Associate Media Buyer
 

MGH, a full-service marketing communications agency recognized as one of Ad Age’s 2019 and 2020 Best Places to Work, is seeking a broadcast media buyer with a minimum of 2 years of experience. 

What You’ll Do:

  • Develop a working knowledge of clients’ goals, guidelines and strategies
  • Interact with station reps and develop productive relationships through daily interactions via in-person, phone and email
  • Negotiate and place media buys/schedules
  • Input avails and send out buys/IOs, revisions, and cancellations for themselves and for Supervisors/Buyers
  • Revise/maintain all schedules as needed with make-goods and upgrades
  • Produce monthly and weekly media recaps and highlights to share with client
  • Ensure billing procedures run smoothly; promptly approve all media invoices and settle billing discrepancies with media vendors and accounting
  • Alert team of special media opportunities
  • Stay current with all research data
  • Meet tight deadlines under minimal supervision

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Experience:

  • Minimum 2+ years experience in traditional media buying
  • Must understand media terms (CPP, CPM, GRPs, etc.)
  • Solid technical and negotiating skills
  • Working knowledge of Strata buying software (preferred but not required)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point
  • Experienced in using various media research tools such as Nielsen, Scarborough and SRDS (preferred but not required)
  • Effective time management and organizational skills, as well as strong attention to detail
  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of an integrated team
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, problem solving and presentation skills

Life at MGH:

  • Two-time (2019 and 2020) Ad Age “Best Places to Work” award winner
  • An agency that was founded on belief that the best place to work produces the best work
  • Generous PTO benefit that grows after two years of service
  • An “intrapreneurial” culture that rewards big thinking with career development opportunities
  • Bagel Fridays (when we return to the office)

* Note: MGH is working remotely at this time. We plan to return to the office as soon as it's safe to do so. Our offices are moving to the Hunt Valley Towne Centre in the near future!

Thank you for your interest in MGH, an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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