Associate Media Planner

To support media buyers and planners with the day to day operations of the media department.

RESPONSIBILITY AREAS

Account Support

  • Help compile necessary documents from internal or external sources to help facilitate plan development or expedite the media implementation process
  • Handling day-to-day details of document delivery, faxing, internal communications, proofing, or plan assembly as required
  • Become familiar with media resource systems and mapping programs to support development of presentations to clients by the planning team
  • Provide support on document revisions, flowchart development and revisions
  • Learn and master systems to facilitate media placement and invoicing between media and accounting                          

Agency Relationships

  • Build working relationships with all media personnel and assure the department and the agency works to meet quality standards so all planning or implementation documents are prepared and presented in a professional and timely manner
  • Learn how the agency structure operates, the workflow structure and department responsibilities
  • Participate in all training sessions on systems or operational procedures

Communication

  • Provide clear, concise, accurate implementation documents that are routed to internal account teams and media vendors as required by Supervisor or other departments
  • Maintain appropriate records of all written directions, work orders, recommendations, and media contracts, which result in client decisions or approvals, particularly authorizations to proceed with chargeable services
  • Keep all members of account and media teams informed of problems or opportunities that could impact a client’s media plan outcomes or budgets

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Proficient in Microsoft office software
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to deal with complex numerical situations
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize and multi-task
  • Creative problem solving and decision-making skills; excellent judgment
  • Excellent customer service and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong leadership skills that demonstrate potential to grow
  • Desire to learn and be challenged with new opportunities 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • 1-2 years preferred in a marketing communications, advertising agency, or media organization
  • B.A. degree in business, journalism (advertising emphasis), or liberal arts with strong business curriculum

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