The Walt Disney Company District Representative (Western) in Burbank, California
ABC Television’s Affiliate Relations & Marketing department builds and maintains strong business relationships with ABC-affiliated TV stations and their ownership groups to support market leading performance for ABC Network programming. The team interacts with executives across the Network to support Marketing, Research and Operations goals.
The Regional Representative is based in Burbank and serves as a primary client contact for approximately 66 ABC Affiliates in the Western region. The position is responsible for administering all records for the territory, including those detailing stations’ network, local and syndicated programming, as well as tracking and monitoring stations’ compliance with their affiliate agreement. A successful candidate can manage multiple priorities and effectively balance support for Network and Local initiatives within the context of our agreements.
Provide outstanding client service, marketing and operational support to ABC-affiliated stations in the Western region through regular phone and email communication with clients and team members
Build strong internal Network relationships to ensure complete understanding of ABC’s business objectives and distribution goals
Track and record the clearances for Network programming across all Dayparts in Sharepoint/Clearance System for Ratings and Network Sales
Maximize day-to-day distribution of Network programming and negotiate optimal makegoods in the event of local program preemption
Draft and send weekly Network update to Programming contacts highlighting ABC priorities
Provide consistent, thorough and effective outreach to clients to support local tie-in opportunities related to ABC News and Entertainment programming
Support Western team and department by compiling information to support regional Affiliate renewal preparation
Basic Qualifications :
2 years’ experience in a television, media or related entertainment environment with understanding of commonly-used terminology, roles and functions
Experience with and demonstration of strong organizational, presentation, shared database management and record-keeping skills
Strong interest in the media business, with a particular focus on television and programming to support communication with clients
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and outstanding professional demeanor
Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) in previous work assignments
Knowledge of TV network and/or TV stations and multiplatform distribution
Presentation and Marketing/Promotional Experience
Basic Understanding of local/national ratings measurement
Required Education :
- Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent work experience.
Job ID: 553794BR
Job Posting Company: Media Networks