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Media Planner/Buyer - Remote

Company: Brainlabs
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Classification: Full-time Team: Client Services Reporting to: Group VP Estimated Start: May 2022 Location: REMOTE - Anywhere, US or Canada Work Authorization: This role is open to US or Canadian Citizens/Permanent Residents and non-citizens allowed to work for any US or Canadian employer. We are unable to sponsor any work authorizations for this role. What---s the role? In this mid-level role, Brainlabs is looking for an experienced media planner/buyer of 3-5 years to serve multiple clients developing multi-channel media plans. Traditional and digital experience is required, along with the ability to develop insightful plans with strong rationale. This is a new role for the company, so this person should be a self-starter and ok to navigate a path without a rule book. The position will report to the Group Account Director of client services and work alongside the media activation team. So, Tell Me About The Company Brainlabs is on a mission to build the biggest digital-first media agency in the world. We hire the top talent in the industry and give them the right training, tools, and culture to do the best work of their career. As one of the world---s leading independent agencies, our agility and client-centricity allow us to win for clients. To learn more about what it---s like to be a Brainlabber, check out our . What this job is: Varied: No two days are exactly alike What this job isn---t: Boring. Every task for a client presents new opportunities to learn Stagnant. There is so much room for growth at Brainlabs, and we regularly promote current Brainlabbers in order to grow to scale Give me a breakdown of what a Media Planner/Buyer at Brainlabs does: Media Planning/Buying Translate a client brief from objectives and KPIs into a media plan, adhering to budgets and timelines Negotiate with vendors and buy media across all channels. Present recommendations to senior clients and internal teams Place buys with TV/video, cable, radio/audio, digital - negotiate and document rates, CPMs, special placements or sponsorships, and added value Given this is a new role, the scope of this position might extend beyond the traditional definition. Creativity Stay atop new media trends, innovations and industry best practices Ability to develop innovative plans with cutting-edge media solutions, and insightful rationale Collaborate with clients, media team members to manage billing and resolve discrepancies Attention to detail Clearly and accurately communicate orders and changes to media vendors Estimate, update, and adjust all ratings/impressions Monitor buys and progress, arrange for make-goods and credits, and be responsible for the post-buy results of all buys Track media expenditures in agency systems to ensure budget compliance Strong project management skills What we really want: A self-starter A passionate, enthusiastic human who loves all facets of media planning and buying A curious soul who thinks strategically, bringing insights and rationale to their recommendations Someone who can think big picture, but takes accountability and pride in managing the details What particular set of skills would suit this role? 3 years of experience developing multi channel media plans Integrated media buying/planning experience and client facing experience Experienced in traditional and digital media planning/buying Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, detail-orientation, follow-through, negotiation skills Able to develop creative original ideas, take the initiative, and assume responsibility to develop interesting and smart plans Experience and strong working knowledge of key business tools and media resources (ie: Kantar, Mediaocean, Nelson, WideOrbit, Pathmatics, etc.) Must be disciplined enough to work independently and in team settings Demonstrate a high level of attention to detail and organization Able to work well under pressure, under strict deadlines, and in a fast-paced environment How will I know I am doing it right? You---ll show growth and high satisfaction from our clients, and you---ll have built strong relationships with the Client team across the Brainlabs organization. What happens next We know searching for a job is tough and that you want to find the best career and employer for you. We also want to ensure that this position is the best fit for both you and us. Therefore, you will participate in a comprehensive interview process that includes skills interviews with our team. The goal of this process is to allow you to get to know us as we learn more about you. Brainlabs actively seeks and encourages applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and identities. Thank you for your interest in Brainlabs We look forward to getting to know you When you apply to work at Brainlabs, we may use your application data to make employment decisions, but your data will not be distributed or used elsewhere unless you are hired as an employee. All applications ask for your consent to allow us to process your personal data. However, you have the right to withdraw your information at any point by reaching out to careers.usbrainlabsdigital.com. Powered by JazzHR WvGBWmWCuc

Keywords: Brainlabs, Kansas City , Media Planner/Buyer - Remote, Advertising , Kansas City, Kansas

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