Assistant Media Planner

Entry Level New York, New York


Position at Havas Media


  • Confidence -- periodically the Assistant is the sole Media representative in a meeting. It’s important that you be able to convey the attitude and opinion of your team

Business Character

  • Able to prioritize
  • Able to multi-task
  • Detail oriented; verging on perfectionism
  • Willing to work long hours
  • Take full responsibility for the activity happening on your account
  • Display professionalism in all interactions with the client as well as the reps
  • Exceptionally well organized

Strategic Thinking

  • Assist Planners with Media evaluations
  • Assist Planners with evaluating any media opportunities
  • Understand the strengths of each medium and use this information to contribute to the accomplishment of the client goals
  • Assist Planners with print point – of – views (POVs)



  • Contribute innovative ideas, be thinking about new media avenues
  • Consider ways to communicate the clients advertising message which are consistent with the creative strategy



  • Assist the Planners and Planning Supervisors; providing detail support for one another on your account
  • Develop effective relationships with the Account Management group assigned to your account
  • Help other media teams meet deadlines when they are in a crunch
  • Be ready and willing to share your knowledge with new employees