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The Walt Disney Company Sports Sales Planner in New York, New York

Job Summary:

Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) brings together the Company’s best-in-class product, technology, and commercialization teams together into one global organization. DMED is responsible for the P&L management and all distribution, network and engineering operations, sales, advertising, data, and certain key technology functions worldwide for the Company’s content engines. DMED also manages operations of the Company’s streaming services including Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+ and Disney+ Hotstar; and domestic broadcast and cable television networks.

Disney Ad Sales’ Revenue Management division is seeking a Linear Sales Planner to join our dynamic Planning team! For this role, we're looking for a highly detail oriented and organized individual. Are you someone who displays a dedication to learn and grow in a high energy environment? We are looking for a strong communicator who has the ability to build and maintain impactful relationships, both internally and externally. If you are looking for an exciting opportunity in a results-based, fun, sales environment, this opportunity may be the next move for you.

  • Support a dedicated book(s) of business, managing the RFP process from proposal generation to order entry across assigned Disney brands and business verticals

  • Partner internally with Sales and Revenue Management to implement packaging and pricing strategy, as defined by Revenue Management ratecards and guidelines

  • Maintain the pipeline in collaboration with your Sales team

  • Execute budget revisions including incremental spend, optimizations, makegoods, and cancellations

  • Collaborate with various departments, such as Ad Ops, Inventory Analytics, Streaming Solutions and Measurement Solutions to help fulfill a variety of client requests and aid Sales in their proposals

  • Partner closely with the Ad Ops team to execute campaigns, maximize delivery against contracted goals, and address client reporting needs

  • Collaborate with the Finance team to assist with the billing process

  • Communicate effectively with agency contacts to address RFP deliverables and ad hoc requests

  • Identify areas for improvement within the pre-sale process and recommend solutions to drive operational efficiencies

  • As needed, assist in the preparation and follow-up for client meetings, including the review of industry and account-specific information

Responsibilities:

  • Support a dedicated book(s) of business, managing the RFP process from proposal generation to order entry across assigned Disney brands and business verticals

50%

  • Partner closely with the Ad Ops team to execute campaigns, maximize delivery against contracted goals, and address client reporting needs

25%

  • Collaborate with various departments, such as Ad Ops, Inventory Analytics, Streaming Solutions and Measurement Solutions to help fulfill a variety of client requests and aid Sales in their proposals

25%

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 1 year prior work experience; media planning and/or buying experience a plus

  • An excitement to work in a collaborative Ad Sales team environment

  • A positive demeanor and approach when handling day-to-day tasks

  • An ability to effectively problem-solve and multi-task

  • Strong attention to detail and robust organizational skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience working across Microsoft Suite, with proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint required

  • Embodies an eager-to-learn attitude with a drive to take on new responsibilities

  • Proficiency in media math and terminology is advantageous

  • Familiarity of Operative One and TV landscape is beneficial

Job ID: 771369BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Direct-to-Consumer and International

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