Associate, Commercial Investment

Future Talent & Entry Level New York, New York


Position at Midas Exchange

About Midas Exchange:

Midas Exchange defines the best in class in Corporate Trading and Media. We provide our clients with incremental value through exceptional media services and a professional approach to ensure their business needs are achieved. We accomplish this with a deep commitment to our people, a culture of ethical behavior, and the integrity of our performance. Formed in 2010, Midas works with clients and their Media AORs to complement current services, seamlessly deliver a media purchase consistent with objectives, and be fully accountable for the implementation and service of the purchase recommendation.

The Assistant Negotiator is an entry level National Broadcast buying position. This role works as part of a team in assisting the National Broadcast Negotiators on the negotiation, placement, and maintenance of television commercial buys. Primary responsibilities are to learn media math, form vendor relationships, and utilize various computer and system applications. The position requires development of negotiation skills, understanding client needs and the corporate trade business model.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Learn media terminology definitions
    • Form relationships with vendors through the maintenance of client schedules
    • Handle day to day client scheduling requests
  • Review and resolve billing discrepancies with vendors and finance
    • Monitor program content screenings, do not air lists, time locks and day restrictions
    • Develop quarterly post buy analysis
  • Assist in creating client presentations

What We Love About This Position:

  • Midas supports career development and growth through the Midas “Media 101” Assistant Negotiator training program along with quarterly check-ins with your Media Manager.
  • You will be exposed to multiple advertising categories, brands, demographics, networks, etc. Prepare to learn something new every day!
  • You will be part of an upbeat work environment that truly cares about promoting positivity in the work place through the “Midas Culture Club.” This club is designed to plan agency-wide events in order to boost team morale and foster stronger relationships between employees.
  • Join our Annual Midas Fantasy Football league, where all employees are welcome to participate regardless of experience/knowledge of the sport.

Job Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Advertising, Marketing, Business Administration, or Communications preferred but not required
  • No media buying experience required but internships are preferred Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Strong math and analytical skills
  • Team-oriented and detail-oriented Organization and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong work ethic and ability to perform under pressure
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including: Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

Midas Exchange is a consultative-focused media and asset trading firm that provides innovative, strategic marketing and financial solutions to business-savvy executives and their corporations. Our position as a WPP company enables us to develop and execute transformative media and asset trading programs that deliver higher ROI and sales revenue for our clients and partners. Our staff of industry leading executives, experienced in all facets of media and asset trade disciplines, work collaboratively with clients and partners to develop customized trading programs that are held to WPP’s high standards of accountability and delivery. Midas Exchange is headquartered in New York with the global footprint of WPP. For more information, visit:

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