The Digital Trainer, Ad Sales Operations & Development will work with the Digital Training Manager of Ad Sales Operations & Development along with the Director of Pricing & Planning (Digital) on training and managing day-to-day workflow of the Discovery Digital Account Specialist. The purpose of this role is to provide substantial leadership support to ensure that the company's Account Specialists are hired, trained, and supported in the most effective manner to support the Ad Sales department's business and career growth. This role will work across the Discovery portfolio supporting the following networks: HGTV, ID, Animal Planet, DIY Network, Food Network, TLC, OWN, Cooking Channel, Discovery Channel, Travel Channel, Science & Motor Trend Network.
1.Train (in all job-related systems) and support effective onboarding of all Digital Account Specialist Planners2. Lead and manage refresher sessions on a quarterly basis with all regions3. Partner with IT as a business user expert for all Ad Sales systems enhancements 4. Managing user acceptance testing and sign offs for Digital for system updates 5. Work with Pricing & Planning to improve core processes and workflow templates6. New hire training coordination7. Work with Director of P&I and Training Manager on Developmental Training Program
Bachelor's Degree in a related field* 3-5 years of experience in an Ad Sales Digital environment
Possess ability to develop workflow systems and create team efficiencies
Must be a strategic thinker
Ability to remain highly organized and prioritize tasks effectively to meet needs of a business
Ability to work collaboratively and build trust across all levels of an organization
Ability to work with ad sales management and develop partnerships with, Comm Ops, Marketing, Account Management, and other Ad Sales constituent groups to work towards common goals
Must have the legal right to work in the United States
Traveling is required: 60% of the time
New York City, New York, NYC, NY
Discovery Communications, Inc.