Commercial Operations Assistant
A+E NetworksStamford, CT
Full Time Job
The Copy Assistant enters, maintains, and revises Commercial instructions for all of our on-air Advertisers into the Gabriel database. They provide high-level internal and external customer service
Qualification Requirements Major ActivitiesCopya.) Schedule/Revise Commercial Creative for air.
b.) Identify missing copy. Receive, organize, and file traffic instructions. Identify and enter Advertiser Code (Ad-ID) into Gabriel System.
c.) Client spots are applied to the broadcast log for air as per their instructions.
a.) Check copy instructions for accuracy
b.) Run validation report to verify all copy instructions entered into Gabriel on specific date. Check co-worker's report vs. instructions for accuracy.
c.) Prevent copy errors and avoid potential loss of revenue.
Client Communicationa.) Communicate with Advertising Agencies & Ad Sales
b.) Call or email agencies to request missing materials for scheduled units if not provided in advance. Establish contact with Ad Sales team to assist with various issues. Ensure all units are allocated, scheduled, and constrained properly.
c.) Maintain strong working relationship with both Agency and Ad Sales contacts.
High-Profile Validationa.) Special Checks for High-Profile Shows
b.) Run Current Commercial Slotting reports in Gabriel for specific Sell Titles of Ad Sales special or High-Profile shows. Verify correct commercial traffic is entered for each unit booked.
c.) Ensure high-valued spots and important clients are being serviced properly.
a.) Communicate with co-workers to share required information
b.) Follow up on delivery status with Tape Assistants. Update Log Builders on missing/problematic units. Confer with specialist/management regarding high-level problem-solving/resolution.
c.) Establish positive and effective workflow within department.
Educational Requirements High School, some college or industry-related education
Bachelor's Degree preferred
Basic computer knowledge
Gabriel, Panda, Outlook, Mediaflex preferred
1-2 years Traffic experience preferred
Written and oral communication skills Company Overview: At A E Networks, we are passionate about programming that brings human stories to life, knowing that it is in life itself that those stories originate. We are committed to empowering our people, strengthening our partnerships and engaging audiences across the globe. We're a global entertainment media company with six original brands: A&E®, HISTORY®, Lifetime®, H2®, FYI™ and LMN®. We reach 330 million people worldwide, can be found in eight out of 10 American homes and have 500 million digital users. The best part? We did it our way.