Director, Ad Sales, Peacock

Posted: 10/17/2019

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

The Director, Ad Sales, Peacock will be a big contributor to developing sales and go-to-market strategies for NBCUniversal’s new Peacock Streaming Service. This person would represent the NBCUniversal portfolio & Peacock to agencies and clients and would work on building strategic and data driven solutions across linear and digital platforms.

Duties and Responsibilities

Client Relationships
  • Main point of contact for specific clients
  • Own an annual sales target for a segment of the marketplace
  • Develop integrated packages and programs
  • Represent the entire NBCU Portfolio in some key relationships and deals

  • Negotiation
  • Negotiate complex deals at top management level that affect major aspects of advertising sales division performance; pursue and close challenging and strategic accounts
  • Develop and execute sales strategy across all platforms to maximize revenue
  • Make deal decisions for assigned brands

  • Leadership
  • Work closely with internal constituents to drive strategy
  • Evaluate the performance of advertising sales programs against desired outcomes
  • Help lead and reinvent breakthrough ad sales strategies on this new emerging platform

  • Communication
  • Internally serve as Brand Leader and develop tools and messaging to all internal parties
  • Represent NBCU in Ad Sales business community and manage relationships with various constituents
  • Communicate and collaborate internally with other departments including Pricing & Planning, Marketing, Research, Marketing and Client Solutions.

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

    • Excellent client relations skills
    • Demonstrates strong executive-level presentation, leadership and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines
    • Demonstrates a proactive approach and takes initiative to be innovative
    • Experience in successfully communicating at all levels both verbally and in writing
    • Proven ability to manage multiple projects and be detail-oriented
    • Bachelor’s degree with an Advanced degree preferred

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