Sarah Sarpong

Sales Traffic Manager

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationUnited Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsMedia Sales Manager - Media Account Manager - Commercial Account Manager

Projects

  • Broadcast Media, Commercials, Presentation, Creative Services, Operations, marketing, Show Programming

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About me

I am a Media Broadcasting professional with an extensive amount of experience in client related roles.

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Skills

  • Fashion
  • Advertising
  • TV
  • Writing
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Blogger
  • Blog Management
  • Blog Development
  • Blog Writing
  • Blog Creation
  • Social Meda
  • Blog Content
  • Account Management
  • Client Realtions
  • Broadcast TV
  • PR
  • Reception
  • Office Management
  • Project Manaement
  • Beauty
  • Lifestyle
  • Lifestyle Blogger
  • Fashion Blogging
  • Beauty Blogger
  • Travel Blog

Work history

Currently

Sales Traffic Manager

AMC Networks International UK

Apr 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Role requires working alongside Director of Schedules and Presentation Team to coordinate the daily commercial delivery from sales houses and creative agencies Key accomplishments: • Responsible for all on-air commercial activity across channels for UK and EMEA including teleshopping and sponsorship • Responsible for one direct report • Leading and managing direct report in ensuring the smooth flow of sales department • Supporting my direct report in performance with weekly reviews • Liaise with sales houses (Sky Media and Axiom Media) teleshopping clients and creative agencies • Ensuring daily as run reports are processed and delivered to sales houses • Creation and distribution of commercial break patterns for EMEA channels • Use of Provys and IBMS systems • Use of Microsoft Office, Word, PowerPoint and Excel • Project Manager - Led set up of AMC UK channel and Migration of channels to new playout centre in regards to sales process and workflows • Conducting monthly sales meetings

2013

Operations Coordinator

NBC Universal

Apr 2013 - Dec 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Role required assisting with the scheduling of the service and overseeing the administration and delivery issues. Key accomplishments: • Scheduling of international film and programme series for Russia, Latin America, Brazil and Poland using PictureBox Scheduler system • Track delivery of materials from Television Distribution and external clients (Ooyala, Redbee and Virgin Media) • Management and tracking of media assets using Ooyala Backlot system • Researching episodic information for television series • Researching availability of materials for existing platforms • Assist with Metadata creation • Assemble synopses of films • Use of Microsoft Office and Excel

2012

Ad Sales Planner/Account Manager

The Walt Disney Company

Mar 2011 - Sep 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Role required working with the Media Planning, Presentation and Ad Sales team in order to plan, deliver and fulfil the assets within the Disney XD and Disney Channel promotional airtime in the Scandinavian region. Key accomplishments: • Managed Disney XD and Disney Channel Sales Account • Managed sales inventory in order to maximise efficiency • Liaised with Ad Sales team and agencies in Copenhagen in order to sustain and fulfil their campaigns • Liaised with Disney XD and DC Scandi Presentation Schedulers in order to fulfil break pattern structure • Liaised with creative agencies for timely delivery of material to Adstream • Liaised with transmission to ensure spot files contained correct media id’s ready for TX • Provided reports and analysis of historical campaigns for internal and external distribution • Used Media Pro broadcast system to plan and book campaigns. TechEdge - Advantage for analysis of campaigns. Used Microsoft Office, Word, Power Point and Excel • Used Adstream and Vision broadcast system to enter and create campaign copy ID • Used SAP

2011

Commercial Operations Assistant

Sky

Jan 2010 - Mar 2011
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Now part of Sky Media the role from Viacom oversaw the Sky Media brand with the same responsibilities and work at assistant level Key accomplishments: • Liaised with sales insuring all airtime was full and accommodated any late money bookings • Liaised with presentation departments to ensure breaks were maximised • Achieved financial year sales targets as set by sales directors, resulting in yearly bonus • Scheduled all commercial channels • Sent schedules to broadcaster • Used Landmark and BSS broadcast system. Microsoft Office, Word, Power Point and Excel

2009

Commercial Operations Executive

MTV

Mar 2009 - Dec 2009
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • 23/03/2009-31/12/2009 Role was to oversee and support the compliance of commercial scheduling across all MTV channels including Nickelodeon, E! Entertainment, BET and Comedy Central. Key accomplishments: • Liaised with sales insuring all airtime was full • Liaised with planning and presentation departments to ensure breaks were maximised • Achieved financial year sales targets as set by sales directors, resulting in yearly bonus • Scheduled all commercial channels • Sent schedules to broadcaster • In charge of updating teleshopping schedules for E! Entertainment and BET • Used Landmark broadcast system, Perspective and Microsoft Office, Word, Power Point and Excel

2009

Sales Operations and Administration Assistant

Channel 5

Mar 2008 - Mar 2009
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • As Sales Operations and Administration Assistant the role required overseeing the sequencing and compliance of the digital channels (Fiver and Five US). Responsibilities included checking for Xkids and HFSS restrictions and product clashes, and making sure they had been removed from commercial schedules where necessary. Administrative duties required managing team holiday leave, booking stationary equipment for the sales department, booking couriers/bikes/taxis for colleagues and collating and distributing trade press to the sales floor. Used Oasis Broadcast System for scheduling and applying campaign copy. Achieved financial year sales targets set by sales director resulting in yearly bonus.

2008

Team Assistant

Mindshare Worldwide

Oct 2007 - Mar 2008
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • As Team Assistant the role required spot matching bookings from clients including broadcasters, and cancelling spots where necessary, using the DDS system. A range of administrative duties were also necessary for the role.

Education

2007

BA(Hons) Media Cultural Studies

Roehampton Universaity

Sep 2004 - Jun 2007
  • London, United Kingdom