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Media Buyer -Remote/ Hybrid

Job title: Media Buyer -Remote/ Hybrid
Contract type: Full-time
Location: Los Angeles
Discipline: Marketing
Remote: Yes
Reference: 424031
Contact name: Shelby Glass

Job description

Position Summary:
Our client, an innovative media agency is looking for a Media Buyer who develops, recommends, executes, and evaluates digital media plans from inception to completion. This role works closely with the Manager and Sr. Media Buyer to develop a plan that meets client’s budgets and objectives with clear rationale.
Key Responsibilities:
•    Attend regular partners meetings, client and creative statuses and maintain on-going rapport 
•    Analyze and provide clients with research data and media/marketing information 
•    Work collaboratively with team members to develop and manage media plans for Digital (display, mobile, social, video, search) 
•    Provide guidance to Associates 
•    Mentor and assist in the training of Associates 
•    Work closely with Strategy and Media Planning teams to ensure that overall strategy is woven into all media choices 
•    Partner selection recommendation and justification designed to deliver on client KPI’s using the most sophisticated use of data and analytics, via multi-faceted, strategic partnerships, while delivering maximum strategic value and efficiency 
•    Conduct industry research using various media tools such as comScore, @Plan, eMarketer as well as general research via the web 
•    Develop the RFPs and oversee the submission process with media partners 
•    Continually vet out real-time opportunities to ensure our clients are remaining competitive 
•    Develop industry and partner POV’s with Manager’s oversight 
•    Participate in the development of KPI’s with Strategy 
•    Oversee all production timelines, creative development and creative hand-offs to ensure campaign launches on time and without issue (unless team has Project Manager scoped for business) 
•    Evaluate partner proposals, negotiate plan details and develop plan 
•    Oversee campaign implementation, optimization, and performance of campaign activities including authorizations, insertion orders (IO’s), budgets, creative, reporting and the billing and reconciliation process
•    Manage all partner specific budget allocation, optimization, media partnership programs and added value details 
•    Secure best in class marketplace pricing 
•    Foster strong relationships with media partners 

Desired Skills & Experience:
•    Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience 
•    1+ years of experience in prior media function 
•    Experience in presenting via phone and in person with clients and brand stakeholders 
•    Experience with campaign management/ad serving technology and third party market research tools such as Double Click DART, Atlas DMT, comScore Media Metrix, Nielsen NetView, @Plan, eMarketer  
•    Strong written, verbal communication, negotiation, and presentation skills 
•    Ability to effectively multi-task multiple, competing priorities, and projects through strong time management and organization 
•    Proficient understanding of accounting principles, data analyzing, and market research 
•    Ability to work effectively cross-functionally and maintain strong professional relationships with clients and other various outside vendors 
•    Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Office (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) 
•    Focus on self-development and learning
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