Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Type: Freelance / Contract
We are looking for a talented Media Buyer for a temporary hire opportunity in Baltimore, MD. The Media Buyer is a hybrid role consisting of account service and media buying. The candidate will serve as the liaison between the agency, vendors, and customers. As a member of the team, the candidate will interact with clients on a daily basis. The candidate will be responsible for placing, confirming and monitoring media buys, as well as, research and development of media options to present to clients. The ideal candidate will be able to work well with a team, as well as individually.
Media Buyer Responsibilities:
- Daily interaction with clients through the media planning, placement, optimizing and reporting cycle
- Building effective relationships with media vendors
- Negotiate with media vendors to achieve best value media buys
- Responsible for tracking deadlines as well as reconciliation of media invoices.
- Compile post-buy reporting detailing performance of advertising campaigns
- Prepare status reports and briefings for management as required
Media Buyer Requirements:
- Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications or comparable is preferred.
- Two to four years of related industry experience.
- Must be a US Citizen
- Understanding of media buying such as print, OOH, Internet, social and search
- Hands on skill with programmatic media, paid social and search
- Ad agency experience a plus, media or account service experience preferred
- Ability to buy media in multiple markets