eComm Media Associate

Media New York, NY


Are you looking for new challenges in your media career? Are you excited about the ability to work within an integrated co-located agency where Media collaborates with all disciplines at the beginning of every creative brief across all media platforms?

We are looking for a Jr. Media Planner/Buyer or Associate for a global communications agency. Our ideal candidate will be excited about the challenges of managing connections with the consumer across digital, social, and ecommerce landscapes. This is a great opportunity to work within an integrated team where media is part of the initial strategy, not the end point. Excellent potential for career development.

Major Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development and stewardship of all e-commerce and e-shopper communications plans as well as other initiatives based on client requirements and needs
  • Partnering in gathering necessary data for plan development:
    • Run marketing & media reports and analyze data, gather costs, create and maintain flowcharts
    • Evaluate media vendor tactics and opportunities
    • Assist in the preparation and rationale of media recommendations and plan presentations
  • Work to ensure overall quality and integrity of plans, including:
    • Monitor and maintain budgets, budget reports and all other stewardship reports
    • Perform all campaign activation procedures
    • Generate paperwork necessary for purchase authorization
    • Resolve billing discrepancies
    • Analyze plan performance where necessary to ensure success
    • When/where applicable: negotiate makegoods, coordinate added value
    • Maintain media partner information files

Position Requirements

  • BA or BS degree, concentration in advertising, marketing, business administration, and/or communications preferred
  • Internship or full time experience in media planning, advertising, or communications preferred
  • Strong quantitative skills, including analytical abilities and math proficiency
  • Demonstrate strategic thinking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work within a team, handle multiple assignments and meet tight deadlines
  • Propensity to be business-minded and professional
  • Extremely detail-oriented, with clear and proven organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate ambition by keeping abreast of industry trends through trade news, industry workshops / seminars and tracking current events
  • Exhibit passion through appropriate participation in team, agency, and industry initiatives
  • Demonstrate genuine curiosity and interest in our clients & their business
  • Digitally savvy, with specific proficiency at MS Suite: Excel, Word, PowerPoint