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Ad Operations Associate

Location:
New York, NY
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE + Benefits
Start date:
09/13/2021
Posted By:
Andrew Banister
Date:
09/08/2021

Job Description:

Large Media and Entertainment brand in New York, NY is seeking an Ad Operations Associate to join their Global Ad Operations team. This role is 18-months long and could return to the office at some point. Candidates should be local to NYC. 

Advertising Sales is responsible for advertising sales for the Company’s entertainment, sports, news and kids linear and digital and radio business. Global Ad Operations leads the operational function for the  Ad Sales team. The Global Linear Operations team focuses on the functions of planning, account management, trafficking, scheduling and sponsorship for the linear business for several well-known TV networks. We are committed to providing a high level of client service to our internal and external clients. We are looking for people who are excited to contribute to a high performing team.

Working at our brand is unlike anything else. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary.

The Ad Operations Associate position will be responsible to lead and manage television Ad Sales accounts from booking to deal completion. This position will support the sales team to provide account maintenance and client service for the buying agency.

  • Leads all deal account management and maintenance for all their assigned advertisers. This includes day to day point of contact for ad agencies and sales teams, booking commercial inventory, implementing agency requests and changes for their ad schedules, and ensures accuracy with deal points and traffic instructions
  • Provide ongoing feedback for improved efficiencies
  • SLAs: Adhere to all department’s Service Level Agreements
  • Ensure deal dollars are booked and consistent to what the advertiser purchased.
  • Resolves invoice discrepancies to further our network collection target of 75 day DSO (improves company cash flow)
  • Work with Accounting to execute pricing adjustments for units post-air and other invoice adjustments as needed
  • Partner with planning to ensure accuracy of MSA Post materials and provide the agency with insights into their delivery on a quarterly basis or as needed
  • Responds to evolving business needs, and tasks/projects set forth by management
  • Will provide peers additional training on either role responsibilities or account specific learning
  • Maintain and develop strong working relationships with buying agencies, creative agencies, traffic agencies and internal departments supporting Customer Marketing and Sales

Qualifications: 

  • BA/BS or equivalent work experience
  • 0-2 years of experience in related industry
  • Can operate within the context of highly defined, routine processes and procedures adhering to organizational deadlines
  • Proven leadership & problem solving skills
  • Has knowledge of the brand's multimedia properties
  • Enjoys working as part of a team
  • Proven leadership & problem solving skills
  • Has experience and enjoys both working independently and collaboratively with a team
  • Interested in working in a fast paced, team environment


Required Education: BA/BS or equivalent work experience

Client Description:

Why Aquent?

  • Highly competitive salaries: commensurate with experience
  • Insurance: Excellent medical benefits with premiums largely subsidized by Aquent
  • 401k Plan
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Perks & Discounts at leading major retailers