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Inventory Executive, EMEA, BBC Global News

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

The BBC Global News Digital Ad Operations team is responsible for the fulfilment of all advertising activity as well as the successful enablement of sales teams in order to guarantee the proper functioning of sales workflows. This is achieved through diligent inventory management, consistent communications regarding the commercial portfolio of ad products, frequent training on tools and process as well as the flawless execution of contractual commitments.

The Inventory Executive, EMEA role is a full-time position based in London reporting to the Head of Digital Ad Operations, EMEA. Your primary objective will be to provide governance of the EMEA digital sales workflow to ensure a smooth running of business.

Role Responsibility

  • Regional lead to ensure adherence of sales policy and best practice throughout the region
  • Communicate new products and sales initiatives
  • Support & orientation of new sales coordinators & planners in region (and key individuals within external sales rep businesses) on sales workflow process
  • Primary responsibility for order approval in order management tool
  • Super user for all BBC advertising digital systems including order management tools, ad servers, CRM platforms, audience & contextual targeting solutions
  • Maintain sponsorship buy out calendar: ensure SOV guidelines are respected, coordinate with regional peers to ensure accuracy and resolve scheduling conflicts

Are you the right candidate?

  • Proven process development skills
  • Expert user of order management tools (such as Google DSM or Operative)
  • Excellent analytical skills and eye for detail
  • Complex problem solving
  • Superb communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail, time management and the ability to multitask

Package Description

Contract type: Permanent
Location: London, Broadcast Centre

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