Full Time Job

Sales Planner, Sports

NBCUniversal

New York, NY 08-27-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Responsibilities
The Sales Planner is primarily responsible for the development of strategic One Platform Proposals.

Duties and Responsibilities

Proposal Creation:
• Liaise with One Platform Sales/Marketing partners to ensure all contractual obligations are met
• Lead in the creation of One Platform Sales proposals for incoming RFP's that meet advertiser and category objectives
• Address client needs while highlighting the value and capabilities of the One Platform sales strategy
• Build One Platform linear media plans and schedule units based on inventory avails across the linear portfolio
• Build Digital Cflight plans across ELG, Hispanic, News & Broadcast
• Prepare and revise One Platform Upfront & Scatter sales plans that maximize the use of inventory across the portfolio while fulfilling agency/client requirements
• Collaborate and brainstorm with Agency Partnerships, Client Partnerships, the Account Executive and Strategic Planning management in the creation of proactive and strategic proposals
• Ensure One Platform media plans include accurate pricing, approved marketing products, and available inventory while adhering to the business process to ensure optimal delivery performance
• Complete additional projects as directed by Strategic Planning and Ad Sales Finance management
• Coordinate with Sales and Marketing to build out One Platform sponsorship plans
• Coordinate with CFS group to establish credit clearance process and non-media billing procedures when applicable

Proposal Maintenance:
• Work closely with Sales and Strategic Planning to manage and process all cancellation options and expansion options, and generate revised media plans and flow charts to reflect all changes
• Work closely with Inventory Managers, Com Ops & Marketing to coordinate plan approvals

Client Service:
• Develop strong understanding of our One Platform products and solutions for advertisers
• Assist in the creation of effective go to market tools for the sales team
• Establish relationships with agency and advertiser partners
• Respond to Sales requests about inventory, ad products, creative specifications, and research
• Liaise with Sales, Strategic Planning, Ad Sales Finance, Commercial Ops, and Marketing to ensure sold schedules run

Qualifications/Requirements
Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent Experience
• 1+ year of related experience in media sales or buying
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and internet research
• Strong knowledge of media math and audience metrics

Eligibility Requirements:
• Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
• Must be willing to work in New York, NY
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and internet research

Desired Characteristics
• Possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills, ability to multi-task and handle projects independently, as well as part of a team
• Ambitious and highly motivated
• Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d55eee-3-238-132-225-42 in your application.