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Robert Half International Media Buyer in NEW YORK, New York


The Creative Group is looking for an experienced, innovative, and talented Media Buyer to support the efforts of a company in the Media & Advertising industry. If you are someone with a creative mind who enjoys working independently as well as with others, we cannot wait to hear from you. This long-term temporary Media Buyer opportunity is based in the New York, New York area.

What you get to do every day

  • Accountable for video plan output timeliness, accuracy, and overall excellence

  • Instrumental in managing client’s media investment; responsible for smooth running of day-to-day activities

  • Direct staff in the day-to-day activities of their group(s)

  • Plans, directs, supervises, and coordinates work activities of subordinates and handles all personnel requirements for immediate staff including training and development

  • Primary contact for Strategy, Comms Design and Analytics groups

  • Inspire while leading by example in developing, motivating, mentoring and coaching their team

  • Ensure that all direct reports master the skills and organizational savvy required for advancement Adept at communicating effectively across all levels

  • Provide partner selection recommendation and justification designed to deliver on client KPI’s using the most sophisticated use of data and analytics, via multi-faceted, cross-channel strategic partnerships, while delivering maximum strategic value and efficiency

  • Develop processes and manage team to ensure superior in-flight stewardship, optimization, delivery and (cross-platform) post-analysis – but also able to free up more time for creative approaches to each client’s business

  • Resolve major issues with media partners Prepare and deliver proposals to various audiences

  • Commercial

  • Provide Partnerships support for various New Business pitches including costs exercises

  • Support and collaborate with all MB SBU’s for maximum effectiveness and seamless integration onto client business

  • Support MAGNA aggregate negotiations across appropriate channels


Desired Skills & Experience

  • 6+ years relevant experience including

  • 3+ years supervisory experience required

  • National broadcast media buying experience required with a demonstrated solid technical and negotiating skills

  • Experience writing and delivering presentations

  • Detailed awareness of client business issues, industry trends, consumer trends, promotional resources, market status, and competition

  • Understanding of the principles of marketing and advertising, as well as an understanding of media concepts and terms, creative and budget requirements

  • Able to successfully manage multiple full service accounts

  • Solid understanding of media data sources in terms of what is measured, the method, and information reported

  • Fluent in mathematical concepts with an ability to translate data into well-articulated ideas

  • Knowledge of all media types Solid understanding of research tools

  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and managerial skills

  • Knowledge of buying, planning, client presentation and reporting

  • Superior written and verbal communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to work successfully with teams, handling multiple projects and meeting tight deadlines under pressure

  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving abilities

  • Superior analytical abilities and quantitative skills, including math proficiency

  • Ability to effectively utilize media research and reporting resources

  • Technical proficiency, particularly with media systems and Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

The Creative Group (TCG), a Robert Half company, matches creative, digital, and marketing professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a freelance, project or direct-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.

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