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Junior Media Buyer
Ref No.: 18-10435
Location: New York, New York
Hope all is well. I came across a recent copy of your resume and wanted to share that I have an immediate need for sharp Junior Media Buying Account Manager that brings experience in trafficking assets. This is a 4 month contract opportunity based in Tribeca NYC and I’m working directly with the hiring manager who is moving forward immediately. If interested, please respond with the most current version of your resume referencing 18-10435 in the subject line. Per the manager’s request, please be advised that all candidates must furnish 2-3 professional references when submitted.
Key Responsibilities:

Below is the job description, but we are looking for someone with Media experience, junior media buying, and trafficking assets. Looking for people with some media experience who have trafficked assets, and have strong excel skills, attention to detail and data entry.

The Retail Account Manager manages internal clients, provides strategic counsel and assists in business development. The Account Manager is responsible for specific verticals within the retail channel. Responsible for both print, static and digital mediums, the account manager is expected to help lead the strategy and creative development to support all retail branding work across all Telecommunication initiatives. Deep knowledge and experience in retail is required along with an understanding of cross-channel marketing. An ability to be nimble, organized and strategic is required. Passion for marketing and the creative product is necessary. This Account Manager will work closely with clients, creative counterparts and project managers to ensure the creative work addressed business needs and meets creative excellence expectations. Finally, the AM will ensure project management follow-through and accurate delivery.

  • Serves as initial point of contact for all aligned-client projects and recommends and advises clients on options and capabilities utilizing marketing best practices and channel knowledge
  • Maintains the "big picture” for projects and client requirements ensuring that related deliverables are treated appropriately
  • Evaluates creative brief content for completeness and actionable content that will enable the creative team to create on-target deliverables for the client
  • Partners with clients to enhance creative brief quality and identify key messages
  • For Tier 1 projects involving multiple components, assists in strategic development, may prepare cost/time estimates, monitors "big picture” progress, and tracks major milestones and actual costs against estimates.
  • Provides strategic counsel and develops a "trusted advisor” relationship with aligned clients
  • Partners with client to develop an Account Plan identifying Tier 1 Creative Services/Marketing projects and goals, as well as expected Tier 2 and 3 needs, across a calendar year that enables Creative Services to staff, prioritize and plan to meet those needs; reviews and updates Account Plan at set intervals across the year
  • Act as main liaison between internal retail marketing team to execute on all in-store creative needs.
  • Serves as the voice within the creative studio for the client and facilitates client interaction with the designers and writers as appropriate. Ensures that the creative team understands client requirements and perspective and that the final output aligns as appropriate.
  • Understand clients' products, audiences and business objectives and ensures they are applied to client products; collaborates with designers and writers to ensure product delivers on client promises
  • Reviews products for quality, consistency, accuracy, and advancement of the visual and verbal brand in design reviews, and ensures that consistent image/message is conveyed across the client's products
  • Sets expectations with clients, e.g., when and what they will see next as part of the creative process, budget expectations, solution response expectations, and follow-up process and metrics expectations
  • Appropriately balances client desires, business needs, marketing standards, and brand identity
  • Works with manager and extended team to develop departmental standard operating procedures, workflows and enhanced infrastructure
Skills and knowledge required
  • Experience within the retail channel is required with an understanding of outward/inward signage, in-store 3D displays and digital interactive experiences.
  • Understanding of print production processes to execute for all in-store materials including evergreen, device, brand and promotional based signage.
  • Basic understanding of cross-channel marketing techniques across national retailer chains.
  • Ability to write briefs, work closely with all disciplines within the agency and clients and collaborate.
  • Exhibits broad understanding of traditional, cross-channel and emerging retail channels
  • Demonstrates knowledge of marketing best practices in the B2C and B2B fields
  • Exhibits ability to gain deep knowledge in specific channels or vertical markets as required by specific Client's business unit and larger organization's industry
  • Ability to partner with clients to write thorough and actionable creative briefs
  • States opinions clearly and can verbally update clients on project status
  • Reviews the briefs ensuring creative services team fully understand the objectives
  • Leverages research and data to support client business solution strategies
  • Is pragmatic with creative business strategies always keeping eye on the objectives of the assignment
  • Adept at crisis management, resourceful and solution-oriented
  • Is an ambassador for the marketing department objectives and point of view on the company's brand and it's visual and verbal brand identity
  • Executes client requests and project management with accuracy, producing zero errors in work (all client edits are implemented correctly; spell check was run; and specs, brand, deadlines, and budget were adhered to)

  • Bachelor's degree required. Preferably in marketing, communications, advertising or business.
  • Minimum of five years of professional level experience; at least two of which are in account management role either in an external or internal agency.
  • Experience in managing a brand's portfolios and pitching for new business.
  • Minimum of two years working in an internal corporate account team.

Mary Martini
Recruiting Manager
61 Broadway Suite 1702
New York, NY 10006

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