The Walt Disney Company Sales Assistant in Burbank, California

Our open Sales Assistant position will support all activities involved in selling and servicing both linear and digital for Disney Kids networks, Freeform and ABC within Disney/ABC Television Group (DATG).

Responsibilities :

  • Pull and send weekly flowcharts to clients

  • Search for new sales leads

  • Track and manage client delivery

  • Assist clients with move requests

  • Maintain contracts and account activity for advertisers

  • Prepare research and other sales related reports as needed

  • Communicate with client and traffic to ensure the proper airing of the schedule

  • Resolve scheduling and billing discrepancies

  • Participate in local client meetings, in order to develop a rapport with client and agency contacts, and develop an understanding of the talking points of the network and the needs of the advertiser/agencies

  • Process travel & entertainment reports on behalf of the sales team

  • Provide outstanding internal and external client service

  • Be knowledgeable of all appropriate software related to our operation; Microsoft Office etc.

  • Flexibility to occasionally work outside normal business hours in the event of deadlines or projects

  • Ability to form and continue key internal and external client relationships

  • Attend team meetings, digital pacing calls and daypart meetings

  • Assist in entering sales proposals into our systems

  • Monitor and report on competitive digital sites

  • Strong analytical skills and comfortable with numbers

  • Other admin and facilities support duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications :

  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in client services and sales or relevant internship experience

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in broadcast or digital at an advertiser, agency, or media sales organization

  • Proficient in Outlook (create/edit emails and appointments), Word (create/edit documents), Excel (create/edit documents) and Power Point and Keynote (create/edit presentations)

Required Education :

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

Job ID: 590144BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: Media Networks