Full Time Job

Local Associate Account Manager


Philadelphia, PA 05-10-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Disney's Local Sales team is seeking a Local Associate Account Manager, who will be an exceptional addition to our Disney Advertising Sales team on one or more of our exciting brands. These brands are composed of The Walt Disney Company's (NYSE: DIS) global entertainment and news television properties, owned television stations, as well as radio and publishing businesses. This includes the ABC Television Network, ABC Owned Television Stations Group (including 6abc/WPVI in Philadelphia), ABC Studios, ESPN, Hulu, Disney+, Disney Channels Worldwide, Freeform, FX and National Geographic as well as Disney/ABC Domestic Television and Disney Media Distribution. Linear Ad Operations leads the operational function for the Disney Ad Sales team. The Ad Operations team focuses on the functions of account management, trafficking, scheduling and sponsorship business for all Disney networks. We are committed to providing a high level of client service to our internal and external clients. We are looking for people who are excited to contribute to a high-performing team.

Job Summary:

The Local Associate Account Manager position will be responsible to lead and manage television Ad Sales accounts from booking to invoicing. This role takes a leadership position within the sales team to provide insight on advertiser behavior from both the buying and trafficking side of the agency. The right person for this role is meticulous and thrives in a dynamic and fast-paced collaborative environment, wants an opportunity to make a significant impact and jumps at the opportunity to tackle new challenges!

If you are someone who meets this description, then this is a great role for you.

Responsibilities and duties of the Role:
• Support all Local Multimedia sales (Linear, Addressable, Programmatic, Self-serve) from sale to Post-Sale
• Steward accounts and provide maintenance for assigned clients (pre sales to post sale)
• Collaborate to execute campaigns and address client reporting needs and manage campaign performance.
• Execute Budget of order revisions
• Input orders & provide ongoing feedback for improved efficiencies
• Partner with Traffic to mitigate any discrepancies with commercial placement
• Support AE by engaging client personnel as needed and other Disney Advertising stakeholders
• Partner with Finance to assist with billing responsibilities
• Execute against political sales volume as needed
• Liaise with Accounting/ Traffic Coordinator to execute pricing adjustments, order revisions, and other invoice adjustments
• Liaise with Traffic to ensure agency positioning and programming needs are met
• Review all up-to-the minute program changes with sellers and managers

Required Education, Experience/Skills/Training:
• BA/BS or equivalent work experience
• 1+ years preferred in related industry
• Can operate within the context of highly defined, routine processes and procedures adhering to organizational deadlines
• Proven leadership & problem-solving skills
• Enjoys working as part of a team
• Proven leadership & problem-solving skills
• Has experience and enjoys both working independently and collaboratively with a team
• Interested in working in a fast-paced, team environment


About Disney Advertising:

Disney Advertising is responsible for advertising sales and integrated marketing for The Walt Disney Company's entertainment and sports offerings through linear, digital, social, audio and ad-supported streaming businesses. This includes ABC, ABC News, Disney+, Disney Channels Worldwide, Disney Digital, ESPN Networks, ESPN+, Freeform, FX, National Geographic, Hulu, and its eight ABC-owned local stations.

This position is with Disney Advertising Sales, LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Advertising.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rn1om3-44-210-83-132-42 in your application.

Company Profile

The Walt Disney Company Media Networks segment includes cable and broadcast television networks, television production and distribution operations, publishing, domestic television stations, digital businesses and radio networks and stations.