Media Planner/Buyer

TECHEAD

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TECHEAD is seeking qualified applicants for the following Contract-to-Hire position – Media Planner/Buyer / Telecommute VA – (JOB-18524). If you are looking for a new opportunity and this position looks to be a fit, please apply to see the TECHEAD difference that has made us successful for 30+ years!

You can find more about our team and values by checking us out at TECHEAD.com or on Glassdoor

Job Description:

TECHEAD is currently seeking a Senior Media Planner/Buyer to work remotely.  This position will focus on paid traditional media planning and buying for the client’s Residential Showroom Builder business.  

Permanent residents only, C2C is NOT considered. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Formulate branch/corporate traditional paid media plans based on core target customer
  • All aspects of media planning and buying including:
    • Target audience research and analysis
    • Development of media strategies and objectives and media plan
    • Media negotiations and buying
    • Media plan execution, maintenance, measurement, and optimization
    • Financial management including budget, media Co-op utilization and billing
    • Working with internal teams to provide creative specs, asset needs and deadlines in support of traditional media plans 
  • Must include broad range of experience in traditional planning and buying including print, radio, TV, outdoor and podcast
  • Negotiate, develop, and execute added-value media for all media plans
  • Develop strong working relationships with media vendor partners
  • Work strategically and collaboratively with key stakeholders including marketing business partners, in-house agency partners, finance and communications
  • Effectively sets and manages deadlines and receives feedback
  • Continual identification and vetting of new media channels and partners

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising, or related field
  • 5+ years of professional media planning/buying experience in an in-house or advertising agency environment. Media and planning experience in broadcast, audio, print and outdoor. Working knowledge of digital media planning and buying and how it holistically works with traditional paid media
  • Ability to use a variety of advertising analytics tools, databases and spreadsheet programs to track and manage advertising campaigns
  • Advanced working knowledge of media planning and buying tools including MRI Simmons, Nielsen, Telmar, SQAD and SRDS
  • Fast learner with strong negotiation and analytical skills
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities and personalities
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate and work effectively in a cross-functional team environment including virtual work
  • Understanding of production for TV, radio and digital
  • MS Office Suite including Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams
  • Working knowledge of English language to concisely understand a wide range of messages to multiple customer types across different industries
  • Think outside the box to seek innovative solutions and new practices
  • Ability to work well independently and as a team
  • Poise and maturity to interact with management
  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written, video and telephone skills)
  • Effective listening skills
  • Ability to work full-time remote
  • Accepts responsibility, is self-motivated and accountable for achieving targets
  • Results-oriented, excellent ability to utilize and manage the organization’s resources to achieve goals

TECHEAD’s mission is to make our on-site associates successful by placing them in the right environment so they can grow and prosper. How we treat and respond to our clients and employees is a reflection of who we are and makes us stand out from the rest. Keeping our business focused on building and maintaining relationships with our employees and clients is the key to our success. We won’t strive for anything less.

TECHEAD provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

For more information on TECHEAD please visit www.techead.com.

No second parties will be accepted.

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