Media Planner/Buyer

Location
New York
Posted
Feb 10, 2012
Closes
Mar 11, 2012
Contact
Ms. Hiring Manager
Category
Advertising, Other
Duration
Full Time
Job Title: Media Planner/Buyer - Multicultural

Job Duration:Full Time

Job Description:

The right individual will be responsible for planning, negotiating, buying and monitoring multicultural media. The candidate must have ability to learn quickly and work in a fast-pace environment. Strong working knowledge of various traditional media vehicles (TV, Radio, Print, OOH, etc.) is a must and Digital (Display, SEM, Social) is a plus.

This position reports to the VP of Media. As a member of our team you will have a great deal of responsibility. You must have strong negotiation skills and attention to detail. We are looking for someone who understands advertising and has the ability to plan, buy and manage processes and resources. You will be constantly challenged and asked to manage numerous tasks concurrently. We are looking for a leader who can grow the company's media department.

Knowledge of Asian (Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese and others) media markets in the USA a must.

Knowledge of ONE of the following languages is a must: Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese.

Responsibilities:

Communicate regularly to the VP of Media on new initiatives, ongoing projects, and budget issues
Set goals for offline/online campaigns and evaluate performance
Negotiate media contracts.
Manage insertion orders for media placements.
Proof all advertising before it is released to vendors.
Responsible for the stewardship and payment of all media buys.
Track ad placements and collect proofs of completion.
Work with Financial Department to provide updates about monthly spend vs. budget.
Research various media vehicles for local, regional and national campaigns.
Compile proposals and make recommendations for clients based upon their marketing goals and budget.
Oversee ad campaign from concept through execution to ensure proper implementation.
Research new media leads to help grow the business.

Qualifications:

Detail Oriented
A strong sense of urgency and commitment to get the job done quickly and with high quality
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Experience conducting SEM campaigns is a plus
Knowledge of Strata software is a plus
Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects
Strong math skills
Good communication skills
Bachelors Degree
Minimum of two years of media planning or media buying experience
Organized, team player

Benefits:

Competitive salary, health insurance, 401K, great multicultural team atmosphere. Great professional growth opportunities.
Please, send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to hr@mediagravity.com



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