Media Associate

Media New York, NY



  • You’ll assist in the development and stewardship of all communications plans as well as other initiatives based on client requirements and needs. 
  • Partner in gathering necessary data for plan development:
    • Run marketing & media reports and analyze data, gather costs, create and maintain flowcharts 
    • Monitor and compile competitive advertising and spending data 
    • Assist in the preparation and rationale of media recommendations and annual plan presentations 
  • Work to ensure overall quality and integrity of plans, including:
    • Monitor and maintain budgets, budget reports and all other stewardship reports 
    • 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


Desired Skills and Experience

  • BA or BS degree, concentration in advertising, marketing, business administration, and/or communications preferred 
  • Must have either media planning advertising internships or full time experience in a media planning team. 
  • 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