MEDIA SPECIALIST

JOB POSTING  |  AUG 2022
Are you passionate about being a source of positive change in society? Want to make a difference in your community? Then Brown Communications Group might be the place for you.

Brown is looking for a full-time media specialist (planner/buyer) to add to our growing team. The ideal candidate loves research, data, and keeping up with trends. They embrace a fast-paced work environment with a strong sense of curiosity and “can-do” attitude. You might not be a TikTok star, but analyzing the latest algorithm strategies sounds like the next best thing.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have 2-3 years of agency experience

  • Assist team members in all phases of account/client management

  • Build and maintain strong vendor relationships and respectful partner relationships by demonstrating ability to be responsible, reliable, and resourceful

  • Participate in the development and refinement of best practice guidelines for media department

  • Collaborate with the entire team to set up tests and evaluate new ad placements and types

  • Source and evaluate proposals from media partners as required

  • Develop media strategies aligned with client goals and objectives

  • Develop customized, strategic media plan based on strategy

  • Organize creative requirements for execution and share with creative team

  • Manage budgets, workflow, and process of all media plans

  • Insertion order management

  • Initiate and coordinate media buying process in order to deliver exceptional results, oversee the administration and maintenance of the media plan

  • Daily monitoring of self-serve digital channels to maximize effectiveness, ensure full delivery, and all KPIs are met

  • Proactively manage and troubleshoot issues that affect implementation, tracking, or reporting

  • Play a key role in the budget and client billing process to ensure accuracy

  • Run analytic reports as required and integrate information into optimization plans and performance reports

  • Propose innovative offerings and strategies for client campaigns

  • Prepare evaluations of media opportunities, media trends, and issues of interest for clients

  • Receive approval from Director prior to sending documents to clients

  • Proactively contribute to securing new business opportunities

  • Prepare presentations and present to team members and clients

  • Contribute during face-to-face meeting with clients

  • Must be located and able to work in Canada

Bonus skills:

  • Data story telling

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills

  • Self-motivated

If you think you are the perfect person for the position, apply at natasha.nagel@brown.ca