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Analyst, Pricing

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10024015 Location New York, New York, United States / Chicago, Illinois, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Sep. 19, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

Analyst, Pricing

The Pricing team is a part of Linear Revenue Yield Management within Disney Ad Sales, a division within the Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Segment of The Walt Disney Company. Our primary responsibilities include:Ratecard selling schedule creation and management, inventory management, deal approvals, and avails reporting. The group regularly interacts with a broad array of other departments including Planning, Revenue Analytics, all levels of Sales, Global Ad Ops, Network Scheduling, Network Promo, Traffic, Tech, Sales Enablement, Research, Client Solutions and Finance. The goal of the team is to maximize revenue and respond to advertiser needs through inventory management across both upfront and scatter marketplace deals.

The Analyst position supports the Pricing Management team for a network or group of networks. Working closely with Planners, AMs and Traffic, the Analyst works to ensure especially short-term ad inventory is used to satisfy deal commitments and return highest value for the network’s P&L/revenue goal. Support comes in varied forms, including reporting on avails in the AdVisor system or via BI, approving re-expressions in AdVisor and solicitation of cash and ADU to fill avails.

If you are analytical, enjoy detail and thrive in a fast paced, team environment, this is a great opportunity.

Responsibilities:

  • In AdVisor, assess and approve or modify/reject (RXP) requests coming from AMs to move inventory within booked deals with consideration of revenue/P&L impact. Offer feedback as indicated.

  • Mentor AMs re acceptable (RXP) inventory change requests relative to their deals and in consideration of financial impact.

  • Work with network announced schedules to ensure all content hours are married to a sales opportunity within the AdVisor sales system. Flag concerns where observed, to Sr. Manager/Manager Pricing for that network.

  • Assess short term avails to make recommendation to multiple constituents (AMs, Planners, Traffic) regarding short term usage tactics.

  • Inventory reporting or other projects as directed by Sr Pricing Management

Required experience:

  • At least 2 years business experience, with some understanding of Media Pricing or Planning in a national sales organization required.

  • Quantitative thinker, with interest in problem solving and detail orientation.

  • Ability to multi-task and thrive in a team oriented, dynamic sales organization.

  • Excellent verbal/written communication and organizational skills.

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.

DISNEYADSALES

Additional Information!:

DisneyAdSales

About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Advertising Sales, LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

Disney Advertising Sales, LLC 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.

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