Disney ABC Television Group Manager - Sales Administration in New York, New York

NTVS is looking for an experienced broadcast sales administrative professional to join us in the capacity of Manager, Sales Administration. The successful candidate will be thoroughly knowledgeable in the broadcast advertising sales process, thrive in a fast-paced, team environment and be adept at managing multiple responsibilities and deadlines.

The Manager, Sales Administration reports to the NTVS Vice President, Operations and Business Planning and is an integral part of the Finance team. The responsibilities of the Manager, Sales Administration include providing weekly and monthly financial reports to all levels of management; managing the in-house Sales Order Activity Reporting System; and providing guidance, training and direction to its end users. The Manager, Sales Administration manages all user inquiries and system problems, while establishing issue priorities and expediting resolutions. Additionally, this position serves as a liaison with third party system vendors (Media Ocean and Strata), corporate COE, station credit COE, and television station staff.

Responsibilities :

  • Provide system consultation and guidance to various NTVS, station and corporate personnel

  • Serve as a liaison with third party vendors

  • Collaborate with NTVS Systems Engineering to resolve system issues or complete projects

  • Recommend improvements to CMS Order Management system based on user demands, usability and functional issues. Work with the NTVS Systems Engineering team to follow through with analysis and programming.

  • Manage the sales activity system tables and all other administration functions that may apply

  • Manage and update sales projections and forecast

  • Process various sales reports

  • Entry of local station OOH (out of home) orders into CMS order management system

  • Oversee the reconciliation process to ensure that NTVS records are accurate

  • Post current station/property/CMS guidelines and procedures on NTVS Portal

Basic Qualifications :

  • Minimum of 5 years’ broadcast sales support and/or sales administration experience

  • Thorough understanding of the broadcast advertising sales process

  • Outstanding organizational and administrative skills

  • High level of proficiency in Excel and all Windows/Outlook functions

  • Must be conscientious, self-motivated and proactive

  • Excellent written and verbal communication ability

  • Strong mathematical skills

Preferred Education :

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

  • Finance, Accounting or Business Administration Degree

Company Overview :

ABC National Television Sales The ABC Owned Television Stations Group is a division of the Disney-ABC Television Group. Our stations have long held preeminent positons as trusted broadcast leaders. ABC National Television Sales (NTVS) is the national sales representative for the eight ABC Owned Television Stations, digital platforms, digital out-of-home and place based media outlets.

Additional Information :

This position is with ABC National Television Sales in New York

Equal Opportunity Employer: F/M/H/V

Job ID: 469982BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks