Planning Analyst

Posted: 1/19/2019

Location: New York, New York
Function: Sales & Business Development
Specialty: Business Development, Sales
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage commercial inventory and recommend strategies for monetization of network avails
  • Work closely with sales teams to manage stewardship
  • Coordinate with Programming Group to ensure that all program & barter contractual obligations are met – ensure that all deals are booked
  • Prepares and distributes daily and weekly reports
  • Responsible for preparing, creating and updating rate cards –including creating/scoping selling titles as needed
  • Manage and maintain Programming updates on Sales Ratecard
  • Act as first alert to traffic team
  • Manage program and advertiser exclusivities
  • Approve deal changes – moves, splits and allocations
  • Approve inventory on working/hold/order plans
  • Oversee Recon in On-Air
  • Liaison to the Direct Response team to ensure that unsold national inventory is monetized – approve program specific buys



  • Qualifications:

    • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, ability to multi-task and handle projects independently as well as a team
    • Advance user of Microsoft Excel and proficiency in MS Word and Outlook
    • Working knowledge of Sintec On-Air system or other Sales Operational systems
    • 1 year Sales Planner OR 2 years of sales assistant experience in media ad sales preferred

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
    • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
    • 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

    • Prior experience in Sales Planning or Commercial Operations
    • Excellent computer skills, demonstrated analytical ability and organizational/project management skills
    • Proficient in MS Office, particularly Excel
    • Working knowledge of On Air and Nielsen rating system preferred
    • Proven ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to communicate/negotiate effectively with all levels within the organization
    • Proven ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, deadline-driven media environment
    • Passion for television and entertainment landscape

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