Supervisor National Video Activation

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Jan 24, 2014
Closes
Feb 23, 2014
Contact
Manager Recruitment
Duration
Full Time
Better Strategy wins new business….and Aegis is in the zone. We are growing and looking for top media talent to join our team. If you are looking to be challenged and to push your career, Aegis wants to know you.


Title:SUPERVISOR, NATIONAL VIDEO ACTIVATION

Department:NETWORK

Reporting Structure:GROUP DIRECTOR, NATIONAL VIDEO ACTIVATION


OVERALL SUMMARY- POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Supervisor, National Video Activation is a base-level management position. This position is responsible for managing all national broadcast buying activity for assigned accounts. It is the Supervisor, National Video Activation who negotiates buys, checks preliminary and final post buy delivery and tracking performance to ensure buys meet client expectations. The Supervisor, National Video Activation may be responsible for managing a buying team – developing their skills, evaluating their performance and managing their growth. In addition to their core account assignments, the Supervisor, National Video Activation is expected to take part in larger areas of agency development – aiding with new business pitches, committees and task forces. This role is a step toward greater leadership within the media group and the agency overall.

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Media Buying and Execution:
•Negotiate network buys on an upfront and scatter basis
•Build and maintain relationships with key vendors
•Work with planners and vendors to develop and implement added value and integrations
•Oversee day-to-day responsibilities and training of Assistants and Buyers

Client & Internal Relationships:
•Maintain client relationships and work directly with clients on buying strategies
•Understand the client’s needs
•Manages expectations of clients and deliverables
•Grows business opportunities within current clients, where appropriate
•Have a thorough understanding of all elements of the brand and specifically its strategic target and prime prospects
•Represent the client’s point of view and interests in managing the day-to-day account activities
•Work with planners to ensure the buys are delivering on the planned goals
•Looks to identify opportunities to offer agency service line offerings to existing clients
•Leads face to face client and vendor meetings
•Participates and presents in New Business efforts and presentations, where appropriate
•Establishes strong internal relationships with other service line personnel

Strategic Thinking & Leadership
•Provide guidance to team members and nurture/promote team environment
•Ensure key information is being provided to the team regarding client issues, internal agency issues, changes in account status, etc.
•Is approachable and solution-oriented when presented with problems/issues by staff and team
•Properly delegates tasks to ensure appropriate utilization
•Accurately represent the client’s point of view when reviewing work, leverage this perspective when providing feedback to team and presenting to client
•May be responsible for constructing and delivering accurate, honest and timely performance management documents
•Is mindful of the client’s point of view when reviewing work, leverage this perspective when providing feedback to team and presenting to client
•Breaks down problems and issues into critical parts which can be resolved
•Oversees management of specific projects as assigned
•Oversee team activities, maintain overall quality control
•Is an engaged member of the media industry, and proactively solicits and contributes innovative ideas

Communication Skills:
•Express oneself clearly and concisely in oral communications
•Write in a clear, compelling and concise manner
•Organize ideas and information logically and sequentially
•Develop media presentation materials that are clear, compelling and persuasive
•Adapt communication style to relevant audience
•Establish and maintain communications process within Media group and internal teams
•Constructively edit and review the writing of media documents (timelines, media focus, RFPs, plans, client memos, and correspondence)
•Maintain frequent/as needed communication with the client and disseminate pertinent client information to the media team
•Move audience to desired action through clear and persuasive delivery of information

EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

•Bachelor’s Degree
•3-6 years of media buying experience, including at least 2 years at the Buyer level
•Strong analytical skills
•Media vendor negotiation experience
•Working knowledge of DDS
•Knowledge of media research terminology
•Advanced computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
•Proven leadership skills and management experience


"NO PHONE CALLS". Please include resume and qualifications with submission.