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Entry-Level Media Buyer

The Role:
The Entry-Level Media Buyer is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance for the implementation, monitoring and stewardship of approved plans in theĀ Investment Group, and has the following responsibilities:

**Seeking recent graduating looking to start immediately. Any December 2019 or May 2020 graduates, please check our postings in a few months and apply 3-4 weeks before your graduation date.**

  • Assist negotiators/supervisor on all buying responsibilities
  • Make sure all requests from planning are signed off and forwarded to appropriate person, including the input of media goals
  • Allocate, adjust and monitor schedules to ensure delivery to client goals/network guarantees. Screen prime programming prior to air. Work with Strategy and the Strategic Business Units to meet budget requirements and coordinate commercial scheduling
  • Work with Analyst to gather data to facilitate the buying process including RFPs, circulation data, rate cards, closing dates, rep lists, etc.
  • Aid in the development and confirmation of positioning for each ad placement, reports and securing make-goods on a quarterly basis
  • Aid in finalizing circulation analyses reports and securing compensation for under deliveries
Media Expertise:
  • Develop an understanding of the print marketplace
  • Attend internal and external media presentations and meetings
  • Join Analyst in meeting with sales representatives and vendors

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably with a concentration in media, advertising, economics or related field
  • Previous internship(s) in advertising or media preferred
  • Proven analytical and communication skills
  • Clear understanding of the media process
  • Proficient computer skills. Advance knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel required
  • Able to work independently or as part of a group