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Senior Digital Account Specialist

Discovery Inc.
New York, NY 10001
  • Job Code
    118019235
Discovery Inc.


Senior Digital Account Specialist

US-NY-New York City

Job ID: 25936
Type: Company Employee Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Advertising Sales
US-NY-New York City

Overview

Senior Digital Account Specialist is the regional lead responsible for the pre-through post sale process of media planning/sales, inclusive of media plan building, campaign management of live campaigns and invoicing for the entire portfolio of Discovery digital properties/networks. As the regional lead, this individual will support the account specialists and coordinators by coordinating technology or business changes with internal departments and the regional support staff. This role will be held accountable for providing oversight and direction of which media platforms/products would best advertise a client's brand or product. Position will also serve as regional pricing and inventory expert in respect to systems, strategy, and economic factors.



Responsibilities

Account Specialist cross-divisional representative (Regional):
• Test, troubleshoot and help onboard advancements to any process, system, tool or software resources
• Identify key areas where improvements need to be made and design, develop, deploy
• Serve as team liaison for support staff for ongoing product, technology, or customer changes working with the AEs, Marketing, AdOps, Finance, Research, and P&I
• Maintain deep understanding of all systems, tools and resources
• Understand the relationships between all systems and how any changes/advancements will affect each departments’ (Sales, Marketing, AdOps, Finance, Research, etc.) processes and well as direct team impacts

Account Specialist tasks will include (Regional/National):
• Identify which media platforms/products would best advertise a client's brand or product, build media plans given pricing and inventory direction, gather creative assets from advertisers, update ad sales, client and ad agency of campaign’s progress, monitor delivery of campaigns, and invoice client/agency
• Mentor regional Account Specialists and coordinators on day to day business and inform team of changes to the digital marketplace/industry, go to market updates, and upcoming technology changes impacting the team
• Provide ongoing support/coverage for uncovered desks due to PTO, attrition, and business growth for all national business
• Provide insights into system usage/process adoption to management
• Identify areas of efficiency within systems, tools and resources
• Provide in-depth reporting to Director Revenue Operations and Planning and Sales Teams to better manage workload



Qualifications

* Bachelor’s degree in a numerical discipline or equivalent years of analytical experience
* Strong analytical, communication and time management skills
* Ability to understand and interpret trends and react with strategic/tactical changes
* Good technical skills and knowledge of MS office, specifically Excel
* Strong communicator with ability to adjust / adapt to situations to maximize results
* Knowledge of industry technologies (Ad serving, Operative, Salesforce)
* 1+ year of experience as a Digital Account Specialist and/or Digital Sales Planner at Discovery, Inc.
* Ability to work face-to-face and electronically (e.g. telephone, e-mail, IM, social media)
* Ability to work under tight deadlines in a dynamic environment
* Ability to lead and work with a diverse team

* Must have the legal right to work in the United States

New York City, New York, NYC, NY

Discovery 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 HR@discovery.com.

PI118019235

<b>Discovery Inc.</b><br/><br/><br/><b>Senior Digital Account Specialist</b><br/><br/>US-NY-New York City<br/><br/><b>Job ID:</b> 25936<br/><b>Type:</b> Company Employee Full-Time<br/><b># of Openings:</b> 1<br/><b>Category:</b> Advertising Sales<br/>US-NY-New York City<br/><br/><b>Overview</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">Senior Digital Account Specialist is the regional lead responsible for the pre-through post sale process of media planning/sales, inclusive of media plan building, campaign management of live campaigns and invoicing for the entire portfolio of Discovery digital properties/networks. As the regional lead, this individual will support the account specialists and coordinators by coordinating technology or business changes with internal departments and the regional support staff. This role will be held accountable for providing oversight and direction of which media platforms/products would best advertise a client's brand or product. Position will also serve as regional pricing and inventory expert in respect to systems, strategy, and economic factors.</p><br/><br/><b>Responsibilities</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">Account Specialist cross-divisional representative (Regional):<br /> Test, troubleshoot and help onboard advancements to any process, system, tool or software resources<br /> Identify key areas where improvements need to be made and design, develop, deploy<br /> Serve as team liaison for support staff for ongoing product, technology, or customer changes working with the AEs, Marketing, AdOps, Finance, Research, and P&I<br /> Maintain deep understanding of all systems, tools and resources <br /> Understand the relationships between all systems and how any changes/advancements will affect each departments (Sales, Marketing, AdOps, Finance, Research, etc.) processes and well as direct team impacts</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;">Account Specialist tasks will include (Regional/National):<br /> Identify which media platforms/products would best advertise a client's brand or product, build media plans given pricing and inventory direction, gather creative assets from advertisers, update ad sales, client and ad agency of campaigns progress, monitor delivery of campaigns, and invoice client/agency<br /> Mentor regional Account Specialists and coordinators on day to day business and inform team of changes to the digital marketplace/industry, go to market updates, and upcoming technology changes impacting the team<br /> Provide ongoing support/coverage for uncovered desks due to PTO, attrition, and business growth for all national business<br /> Provide insights into system usage/process adoption to management<br /> Identify areas of efficiency within systems, tools and resources<br /> Provide in-depth reporting to Director Revenue Operations and Planning and Sales Teams to better manage workload</p><br/><br/><b>Qualifications</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">* Bachelors degree in a numerical discipline or equivalent years of analytical experience<br />* Strong analytical, communication and time management skills<br />* Ability to understand and interpret trends and react with strategic/tactical changes<br />* Good technical skills and knowledge of MS office, specifically Excel<br />* Strong communicator with ability to adjust / adapt to situations to maximize results<br />* Knowledge of industry technologies (Ad serving, Operative, Salesforce)<br />* 1+ year of experience as a Digital Account Specialist and/or Digital Sales Planner at Discovery, Inc.<br />* Ability to work face-to-face and electronically (e.g. telephone, e-mail, IM, social media)<br />* Ability to work under tight deadlines in a dynamic environment <br />* Ability to lead and work with a diverse team</p><p style="margin: 0px;">* Must have the legal right to work in the United States</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">New York City, New York, NYC, NY</span></p>Discovery 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 HR@discovery.com. <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/Ma1QgmfDQ5ppCoMyurqRL"> <p>PI118019235</p>

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Posted: 2020-02-13 Expires: 2020-03-15

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