Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) is a leading multi-platform consumer media company that engages over 230 million consumers globally every month. The company's influential brands include PEOPLE, TIME, FORTUNE, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, INSTYLE, REAL SIMPLE, SOUTHERN LIVING and TRAVEL + LEISURE, as well as approximately 60 diverse international brands. Time Inc. offers marketers a differentiated proposition in the marketplace by combining its powerful brands, trusted content, audience scale, direct relationships with consumers and unique first-party data. The company is home to growing media and platforms, including digital video, OTT, television, licensing, paid products and services and celebrated live events, such as the TIME 100, FORTUNE Most Powerful Women, PEOPLE’s Sexiest Man Alive, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED’s Sportsperson of the Year and the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen.
The candidate will use sales and demographic data to develop customized distributions for various titles that belong to several different publishers. The applicant will analyze distributions, summarize findings, and communicate with publisher and field representatives in order for distribution changes to be implemented. The candidate will have daily responsibility for the administration of wholesale and retail assignments, including development, coordination with respective marketing and sales entities, distribution, tracking and processing.
Work closely with marketing to develop specialized distributions, following key criteria and utilizing sales and demographic information.
Execute approved assignment requisitions. Coordinate as necessary with Marketing Managers on quality and completeness of content and supporting documentation. Establish and monitor execution schedule of activities listed above.
Review and audit assignment responses, following up on outstanding data related issues/questions. Compile recap reports for Marketing and Sales Management.
Support the Sales field staff as a key contact regarding assignments and various ad-hoc projects.
Initiate assignments on retail and terminal promotions that will determine wholesale copy requirements and title print order.
Work within TIR’s Centralized Order Regulation (COR) system to process and analyze store level distributions. Communicate key title information to TIR marketing and publisher representatives.
Participate in a variety of ad-hoc research and analytical projects.
A Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field.
Proficiency in MS Excel (required), MS Access skills would be a plus.
Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
Analytical thinking, problem solving, and decision making skills.
An ability to pay close attention to detail and work well with numbers.