Account Manager – CAL00202

Our team is made up of creative, passionate, enthusiastic people, searching for challenges…just like you!

Take pride in what you do – and where you work. CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada’s national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions. CBC/Radio-Canada brings diverse regional and cultural perspectives into the daily lives of Canadians in English, French and eight aboriginal languages.

The Media Sales & Marketing department is looking for an ambitious and motivated Account Manager, responsible for performing tasks associated with the selling of commercial air time on the English Television Networks as well as promotions, sponsorships and other specialized sales activities.

Reporting to the Sales Team Manager, your duties will include developing strategic customer account plans, as well as the development of incremental and new business opportunities to maintain and increase revenue. Within established parameters, you will also negotiate rates for individual spots, special promotional deals and/or extended advertising campaigns. Additionally, you will participate in the establishment of revenue targets and assume responsibility for achieving them. You will be expected to possess the ability to exercise independent judgment, and to demonstrate creativity and initiative. Work can involve the coordination of the activities of others, therefore making it essential to establish effective relationships with co-workers, clients and key stakeholders.

We are looking for a candidate with the following:

  • Post Secondary degree/diploma with an emphasis on business and/or marketing and sales or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum three years related experience.
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles.
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications – specifically Excel, Word and Powerpoint.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to research and resolve problems.
  • Above average communication skills.
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritize and work independently.
  • Ideally an adaptable team player that works extremely well with the constant stress of meeting strict time deadlines.
  • Ability to take direction from various sources.

CBC…a great place to build a career!

This position will not be filled until consideration has been made by the CBC/CMG Local Joint Employment Committee.

If you are seeking a media environment that fosters creativity and innovation, this is the place for you.

We value the importance of a diverse workforce and encourage applications from Aboriginal Peoples, women, members of a visible minority and persons with a disability.

Please visit and apply online.

The CBC is committed to equity in employment and programming.

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