Assistant Media Buyer

Media Buying|Tampa, FL, United States


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists buyers with sending station orders, and follow up with correct confirmations and contracts, if necessary.
  • Assists buyers with approval and inputting of make goods, and the prepost/rerate process each quarter. 
  • Insures make goods and billing discrepancies are completed in a timely manner, and monthly deadlines are adhered to.
  • Proficient in the utilization of the media buying software, Excel, Power Point and Word, in order to prepare reports, enter make goods, match discrepancies, compile spreadsheets, assist in presentations and enter media buy information.
  • Responsible for filing and maintaining all active buy folders for their buyers.
  • Builds a positive rapport and attains a comfort level communicating with their buyer’s, sales representatives, and other departments including Accounting and Media Planning.
  • Follows training program established with buyers to learn the art of estimating, negotiating, buying and maintaining broadcast schedules.
  • Shows a genuine interest in media pop culture and stays current with media trends.
  • At director's option, begins placing radio buys and small TV and cable systems with buyer/supervisor/director supervision and approval.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • BA/BS in Advertising, Marketing, or Communications preferred
  • Entry level position
  • Able to manage multiple tasks under deadlines
  • Strong mathematical and computer ability
  • Excellent communication skills - written and oral
  • Good organizational skills
  • Team player