Are you a creative right-brain thinker with a keen business sense?
We are looking for a media buyer to join our team in Omaha, NE.
Eleven Twenty-Three is a full-service ad agency that specializes in both creative development as well as media planning for a wide range of clients. Our media department prides itself in strong rate negotiations and promotional development.
The Media Buyer (MB) is responsible for the development and management of strategic media plans across online and offline media for clients. This role will report to the assigned Account Manager, and Agency Account Director.
The MB is also responsible for the research, measurement and negotiation of assigned media plans, monitoring media buys and making optimization recommendations as appropriate. The Media Buyer will be tasked with bringing creative solutions to client initiatives by working in conjunction with media outlets, Paid Search, Client Engagement, Public Relations, Content Marketing, Community Relations and the agency Creative Team.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities as Media Buyer
Develop media plans through research and recommendations
Negotiate pricing for media schedules
Execute traditional, digital display and social media campaigns
Coordinate media billings
Provide optimization support for digital programs
Gather, organize and present competitive research and spending data
Work hand-in-hand with the Client Engagement and PR/Content teams
Maintain effective relationships with both internal and client teams
Analyze opportunities and make sound recommendations in the best interest of the client
Ensure accuracy of media buys
Build strong, positive relationships with media partners and clients
Attend and participate in agency-managed client events
Keep up with the latest trends in advertising and other client-related industries
Attend and participate actively in relevant team, agency and client meetings
Be an active participant in idea generation, brainstorming and creative thinking
Grow knowledge of media strategies and ad networks
Be a positive, motivating member of the team
Bring new ideas to the team and champion the use of paid opportunities to reach audiences
Communicate in a clear, coherent and professional manner
Conduct clear and candid communication with team members and clients
Listen well and solve problems to achieve the most effective outcome for the client
Develop strong relationships across the agency
Represent the team in a positive manner in all endeavors
Be accountable for delivering high-quality work on time and on budget
Agency Culture Expectations
Be a team player, inspiring trust and teamwork among the team and throughout the agency
Demonstrate a passion for always doing the best work
Collaborate among multiple departments effectively and efficiently
Conduct business with a conscientious, straightforward and dedicated work ethic
Respect all equally — internally and externally
Passionately uphold the agency brand, culture and values
2+ years’ previous experience as a media buyer, agency experience preferred
Strong organizational skills to effectively manage multiple projects at a time
Knowledge of the media landscape — with a special focus on digital
Excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrating energy and passion for the work
Effective problem-solver and generator of innovative solutions
Focused on delivering great work, no matter project size or complexity
Well versed in applicable software and technology platforms
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
Eleven Twenty-Three is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
To apply, email ➡️ firstname.lastname@example.org