Strategist (Central Region) - Canvas Worldwide

Primary Function/Position Summary

Assist and support the creation, execution and stewardship of strategic multimedia market plans across the Central Region. Lead individual projects and assignments, responsible for the completion of re-occurring deliverables, and available to support the Associate Director on daily business needs. position will relate but are not limited to TV and Radio buying, negotiating, and stewardship of buys; these all are critical skills for any media position.   

Major Responsibilites

  • Collaborate on and support the development of strategic plans/presentations/recommendations across all media channels
  • Effectively work across departments within the agency and with external agency partners
  • Utilize media research and planning tools to support recommendations and analyses
  • Manage, update and reconcile Regional media budget and maintain market flowcharts
  • Issue and manage buy specs to local investment teams for local market media buys
  • Responsible for maintenance of plans in Strata and other media software/tools
  • Manage and resolve vendor invoice discrepancies to ensure accurate client billing
  • Represent Canvas Worldwide professionally with clients and within the industry
  • Provide oversight and guidance to the Associate and contribute to their development and growth
  • Be proactive: Show an interest in constantly learning and growing

Knowledge & Skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills and the ability to communicate to internal managers and clients  
  • Proficient with media research tools including MediaOcean, IMS, Workhorse, Mediatools
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office Suite) with advanced Excel / PowerPoint experience required
  • Attention to detail and the ability to prioritize workload
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage various projects and deadlines simultaneously

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 2-4 years Media Strategy / Planning experience; Automotive category experience a plus
  • Understanding of and experience with key media planning / research tools: MediaOcean, IMS, Workhorse Mediatools, etc.

Client Service Director - Skyview Networks

Location: Chicago, IL

Position Type: Full-Time


Client Service Directors serve as the assistants to Skyview’s Network Audio Sales Managers, working with a range of audio network clients, projects and responsibilities. You will be working with a team of talented national sales executives to drive sales results for Skyview Networks.

Requirements

· Flawless eye for detail

· Positive, team player attitude

· Ability to multi-task and stay focused to meet deadlines in a very fast-paced environment 

· Ability to learn systems and new software quickly and thoroughly

· Excellent communication skills across all teams to get things done efficiently and correctly

· Expert level knowledge of Excel formulas 

· A plus is familiarity with broadcast terminology and ratings; news and sports marketing and positioning

· A plus is familiarity with Media research and analytics experience, specifically with Nielsen, Act1, RAB, and The List (lead generating databases) 

Job Duties

· Serve as executive assistant to provide day-to-day support as point of contact for sales managers

· Manage all phases of quantitative and qualitative research to support sales initiatives

· Translate both qualitative and quantitative results into client schedules for sales proposals, including complex Excel spreadsheets

· Ability to think outside of the box and turn data and research into strong sales stories

· Design clean, creative proposal shells using PowerPoint

· Generate and manage network ratings reports 

Skyview Networks

Skyview Networks is a sports, entertainment and news audio sales company based in Scottsdale, Arizona. For more information, visit skyviewnetworks.com.

To Apply

  

  1. Cover letter stating your interest in the position
  2. Your current resume

Please submit application to hgeittmann@skyviewsat.com.

DRTV Media Buyer - A Eicoff & Company

About Us

A. Eicoff & Company is a full-service advertising agency and division of Ogilvy & Mather focused on direct response broadcast media. Our specialty is providing media, creative and consulting services related to short-form direct response television. We pride ourselves in fostering a positive work/life balance.

This is a Media Buying position within the Direct Marketing group. The DRTV Buyer will plan, negotiate, buy, analyze and optimize Broadcast and Digital media.

Responsibilities

  • Performing various calculations to determine projected response levels, call volumes and audience delivery.
  • Conferring with the other members of the media team to meet client marketing goals and objectives.
  • Constructing post-buy analyses to determine actual delivery of the schedule - from both a Direct Response and Awareness basis.
  • Inputting and maintaining daily/weekly schedules.
  • Handling billing discrepancies with vendors.

Qualifications

3-4 years DRTV buying experience along with:


  • Being comfortable working with budgets and numbers.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills.
  • Exceptional organizational skills, multi-tasking capabilities and detail oriented.
  • Computer literate with proficiency in Excel, Work and Power Point.
  • Strong communication and people skills; positive attitude and team player.
  • Experience buying local markets and national media is preferred.
  • Prior knowledge of Media Tools and CoreDR is a plus but not required.

Interested?

Please contact Priscilla Salcedo at Priscilla.Salcedo@Eicoff.com

Broadcast Media Buyer - Pinnacle Advertising & Marketing

JOB PURPOSE

The position of Broadcast Media Buyer is responsible for negotiating, buying and maintenance of both National and Local broadcast media buys for Broadcast TV, Cable TV, Connected TV as well as Terrestrial and Online Radio across multiple markets. The Broadcast Buyer develops and maintains relationships with vendors to work towards the overall goal of each client and is constantly in tune with marketplace conditions, trends and changes within the media. This position works with the Media Planning and Account Services Departments to continuously develop, monitor, and adjust media schedules based on performance feedback from the client(s) and the Analytics Department.

The Broadcast Media Buyer should have 4+ years of experience buying all local broadcast media. Ideally, the candidate will have automotive experience and have worked on STRATA but these are not absolute requirements.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

· Negotiate, buy and maintain media schedules on behalf of all Pinnacle Advertising clients

· Responsible for creating broadcast schedules using marketplace data along with third party research data to achieve an effective and efficient media schedule

· Responsible for resolving and clearing invoice discrepancies with stations to ensure optimal media schedule is achieved for our clients

· Monitors historical rate structures and current/future market conditions to ensure rate integrity is maintained

· Works with Media Planning team to continuously monitor and adjust media schedules based on performance feedback from clients

· Evaluates media opportunities to help determine agency POV recommendation

· Develops and maintains relationships with media company account executives to establish Pinnacle’s marketplace expertise in the local ad community while ensuring optimal unit pricing for our clients

· Constantly monitors broadcast media schedules (including evaluating and approving Make Goods) to ensure all spots ran properly 

· Perform a detailed Ratings Post Buy analysis on a quarterly basis

· Secures proper Added Value for all media schedules placed on behalf of Pinnacle clients

· Performs other related duties as required or assigned with a positive attitude and as a true “team player” within the department

Qualified candidates should send resume to Kevin Micklo Media Director at kmicklo@pinnacle-advertising.com

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