We are seeking an experienced traditional media buyer to add to the Spurrier Group senior level team. Spurrier Group is a growing research, strategy and media firm. We work with regional, national and international agencies and clients and buy media in the primarily in the U.S. but also in China, Japan, Germany, UK, Mexico and Canada. We provide excellent benefits and work environment and are looking for experienced media buyers to support our brand of Performance Media across all channels. The candidate must be available to work on-site, M-F.
Work with planner/strategist to determine best tactics for target audience; Provide costs, avails for planning purposes; Work with media reps to ensure access to a variety of placement options – best tactic, price, service, etc.; Project ratings, negotiate buys including value add, complete match reports and post-buy analysis; Provide updates on placements including any recommendations for optimizations; and keep up to date on market trends and inform team.
Position Reports To:
Min 3-5 years of experience with broadcast, OOH and print buying including:
International buying experience not required but a nice bonus; Helpful to have digital experience – understand the jargon and how it relates to all areas of media; Must be familiar with STRATA, SBMS, Nielsen data, SQAD and Basecamp or similar project management system; Experience with client contact and ability to present buys, answer questions, provide ideas on tactical execution; Must be self-motivated, efficient and pay strict attention to process, deadlines and goals; Must be solutions oriented and work with team to determine how to best meet client’s needs; Must be able to work with others in a collaborative fashion – and must understand how this role fits in and affects all other roles.
The Sr. Media Buyer should be a subject matter expert in one or two areas and have the desire and ability to continue learning about changes in the industry. This person will need to be able to share with the planning team and help provide direction and input – which will require meeting with industry reps on a regular basis and informing the team of any new information.
How to Apply:
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