Full Time Job

Sales Planner

CNN

London, United Kingdom 07-25-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Every great story has a new beginning. We're excited to announce that Discovery and WarnerMedia have combined to become Warner Bros. Discovery. WBD is a premier global media and entertainment company offering audiences the world's most differentiated and complete portfolio of content, brands and franchises across television, film, sports, news, streaming and gaming. We're home to the world's best storytellers, creating world-class products for consumers. From brilliant creatives to technology trailblazers and beyond, join us as we step into the next chapter.

CNNIC is a recognised industry leader in international advertising sales. Its use of award-winning commercial content, produced through its in-house brand studio, Create, and driven by its advanced data usage and digital capabilities, has resulted in strong and enduring partnerships with many of the world's most recognised brands.

Its Content Sales and Licensing unit has relationships with more than 1,000 affiliates ranging from licensing the CNN brand through to content supply contracts, as well as offering consultancy services.

CNNIC has offices across the world, with key hubs in London, Hong Kong and Miami.

The Job

This is an instrumental role within a high-pressured Regional Sales Team at CNNIC, focusing on the UK market. The Sales Planner role is crucial to the day to day running of the team and works across every aspect of the sales business, which includes pitches, proposals to clients and management of the team assistant and their day to day tasks. As Sales Planner, you will also assist in the coordination and communication, account management, day to day representative & client needs across the UK market. The Sales Planner will be responsible for contracts, billing and senior administrative tasks within the team. You must have relevant media/agency experience and knowledge of agency landscape and contacts.

The Daily
• Assist in the coordination, communication, account management of client needs across the market
• Strategic development of proposals, media schedules, presentations and other supporting documents to relevant territories tailored to clients
• Assist Account Managers and Reps in identifying new prospective clients within specified markets (proactive lead generation)
• Campaign management, existing campaigns optimization through brain storming, data analysis and finding new ways of business
• Manage & develop the Sales Assistant along with all their duties to ensure all administrative needs are met and support Sales Managers and the team Director
• Maintaining smooth running of active campaigns with assistant, ensuring client and reps are continuously updated on active campaigns

The Essentials

We need an individual that is able to work alone but also in a team and under pressure. This team handles one of the largest portfolios globally, therefore critical to have someone that is exceptionally diligent, with key attention to detail while multitasking various accounts at the same time.
• Prior industry experience with relevant media/agency
• Knowledge of Global media landscape
• Exceptional excel and PPT skills
• Self-motivated and able to work with team and alone when allocated certain tasks and responsibilities
• Manage the team's sales assistant as well as being managed by Manager in the region

The Nice to Haves
• The role may require some flexibility to travel, but initially the focus and base is in the London office but with client interaction

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability or any other category protected by law.

If you're a qualified candidate with a disability and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact us at recruitadmin@warnermedia.com.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gwvz5k-44-197-230-180-42 in your application.

Company Profile
CNN

We are the now and the next. The power behind the people building the future. We are born from the spirit of innovation. We are created from the idea that people around the world want more, need more, deserve more. We are the home of the global digital revolution. We are CNN.