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Media Assistant

The Media Assistant should possess a general knowledge of advertising and be attuned to all forms of media, including social media. Primary responsibility will be to process all orders for media purchase and reconciliation. Additionally, the Media Assistant will provide administrative support for the media team in the preparation of media plans, reports, and performance analytics.

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Send your resumes to careers@mintz-hoke.com to apply for the Media Assistant position

Job Title:       Media Assistant

 Reports to:    Sr. Media Planner

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Demonstrates understanding of each Client business.
  • Books orders for all media within an assigned group of clients.
  • Maintain media schedules across all clients.
  • Coordinates creative asset material delivery information including closing deadlines and specifications.
  • Monitors placements in progress by spot checking and negotiating credit or billing adjustments when necessary.
  • Maintains all media placement orders and is responsible for post-performance reporting.
  • Tracks media expenditures to ensure agency and client budget compliance.
  • Collaborates with clients, media partners, media team members and other agency personel to resolve media billing issues.
  • Conducts media research, evaluates data; develops point-of-views; understands various media and their applications against Client strategies/goals.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Entry level position.  Experience in the communications industry helpful – preferably at a media or advertising agency.
  • Strong mathematical abilities required in this position.
  • Attention to detail is required.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Highly self-motivated with an ability to work independently and to collaborate with media buyers and planners as well as client service and accounting teams.
  • Critical thinking required to excel in this position.

 

COMMUNICATION ABILITY

Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. 

Strong writing ability in the form of emails, point-of-views, metrics reports and client presentations.


COMPUTER SKILLS

Computer proficiency; MS Office including MS Outlook.  This position will also regularly use media buying and media research specific software.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Media Planner + Buyer

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Send your resumes to careers@mintz-hoke.com to apply for the Media Planner + Buyer position

SUMMARY:

  • Evaluate, recommend, plan and buy media opportunities for assigned accounts.
  • Keep current with industry and audience media consumption, adjusting campaigns as necessary.
  • Exhibit an understanding of the Client’s business.
  • Demonstrate ability to work on multiple accounts and meet all deadlines.
  • Ability to work with all agency departments and be a problem-solver / critical thinker is required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Consult with Media Director, Clients, and/or Account Service to establish media objectives, and strategies for advertising campaigns.
  • Study demographic data and consumer profiles to identify desired target audiences for all media.
  • Partner with media representatives to evaluate optimum use of budgeted funds to achieve marketing and sales objectives. 
  • Evaluate editorial content, ratings, and audience composition across all forms of media to determine which would most effectively reach the target audience.
  • Present media plans to Media and Account Service team and/or Client for approval and makes adjustments as necessary.
  • Meet and communicate approved plans to Media Assistants.
  • Input avails from stations into buying system.
  • Create media buys based on approved plan and release to partners.
  • Maintain media schedules, handle make-good negotiations and review post buys on a weekly basis for all clients.
  • Resolve broadcast invoice discrepancies with Media Biller and media representatives.
  • Track media expenditures to ensure agency and client budget compliance.
  • Hold media vendors accountable and addressing delivery issues.
  • Negotiate added-value for clients.
  • Manage daily client workflow with Media Assistants (i.e POVs, performance and spend reports).
  • Analyze the effectiveness of each campaign and applying this data to future campaigns.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Advanced and thorough knowledge of media planning, buying principles, techniques and terminology.
    • 2 years minimum broadcast planning and buying experience required.
  • Verbal and written communication proficiency.
    • Effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to clients and other employees of the agency. 
  • Strong and professional negotiating skills.
  • Self-motivated, highly dependable, organized and focused demeanor.
  • Strong mathematical abilities required in this position.
  • Attention to detail required.
  • Must be able to occasionally travel to supported client meetings and events.