Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Linear Associate Account Manager in New York, New York
Linear Account Manager
Disney’s Linear Ad Operations team is seeking a Linear Account Manager, who will
be an exceptional addition to our Disney Advertising Sales Operations team on one
or more of our exciting brands. These brands are composed of The Walt Disney
Company’s (NYSE: DIS) global entertainment and news television properties, owned
television stations, as well as radio and publishing businesses. This includes the
ABC Television Network, ABC Owned Television Stations Group, ABC Studios, ESPN,
Hulu, Disney Channels Worldwide, Freeform, FX and National Geographic as well as
Disney/ABC Domestic Television and Disney Media Distribution. Linear Ad
Operations leads the operational function for the Disney Ad Sales team. The Ad
Operations team focuses on the functions of account management, trafficking,
scheduling and sponsorship business for all Disney 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.
In this role, you will report into the Manager of Linear Ad Operations and will work
closely with the Ad Operations team members and sales teams. The Linear Account
Manager position will be responsible to lead and manage television Ad Sales
accounts from booking to invoicing. This role takes a leadership position within the
sales team to provide insight on advertiser behavior from both the buying and
trafficking side of the agency. The right person for this role is meticulous and
thrives in a dynamic and fast-paced collaborative environment, wants an
opportunity to make a significant impact and jumps at the opportunity to tackle new
If you are someone who meets this description, then this is a great role for you.
- 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
Manages a specific list of accounts requiring higher account maintenance andclient requests, as well as increased knowledge of client campaigns.
Acquires, inputs and verifies advertising materials from agencies and clients
Provide ongoing feedback for improved efficiencies
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
Work with the traffic team as needed to ensure booked inventory corresponds to the traffic instructions received, escalating with the buying agency and sales when required. Ensure that agency positioning and programming needs are met.
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
Adhere to all department’s Service Level Agreements
BA/BS or equivalent-work experience
At least 1 year of experience in related industry
Has novice experience with the Disney Ad Sales and operations processes
Can operate within the context of highly defined, routine processes and procedures adhering to organizational deadlines
Proven leadership & problem-solving skills
Has knowledge of Disney’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
The hiring range for this position in New York is $63,450 to $77,550 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.
Job ID: 10006210
Location: New York,New York
Job Posting Company: Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution
The Walt Disney Company is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.