Media Planner

Darien, Connecticut
Competitive Annual Salary + Health, Dental and 401k
Mar 21, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

Connecticut agency is seeking an experienced Media Planner with 3-5 years of experience in online and traditional media. We are looking for a candidate who has knowledge planning/implementing media across all tactics, is detail oriented, has established vendor contacts, and is outgoing and eager to grow the business.

The Media Planner will play a crucial role in the development of media plans & strategies in accordance with the objectives and goals outlined by the client.  They will also oversee the implementation of the media buys and provide insight and analysis. The Media Planner will also be responsible for managing & growing the team. He/she will serve as the primary communication liaison between the client and the Agency, and ensure that all projects are completed and executed to the client’s expectations.

Specific Duties:

  • Lead and monitor day-to-day activities & reporting relating to assigned account(s)
  • Develop  media plans and implementation, assuring that all opportunities have been thoughtfully considered & evaluated
  • Train, supervise, and manage the development of the Assistant Media Buyers & Planner in all aspects of media planning, campaign management, media research, account management, traffic and client service


  • A minimum of three to five years of relevant online media experience
  • Thorough understanding of media planning
  • Must have a strong understanding and working knowledge of Word, PowerPoint and most importantly Excel
  • Excellent mathematical ability; can understand and evaluate budget/results data effectively
  • Ability to represent the Agency at client meetings/ conference calls
  • Demonstrate ability to contribute to media strategies
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills that encourage team cooperation, promote enthusiasm, and motivate strategic thinking
  • Ability to manage, train, and delegate effectively
  • Excellent listening and organizational skills
  • Ability to work on multiple accounts effectively
  • Advanced ability to present and sell Agency recommendations


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