Inventory Analyst

Posted: 8/29/2019

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

Job Purpose

The Inventory Analyst will be 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.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manage commercial inventory and recommend strategies for optimum use of network avails
  • Generate, track, update and distribute assigned sales reports – Inventory (National & DR), pre-emptions, options, etc.
  • Work with sales to optimize inventory by allocating weekly moves and recaps where needed
  • Maintain, distribute & monitor liability reports; Monitor Stewardship by maintaining deal delivery and maximizing revenue
  • Assist in processing and managing MSA posting; focusing on generating quarterly reports, entering/maintaining data & interacting with vendor
  • Coordinate with ASRs & planners to understand & enforce all Sales Administration deadlines, policies and procedures as directed by Vice President, Strategic Planning
  • Various projects and assignments upon business needs

  • Qualifications

    • BA/BS degree required
    • Minimum 2-3 years experience in media sales environment
    • Previous experience with Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Excel, PowerPoint)

    Eligibility Requirements

    • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through 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 have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
    • Must be 18 years or older

    Desired Characteristics

    • 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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