As Sales Planner you will play an instrumental role within a fast-paced regional sales team at CNN International Commercial, based in Dubai.
You will assist and work across every aspect of the sales business, which includes pitches, proposals to clients and management of all campaigns and the team assistant.
You will also assist in the account management, representation and client needs across the markets.
The ideal candidate will have experience in a media / agency environment and will have a strong knowledge of the global media landscape.
They should also have strong leadership and organisational skills.
What you’ll be doing :
Assisting in the coordination, communication, and account management of client needs across the market.
Strategically developing media proposals, media schedules, presentations and other supporting documents to relevant territories tailored to clients;
Supporting your Account Managers and Directors and CNN local Business representatives in identifying new prospective clients within specified markets (proactive lead generation).
Campaign management, existing campaigns optimization through brain storming, data analysis and finding new ways of business.
Managing & developing the Sales Assistant along with all their duties to ensure all administrative needs are met and support Account Manager.
Supplying local Business representatives with appropriate sales tools and following-up in identifying additional programming opportunities for existing clients.
Maintaining smooth running of active media campaigns with assistant, ensuring client and local Business representatives are continuously updated on active campaigns and CNN tools.
What we’re looking for :
Previous experience within an agency or client environment
Experience and understanding of digital media terminology
Effective communication skills with the ability to liaise with all internal and external stakeholders
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build and maintain client relationships
A team player
Knowledge of Arabic is a plus
Working from Dubai you will have the opportunity to work for a truly global media company. With global scope and local focus, we’ll find and share stories that matter to our diverse audiences and clients.
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