Sales Planner - NBC Sports Washington

Posted: 6/28/2019

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

Job Scope:

The Sales Planner will report to the Local Sales Manager and will be responsible for managing the day-to-day partner relationships and sales processes to support the overall sales team revenue goals. As a member of a highly motivated sales team, the Sales Planner will support both local and digital sales efforts from an administrative perspective where account relationship building and customer satisfaction are the keys to being successful in this role.

  • Support Vice President of Sales, Local Sales Manager and Cross Platform Director
  • Work closely with a team of Local Account Executive’s on all aspects of their business
  • Lead campaign maintenance of designated AE’s accounts to ensure they are running properly. Including billing, notarizing, credits, copy requests, spot managements, pre/post logs, proof of performance, allocations
  • Understand the general nature of the business from the agency to client side including their goals and objectives
  • Create proposals, contracts and recaps for client campaigns
  • Ensure all campaign details are conveyed to the Sponsorship Manager to full execution
  • Monitor campaigns to ensure delivery on both linear and digital
  • Communicate campaign deliverables to clients and fully execute their campaigns including collection of linear and digital assets
  • Liaising with Ad Ops to ensure cross platform campaigns go live as expected
  • Manage client relationships and deliver superior customer service
  • Provide support for other assistants in the department as needed

    Basic Qualifications:
    • Four year degree (B.A.,B.S) from an accredited college or university
    • Office related experience

    Desired Characteristics
    • Demonstrates project management skills
    • Digital Media Industry experience preferred
    • Well-organized and attention to detail
    • Strong data entry and computer skills, especially in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
    • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
    • Ad Serving software and tracking knowledge is a plus
    • Strong analytical and creative skills
    • A strong ability to perform independently and proactively while working in a team environment
    • High energy and teamwork mentality

    NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.

    Sports & Olympics
    NBC Sports Group serves sports fans 24/7 with premier live events, insightful studio shows, and compelling original programming. The sports media company consists of NBC Sports, NBC Olympics, NBCSN, Golf Channel, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, NBC Sports Regional Networks, NBC Sports Radio and NBC Sports Digital, which includes,,, the digital assets of the NBC Sports Regional Networks, Rotoworld, the NBC Sports Talk franchise, multiple apps, and two transactional sports businesses, GolfNow and SportsEngine. NBC Sports Group possesses an unparalleled collection of television rights agreements, partnering with some of the most prestigious sports properties in the world: the International Olympic Committee and United States Olympic Committee, the NFL, NHL, NASCAR, INDYCAR, PGA TOUR, The R&A, PGA of America, Churchill Downs, Premier League, Tour de France, French Open, and many more.

    NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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