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Warner Bros. Discovery Sales Assistant, Ad Sales - CNN in London, United Kingdom

Every great story has a new beginning, and yours starts here.

Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, “the stuff dreams are made of,” we’re not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD’s vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what’s next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

We are the now and the next. The power behind the people building the future. We are born from the spirit of innovation. We are created from the idea that people around the world want more, need more, deserve more. We are the home of the global digital revolution. We are CNN.

See what it’s like to work at CNN! Follow us on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/cnncareers/) , Twitter (https://twitter.com/CNNCareers) and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/CNNCareers/) .

The Job

​ CNN International, the world’s news leader, provides awarding winning content across multiple platforms to upscale global citizens. The Advertising Sales team is a dynamic group responsible for driving global revenue on all CNN platforms.

The Sales Assistant is responsible for providing administrative assistance and support to Sales Planners, Managers and the team Director within the CNNIC Africa sales team. The role is within the Advertising Sales department supporting the UK region and other designated territories as required.

The Daily

  • Oversee the booking of TV and online advertising deals with the traffic team, prepare confirmation and post campaign reports, send out billing/payment emails, manage prospect and status sheets as well as campaign history sheets, chase copy and liaise with clients and/or agencies to ensure timely copy receipt, check invoices and contracts. Tasks also involve heavy excel and PowerPoint usage.

  • Ensure smooth running of all Ad Sales campaigns (keeping them on-target, with timely delivery of all campaign components, foresee any troubleshooting).

  • Coordinate weekly team meetings, respond to general client/agency enquiries and general administrative duties.

The Essentials

  • Excellent administrative skills

  • Previous experience in a similar role

  • Organised, pro-active and hardworking.

  • Communication skills and ability to work in a team environment.

  • Ability to cope in a very busy environment, to prioritise and multitask.

  • IT skills (Windows, Word, Databases, Outlook, Internet, Excel and PowerPoint).

  • The confidence to build and maintain relationships with clients and agencies.

  • A keen attitude and willingness to learn, remain motivated and ambition to progress within the industry.

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at www.wbd.com/guiding-principles/ along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

The Legal Bits…

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability or any other category protected by law.

If you’re a qualified candidate with a disability and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact us at recruitadmin@wbd.com.