Ikon | Communications Trader

Buying/Trading & Investment Brisbane, Queensland


Overview of job
As the Communications Trader, you will be assisting in the execution of client campaigns. Our Communications Traders are empowered to be involved widely across the client team, so you get exposure to all stages of the planning and buying process!  


Reporting of the role

This role reports to the Investment Director.


Three best things about the job:

  1. Learning and development in a new and hugely important area of digital marketing
  2. Fantastic collaborative working environment
  3. Becoming part of the Ikon Brisbane family, with an opportunity to challenge the status quo and build your career working on some of the most exciting brands in market


Measures of success

In three months:

  • Developed an understanding of the Ikon business, our key differentiators and position in market
  • Developed an understanding of your client group
  • Developed relationships with your team and peers in the Ikon family


In six months:

  • Become the master of reporting, drawing out valuable insights for the team and client
  • Become comfortable supporting your Media Executive & Manager with day to day campaign management
  • Become capable in trading TV to meet all client benchmarks


In 12 months:

  • Adding value to the strategic direction of campaigns being briefed by clients
  • Have developed an in depth understanding of your clients businesses and the campaigns we are running to drive business outcomes
  • Have become the owner of your local market portfolio, running the day to day operations of and supporting the Media Executive in client communication
  • Have become capable in trading all offline channels to meet all client benchmarks 


What you will need:

  • Someone who is hungry to learn the about the media industry
  • An eagerness to add value to the team and wider agency
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Has strong attention to detail
  • Is proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Work experience in a media agency is preferred but not essential, minimum of 18 months experience in industry is required though
  • Degree in Communications, Media or similar is preferred



About Ikon Communications

Ikon is a full service communications agency with over $400m in billings across offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

We have the breadth and depth of experience to create bespoke solutions for each and every client. For some, that might be a full suite of services from strategy, data, creative and media. For others, it could simply be amplifying a marketing spend across search and social.

You can learn more about what it means to be an Ikonoclast by visiting our website below: