Media Buyer, Local Audio

Horizon Media - New York, NY

Posted 881 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
    Other
  • Employment type
    Full-time
  • Industry
    Marketing and Advertising
  • Job ID
    2913155

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Job description

Horizon Media, Inc., headquartered in New York City, is the largest independent media services company in the world.   We are currently looking to hire a Media Buyer to work in our Local Audio Department.


Job Description: As Media Buyer, you will be responsible for producing quality media assignments through the negotiation, estimation and allocation of media schedules that meet client’s marketing and promotional objectives.. Duties include but are not limited to: 

  • Develop and maintain strong industry relationships
  • Negotiate and maintain best costs for buying assignments
  • Providing accurate cost analysis and market intelligence for assigned markets
  • Adhere to buying guidelines and provides strong rationale for any deviations
  • Insures buys are pre-posted and re-rated, secures bonus weight if needed
  • Posts on a regular basis, provides sound rationale for any under deliveries and secure bonus weight
  • Secure added value on buys
  • Communicate changes, delays, problems on buying assignment to BGM on a timely basis
  • Anticipate next step, be proactive and solution oriented
  • Provide accurate CPP information for planning or bids
  • Maintenance and stewardship of all media buys
  • Resolve discrepancies on a timely basis

 

Desired Skills and Experience

Qualifications, Education and Skill Requirements:·

  • A minimum of 2 years previous buying experience
  • In depth knowledge of major markets and stations management
  • Knowledge of major markets competitive landscape
  • Knowledge of digital audio space
  • Knowledge of clients competition
  • Managerial and mentoring skills relating to their assistant
  • 4 year College Degree
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of Excel and Word
  • Good Math skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Organized with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to interact with other departments
  • Meet all assigned due dates
  • Ability to prioritize workload responsibilities 
  • Team player with a positive attitude

 

About this company

Horizon Media

"2010 Media Agency of the Year" - AdWeek & AdAge  Horizon Media, Inc., headquartered in New York City, is the largest U.S. independent media services company in the world. Horizon’s core mission, “To create the most meaningful brand connections within the lives of people everywhere,” is focused on helping clients sell products and build brands through insightful marketing counsel, and delivered through effective negotiation and placement. “Business is personal”, is a company belief and practice for two reasons: First, because Horizon’s commitment to client success is passionate and ingrained in the corporate culture. Second, because Horizon is passionately committed to the growth and development of its employees.

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