Media Buyer

Charleston, South Carolina | Permanent | Job ID #65377 |
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Onward Search is hiring a Jr. Media Buyer on a direct-hire basis for an agency client with offices based out of SC and FL

Note: If in a city with an operating office (Charlotte NC, Charleston SC, Myrtle Beach SC or Orlando FL) it is preferred that the talent have a hybrid on-site/remote schedule. If in TN, or outside a city with an operating office, Talent can be fully remote.

Summary:

This position will be responsible for negotiation and placement of all media types (digital, print, radio, TV, out-of-home) and will also be involved in media research and strategic alignment of overall campaigns. Critical thinking and superior math skills are required, as well as an eagerness to take on responsibility and a competitive nature. Analyzing and reporting the results for all media is an integral part of the position as well. The ideal candidate will be able to identify strategies and ideas that drive results and solve business challenges, while staying organized and communicating clearly in a very fast paced environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Create and manage media buys on all platforms from negotiation through placement, trafficking, optimization, and post-buy analysis
  • Develop frequent and consistent tracking and analytics reports, including insights and recommendations
  • Present campaign insights, performance recommendations and reporting both internally and at times to clients
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with media vendors
  • Work with vendors and account managers to ensure creative deadlines and assets are delivered for on-time campaign launch
  • Assist with campaign budget management and vendor invoice processing and approvals to ensure payments are made in a timely manner

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in advertising, marketing or related field
  • 3 years of experience in an ad sales or media role, preferably at a full-service agency
  • Digital media planning and buying experience is a must
  • Proficiency in STRATA, SQAD, Nielsen, SRDS, Social Media Platforms and Microsoft Office Software, especially Excel
  • Professional image through in-person, video, and phone interaction
  • Excellent time and calendar management skills
  • Ability to work in fast-paced and pressured environments while remaining proactive, resourceful, and efficient
  • Ability to prioritize projects as they are assigned
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Excellent math skills

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.