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Schedule Analyst - Media

Spectrum Reach is the advertising sales division of Charter Communications, Inc. The company offers custom solutions for the modern media landscape utilizing national cable networks, internet advertising and promotional events supported by marketing, research and award-winning creative services. Spectrum Reach applies insightful research to understand consumer behavior and build targeted, multi-screen media plans personalized for each customer.
With offices in 41 states and 147 markets, Spectrum Reach covers over 27 million households throughout the country. From traditional commercial advertising to exciting new possibilities in interactive media and multi-screen solutions, Spectrum Reach’s consultative team brings advertisers effective, efficient ways to turn our audiences into their customers.

Responsible for proactively utilizing the traffic system to research data, metrics and analytics around client schedules for high profile events, local, and national inventory allocations. This position will be the traffic liaison between Sales Support, Pricing and Planning, and Operations departments while communicating and providing guidance to cross functional leadership.

  • Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience
  • Research, review and provide data analytics around client schedules, sell out levels and dropped spots.
  • Provide proactive schedule guidance and direction to cross functional teams for markets, zones and networks that need attention.
  • Analyze client schedules and needs and provide decision making to best fulfill client schedules.
  • Advise sales personnel on possible solutions with comparable networks for make-goods to minimize revenue loss.
  • Continuously monitor inventory levels to avoid overselling and identify trends while providing a solution for inventory control.
  • Research root cause of dropped spots and revenue; make recommendations to recover revenue.
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert of key client schedules, revenue and placement nuances.
  • Analyze High Profile Opportunity placement to ensure client and market requirements are met.
  • Works on problems with moderate scope.
  • Works on assignments that are semi-routine in nature but require occasional deviation from accepted practice.
  • Works on assignments that require some judgment within prescribed guidelines.
  • Intermediate level proficiency in appropriate software applications or technology.
  • Intermediate knowledge and skills required for this job.
  • Ability to interpret data and apply analytics to generated and created reports
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and straightforward manner
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of management and company personnel
  • Ability to deal with internal and external clients in a professional manner
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working within assigned deadlines
  • Ability to manage multiple projects to meet target dates for delivery
  • Ability to operate personal computer, spreadsheet application, database, windows
  • Ability to prioritize and organize effectively
  • Ability to show judgment and initiative and to accomplish job duties
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment where demands and directions of work are changing
  • Ability to influence cross functionally for results
  • Knowledge of basic advertising and marketing principles
  • Prior experience with Eclipse or similar traffic system preferred
  • Must be organized with the ability to multi-task and with an ability to manage data as the needs of the business shift
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently and within a team environment and with multiple levels within the organization
  • Ability to use personal computer and software applications and knowledge of and ability to work in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Ability to enforce and adhere to timely delivery in a deadline driven environment
  • Ability to demonstrate superb follow through
  • Ability to work while seated for prolonged periods of time
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Related Work Experience Years of Experience
Traffic experience 2+ Years
Analytical data experience 1+ Years