Full Time Job

Solution Account Manager


Issy-les-Moulineaux, France 09-09-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

The Discovery Ad Sales Brand Solutions department supports the international and local ad sales teams, spread throughout the world, to sell advertising solutions across all platforms. It regroups different teams: from Product Strategists, to Creatives and Brand Content production. Being at the heart of the sales process, the ultimate goal of this team is to grow and optimize the global Adsales revenue.

The Brand Solutions team focuses its effort in managing the sponsorship inventory, creating a canvas of advertising opportunities and solutions around the editorial contents available on linear, digital and social, and developing creative special ad operations together with editorial teams, in response to client's briefs.

The Discovery Ad Sales Brand Solutions department is looking for a Solution Account Manager (SAM) in a fixed term contract. Reporting into the SAM Leader, they will help grow International Ad Sales (IAS) revenue through delivering best in class brand content commercial activation.


Reporting directly into the SAM Leader, the SAM will support several ad sales teams based across markets, and will be the main point of entry for the International Sales team's requests, they will:
• Push all offers (TV-WEB-Mobile) based on our sellable Ips across Discovery portfolio.
• Inform Sales about any updates, new sponsorship package, new tv rights, new sponsors signature, new opportunity, new laws, etc.
• Make sure all sales team are aware and trained on these offers (update them continuously with any updates, new opportunities, new rights, new sponsors signature, new opportunity, new laws, etc)
• Get support from experts within the company and other departments to grow ambitions and overcome potential blockers
• Pull briefs and develop creative special ads operations with the help of the creative team on all platforms, from innovative editorial branded integration developed together with editorial teams, to disruptive ad formats.
• Coordinate internal teams to ensure the implementation of campaigns, optimization of the revenues, to guarantee the respect of constraints and laws.
• Manage transversal projects.

• You hold a master in Sales Marketing acquired in Business School or equivalent; are fluent in English and French (writing and verbal).
• You have at least 4 years of working experience, ideally in the field of advertising (ideally on international campaigns/brands), sport business and/or media (agency, advertiser, sales house, brand content team…).
• You have a strong entrepreneurial spirit and client servicing skills; you are very creative and open-minded, with proven track records in creative TV/Digital advertising campaigns development.
• Being a team of internal clients' servicing, the candidate will have to be very solutions oriented, pro-active, available and with a prominent entrepreneurial and creative mind-set.
• The position requires abilities to innovate, negotiate, convince, compromise and to have fun!
• Experiences within international companies are a plus.
• You have expert skills in Office software (PowerPoint / Excel). Good skills in Photoshop are a plus.
• You are a digital native, heavy user of social platforms.
• You are a sports fanatic and a team player.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d28v3y-3-215-177-171-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Discovery, Inc. is the global leader in real life entertainment. We serve passionate fans with content that inspires, informs, and entertains, providing leadership across deeply loved and trusted brands, such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel.