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Sales Planner

Discovery Inc
Chicago, IL 60601
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    138158644
Discovery Inc

Location: Chicago, IL, United States, 60601
Req ID: 3091

Discovery hires the very best and brightest talent who are enthusiastic and passionate to fulfill the company's mission of empowering people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity.

In exchange for their talent and drive, employees are provided with an engaging, diverse workplace and the resources they need to learn, thrive and grow in their careers.

Job Summary

The Sales Planner assists the Account Executive in growing business by developing media proposals, maintaining delivery for all accounts and assisting in client negations

Responsibilities

Build, revise and maintain all linear sales proposals for agency list assignments
Receive registered budgets from agency buyers. Compile advertiser history and pricing direction from Account Executive and the Pricing and Planning team as needed.
Help assist AE's in budget negotiations when needed
Collaborate with revenue team on a weekly basis to discuss planning updates/new business.
Work with agency contacts and Discovery Inc. divisions to ensure that stewardship of accounts are in order and on track to deliver in full, i.e. monitor performance of clients' schedules and prepare make good and ADU schedules.
Prepare and deliver competitive network analysis, presentation assignments, and/or business updates for regularly scheduled sales meeting.
Compile account detail through options reporting, Posts/MSA's, liability, sales planning cover sheets, etc.
Prepare presentations for agencies/clients as needed and foster effective relationships with all established external contacts
Support AE in prospecting to expand Discovery Inc. advertiser base
Support Assistants who handle client scheduling, billing, brand allocations, reconciling discrepancies, maintaining client files
Mentor new Sales Planners and Assistants. Act as a resource throughout their training and development

Requirements

2+ years related advertising experience
Strong computer experience (Microsoft Office: Excel, Powerpoint)
Knowledge of the terminology and procedures in advertising sales
Experience with research techniques and sources (Nielsen, MRI)
Ability to multitask, while staying organized and detail-oriented
Strong influencing skills
Must be able and willing to provide overtime work when necessary
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
Strong customer service skills
BA in Business, Marketing, Communications or related field or equivalent education and experience

Must have the legal right to work in the United States

Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including but not limited to all local Fair Chance Ordinances.

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If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to [email protected]






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

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