Media Planner Buyer

My client is a well-respected and successful agency in the B2B sector though and looking to expand their involvement in B2C – especially digital. They work across virtually all media disciplines and have an excellent reputation, having won a great deal of business over the last few years,

They spend a great deal of time researching the markets and the media which are important to their clients and are meticulous about the proposals they put forward, and will not present anything to a client unless they are 100% sure they can deliver it.

The role of the candidate will be to support the senior buyers in the team. There will be a lot of on the job training, but my client is also happy to support training courses e.g. IPA, B2B Marketing or Google digital courses.

This job will entail working on media briefs with the senior planners that we receive direct from clients, occasionally from creative agencies.

You will help prepare full and detailed schedules/responses; helping with the negotiations with the media; implementing the campaign, monitoring all activity during and after and then preparing a campaign summary report.

Day to day functions will be:-

• Support planners in their strategic and tactical planning,
• Meet with Creative, PR and Telemarketing teams etc.
• Meet and talk with publishers on a regular basis – build relationships
• Investigate new media and provide in-depth analysis of opportunities available, for the senior planners
• Help with implementation of all plans – positioning etc.
• Provision of detailed production schedule for creative agencies
• Confirmation of bookings/orders with the media
• Liaison with the financial controller to ensure that all invoicing is timely and correct
• Help produce Post Campaign reports and analysis
• Assistance in reconciliation of any queries with clients/media

As the Media Planner Buyer, the key skills needed are being strong at Planning and negotiating and being Media savvy. You will have excellent written and spoken English. In addition you will be good at researching and have an analytical mind.

Facilities will be provided for the successful candidate to work from home after a successful the probation period and my client is open to flexible working and potentially working a shorter working week. An excellent, supportive environment is on offer along with the opportunity to develop and grow your skillset and experience with the company.

The role can be tailored to the individual’s experience and aspirations and this is the chance to be a pivotal member of the team.

Please note, only successful applicants will be contacted and that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person’s gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.

Job Summary

Job Title Media Planner Buyer
Location Chinnor,Oxfordshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £35k
Last Updated 23/11/2018
Reference SF43036
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