NBC Universal Inventory & Pricing Analyst in New York, New York

Job Number 35317BR

Job Title Inventory & Pricing Analyst

Business Segment Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

Sub-Business NBCUOTS - Digital

Posting Category Sales

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Career Level Entry-Level

Country United States

State/Province New York

City New York

Responsibilities

As a member of the Digital Sales Operations group, the Inventory & Pricing Analyst is responsible for managing inventory forecasts, maximizing remnant revenue and maintaining digital ad products within the order management system (Operative.One). This role will work closely with individual station sales teams on ad packaging, finance and research to provide monthly and quarterly revenue forecasting as well as fulfilling ad hoc reporting requests. This position requires excellent Excel skills, knowledge of the digital advertising industry, and the ability to turn data into actionable information.

This position is based in New York City at 30 Rockefeller Plaza.

Create forecasts for digital ad products (including local inventory share of network products)

Review & approve digital ad campaigns, ensuring teams adhere to protocol, rate card rates and inventory availability

Define & help communicate standard booking procedures

Build and maintain reporting related to inventory and availability; work closely with digital research to ensure benchmarks and targets are being met

Analyze monetization metrics to recommend strategic adjustments to digital rate card

Partner with business development to provide data for total monetization outlook

Help build strategic packages for inventory and revenue maximization, communicating daily with stations sales staff to guide media plans

Manage remnant partners and strategy, taking into account sales goals and sales channel conflicts

Recommend, refine and develop new reporting deemed necessary for revenue operations

Develop and maintain inventory documentation

Additional ad hoc reports and projects as requested

Qualifications/Requirements

1- 2 years minimum experience as an Analyst

Excellent Excel and interpersonal skills

Working knowledge of the digital ad industry, including an understanding of online ad serving and ad products across display and video

Experience in working with DoubleClick & Freewheel ad serving products & Operative One

Expert analytical skills, the ability to derive conclusions without a complete data set

Top organizational skills, able to prioritize multiple projects

Able to communicate information at the appropriate level to sales people, middle, and senior management

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