Media Supervisor

Location
Chicago
Posted
May 04, 2014
Closes
Jun 03, 2014
Contact
Lipman Hearne
Duration
Full Time
Overview:

The Media Supervisor is responsible for the complete planning and activation process, from strategy development and plan presentation to campaign implementation and billing management. The Media Supervisor must be able to combine creative thinking with fact-based analysis to develop appropriate and effective strategies that ensure campaign success. The role also includes overseeing and mentoring media associate(s) as assigned.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

•Serve as the media resource on the account team for assigned clients
•Serve as the day-to-day face for assigned media clients
•Develop client media plans across all traditional platforms (digital and traditional)
•Negotiate media buys across all mediums
•Analyze and optimize campaigns throughout entire lifecycle - resolve any performance issues
•Work with the Media Associate to manage the billing process; reconcile vendor invoices; track media expenditures
•Review client POV’s
•Pursue new opportunities and added-value programs via media partnerships
•Build and maintain positive vendor relationships
•Work across departments to develop more cohesive recommendations
•Develop best practices for media planning and buying processes, competitive media analysis, effective and cost efficient media solutions for assigned client
•Maintain accurate budget forecasts and update as needed
•Supervise/train media associates in planning, buying and resolution of billing discrepancies
•Travel occasionally

Qualifications:

•Bachelor’s degree preferred
•3 – 5 years of Media Planning/Buying experience (Advertising agency preferred)
•Understanding of both traditional and digital media (print, Out of Home, radio and online advertising outlets)
•Knowledge of media planning tools: Strata, ARB, NSI, Simmons, MRI, Scarborough, Kantar, Adviews and @Plan
•Knowledge of Third party ad servers, SEM, SEO, and analytics
•Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
•Strong mathematical and analytical skills
•Desire to service clients in the non-profit sector
•Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal) to foster optimal relationships
•Comfortable presenting in front of both large and small groups
•Ability to multi-task, thrive in a fast paced environment and meet tight deadlines

Lipman Hearne is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Interested professionals should view our website at www.lipmanhearne.com and forward a letter of interest and resume to mediapositions@lipmanhearne.com. Please indicate “Media Supervisor” in the subject line. No phone calls please. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.


Lipman Hearne is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Interested professionals should view our website at www.lipmanhearne.com and forward a letter of interest and resume to Mediapositions@lipmanhearne.com. No phone calls please. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.