Manager, Ad Sales (New York, NY)

SUMMARY:

This position serves as the team lead and supervisor for a team of Sales Coordinators with a strong emphasis on customer service.  The Manager, Sales Administration is responsible for servicing an account list while supervising the activities of a team of Sales Coordinators to ensure that flighting, allocations and data entry are entered in a manner which facilitate the logistics of commercial scheduling.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Train and supervise team of coordinators to review allocations and flighting; ensuring that inventory load is sufficient for effective placement.
  • Support the inventory management process with direct oversight of original programming and daily updates of avails y daypart to make help ensure revenue maximization through inventory efficiencies.
  • Act as team lead and assist in making recommendations for the reassignment of work base on employee schedules and department workload.
  • Work closely with ad sales Pricing and Planning department to monitor selling titles to prevent errors.
  • Work with account executives and sales planners utilizing internal systems to fulfill sales orders through the execution of client schedules.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for ad agencies and TV One to resolve discrepancies, schedule changes and distribute post and pre-logs.
  • Other tasks as needed.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate and direct a team.
  • Ability to multi-task and effectively work under changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Proficiency with a Broadcast Traffic system (Broadway preferred but not necessary) and various computer software including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, E-mail, etc.
  • Must be a self-starter.
  • Must possess strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work unscheduled overtime as needed.
  • Legal right to work in the US.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree and/or 3 years of experience in operations, traffic or advertising sales.  Experience with Broadway traffic system preferred.

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