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Media Planner and Buyer

Job Description

The Media Planner / Buyer is responsible for their assigned clients’ media needs with supervision from the Media Manager. This team member is expected to show strategic thinking in getting a client’s message in front of the right target audience.

Responsibilities

  • Work with Media Manager, digital buyer, and account managers to set client budgets and plans.
  • Plan, negotiate, and buy traditional media for assigned agency clients.
  • Assist Media Manager in various client and agency media projects and research.
  • Present plans and media opportunities to clients or the account team.
  • Evaluate vendor proposals.
  • Explore and evaluate opportunities and developments in the media world.
  • Project and estimate audience ratings.
  • Steward schedules for placement upgrades, pre-emptions, makegoods, traffic, and delivery updates.
  • Reconcile vendor invoices, negotiating credits and makegoods when necessary.
  • Produce and reconcile post-buy analysis for broadcast television; negotiating and monitoring make-up schedules and their no-charge invoices.
  • Learn and explore continuously in all media areas, including digital tactics to expand personal and team skills.
  • Maintain fair and honest relationships with our media partners.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with interest in marketing or media advertising a plus.
  • 3 – 4 years of experience with media in an advertising agency or related company.
  • Exhibit strategic thinking and understanding of media trends.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and contribute to making the team stronger.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and keen organizational skills.
  • Cognizant of deadlines and efficient time management.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and seamlessly move from one project to another.
  • Display interest and enthusiasm for the position, company, and industry.
  • Proactive ownership of responsibilities.
  • Motivated to learn and advance.
  • Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office and experience in buying software.
  • Entry-level digital media buying and strategy experience is a plus.

How To Apply

Send your resume and cover letter to camillec@wearefieldtrip.com.