Inventory Manager

Posted: 9/5/2019

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

Job Purpose

Oversee the sales administration of the SPORTS GROUP (NBC Sports, NBCSN, Golf Channel, Olympic Channel). Role includes providing support for all Planning elements including deal approval, stewardship and pricing. Manage aspects of inventory through strong working relationships with sales, inventory and traffic to ensure maximum usage and placement of ad time.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Oversee inventory management for the NBC Sports Group, and strategically advise on how to monetize inventory in order to accommodate future budgets or programming changes
  • Participate in the creation and maintenance of accurate rate cards
  • Analyze and approve Upfront and Scatter media plans based on mix, inventory, pricing, internal goals, and client objectives
  • Create mix & stewardship guidelines across multiple networks and properties
  • Generate, track and distribute assigned sales reports
  • Oversee and manage Inventory Analysts
  • Coordinate with Sales Assistants & Planners to enforce all Sales Administration deadlines, policies and procedures as directed by the Director of Planning
  • Work with Director to improve best practices and business process
  • Contribute to the training and development of Ad Sales Planners and Assistants

  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree
    • Minimum 3 years related experience in media sales or buying
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet research
    • Strong knowledge of media math and audience metrics

    Eligibility Requirements

    • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through to be considered.
    • Willingness to work overtime and on weekends with short notice (if applicable)
    • 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

    Desired Characteristics

    • This position requires a strong media math skill set, excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
    • Possess strong computer skills required including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite: (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook).
    • Working knowledge of Mainframe and Dealmaker is preferred, but not required.

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