Media Planner

New York City, New York (US)
Competitive salary, fantastic benefits, unlimited PTO
Oct 23, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

<p>The Media Planner will&nbsp;be responsible for developing and managing client media plans. You'll perform analyses and provide recommendations for all media projects, ensuring the smooth execution of all media details. You'll also be a day-to-day contact client.&nbsp;</p> <p><u>Responsibilities:</u></p> <p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Managing&nbsp;solid relationships with junior level clients in order to more effectively sell media and creative ideas&nbsp;</p> <p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Managing&nbsp;relationships with media vendors to maintain positive relationships on behalf of the agency and our clients</p> <p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Working&nbsp;with internal teams and media vendors to develop effective and integrated media plans&nbsp;</p> <p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Managing&nbsp;the development and tactical execution of all media plans to achieve long term goals&nbsp;</p> <p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Working&nbsp;with Insights Analyst to develop insights to inform plan development and client reporting/optimizations&nbsp;</p> <p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Presenting&nbsp;and selling&nbsp;plans to agency management and clients&nbsp;</p> <p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Demonstrating&nbsp;a complete understanding of the client’s business</p> <p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Keeping&nbsp;up-to-date on media trends&nbsp;</p> <p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Managing&nbsp;budgets&nbsp;</p> <p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Work&nbsp;with internal finance team to ensure billing process stays on track&nbsp;</p> <p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Identify new opportunities to achieve client goals</p> <p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Work directly with media vendors throughout the RFP process, negotiating, optimizations and reporting&nbsp;</p> <p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Traffic digital and social assets (DCM experience a plus)&nbsp;</p> <p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Be willing to jump into tasks that fall outside of traditional media planning roles such as new business, and work above and sometimes below the traditional planner level</p> <p><u>​Skills &amp; Attributes:</u></p> <p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Team player; motivated by developing strong relationships (internally and externally)</p> <p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Strong analytical skills</p> <p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Natural leader, capable of identifying problems and creative solutions&nbsp;</p> <p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills&nbsp;</p> <p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Motivated to actively contribute to the goals of the agency&nbsp;</p> <p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Collaborative, working freely and candidly with coworkers of all levels in a helpful and productive fashion</p> <p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Self-starter going above and beyond on tasks – taking the initiative to help others&nbsp;</p> <p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Manages up and down</p> <p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; An entrepreneurial spirit, always looking to develop your skills, thinking and value to the agency and to clients. Will not settle for the status quo.&nbsp;</p> <p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Innate curiosity and aptitude to learn about marketing, brands, advertising, communications, culture, people, etc. a burning desire to dig into what makes them tick</p> <p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Creative and/or an appreciation for creativity, desire to be part of a creative environment and is excited about the creative process</p> <p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Seeks out opportunity and challenge</p> <p><u>Qualifications:</u></p> <p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) required&nbsp;</p> <p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 2+ years of media planning experience, preferably working in a full-service agency on digital, social and traditional media&nbsp;</p> <p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Attention to detail and ability to handle multiple tasks required&nbsp;</p> <p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Must love dogs (or be comfortable working around many of them).</p> <p>Alignment with agency values:</p> <p>Truth is the most important of our values. Truth&nbsp;has an edge to it - sometimes it's painful, sometimes it's beautiful.&nbsp; Always it's the right thing. For our clients, we look for the&nbsp;truth&nbsp;behind trends and try to get to the&nbsp;truth&nbsp;of a story. The truth is at the heart of everything that we do and how we treat each other, our clients and their audience.&nbsp;</p> <p>More about FIG.</p> <p>FIG was created to be a smarter, more nimble alternative to the traditional agency model.</p> <p>We believe that stories are the best way to convey information and persuade people so we have built our thoroughly modern agency to deliver on this belief. We are Storytellers for the Information Age, on a mission to raise the bar in our industry by improving the quality and effectiveness of the stories told.</p> <p>We create and produce those stories in-house, and we distribute them across all forms of traditional and digital platforms, ensuring that we create natively to the needs of each platform and channel and always with the consumer first in our minds. We have embedded all services into our offering including media planning &amp; buying. We have a full-service production studio. In November 2017, we completed the acquisition of technology agency Hungry.</p> <p>We pride ourselves on being a fully modern, integrated agency and can be more efficient because of the diversity of skills on our team. We believe in a model with fewer, better people.</p> <p>Our ambition is to be the lead communications agency for the world’s most ambitious companies.</p> <p>We do two types of work really well:</p> <p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Helping the “new economy” brands and companies scale successfully (e.g Bright Health and Casper), and</p> <p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Helping established brands renovate and reposition in a vastly changed marketing ecosystem (eg Benjamin Moore, Nautilus)</p> <p>Recent accolades: AdAge Agency A List Stand Out Agency 2018 and 2019, INC 5000 (the definitive list of the fastest growing privately held companies in the US), INC Best Places to Work 2019, AdAge Best Places to Work for 3 consecutive years.</p>

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