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Digital Account Specialist at Discovery+ (Greater NYC Area, NY)

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The Digital Account Specialist is responsible for all aspects of digital media planning and acts as key point of contact with ad agency and internal constituents; focused on pre-sale and post-sale campaign maintenance such as gathering creative assets and monitoring delivery. This position supports all Discovery Inc Digital Properties and will report to the Director, Digital Ad Sales in the respective marketplace.
  • Develop strategic media plans based on to clients' marketing goals.
  • Optimize campaigns for full delivery by monitoring daily delivery of all campaigns running all Discovery brands and associated networks.
  • Interface with key stake holders including agencies, other sales offices, Marketing, Research, and Creative Services departments.
  • Fulfill RFP and process insertion orders, secure creative & inventory by deadline and manage digital production.
  • Assist Account Executive with prospecting new accounts through trade materials, media publications, on-line research.
  • Help create external facing sales materials for clients.
  • Manage presale and post-sales operations ensuring on-time start.
  • Work with ad agencies, clients and internal sales team to gather advertising campaign assets.
  • Prioritize and communicate needs with Account Executives, managers and internal departments.
  • Partner with Sales Assistants and other Digital Account Specialists on billing, invoicing, accounting adjustments.
  • Develop post-mortem of major campaigns - detail delivery, successes, and areas of improvement.
  • Troubleshoot campaign delivery issues and correct any under/over delivery.
  • Provide clients with weekly updates on campaign progress with commentary.

  • Bachelor degree in a numerical discipline or equivalent years of analytical experience.
  • A minimum of 1+ year(s) of professional experience, preferably within digital media, advertising sales or media planning/buying.
  • Ability to understand and interpret trends and react with strategic/tactical changes.
  • Strong analytical, communication and time management skills.
  • Good technical skills and knowledge of MS office, specifically Excel.
  • Knowledge of industry technologies (Ad serving, Operative, Salesforce). Basic understanding of DFP and Freewheel a plus.
  • Ability to work face-to-face and electronically (e.g. telephone, e-mail, IM, social media).
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to work with a diverse team in numerous marketplaces.

Must have the legal right to work in the United States.
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Technology we use

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What are Discovery+ Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Annual Impact Day where the office volunteers together. Opportunities to volunteer through People Portal. New Hires are given $25 to donate to cause of their choice. Discovery offers matching programs
Partners with Nonprofits
RISE, Turn Up Fight Hunger, Adopt a Family, Oceana, Discovery Project CAT, Give a Little TLC, Inspire a Difference, Building a Difference, Talent Unlimited.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Discovery Women's Network, ableDisability, Multicultural Alliance, Discovery PriDe, Parents at Discovery, Discovery GreenD, Generation D, Discovery Veteran's Association.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Discovery Women's Network, ableDisability, Multicultural Alliance, Discovery PriDe, Generation D, Discovery Veteran's Association.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Diverse slate required for leadership roles.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

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