Assistant Digital/Social Media Buyer

Reports to:  Account Director/Team

Summary

This position assists our integrated media strategy team in managing our client’s needs. Responsibilities include assisting in the management of the overall research, planning, reporting, preparation and interpretation of data, next steps, and recommendations, with supervision from senior team members.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist with daily operations of assigned accounts
  • Help manage ongoing campaign reporting, creation of presentations for media recommendations and campaign wrap-ups/results
  • Arrange and attend client/agency or internal agency meetings and prepare conference notes
  • Assist with POVs, competitive reporting and applicable research
  • Maintain and organize all related records and files as needed by Client Services Department
  • Provide assistance on special projects when necessary (e.g., research projects, new business, client meetings, etc.)
  • Maintain a cordial and businesslike relationship with client personnel and vendors and handle information requests and coordination as needed
  • Function as liaison between partner agencies and internal buying and creative departments to coordinate media activations and ensure that all deadlines are met
  • Respond to internal and external requests and ensure that all assets and reports are delivered accurately and on time
  • Assist with budget maintenance and maintain flowcharts
  • Work with media and billing teams to ensure internal paperwork is executed correctly
  • Support other department members during peak workload periods

Accountabilities:

  • Actively participate in supporting fellow team members and looking for opportunities to grow responsibilities
  • Ensure all work is accurate, well organized and on time
  • Troubleshoot and proactively problem solve when appropriate
  • Demonstrate excellent attention to detail and ability to see a project through to completion
  • Exhibit strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree a plus
  • 1–3 years’ experience working in digital-media buying
  • Proficiency in MS Office software required
  • Hands-on experience working with analytic platforms, such as Google Analytics, and social media platforms, such as Facebook Power Editor, is preferred
  • Experience with ad-serving platforms, such as DoubleClick or Sizmek, is preferred
  • Experience with programmatic platforms, such as The Trade Desk or RocketFuel, is a plus
  • Experience with third-party platforms, like Kenshoo or Marin, is a plus
  • Experience with reporting and web analytics (e.g., Google Analytics) is preferred
  • Any knowledge of media-related and other basic software packages (e.g., MRI, Scarborough, AdViews, Stradegy, IMS, Telmar) is a plus

We are an equal opportunity employer who will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

We look forward to hearing from you. If your skill set doesn’t match this opening, apply anyway. Send your resume and cover letter to hireme@quigleysimpson.com