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Sales Assistant - Direct Response

Discovery Inc
New York, NY 10001
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Discovery Inc

Location: New York, New York, United States,
Req ID: 32865


The Sales Assistant - Direct Response position at Discovery Communications is the entry level role that leads you towards the path to a successful career within multi platform media sales. Sales Assistants provide sales support to Account Executives, Sales Planners, clients and agencies regarding media 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 and all Digital Platforms


  • Maintain campaigns within contract management systems.
  • Interface with Digital Account Specialists/Senior Digital Account Specialists and Ad Operations team(s) regarding caign scheduling, optimizations, and re-allocations.
  • Schedule flight changes, make goods and monitor caign delivery across Discovery Digital websites, social platforms and TVE / VOD for assigned accounts.
  • Gather campaign delivery data weekly and monthly leveraging internal and external reporting tools.
  • Complete client facing reporting templates.
  • Partner with and shadow Digital Account Specialists/Senior Account Specialists together campaign assets from clients, agencies and internal teams.
  • Maintain files of campaign screenshots / proofs of campaign launches for all placements.
  • Complete monthly billing and reporting requests as assigned.
  • Submit post-sale research/benchmark requests for wrap reports.
  • Shadow Digital Account Specialists on building Digital campaigns and aiding Account Executives in request for proposal responses with internal departments.
  • Participate in special projects and assignments.

  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in a related field of study (advertising, communication, marketing, business, etc.
    • Previous internship experience in the Media, Advertising Agency or Digital / Technology space is highly preferred. Digital Media / advertising sales experience a plus but not required.
    • Strong problem solving / analytical skills and computer literacy (specifically Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint).
    • Written and verbal communication skills are required.
    • Detail-oriented, ability to complete large volumes of work in a timely manner, ability to multitask.
    • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively within a team environment.
    • Proven track record of exceptional performance, high productivity and meeting deadlines.
    • Must have the legal right to work in the United States


    Posted: 2022-08-02 Expires: 2022-09-03

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