Digital Inventory Analyst, NBC News

Location
New York
Posted
Apr 18, 2013
Closes
May 18, 2013
Contact
Ms. Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
Responsibilities:
- Support Sales team on pre- and post- sale inventory requests and optimizations
- Forecast inventory capacity, availability, and sell-through, employing statistical analysis and modeling when needed across all digital platforms.
- Develop quantitative analysis, ad hoc reports, models, to support decision making
- Aid in campaign optimization through identifying areas with available inventory with low demand that meet the needs of the clients.
- Identify areas of underutilized inventory, and work with the sales planners to get that inventory onto RFPs for sales.
- Configure specialized reports to highlight inventory/revenue opportunities for management.
- Work with various groups in the company including sales, marketing, and tech teams

Basic Qualifications:
- Strong quantitative background, an intuitive grasp of data, and robust Microsoft Excel skills (pivot tables, vlookup, VBA etc).
- Expertise in reporting for inventory, sell-through, ad hoc reports
- Analyzing situations and creative troubleshooting
- Understanding of online media industry and terminology
- Knowledge of managing inventory, delivery and reconciliation for public company
- Understanding of the media buying and selling process

Eligibility Requirements:
- Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
- Must be willing to work in New York, NY.
- Must be willing to submit to a background investigation.
- Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
- Must be 18 years or older.

Desired Characteristics:
- Must be a self-starter who is not afraid to take initiative and argue a point of view.
- Should like working with people! You will be working with a varied group of stakeholders, each of whom brings a different perspective and skillset to any given problem; you must have an authentic desire to engage and help, but willingness to stand your ground when necessary
- Build strong working relationships with coworkers, customers (internal and external) and company management