Assistant Media Planner

Chicago, IL
Jun 16, 2017
Jul 16, 2017
Business Type
Contract Type
Full Time

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Job Title:

Assistant Media Planner

Job Summary:

The Assistant Media Planner is responsible for developing and executing media plans related to multiple online acquisition channels (search, display, affiliate, email…), supporting the analysis of client and publisher data from a number of different systems, including Atlas Solutions.


* Confers with client, account services, and creative team to establish media goals, objectives, and strategies for advertising campaign
* Studies demographic data and consumer profiles to identify desired target audiences for online advertising
* Evaluates editorial content and audience composition of a wide range of media vehicles to determine which would most effectively reach target audience
* Calculates reach and frequency of potential media vehicles
* Gathers statistics and prepares media plan to guide buying process
* Present's media plan to account services and client for approval and makes adjustments as necessary
* Negotiates best price for media space or time, as specified in approved media plan, to optimize budget
* Buys negotiated media space, commercial time, or site placement
* Monitors media agreements and contracts with outside media vendors
* Monitors media for placement and time discrepancies and negotiates credit or billing adjustments when necessary
* Researches and maintains record of trends, innovations, and changes that affect media buying
* Responsible for the preparation of Insertion Orders and placement of advertising with media vehicle
* Ability to delegate and utilize account team resources

Experience Guidelines:

* Ability to read and interpret documents
* Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
* Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization
* Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages and area
* Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
* Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations
* Experience with ad server technology; Atlas Software preferred
* PC proficiency and solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office
* Strong written and verbal communication skills.
* Media planning and/or buying experience
* 2 years Internet space preferred
* Experience in both digital and traditional media preferred
* Experience analyzing data or market research


Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from a four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training

As part of our dedication to an inclusive and diverse workforce, SapientRazorfish US is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at or you may call us at 1-617-621-0200.


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