Discovery Communications Sales Assistant Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 26, 2014
Updated Apr 26, 2014
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Sales Assistant Interview

Anonymous Employee  in  New York, NY
Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
Application Details

I interviewed online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Discovery Communications in April 2014.

Interview Details

I applied to a position in February 2014 and heard back from a recruiter a week later. Unfortunately I was still in college at that time and therefore was not eligible (as it was for immediate hire). However closer to graduation in April, I reached back out and Discovery scheduled an interview in the NYC office for me. I had two interviews. One with HR (super standard questions - the HR team is the best) and then one with the sales team. The sales interview was in a crowded office with six other people. The Director clearly did not want to be there. I have never been dismissed or ignored in an interview quite like my time at Discovery. They had been doing interviews back to back for a few days straight and I could tell they just didn't care. Worst interview experience ever.

Interview Questions
  • "So you're familiar with the job ... could you describe the position to me? What did the job post say?"   Answer Question
Reasons for Declining

Better opportunity elsewhere. Also after my bad experience interviewing, I didn't care to go back.

Declined Offer
Negative Experience
Difficult Interview

Other Interview Reviews for Discovery Communications

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    Sales Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    The process took 1+ week - interviewed at Discovery Communications in April 2013.

    Interview Details

    I was contacted about an open position and thus came in to the office for an interview, which was very easy and comfortable. After this, I was contacted by people in HR for a phone interview. Within a week, I was offered the job.

    Negotiation Details
    Not really a factor
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Sales Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Very informative interview, where they went through the process of what is to be expected of you in the position. The whole process took about 4 weeks from start to finish. Make sure you come with questions, and have some knowledge of the network-- since you are not 100% sure which network you are interviewing for.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation
    Accepted Offer
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    Sales Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Discovery Communications.

    Interview Details

    I was brought in to interview with two people and that process was incredibly smooth and those I met were some of the nicest people ever. The interview was not intimidating or harsh, it was more of a conversation and their genuine interest to learn about me. I then had a phone interview with 3 of their senior sales support members who were as nice and as calming as those I met in person, again, more interested in my goals and who I was. Finally I had a phone interview with someone in HR. It was the smoothest, most comfortable and best interview experience I have ever had.

    Interview Questions
    • What are you doing now that will prepare you for your duties at Discovery Communications? Do you think it'll be a challenge to change pace from work place to work place?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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