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Sales Assistant

Discovery Inc
New York, NY 10036
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  • Job Code
    138156594
Discovery Inc

Location: New York, NY, United States, 10036
Req ID: 2939

Job Summary

The Sales Assistant position at Discovery Communications is the entry level role to get you on the path to a successful career within multiplatform media sales. Sales Assistants provide sales support to Account Executives and Sales Planners on Discovery's 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

  • Establish strong business relationships and act as a liaison with advertising agency counterparts and internal Discovery departments including Pricing and Planning, Commercial Operations, Marketing and Billing and Direct Response.
  • Respond to all client requests in a timely manner (flighting, revisions, allocations, added value, asset coordination for digital campaigns, etc.).
  • Execute all client orders across multiplatforms insuring that they are in approved weekly programming and compliant with all client requirements.
  • Handle program and commercial changes and issue change notices to clients.
  • Work with Account Executive and the Marketing department on promotional assets, material deadlines, and approvals.
  • Work closely with Commercial Operations to schedule promotional assets.
  • Reconcile billing discrepancies with agencies and billing department.
  • Perform other tasks as directed by manager.


  • Requirements

    • 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 problem solving skills and customer service skills
    • Detail oriented and team player
    • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve discrepancies
    • Ability to work overtime with short notice
    • Previous marketing, sales or communications internships experience a plus
    • Bacholor's degree highly preferred
    • Must have the legal right to work in the United States







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    Posted: 2021-06-01 Expires: 2021-07-03

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