The Walt Disney Company Sales Assistant (Disney/ABC Detroit) in Southfield, Michigan

This position will support all activities involved in selling and servicing both linear and digital for Disney Kids networks, Freeform and ABC.

Responsibilities :

  • Support the Detroit based sales office for Disney/ABC in the development of sales proposals, booking contracts and addressing any post evaluation details required by specific clients

  • 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

Additional Information :

Equal Opportunity Employer-Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Job ID: 529330BR

Location: Southfield,Michigan

Job Posting Company: Media Networks