Manager, Local Activation - NY

New York
May 28, 2013
Jun 27, 2013
Laura Muraff
Full Time
Position Summary
Responsible for managing media portfolios of clients, as well as assisting in the creation and execution of media strategies, and effectively communicating these strategies to clients. Also critical for this position is the development and management of a team of Broadcast Negotiators and Broadcast Assistants. Forging relationships with media partners and applying these relationships to gain a deeper knowledge of the marketplace is also required of this position.

Specific Responsibilities
* Arrange and run client meetings regarding day to day issues that may arise
* Negotiate scatter, as well as cable upfront deals
* Oversee the development of media POV's for client
* Present corporate ownership issues to client
* Develop marketplace analyses
* Troubleshoot billing and allocation problems
* Oversee proper posting of client reports on Mission Control
* Assist in research projects pertinent to their specific client
* Assist in preparation and presentation of strategy and upfront to client

Required Skills (the "technical" stuff)
* Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
* Strong negotiating abilities
* Able to work successfully with teams, handling multiple projects and meeting tight deadlines under pressure
* Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills
* Strong analytical abilities
* Strong quantitative skills, including analytical abilities and math proficiency
* Ability to effectively utilize media research and reporting resources
* Technical proficiency, particularly with media systems and MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint
* Demonstrates leadership skills

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