Inventory Manager, Pricing & Planning
Job Number: FNG0005992
Organization: Fox Networks Group
Job Type: Sales
Location: New York, New York, United States
Job Posting Date: March 13, 2017

Job Description

Fox Networks Group (FNG) is currently seeking an Inventory Manager for its Pricing & Planning department. The Manager will be responsible for components of the sales planning function including short and long term tactical reporting and inventory management. The Manager will partner with other key departments including Sales Coordination, Research, and Sales to ensure requisite tools are in place for the creation and maintenance of deals and the maximization of inventory and revenue.  This position will works across all Agency lead teams, Programmatic and Direct Response departments and will report to the Executive Director of Pricing & Planning. 

Responsibilities

  • Working independently, responsible for both short and long term booked inventory management oversight, to maximize salable assets while protecting the integrity of individual advertisers/deals.

  • Effective spot management by title and by week, including resolution of category conflicts and last minute preempts/pull outs of increasing frequency (due to advertiser need for close to airdate spot changes).

  • Plan review, as directed by the Executive Director, to ensure that the current requirements of the overall brands are respected via the proposed purchase of individual advertisers/deals to allow for remaining salable house mix at market rates to best support budget fulfillment.

  • Manage the positioning and input of the ratecard working with the Executive Director, ensuring that accurate and timely pace ratecards are accessible for Sales to support plan building.

  • Identify problems that impede goal of high(est) effective CPM possible.

  • Develop new reports/formats as needed.

  • Additional, special projects as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • Must have at least 3-5 years of similar experience.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, are necessary.

  • Strong practical mathematical / media math skills are preferred.

  • Must be proficient in Excel, and should have experience with Ad Sales systems, preferably with both operational and strategic component.

  • Strong analytical ability, capability of managing people and processes, with strong follow-through and attention to detail.

  • Ability to function in a fast paced, occasionally frenetic, office environment. 

Division Description

Fox Networks Group (FNG) is a primary operating unit of 21st Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA). FNG consists of Fox Television Group, which includes Fox Broadcasting Company and 20th Century Fox Television; Fox Sports Media Group; Fox Cable Networks, which includes FX Networks and National Geographic Partners; and Fox Networks Group Europe, Asia and Latin America. Together these units create, program and distribute the world’s most popular entertainment, sports and nonfiction programming.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

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