Sales Planner - #33699

Warner Bros. Discovery

Date: 1 week ago
City: Dubai
Contract type: Full time

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, Twitter and Facebook.

Your New Role...

This is an instrumental role within a high-pressured Regional Sales Team at CNNIC, focusing on the MENA region. The Sales Planner role is crucial to the day to day running of the team and works across every aspect of the sales business, which includes pitches, proposals to clients and management of the team assistant and their day to day tasks. They will also assist in the coordination and communication, account management, day to day representative & client needs across the Middle East market. The Sales Planner will be responsible for contracts, billing and senior administrative tasks within the team. They must have relevant media/agency experience and knowledge of agency landscape and contacts. They will assist with the day to day management of the Sales Assistant in the team.

Your Role Responsibilities...

  • Assist in the coordination, communication, account management of client needs across the market;

  • Strategic development of proposals, media schedules, presentations and other supporting documents to relevant territories tailored to clients;

  • Assist Account Managers and Reps 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;

  • Manage & develop the Sales Assistant along with all their duties to ensure all administrative needs are met and support Sales Managers and the team Director;

  • Maintaining smooth running of active campaigns with assistant, ensuring client and reps are continuously updated on active campaigns;

Qualifications and Experience...

  • Demonstrated relevant media or agency experience

  • Knowledge of the global media landscape

  • Exceptional Excel and PowerPoint skills

  • Self-motivated and able to work with team and alone when allocated certain tasks and responsibilities

  • Manage the team’s sales assistant as well as being managed by Manager in the region

  • English is essential and the good command / good working knowledge of Arabic is a plus

  • The role may require some travel, but at the start the focus and base is in the Dubai office but with client interaction

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 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 and you require adjustments or accommodations to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please contact us at [email protected].

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