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Media Buyer

Los Angeles

Summary

Purchases commercial air time.

Responsibilities

  • Negotiates and places commercials with television, radio, streaming audio + video and FEP/OTT for accounts within an assigned group of markets.
  • Estimates, updates and adjusts all broadcast ratings.
  • Negotiates and documents rates, special placements and added value.
  • Executes all Media plans while adhering to established budgets and timelines.
  • Clearly and accurately communicates orders and changes to media vendors.
  • Monitors buys in progress, arranges for make goods and credits and is responsible for the post-buy results of all buys.
  • Tracks media expenditures to ensure budget compliance.
  • Researches and maintains records of trends, innovations and changes that affect media buying.
  • Collaborates with clients and media team members and media planners to resolve media billing issues.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) preferred.
  • Two plus years of related experience in media buying required.
  • Strong mathematical ability required.
  • Work experience in spot television; spot radio, streaming audio + video, spot cable.
  • Must be able to occasionally travel to supported markets or clients.
  • Experience with Strata, SBMS, Comscore, Nielsen, Google Suite and Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of County Coverage, LPM, PPM and diary markets.

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