current openings

Summary

The Assistant Media Planner will assist our Integrated Media Strategy team. Primary responsibilities include assisting with comprehensive media campaigns, assisting in budget management, traffic coordination, team task lists, entering invoices, preparing conference notes, and daily client contact and management.

 

Responsibilities

  • Assist with daily operations of assigned account
  • Arrange and attend client/agency or internal agency meetings and prepare conference notes
  • Compile ongoing team task list, updated daily
  • Assist with reporting, research, marketplace insights
  • Assist with creation of spreadsheets, charts and graphs that effectively portray intent
  • Maintain a cordial and business-like relationship with client and vendors and handle information requests and coordination as needed
  • Function as liaison between partner agencies and internal media buying teams 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, budget entry in planning software, maintain flowcharts
  • Assist with the input of all invoices

Accountabilities

  • Actively participate in supporting fellow team members and look for opportunities to grow responsibilities
  • Ensure all work is 100% 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

  • Bachelors’ degree required
  • Experience in an office environment
  • Proficiency in MS Office software required—Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Attention to detail essential and media-math knowledge preferred
  • Any knowledge of media-related and other basic software packages (e.g., MRI, Scarborough, AdViews, Stradegy, IMS, Telmar) a plus
  • Experience with SQUAD Media Tools, MediaOcean OX, Nielsen Media Impact a plus

Summary

The Freelance (with potential to Perm conversion) Project Manager is a master of execution and process from project initiation to completion. This person acts as liaison between Account Services and the Creative teams to facilitate workflow and the efficiency of agency creative operations. Requires managing client projects from kickoff to postmortem, working with all departments to clarify program direction and detail, and working with the extended account teams to deliver requirements in the most efficient and effective manner. Develops timelines, updates status reports and ensures timely workflow of all agency web/digital, CRM & email, social and banner projects  

Responsibilities

  • Opens jobs and prepares job jackets with complete and actionable information for distribution to project team; coordinates kick off meetings with all appropriate team members
  • Manages multiple projects within budgetary and schedule constraints
  • Develops timelines and sets due dates for various stages of job completion after consulting with Account Management, Creative and Production for timing requirements
  • Is a champion of following processes
  • Coordinates the creative development to ensure concepts are in line with anticipated media buy
  • Ensures jobs are on schedule to meet all action dates
  • Manages and participates in daily/weekly status meetings with Account Service and Creative regarding jobs in progress, and communicates and distributes updated documentation and status reports to all involved parties
  • Routes and secures approvals on all communication materials at each stage of creative development; traffics creative, production materials, copy, scripts, layouts and mechanicals per scheduled action dates; maintains day-to-day flow of information on jobs in Production/Dev; documents changes and revisions to projects as required
  • Ensures all copy and presentations at appropriate stages are submitted for proofreading review prior to release or dissemination
  • QC’s changes prior to routing to necessary team players
  • Proactively gathers information for upcoming agency presentations and new business pitches
  • Compiles and coordinates the list of deliverables with Account team and assigns responsible parties for timely completion; prioritizes efforts to best utilize resources
  • On completion of any job, archives jobs with all relevant layouts, creative and back-up information
  • Follows through on all scheduled tasks, manages outstanding issues with team members and develops contingency plans to remain on schedule
 

Accountabilities/Required Skills

  • 4-7 years experience in web/digital/social in an advertising agency
  • Strong ability to organize and work on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Team player
  • Proactive, independent thinker
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Able to communicate, adapt to, and manage expectations of a variety of personalities
  • Establish priorities and meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to work in various project management tools such as Microsoft Project, Microsoft Teams, OneDrive and SharePoint

Summary

This position processes all station invoices and in doing so maintains a positive relationship with all broadcast and cable stations.  

Responsibilities

  • Reconcile and match station invoices to our buying software.
  • Issue and research discrepancy reports and maintain station account balances.
  • Maintain station invoice files as well as open invoice/unmatched document files.
  • Monitor station balances to ensure that payments and refunds are up to date.
  • Assists employees, vendors, clients, or customers by answering questions related to accounting procedures and services.
  • Liaisons with other departments to ensure accounting needs are met.
  • Clerical and administrative duties as necessary.
 

Accountabilities

  • Process all station invoices in a timely, accurate, and complete fashion.
  • Resolve any open station receivables or payables in a timely and professional manner.
  • Maintain good working relationship with all departments and outside vendors.
  • Stay current on filing and other administrative tasks.
 

Education and Experience

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent education, preferable
  • Minimum 1 year experience in accounts receivable or accounts payable position.
  • Demonstrated intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word. Working knowledge of QuickBooks, Internet and email.
  • Strong ability to analyze and interpret data.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills

Summary

A conceptual, strategic copywriter responsible for the creation and execution of 360 campaigns for a travel-related credit card. Experience with both brand and response-driven communications is ideal, as the copywriter is responsible for delivering big ideas as well as more tactical, performance-driven executions. The copywriter collaborates with an art director to create content across a variety of media, including online video, digital banners, paid social across multiple platforms, email, direct mail and landing pages. A passion for travel is a plus.

Core Competencies

  • Demonstrates strong writing skills in both headlines and scripts
  • Strong strategic thinker who can translate a brief into big conceptual ideas
  • Ability to turn a big idea into a 360 campaign, including more tactical executions
  • Ability to adopt writing style to an established brand voice
  • Knowledge of best practices across digital and social channels
  • Experience writing for digital and paid social channels
  • Ability to write to restrictive word counts
  • Highly detail-oriented and organized
  • Comfortable managing a heavy volume of deliverables
  • Delivers high-quality work with an emphasis on quality control
  • Able to digest client feedback and effectively revise work
  • Can multitask and manage changing priorities
  • Able to collaborate with team members across all departments and respect/follow processes
  • Good communicator
  • Team player
 

Mastery

  • Able to communicate and present work with confidence and clarity
  • Can present work within a strategic framework
  • Ability to present work to clients and effectively field comments/questions
  • Strong knack for nurturing relationships and resolving problems with an appropriate mix of verbal and written communication
 

Academic/Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience
 

Required Skills/Experience

  • 4+ years of experience in a copywriting role
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word
  • Knowledge of digital trends, innovations in culture, technology and social media
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Upbeat, positive attitude
       

Title: Associate Media Director, Media Investment

Quigley-Simpson is a full-service advertising agency located in West Los Angeles that specializes in strategy, marketing, media planning and buying, brand building, creative development, production and multicultural advertising. The agency combines the disciplines of direct response advertising with branding to create effective and accountable campaigns that enhance our clients’ return on investment. We do this for both creative and media clients. Quigley-Simpson’s extensive experience spans across television, OTT/CTV, digital, audio, print, out-of-home, collateral, direct mail and mobile advertising.

Summary

As the ideal candidate, you will have a firm understanding of developing media plans that support client business objectives, as well as the ability to juggle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment—and being fun to work with at the same time! 😊  We are looking for a go-getter with the desire to advance their media career through the opportunity to learn new skills, acquire more responsibility, and get greater client contact in a smaller, more entrepreneurial agency. This position plans and helps direct part of the Investment group’s department actions, practices and overall performance. In doing so, this position is ultimately responsible for media planning, activation, team management and overall client satisfaction. This is a leadership position within the company, where you not only work effectively on your own projects but also manage the work of others, thus this position consistently coaches, counsels and role-models Quigley Simpson’s desired performance standards. 

Responsibilities

  • Media planning, campaign and team management, and buying
  • Develop, implement, manage and maintain media plans and campaigns; ensure goals are being met (budgetary, TRPs, impressions, CPO/ratio, CPP, CPM, etc.)
  • Reallocate campaign schedules by station/network/vendor as needed and work closely with media buyers, supervisors and directors to proactively manage spending and deliverables
  • Analyze and review media-related reports and logs to track, monitor and make decisions against campaign results (internal reports, Nielsen, Innovid, MRI, etc.)
  • Regularly communicate details about buys, vendors and research with other teams and directors to help make ideal buying and campaign decisions against KPIs
  • Supervise, mentor and regularly communicate with your team members in their individual performance and direct responsibilities; enable and encourage exceptional work from your team
  • Collaboratively work with multiple departments (Investment, Strategy, Account Services, Finance, Traffic, etc.) and participate in client meetings when needed
  • Negotiate, purchase and steward buying in linear, OTT/CTV, audio, etc., obtaining the most competitive pricing to achieve client goals and objectives
  • Develop, grow and enhance vendor relationships by maintaining strong rapport to negotiate the most efficient rates and secure added value where possible

Accountabilities, Skills, and Experience

  • Maintain ownership of planning and managing your campaigns, along with your team’s overall responsibilities
  • Create a positive work environment that promotes motivation, encouragement, performance and overall growth/development of your team and those around
  • Make certain the VP and Group Media Director are aware of all campaign details, team developments and any potential issues
  • Negotiate and purchase quality, profitable media buys (linear, OTT/CTV, audio, etc.)
  • Ensure you and other buyers develop and maintain strong relationships with stations/vendors
  • Ensure accuracy in calculating numbers and analyzing reports
  • Complete assignments and/or agreements within deadlines
  • Resolve discrepancies in a timely manner
  • Provide good follow-up as it relates to answering questions, voicemail and emails from stations and other Quigley-Simpson employees
  • Ability to be flexible with responsibilities and jump on any miscellaneous duties based on agency and client business needs
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) and 5+ years of progressive experience buying National TV media (DRTV preferred); managerial, OTT/CTV, audio experience is a plus
  • Comprehensive knowledge of linear media in DRTV and general market across National Cable, Syndication, and Network
  • Excellent negotiating, analytical and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient at problem-solving and brainstorming for solutions
  • Strong project-management skills
  • Demonstrates intermediate proficiency with Excel and Microsoft Office; experience with Mediaocean is a plus

This position assists our Media Buyers in placing and maintaining media buys, preparing and confirming bookings, making revisions, maintaining/updating logs, screening/tracking programming content and data entry. Forms of media are television, CTV/OTT, streaming audio, podcasting, etc. Heavy focus in television.

This is an entry-level position working in the Media Investment department. The ideal candidate is driven and focused, loves working with numbers and details, organized and communicates well with vendors and internally with those around them outside of just emails. Position title will be based on experience.

 

Responsibilities

  • Contact television stations and OTT vendors to obtain buy confirmations
  • Input buys and solve discrepancies
  • Create reports and format in Excel
  • Pull, read and analyze reports
  • Email stations weekly regarding various issues (e.g., restrictive programming)
  • Manage confirmations and cancellations
  • Write credit memos to stations and confirm receipt
  • Manage post-log deadlines
  • Connect with stations to resolve discrepancies
  • Understand traffic procedures and deadlines
  • Regularly communicate with buyer on clearance, order confirmations and rotations
  • Assist in a variety of miscellaneous department tasks

Accountabilities

  • Ensure accuracy in data entry
  • Troubleshoot and problem-solve as appropriate
  • Demonstrate excellent attention to detail and follow-through skills
  • Meet media deadlines

Skills

  • Detail-oriented
  • Able to multitask and manage shifts in priorities
  • Professional business writing skills
  • Able to effectively investigate and solve problems
  • Proactive, independent thinker
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Able to manage expectations and adapt to a variety of personalities
  • Able to make good decisions
  • Beginning to intermediate proficiency at MS Office programs, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications or related field
  • 0-2+ years prior experience in an administrative assistant or coordinator capacity
 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Quigley-Simpson has an opening for an Assistant Digital Media Planner. This person assists in the planning, implementing and maintaining of media campaigns across multiple digital channels. This position is essential in the day-to-day tactical management of the media account and requires an individual who works well in a team-based, fast-paced, detail-oriented environment. While advanced media thinking is not expected, the successful Assistant Digital Media Planner/Buyer is resourceful and demonstrates the initiative to participate in advanced projects.  

RESPONSIBILITES

  • Learns how to create and present media-specific documents such as RFPs, media plans, objectives and strategies decks, and other related functions
  • Supports team in media-plan development stage to collect RFP responses from partners/sites and assists in analyzing proposals and partner negotiations
  • Assists with traffic plan assets such as creative and required tracking tags
  • Helps to set up third-party ad server/tracker system: follows through to ensure sites are enabled, functioning properly and that all materials are received from creative agency
  • Executes Quality Assurance (QA) of tracking functionality and creative units to identify and solve any issues
  • Fine-tune critical-thinking capabilities in analyzing campaign performance and client objectives
  • Creates campaign post-launch information such as screenshots, links and placement information to demonstrate proof of placement for clients
  • Ensures key campaign needs such as pixels, floodlight tags, URLs are created, accurate and distributed to key personnel
  • Builds campaign-performance reporting, inclusive of aggregating information from third-party servers and site direct reporting
  • Creates and evaluates campaign effectiveness via reporting (predetermined cadences) and post-campaign analysis
  • Assists in monitoring and reporting weekly on paid media performance, providing an active voice communicating optimization opportunities and challenges
  • Ensures that client-approved media purchases are implemented accurately and in timely manner
  • Assists in billing and reconciliation processes
  • Maintain Insertion Orders, plan records, billing sheets and contact lists for vendors
  • Actively engages in the media industry, looking for insights, trends and new opportunities, and works with the team to create trend documents and point of view (POV) recommendations
 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1–2 years industry experience
  • Knowledge of digital media landscape and desire to continue learning
  • Strong math and analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Detail-oriented with strong attention to follow-through
  • Nimble and flexible to succeed in a fast-paced environment and handle ad hoc requests
  • Advanced computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to learn server-based software and tools
  • Knowledge of Google Analytics/Facebook/Instagram platforms is a plus
  • Experience using ad servers (e.g. DCM, Atlas, Sizmek) to build and traffic ad campaigns is a plus
  • Experience buying or planning programmatic campaigns is a plus
  • Agency or client-facing experience a plus
  • Tenacity and ability to handle heavy workload volume waves when necessary
  • Proven passion for digital media
  • Public speaking skills or potential public speaking skills

Company Overview

Quigley-Simpson is a full-service advertising agency with deep roots in the television and growing OTT/CTV space. With offices in Los Angeles and New York, we are one of the largest purchasers of Direct Response media in the country.

Job Overview

The Junior Media Buyer’s responsibility is to negotiate, purchase, optimize and monitor deliveries to ensure client deliverables are achieved. Quigley-Simpson is looking for a passionate individual who understands media and the challenges we face daily, with the ability to be nimble when needed. We are a collaborative group of individuals who work hard, play hard and have fun doing it. Quigley-Simpson cares deeply about our clients and strives to engage their audience with the most effective and efficient media.

Job Responsibilities

  • Buyer will diligently monitor daily buy maintenance, including, but not limited to, the reviewing and entry of pre/post logs into our management system, resolving discrepancies, maintaining budgets, ensuring clearance percentages, achieving client goals, no charges, fire sales, etc.
  • Develop and retain strong, significant relationships with stations/networks through daily interactions via in-person, phone and email.
  • Develop creative media packages through optimizations, key insights and client KPIs
  • Buyer is an expert on their stations/vendors and will manage and update trend reports, demographic profiles, programming and rate structure
  • Provide supervisors with marketplace conditions and changes, offering thoughtful and insightful solutions to marketplace challenges
  • Effectively screen pre-logs and post-logs for content, alert stations if running in restricted programming and credit media as necessary based on content restrictions
  • Input and send out buys/IOs, revisions, time schedules and cancellations for themselves and others if needed
  • Retrieve order confirmations and digitally file all contracts/paperwork
  • Assist Director/Supervisor/Buyer in reporting and special projects

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 2+ years experience in media buying
  • Buyer must have an understanding of media math (CPO, CPC, CPP, CPM, ratio, etc.) and know how to build a buy when given such goals as TRPs, CPP, CPM, etc.
  • Demonstrates solid technical and negotiating skills
  • Working knowledge of Media Ocean buying software (preferred but not required)
  • Proficient at problem-solving and brainstorming for thoughtful solutions
  • Demonstrates intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Experienced in using various media research tools such as Kantar, Nielsen and SRDS (preferred but not required)
  • Excellent communication skills

QUIGLEY-SIMPSON is a full-service advertising agency located in West Los Angeles that specializes in strategic planning, marketing, media planning and buying, brand building, creative design and development, production and multicultural advertising. The agency combines the disciplines of direct response advertising with branding to create effective and accountable campaigns that enhance our clients’ return on investment (ROI). We do this for both creative and media clients. Quigley-Simpson’s extensive experience spans television, digital, social, print, out-of-home, branded content, radio, collateral, direct mail and mobile advertising, as well as search engine marketing (SEM) and web design.

WE OFFER:

competitive salary  |  medical, dental & vision |  disability & life insurance  |  401k  |  tuition reimbursement  | generous paid time off & holidays

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Quigley-Simpson provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Quigley-Simpson complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.