Manager, Digital Sales Operations

Posted: 10/9/2019

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

The Manager of Digital Sales Operations will lead a team of Campaign Specialists responsible for setup, trafficking and optimization of Ad sales campaigns across all NBCU News properties. The Manager will work closely with Sales Management, Ad Platforms, Planning and Product teams to lead ad integration efforts and provide best in class customer service. This role will be charged with managing ad operations efforts across NBCU’s digital apps, websites, mobile, set-top box, off-platform distribution partners and emerging products and platforms.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Day to day team management including on-boarding, growth and development of direct reports
  • Drive team efficiency to meet SLA’s and other key business metrics
  • Proactively troubleshoot delivery and technical issues to ensure revenue recognition.
  • Communicate technical issues in a manner that is easy for a non-technical audience to understand
  • Provide training (troubleshooting delivery issues understanding delivery priorities, optimization of campaigns, ad products, etc.) to Sales and Sales Operations as needed
  • Develop strategic relationships with our business partners and vendors
  • Establish and improve workflow, processes, and establish goals for measuring and improving product output (quality, conformity, scalability, and sustainability)
  • Contribute to Leadership meetings and strategic planning for Sales Operations organization

  • • Bachelors Degree
    • A minimum of 5 years Ad Operations experience
    • Ad serving/ad technology fundamental knowledge in industry tools including DFP, Operative, Canoe and Freewheel.
    • Understanding of digital video distribution, SVOD and MVPD landscape
    • Excellent organization, multi-tasking and prioritization skills.
    • Must be an exceptional Specialist that has demonstrated ability to improve and follow process, troubleshoot issues, communicate effectively to management, and serve has a leader amongst their peers.
    • Strong understanding of common digital platform capabilities including desktop, mobile, video required as well as web technologies and technical architectural needs including HTML5, CSS3, Responsive Design

    Eligibility Requirements

    • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
    • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
    • Willingness to travel and work overtime
    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
    • Must be 18 years or older

    • Knowledge of Sintec, OpOne, and/or Freewheel is preferred
    • Excellent ability to project manage initiatives
    • Strong functional knowledge of Copy/Logs/Schedule/Web ability
    • Proven computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
    • Detail orientation, commitment to quality work product and well organized.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to work independently and multi-task
    • Team player to participate and support needs of entire team

    At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

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