Associate Media Buyer

Media Buying Boston, Massachusetts New York, New York

Position at Trilia Media


The role of the Associate Media Buyer – National Investments is to support the buying group in day-to-day work of buying national television and digital video media.


  • Understand client goals and buy parameters
  • Assist with billing discrepancies, checking contracts, and maintaining order letters
  • Input and maintain schedules in the buying systems
  • Monitor buys based on viewing data to secure in flight delivery
  • Obtain & review all makegood offers & assist in negotiating acceptable makegoods by researching ratings information, negotiated costs and time periods with reps
  • Evaluate media plans and work with buyers to negotiate deals for agency clients
  • Traffic digital buys via DCM and assist in monitoring campaign deliverables
  • Demonstrate knowledge of agency business and procedures
  • Foster relationships with vendors and media staff
  • Keep in touch with industry trends and research 

Valued Behaviors:


  • Individual contributor, motivated and self-driven.
  • Proactively seeks out answers and solutions.
  • Articulate and thoughtful written and verbal communication.
  • Curious and open minded.


  • An actively positive and collaborative team player.
  • Asks questions and seeks out people to learn from.
  • Enjoys working with different people who bring new ideas to the table.

Accountability for Results

  • Takes ownership of deliverables and understands the importance of meeting deadlines.
  • Resourceful in figuring out how to get projects and tasks done.
  • Customer service oriented

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

  • Openness to people from all walks of life
  • Hunger to learn more about diversity and inclusion 
  • Inclusive mindset and willingness to grow
  • Modeling inclusivity within Teams/Dept


  • Interest in National video media buying
  • Exhibits a positive attitude in handling requests from a variety of sources
  • Accuracy and follow-up on projects are a must for this position
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize the workload, both independently and as part of a team. 
  • Professionalism when interacting with vendors, peers, and management
  • Strong quantitative skills, including analytical abilities and math proficiency 
  • Advanced Excel and Powerpoint skills. Experience in Google Sheets and Slides is a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree or relevant professional experience