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Sales Assistant

Discovery Inc
New York, NY 10001
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Discovery Inc

Location: New York, New York, United States,
Req ID: 30756


The Sales Assistant position at Discovery is the entry level role to get you on the path to a successful career within multi platform media sales. Sales Assistants provide sales support to Account Executives and Sales Planners on Discoverys US networks which include: HGTV, ID, Animal Planet, DIY Network, Food Network, TLC, OWN, Cooking Channel, Discovery Channel, Travel Channel, Science & Motor Trend Network.


  • Establish strong business relationships and act as a liaison with advertising agency counterparts and internal Discovery departments including Pricing and Planning, Commercial Operations, Marketing and Billing and Direct Response.
  • Respond to all client requests in a timely manner (flighting, revisions, allocations, added value, asset coordination for digital campaigns, etc.).
  • Execute all client orders across multi platforms ensuring that they are in approved weekly programming and compliant with all client requirements.
  • Handle program and commercial changes and issue change notices to clients.
  • Work with the Account Executive and the Marketing department on promotional assets, material deadlines, and approvals.
  • Work closely with Commercial Operations to schedule promotional assets.
  • Reconcile billing discrepancies with agencies and the billing department.
  • Perform other tasks as directed by the manager.


  • Strong computer knowledge (Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.)
  • High level of organizational skills and the ability to prioritize
  • Great verbal and written communication skills and ability to work in a deadline driven environment
  • Strong problem solving skills and customer service skills
  • Detail oriented and team player
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve discrepancies
  • Ability to work overtime with short notice
  • Previous marketing, sales or communications internships experience a plus
  • Bachelor's degree highly preferred
  • Must have the legal right to work in the United States


Posted: 2021-11-24 Expires: 2021-12-25

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