Position title
Media Planner

Freelancer opportunity available

The Media Planner will play an integral part of a growing media team and act as an innovative and strategic thinker who takes unique approaches to media planning and buying. The ideal candidate will bring the following skills to the table: Strong media strategy, research, and planning background with proven experience in interacting and communicating with clients. If you are a big picture thinker, understand client's goals, are meticulous, and work well under tight deadlines, this could be the role for you!

Location: New York

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Partner with Account and Creative staff to consider client objectives, target audience, budget, and media implications on creative content and placement

  • Facilitate both the planning and buying of holistic media plans - including digital, print, out of home, and broadcast

  • Develop consumer profiles and strengthen the client/agency understanding of audiences and how to best connect with them

  • Create and facilitate media presentations both internally as well as client-facing

  • Conduct ongoing relationships with media sales representatives and serve as a powerful advocate for the clients in negotiations

  • Maintain and track client media budgets, analyze data and provide reporting as well as ideas for ongoing optimization

  • Participate in new business pitches when needed

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • 2-5 years of full time media planning and buying experience

  • Exceptional communication, problem solving, research and writing skills, and presentation

  • A demonstrated passion for the creative economy

  • Strong computer skills (Excel proficiency), knowledge of Advantage and Keynote is preferred

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, ability to be client facing, strong attention to detail

Additional Information: This is a New York based position. All contractors and freelancers will be considered.

Must be authorized to work within the United States.



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Remote work from: USA
Date posted
November 15, 2020
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Position: Media Planner

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