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Nexstar Media Group NewsNation Sales Planner in New York, New York

To build sales proposals to client specifications, while balancing revenue maximization through inventory usage and awareness of corporate guidelines and objectives. Work directly with Account Executives and their sales teams to facilitate all aspects of the sales process. Act as a liaison between Sales, Traffic, Inventory and Ad Agencies. Monitor delivery of sales guarantees and steward appropriately.

This position is for New York and/or Chicago. Hybrid position possible. Depending on location.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Building, revising, and maintaining all sales proposals for assigned Account Executive(s) on linear and digital platforms.

  • Compiling proposal requests and/or re-weights as necessary while adhering to inventory guidelines/pricing minimums.

  • Aiding inventory control efforts as directed by Sales Planning management.

  • Providing effective stewardship of accounts.

  • Fostering effective relationships with internal and external contacts.

  • Assisting account executive(s) in preparing sales proposals/presentations for agencies/clients as necessary.

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA in business, marketing, communications or related field, or equivalent education and experience

  • Minimum 18 months related experience in media sales or buying

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

  • Strong oral and written communication as well as media math skills

  • ability to lead projects, familiarity with research techniques, attention to detail and the ability to interact positively with others are necessary

  • Flexibility to work significant overtime during peak sales seasons are a must.

ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE

Sales Planner reports to Senior Director, Strategic Sales & Planning. They also work directly with Account Executives, who will be involved in their performance evaluations.

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