Media Buyer

A growing performance media agency is looking to add a strong Media Buyer to their team!

  • New York, NY
  • $60,000 - $70,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Julie Massey
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A bit about us:

A growing performance media agency is looking to add a strong Media Buyer to their team! We place high value on leadership, critical thinking and problem-solving, initiative, and always drive our teams to think strategically. Our employees are passionate about the business and the impact of the work we do! We’re looking for thought leaders to not only help direct our clients, but also to help the new leadership team shape the future of the company.

Why join us?

Great Benefits
Competitive compensation
Growth opportunities
Remote Options

Job Details

Position Summary
The Media Buyer will have strong skills negotiating, buying, analyzing, tracking and reporting for multiple DRTV campaigns that support client business objectives in a fast-paced environment with a heavy focus on DRTV within the following platforms: local TV, national cable, satellite, MVPD/ Systems, syndication, in both linear and Advanced TV. They must also be comfortable interacting with, and in many cases, leading client and new business communications re: Media rationale, planning and strategy. We are looking for a go-getter with the desire to advance his/her media career through the opportunity to learn new skills, acquire more responsibility and get greater client contact in a smaller, entrepreneurial agency. While the traditional planning buying skills in a linear TV environment are critical to this role, the Buyer must also have familiarity with advanced media (TVE, Programmatic, Addressable) and how it fits in to client media strategy and planning.

  • Plan and negotiate Local TV, network, national cable and syndication schedules to meet client requirements in linear and advanced TV
  • Prepare, send, and confirm media schedule orders and revisions to media vendors as directed by Account Managers
  • Manage schedule clearance and preemption accurately and within budget
  • Lead and mentor junior buying team members (Associate Buyers & Assistant Buyers)
  • Interact regularly with clients and, as needed and appropriate, running point as client lead
  • Clear understanding on maximizing client budgets through optimizing media schedules based on clients KPIs (i.e. budgetary, ratings, impressions, CPO/ratio)
  • Analyze, track, and report campaign results on a daily/weekly basis
  • Evaluate and communicate new media opportunities regularly

We are looking for an enthusiastic, detail-oriented, hardworking professional with excellent communication and time management skills.
  • 2+ years of media buying experience
  • Understanding of basic media math principles
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Power Point and Outlook
  • Familiarity with media research tools such as MRI, Nielsen, SQAD, etc.
  • Detail-oriented
  • Possess solid communication skills
  • Excellent negotiating skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Ability to work alone and with the group seamlessly on tasks

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Job Details
Managed by Jobot Pro
New York, NY
Job Type
$60,000 - $70,000