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Pricing & Planning Analyst

Discovery Inc
New York, NY 10001
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  • Job Code
    160200779
Discovery Inc

Location: New York, New York, United States,
Req ID: 31118

Overview

Overview

The Pricing and Inventory Analyst will coordinate with their Manager to work with Sales Assistants and Sales Planners to ensure inventory is utilized and managed to optimally drive revenue. The position will report to the Manager of Pricing & Planning. Pricing and Inventory analysts provide support to Account Executives and Sales Planners on Discoverys US networks which include: HGTV, ID, Animal Planet, DIY Network, Food Network, TLC, OWN, Cooking Channel, Discovery Channel, Travel Channel, Science; Motor Trend Network.

The Pricing and Inventory Analyst will coordinate with their Manager to work with Sales Assistants and Sales Planners to ensure inventory is utilized and managed to optimally drive revenue. The position will report to the Manager of Pricing & Planning. Pricing and Inventory analysts provide support to Account Executives and Sales Planners on Discoverys US networks which include: HGTV, ID, Animal Planet, DIY Network, Food Network, TLC, OWN, Cooking Channel, Discovery Channel, Travel Channel, Science & Motor Trend Network.

Responsibilities

Partner with sales to provide Pricing, Planning and Inventory Management guidance to :
  • Strategically manage inventory to maximize revenue within network group and across portfolio
  • Design stewardship guidelines and approve ADU packages
  • Monitor accounts for under and over-delivery, liaise with Sales teams for resolution
  • Communicate plan building direction around programming/dayparts relative to guaranteed demo and mix guidelines
  • Manage re-expressions from schedule changes throughout the year
  • Monitor inventory limits and guidelines
  • Assist in initial pricing inventory approval for Upfront plans


  • Liaison with internal Discovery Ad Sales departments to:
  • Daily communication with Ad Sales and Commercial Operations about remaining avails for closing logs
  • Communication with DR to manage sales channel pricing conflicts across markets
  • Analyze program delivery and pricing strategies, monitor Do Not Air lists provided by sales
  • Participate in training of Sales Assistants &, Planners to provide network specific perspective on strategies and goals


  • Execute systematic maintenance:
  • Build &, maintain all programming updates on Sales Rate Card, Communicate with Ad Sales on major event priorities and advertiser branded entertainment parameters
  • Coordinate Upfront Programming materials to aid in the development of the Upfront & Scatter Rate Cards
  • Weekly inventory reporting from ad hoc requests

  • Qualifications

    Requirements
    • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 1-3 years experience in television ad sales
    • Strong Analytical skills
    • Knowledge of media math and audience metrics
    • Comfortable interacting with all key stakeholders in business process
    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
    • Detail-oriented with ability to multi-task
    • Quick learner and problem solver, thinks outside the box
    • Must have legal right to work







    PI160200779

    Posted: 2022-01-06 Expires: 2022-02-07

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