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Position Sales planning jobs in tv networks in chicago for sales plannersAdvertising Sales Planner - Music & Entertainment TV Network
Compensation to $125,000 - salary based upon sales planning experience
Outstanding benefits, growth and environment - See benefits below.
Location Chicago, IL - USA
Job Description
  • For experienced TV advertising sales planner
  • The primary focus of this position is to increase efficiency from a sales planning and operational perspective in sales services. 
  • This sales planner will look at process and maintain a strong attention to detail to improve the sales planning process on a granular level.
  • This sales planner will work independently and as a team member on special projects with:
    • Network sales executives
    • Advertising agencies
    • Clients such as P&G, McDonalds, GM and others
    • Network traffic, inventory and finance 
  • This sales planner will facilitate the selling of advertising to various clients in the Midwest and West Coast regions by providing plans that meet the Network's client's and account executive's needs by being accurate.
  • The Network offers real growth, stability, media synergy and strength. 
The ability to function in all or the majority of the areas below:

A person who enjoys planning in an upbeat positive work environment.


  • Ability to quickly review plans prior to being presented to the account manager for submittal to the client/agency.
  • Accurately monitoring the reweigh/remix of all Upfront plans.
  • Facilitate the distribution of all MSA’s as well as overseeing client receipt of them in a timely fashion.
  • Monitoring/approving re-expressions of dollars.
  • Monitoring/approving all sell-off requests.
  • Monitoring/approving all cutbacks
  • Monitoring/approving all planning rates
  • Monitoring/approving the distribution of ADU schedules
  • Monitor and prioritize workload.
  • Providing post summaries of all accounts
  • Handling excess inventory and oversell situations
  • Consultation and interaction with account executive regarding research material, programming, added-value (vignettes, billboards) advertising needs.
  • Interaction with network traffic department to gauge inventory availability, restrictions, specials, etc in determining make-up of proposal.
  • Liaison with various departments on client's behalf when requested.
  • Keep abreast of industry news via “trades” to increase and strengthen knowledge of position and get a general/broad understanding of what's going on in the industry.
  • Resolve order/invoice-billing discrepancies.
  • Invoicing: research discrepancy, advise client, management, and finance by correspondence on results and if necessary adjusting.
  • Daily review of national missed spot list to modify accounts by either makegoods or clients.

  • Client correspondence and contact as necessary.  A person who wants a close relationship with the AE's, Clients and Agencies.
The Organization Leading TV Network as a division of the world's most diversified media and entertainment company.  Operating companies include TV, Motion Picture, Music, Radio, Publishing and Interactive Media divisions.  This conglomerate offers an opportunity for a sales planner who wants a solid career in television broadcasting in Chicago.
Required Skills
  • Cable TV Network Sales Planning experience.
  • Knowing what it is to improve performance by being involved from the start to the finish of the sales support process.
  • A commitment to learn and grow, to the betterment of the Network and the Client.
  • A person who enjoys improving process.
  • A person who understands the tactical and strategic needs of a TV Network sales organization.
  • A person who enjoys being a team player and can also function independently
EEO Policy Filcro Legal Staffing and the organizations we represent are equal opportunity employers. We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status and we comply with all federal and state laws.
Benefits Full Benefits all start the first day of employment except dental and tuition for college.  90 days and following semester respectively. 
  • Medical Plan (s) 
  • Dental Plan 
  • Life Insurance 
  • Accident Insurance 
  • Disability Plan (s) 
  • Flexible Spending Account (s) 
  • Retirement Plan (s) 
  • Savings 
  • 401K 
  • Stock 
  • Direct Deposit 
  • Wellness Benefits 
  • Family Plan (s) 
  • Internal Posting for Promotions and Transfers 
  • Company Cafe (s) in all locations 
  • Easy Commute 
  • Discount Company Products 
  • Highly desirable work environment 
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