1+ months

Marketing & Operations Specialist

Discovery Inc.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
  • Job Code
    118690799
Discovery Inc.


Marketing & Operations Specialist

US-MD-Silver Spring

Job ID: 26175
Type: Company Employee Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Affiliate & Distribution
US-MD-Silver Spring

Overview

Our Team
Discovery is the global leader in real life entertainment. Our goal of helping people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity depends on maintaining a creative and entrepreneurial environment where individual expression, achievement and recognition go hand-in-hand with our business objectives and performance.


Domestic Distribution is responsible for distributing and marketing Discovery’s 19 US networks, including Discovery Channel, HGTV, TLC, Food Network, Animal Planet, OWN, Investigation Discovery, Cooking Channel, Science and more. The group also works with Canadian pay tv distributors to carry TLC and American Heroes Channel.


The Role
Support the Domestic Distribution team across marketing, national accounts and operations disciplines on the execution of initiatives and services that deliver value for affiliate partner objectives as well as Domestic Distribution and Discovery, Inc. goals. This role will manage administrative tasks as well as tactical marketing and operations support across multiple teams within the Distribution department.



Responsibilities

Administrative Responsibilities
1. Provide heavy calendar management including complex scheduling for external client and internal meetings
2. Coordinate domestic and international travel
3. Manage expense statements and T&E reconciliation in a timely manner
4. Manage multiple telephone lines
5. Provide backup and generalist support to senior team and direct reports
6. Develop and maintain relationships with clients and their administrative staff
7. Handle proprietary and confidential documents and information with discretion
8. Manage hard-copy and electronic files and documents

Marketing & Operations Support Responsibilities
1. Meeting management including coordination of meeting room space across multiple offices and technical/IT setup
2. Prepare desk spaces for new hires and visitors and support onboarding process for new team members
3. Overall planning support including team meeting coordination, technical/IT logistics and support, lunch and learns, group outings, etc.
4. Mailings and mail-merge special projects
5. Office supply management
6. Group communications emails
7. Fulfill asset requests for affiliates and their creative agencies and coordinate with brand managers for network approval
8. Manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders including network teams, affiliate partners, vendors, and internal / external agencies
9. Ensure quality and timely delivery of assignments/projects within budget and on strategy
10. Build, maintain and demonstrate a thorough understanding of Domestic Distribution’s overall business goals and strategic vision
11. Handle special projects/requests as needed
12. Laser-beam focus on attention to detail and the ability to manage a diverse workload



Qualifications

* Four-year college degree is required
* Executive-level administrative support experience helpful
* Must have strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Google +
* Must possess a strong commitment to working in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
* Self-starter and ability to own and advance projects essential
* Must be extremely enthusiastic, articulate, personable, detail oriented and have strong organizational and communication skills
* Must demonstrate initiative, resourcefulness and ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines
* Some travel may be required
* Must have the legal right to work in the United States

silver spring, maryland, md, dmv

Discovery Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

EEO is the Law

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com.

PI118690799

<b>Discovery Inc.</b><br/><br/><br/><b>Marketing & Operations Specialist</b><br/><br/>US-MD-Silver Spring<br/><br/><b>Job ID:</b> 26175<br/><b>Type:</b> Company Employee Full-Time<br/><b># of Openings:</b> 1<br/><b>Category:</b> Affiliate & Distribution<br/>US-MD-Silver Spring<br/><br/><b>Overview</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>Our Team</strong><br />Discovery is the global leader in real life entertainment. Our goal of helping people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity depends on maintaining a creative and entrepreneurial environment where individual expression, achievement and recognition go hand-in-hand with our business objectives and performance.</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><br />Domestic Distribution is responsible for distributing and marketing Discoverys 19 US networks, including Discovery Channel, HGTV, TLC, Food Network, Animal Planet, OWN, Investigation Discovery, Cooking Channel, Science and more. The group also works with Canadian pay tv distributors to carry TLC and American Heroes Channel.</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><br /><strong>The Role </strong><br />Support the Domestic Distribution team across marketing, national accounts and operations disciplines on the execution of initiatives and services that deliver value for affiliate partner objectives as well as Domestic Distribution and Discovery, Inc. goals. This role will manage administrative tasks as well as tactical marketing and operations support across multiple teams within the Distribution department. </p><br/><br/><b>Responsibilities</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>Administrative Responsibilities</strong><br />1. Provide heavy calendar management including complex scheduling for external client and internal meetings<br />2. Coordinate domestic and international travel<br />3. Manage expense statements and T&E reconciliation in a timely manner<br />4. Manage multiple telephone lines<br />5. Provide backup and generalist support to senior team and direct reports<br />6. Develop and maintain relationships with clients and their administrative staff<br />7. Handle proprietary and confidential documents and information with discretion<br />8. Manage hard-copy and electronic files and documents</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>Marketing & Operations Support Responsibilities</strong><br />1. Meeting management including coordination of meeting room space across multiple offices and technical/IT setup<br />2. Prepare desk spaces for new hires and visitors and support onboarding process for new team members<br />3. Overall planning support including team meeting coordination, technical/IT logistics and support, lunch and learns, group outings, etc.<br />4. Mailings and mail-merge special projects <br />5. Office supply management<br />6. Group communications emails <br />7. Fulfill asset requests for affiliates and their creative agencies and coordinate with brand managers for network approval <br />8. Manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders including network teams, affiliate partners, vendors, and internal / external agencies<br />9. Ensure quality and timely delivery of assignments/projects within budget and on strategy<br />10. Build, maintain and demonstrate a thorough understanding of Domestic Distributions overall business goals and strategic vision <br />11. Handle special projects/requests as needed<br />12. Laser-beam focus on attention to detail and the ability to manage a diverse workload </p><br/><br/><b>Qualifications</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">* Four-year college degree is required <br />* Executive-level administrative support experience helpful<br />* Must have strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Google +<br />* Must possess a strong commitment to working in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment<br />* Self-starter and ability to own and advance projects essential <br />* Must be extremely enthusiastic, articulate, personable, detail oriented and have strong organizational and communication skills<br />* Must demonstrate initiative, resourcefulness and ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines <br />* Some travel may be required<br />* Must have the legal right to work in the United States</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">silver spring, maryland, md, dmv</span></p>Discovery Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information. <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=581131&hashed=1619517695">EEO is the Law</a> <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=588767&hashed=2014725565">Pay Transparency Policy Statement</a><br><br> If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com. <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/ygEEDDS6rYdPskAdFyXbK"> <p>PI118690799</p>

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Posted: 2020-03-04 Expires: 2020-04-04

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