Job opening: Media Buyer

Drake Cooper in Boise has an opening for a Media Buyer. From their job listing:

DESCRIPTION
You understand content, ratings and relationships – in fact, negotiating is your middle name. You know mass media, social media and online advertising like the back of your hand. Research and analytics are always part of your game plan when it comes to strategic placement for our broad range of clients. You like creative environments, sriracha and catching up on the latest tv series, new media and cat videos. If this sounds like you and you’d like to be part of our ambitious team, please send us your résumé, we’d love to hear from you.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Manage and negotiate rates and make-goods in multiple markets
  • Maintain positive working relationships with media sales reps.
  • Manage media buys and promotions from start to finish
  • Ensure accurate execution of any media contracts or agreements
  • Request and enforce receipt of appropriate proof of performance
  • Coordinate with accounting for invoices and billing
  • Support client requests
  • Coordinate social ads through appropriate dashboards
  • Evaluate vendor proposals
  • Coordinate, traffic and ensure timely delivery of creative assets
  • Knowledge of research methods and available sources related to the different types of media

Check out the job listing for full details and how to apply.

Job opening: Media Buyer

DaviesMoore in Boise is looking to add a Media Buyer to their team:

Job Description:
DaviesMoore, a full-service marketing firm in Boise, is looking for a media buyer to work in a fast-paced, results oriented atmosphere.  This individual will be detail oriented, possess strong communication and negotiation skills, have working knowledge of Excel and previous experience in a media related field. Experience with Strata Media buying software and Marketing Research a plus.

The individual who fills this position must be driven and exemplify strong leadership qualities, as well as fit into the agency’s established culture that promotes autonomy with results.
Key Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Analysis and placement of print, broadcast, digital and out-of-home advertising as directed by Media Planner
  • Negotiate with media vendors to maximize budget
  • Use appropriate research tools to analyze most efficient radio stations, TV programs, print vehicles and Digital options for clients
  • Negotiate and manage promotional opportunities
  • Manage and track schedule adjustments due to pre-emptions and make-goods
  • Approve media invoices and reconcile discrepancies
  • Manage and track buys against budgets

Education and Training:
Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree and/or relevant experience. This is a long-term position with room for advancement as knowledge increases and proof of performance is achieved.  The successful candidate will need to be able to manage a wide variety of tasks at one time with a strong emphasis on detail. The ideal candidate has 3-5 years relevant experience as a media buyer or in a related media field.

Full details about the position and how to apply can be found here.