Inventory Analyst

Posted: 2/5/2019

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


The Inventory Analyst will be working with NBCU Entertainment shows, responsible for tracking commercial inventory, coordinating internal sales processes with Account Services Representatives & Sales Planners and work closely with Pricing & Planning in supporting the Ad Sales Strategic Planning Group.Responsibilities:
  • Manage commercial inventory and recommend strategies for optimal use of Network avails
  • Generate, track, update and distribute assigned sales reports – Inventory/Prime Pods, pre-emptions, etc.
  • Work with Sales to optimize inventory by allocating weekly moves and recaps where needed
  • Maintain, distribute and monitor liability report; Monitor Stewardship by maintaining deal delivery and maximizing revenue
  • Assist in processing and managing Show Pre-emptions to Watchlist creating Re-Expression File with Client offers to ASR Team.
  • Coordinate with ASR’s & Sales Planners to understand and enforce all Sales Administration deadlines, policies and procedures as directed by Sr VP of Strategic Planning.
  • Various projects and assignments upon business needs.


  • • BA/BS degree required
    • Minimum 1-2 years’ experience in media sales environment
    • Previous experience with Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Excel – PowerPoint)

    • Prior experience in Inventory, Sales Planning or Sales Operations
    • Excellent computer skills demonstrated analytical ability and organization/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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