Media Planner/ Buyer (social)

Denver, Colorado | Permanent | Job ID #64852 |

Onward Search is searching for a Media Planner/ Buyer for a Full-time position.

  • Manage all social planning and buys in Facebook/Instagram, LinkedIn, and other various platforms for our roster of clients.
  • Partner with Client Leads to develop social strategies and analysis for clients.
  • Collaborate with Account, Creative and Strategy teams to ensure that social buy expectations are clear and on brief.
  • Be consistently out front of Client Leads with optimization recommendations and budget issues within social platforms.
  • Populate and maintain pacing sheets to ensure social buys are pacing to budget and achieving agreed-upon KPIs.
  • Work with Client Leads on planning and reporting presentations, joining the presentations as our social expert.
  • Support broadcast lead with negotiating, placing, and trafficking various broadcast buys.
  • Assist in managing broadcast buys in Strata, reconciling actual buys vs. planned every month.


  • 2+ years in social media buy management
  • A strong understanding of traditional and digital media tactics and how they work together
  • Strong project management skills
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Be detail-oriented, very organized, able to multitask, and work well under pressure
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of pixel management within Facebook
  • Self-starter; demonstrative examples of being out front of stakeholders or clients on business decisions
  • Experience with lead generation/conversion media activities is a plus

Does this sound like you? Apply today! 

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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About Onward Search

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.