces or distributes 10 first-run series, including the long-running, critically acclaimed hits Judge Judy, Dr. Phil, Entertainment Tonight, Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy!, Inside Edition and Rachael Ray, and holds the largest distributed television library at 70,000 hours strong. CTD’s popular off-network product includes the CSI, NCIS and Star Trek franchises, as well as classic series such as Everybody Loves Raymond and Frasier. In addition, CTD handles the domestic television distribution of CBS Television Studios, CBS News, CBS Films and Showtime. CTD is a unit of CBS Corp. For more information, go to [1]


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Looking for an Account Representative with account executive and sales planner responsibilities:

Junior AE Responsibilities

  • Manage $10+ million direct response list

  • Negotiate rates, manage and maintain schedules for 20+ Central US and West Coast Direct Response agencies

  • Prospect new business and entertain client

Sales Planner Responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of advertising schedules from proposal to payment

  • Build media plans and schedule units based on available inventory

  • Resolve traffic and contract discrepancies

  • Manage liability and book recap units as needed

  • Process and analyze post buy analyses

  • Assist multiple departments including Sales, Research, Traffic and Accounting to provide timely and accurate information for internal and external use

  • Fill inventory and clear oversells to meet integration deadlines

  • Build and maintain quality relationships with media agencies

  • Support SVP while out of office

  • Prepare client background research as needed

  • Assist with digital ad sales and integrated marketing initiatives

  • Administrative tasks such as; expense reports for self and SVP, ordering office supplies, code and process office bills, filing, managing tech issues as necessary and handling any mailings

  • Ad hoc duties and projects as they arise


  • Attention to detail and accuracy

  • Independently-motivated requiring minimal supervision

  • Proficiency in MOS, particularly Excel

  • 2+ years media sales planning experience


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled