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Assistant Manager - Ad Sales

Discovery Inc
Mumbai, MH 400051
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Discovery Inc

Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India,
Req ID: 29877



Discovery, Inc. is a global leader in real life entertainment, serving a passionate audience of super-fans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains. Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world.

Available in 230 countries and territories and 50 languages, Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world, reaching over 3 Billion viewers on all screens including TV, Digital and Mobile.

Discovery is a platform innovator evolving to become a direct-to-consumer leader to reaching viewers across all screens through TV Everywhere products such as the GO portfolio of apps and Discovery Kids Play; direct-to-consumer streaming services such as Eurosport Player and Motor Trend OnDemand; and digital-first and social content from Spoon University and Genius Kitchen as well as Group Nine Media, which is home to brands including The Dodo, NowThis, Thrillist and Seeker.

Discoverys portfolio of premium brands includes Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, Turbo/Velocity, Animal Planet, and Science Channel, as well as OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in the U.S., Discovery Kids in Latin America, and Eurosport, the leading provider of locally relevant, premium sports and Home of the Olympic Games across Europe. Discovery also has a strong portfolio of free-to-air channels across Europe making it a leading broadcaster in a number of countries, including Norway, Sweden, Italy, Poland, Germany and the UK.

As a purpose-driven company, we are dedicated to not only entertaining but inspiring. For 30 years we have told stories that entertain, inspire and enlighten our viewers around the world, about the world. But our work doesnt stop there. We are committed to making the world a better place by leveraging our market-leading global platform, and by extending the reach and influence of like-minded organizations and causes. We also are dedicated to employee volunteerism across the globe.


Discovery India, the countrys leading infotainment player, is dedicated to satisfying curiosity, engaging and entertaining viewers with high-quality content through its portfolio of 12 channels including Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Discovery HD World, Discovery Science, Discovery Turbo, Discovery Kids, Animal Planet HD World, TLC HD World, Discovery Tamil and a premium sports channel DSPORT. From survival to natural history, wonders of science to extreme jobs, motoring to travel and lifestyle, and the latest engineering marvels to original content productions to live sporting events, each channel offers distinct must-watch programming to engage viewers across the country.

Discovery Communications India is a division of Discovery Networks Asia Pacific (DNAP).


Discoverys Guiding Principles are designed to define the distinctive character, spirit and attitude of our organization. and to inspire us as we design our future.

We really want our leaders to model these principles, and to infuse them into everything we do. This really gets to the very core of Discovery our spirit, our attitudes and aspirations our ethos.

These powerful words and phrases define who we are as a company and we hope our leaders practice every time they are setting goals, making decisions and model the behaviors.


This position will be responsible for Advertising revenues. Focus on account development for the growth of Ad Sales. Deliver sales presentations to advertisers and their respective ad agency. Work with other departments to create and sell compelling proposals. Present the full range of DCIN programming, audience, sponsorship and marketing opportunities. Meet with budgetary goals set by department heads and sell conceptually.

  • Develop new business and grow existing business at agency and client direct level with a focus on pricing, share to ensure inventory across our network portfolio are optimized.
  • Collaborate with various departments that could help develop & maintain high value clients.
  • Selling big ticket IP'S & solution based content pieces to achieve the set targets.
  • Establish and maintain lasting relationships with agencies, direct accounts and clients.
  • Provide regular updates on network performance, audience delivery and programming to drive additional spending.
  • Partner with Sales Planners/Assistants to prioritize accounts, resolve discrepancies and provide regular updates to clients and/or agencies.
  • Cultivate a strong understanding of the direct response category and competitive landscape.
  • Partner with the Ad Sales leadership team to manage and maximize inventory across assigned networks.
  • Participates in special projects as assigned.


  • 5 to 6 years of Sales experience, preferably in Ad Sales, Concept Selling, Brand Content Sales
  • Strong computer knowledge (Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.)
  • High level of organizational skills and the ability to prioritize
  • Great verbal and written communication skills and ability to work in a deadline driven environment
  • Strong customer service skills and problem-solving skills
  • Detail oriented and team player
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve discrepancies
  • Ability to work overtime with short notice
  • Previous related experience a plus


Posted: 2021-09-22 Expires: 2021-10-24

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