Media Planner

Media


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Summary

The Media Planner will lead the planning, buying, executing, and reporting of paid media campaigns. This role provides the opportunity to work across several clients in both B2B and B2C industries as part of a fully integrated media team and agency. The core focus will be on digital media. But the ideal candidate will also have an understanding of traditional media (TV, Radio, and OOH) for cross-media campaigns.

Responsibilities

Research

Utilize research tools (eMarketer, Nielsen @Plan, SQAD, Commspoint) to gather information and drive key insights and strategies to be used in developing media plans.

Develop POVs on current trends

Media Planning, Buying, and Management

Work to develop strategies and media plan recommendations and develop partner consideration sets

Lead the RFP process: Send to media partners, review proposals, and provide client recommendation

Develop tactical media recommendations and present to clients

Execute media plans by managing insertion orders, gathering creative specs, and managing quality assurance

Budget oversight and media partner invoice approval

Work closely with client leadership team to handle client requests and questions

Collaborate with social media team on paid social strategies

Trafficking

Load campaign details and creative assets into third-party ad-serving tool DoubleClick (DCM) / Google Ads Manager

Load keywords and ad copy into Google Adwords and set up tracking and Q/A

Trafficking and reporting of digital marketing campaigns

Reporting and Optimization

Pull campaign performance data for client reporting and implement into client presentations

Lead analysis of performance data and identify appropriate changes to make within a campaign

Present reports to clients

Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in a related field

2+ years experience at an agency or as part of internal media department

1+ year leading the development of a media strategy and plan

Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint or Mac equivalent (Keynote)

Experience with the following or similar tools/platforms: DCM/Google Ads Manager, Google Analytics, Nielsen planning tools (@Plan and Commspoint), SQAD, Strata, Google Adwords

Excellent verbal/written communication skills

Strong quantitative and analytical skills

Time-management skills

Demonstrated commitment to teamwork

Acute attention to detail

Proactive/self-starter

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