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OVERALL SUMMARY – POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Media Associate role is a critical part of the national video investment team. It is a position that is highly supervised by the Media Manager. The Media Associate’s role is to help maintain the client’s schedules through scheduling, billing, and posting. The position is an entry level position and represents the start of a media career. The Media Associate are given a tremendous amount of access to their mangers, are given the opportunity to learn on the job, and will go through a media training program

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Buying and Execution:

  • Interface and assist Media Managers with day to day workloads
  • Input both linear and digital buys into DDS
  • Responsible for speaking with networks regarding client’s scheduling
  • Resolve billing discrepancies
  • Prepare reports for clients

Client & Internal Relationships:

  • Support Media Manager in preparing and delivering work to clients, colleagues within agency
  • Assists Media Manager in maintaining client budget levels
  • Assist Media Manager in communicating with billing department and planning teams
  • Attends status meetings when appropriate
  • Possesses mature and professional business acumen in personal and written communications
  • Engages with all work-related contacts in a professional & respectful manner

Strategic Thinking & Leadership:

  • Understand client schedules and, as appropriate, recommend better scheduled buys or brand
  • As appropriate, recommend improvements to internal workflow to improve efficiency
  • Keep current with market research (industry periodicals, email newsletters, websites)
  • Demonstrate active listening skills and ability to apply learnings over time
  • Take clear ownership of assigned tasks