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Training Manager - Ad Sales Ops & Dev

Discovery Communications
New York, NY 10002
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    109043046

Discovery Communications


Requisition ID 22562
{}Career Category Advertising Sales
Posted Date 2019-04-05

Location US-NY-New York City
Type Company Employee Full-Time

Position Summary:


The Training Manager, Ad Sales Operations & Development will work with the Director of Ad Sales Operations & Development on training and overseeing day-to-day workflow of the Sales Planners and Sales Assistants. The purpose of this role is to provide substantial leadership support to ensure that the company's Sales Planners and Sales Assistants are hired, trained, and supported in the most effective manner to support the Ad Sales department's business and career growth. This role will work across the Discovery portfolio supporting the following networks: HGTV, ID, Animal Planet, DIY Network, Food Network, TLC, OWN, Cooking Channel, Discovery Channel, Travel Channel, Science & Motor Trend Network.



Responsibilities:


1. Manage daily responsibilities and workload of Sales Planners as needed in close partnership with the Director as needed
2. Conduct professional development courses and programs for the Sales Planners, such as Media Math and Ad Sales 101
3. Manage desk transition meetings with Account Executives and Sales Planners
4. Act as a systems expert for testing and IT updates
5. Conduct Post Training for all newly promoted Sales Planner across all regions
6. Assist Director with Planner Bootcamp and other various training initiatives
7. Act as the liaison between ASOD & Human Resources for the Ad Sales Leadership Academy Training program
8. Other duties as assigned



Requirements:


* Bachelor's Degree in a related field
* 5-7 years of experience in an Ad Sales environment as a Sales Planner and Sales Assistant
* Possess ability to develop workflow systems and create team efficiencies
* Must be a strategic thinker
* Ability to remain highly organized and prioritize tasks effectively to meet the needs of a business
* Ability to work collaboratively and build trust across all levels of an organization
* Ability to work with ad sales management and develop partnerships with Comm Ops, SSS and other Ad Sales constituent groups to work towards common goals
* Must have the legal right to work in the United States
* Traveling is required: 50% of the time

New York City, New York, NYC, NY



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.

EEO is the Law

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to [email protected] <br><b>Discovery Communications</b><br><br><br><b>Requisition ID</b> 22562<br><b>{}Career Category</b> Advertising Sales<br><b>Posted Date</b> 2019-04-05<br><br><b>Location</b> US-NY-New York City<br><b>Type</b> Company Employee Full-Time<br><br><b>Position Summary:</b><br><br><br>The Training Manager, Ad Sales Operations & Development will work with the Director of Ad Sales Operations & Development on training and overseeing day-to-day workflow of the Sales Planners and Sales Assistants. The purpose of this role is to provide substantial leadership support to ensure that the company's Sales Planners and Sales Assistants are hired, trained, and supported in the most effective manner to support the Ad Sales department's business and career growth. This role will work across the Discovery portfolio supporting the following networks: HGTV, ID, Animal Planet, DIY Network, Food Network, TLC, OWN, Cooking Channel, Discovery Channel, Travel Channel, Science & Motor Trend Network.<br><br><br><br><b>Responsibilities:</b><br><br><br>1. Manage daily responsibilities and workload of Sales Planners as needed in close partnership with the Director as needed<br>2. Conduct professional development courses and programs for the Sales Planners, such as Media Math and Ad Sales 101<br>3. Manage desk transition meetings with Account Executives and Sales Planners<br>4. Act as a systems expert for testing and IT updates <br>5. Conduct Post Training for all newly promoted Sales Planner across all regions<br>6. Assist Director with Planner Bootcamp and other various training initiatives <br>7. Act as the liaison between ASOD & Human Resources for the Ad Sales Leadership Academy Training program <br>8. Other duties as assigned<br><br><br><br><b>Requirements:</b><br><br><br>* Bachelor's Degree in a related field<br>* 5-7 years of experience in an Ad Sales environment as a Sales Planner and Sales Assistant<br>* Possess ability to develop workflow systems and create team efficiencies<br>* Must be a strategic thinker<br>* Ability to remain highly organized and prioritize tasks effectively to meet the needs of a business<br>* Ability to work collaboratively and build trust across all levels of an organization <br>* Ability to work with ad sales management and develop partnerships with Comm Ops, SSS and other Ad Sales constituent groups to work towards common goals<br>* Must have the legal right to work in the United States<br>* Traveling is required: 50% of the time<br><br>New York City, New York, NYC, NY<br><br></p><br><br>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. <br> <br><a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=581131&hashed=1619517695">EEO is the Law</a><br> <br><a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=588767&hashed=2014725565">Pay Transparency Policy Statement</a><br> <br>If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to <a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a> <br><br> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/DoLZojfGBlA1iYwysoR4L"> <br/><br/><br><br>* Bachelor's Degree in a related field<br>* 5-7 years of experience in an Ad Sales environment as a Sales Planner and Sales Assistant<br>* Possess ability to develop workflow systems and create team efficiencies<br>* Must be a strategic thinker<br>* Ability to remain highly organized and prioritize tasks effectively to meet the needs of a business<br>* Ability to work collaboratively and build trust across all levels of an organization <br>* Ability to work with ad sales management and develop partnerships with Comm Ops, SSS and other Ad Sales constituent groups to work towards common goals<br>* Must have the legal right to work in the United States<br>* Traveling is required: 50% of the time<br><br>New York City, New York, NYC, NY<br><br>
Posted: 2019-04-06 Expires: 2019-06-03

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