Posted on 2012-10-18
By CBS Radio CBS Radio
Interested in a career in sales? We believe people from all backgrounds can make great sales leaders. We are excited to offer a sales training program that is designed to help selected individuals develop the skills and abilities necessary to become a successful Account Executive.
CBS Radio in Phoenix is recruiting highly-motivated individuals with strong leadership skills for our Sales Associate Program. The position is a maximum one year assignment, during which time you will learn the radio business by mentoring under a Senior Account Executive and by providing support to the Senior Account Executive to do what they do best, sell! You will also spend time with other departments, in a rotation, to give you a full understanding of the business and the tools needed to be a successful seller. At the end of the nine to twelve month program, it is expected that the Sales Associate will be ready to become a full-time, experienced Account Executive. The expectation is that you will become a successful CBS Radio Account Executive. You must understand that your training will require a great deal of hard work and self motivation and that during the program, you will be in a probationary period. If you successfully complete the CBS Radio Sales Associate Program, you will be moved into an Account Executive position with CBS Radio.
The Sales Associate is an entry level position. Successful candidates will meet the following requirements: · College degree or equivalent experience in the industry preferred; · Great written and interpersonal skills are required; · Must be a self-starter and an independent worker; · Must have basic knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); · Must have a valid driver license and access to a vehicle with appropriate insurance. Additionally, we look for students who have demonstrated the following qualities in their academic, extra-curricular and work experiences: · Exceptional communication, presentation, and negotiation skills; · Polish, poise and determination; · The ability to effectively utilize research in presentations; · The aptitude to cold call resulting in face-to-face appointments; · A high-degree of time-management and organizational skills; · The ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure and stress; · Be comfortable and be able to present material to small groups; · The initiative and ability to manage one’s business with minimal supervision.
HOW TO APPLY:
Qualified candidates may submit their resumes online through the Career Center at www.cbsradio.com. Faxed, mailed, emailed and hand-delivered resumes will not be accepted. No phone calls, please. “It is the continuing policy of CBS Radio to afford equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, or sexual orientation, national origin, age or physical or mental disability, veteran or disabled veteran status, and to conform to applicable laws and regulations. We solicit assistance on these openings and future openings. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.”