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Media Buyer

Washington, DC | Job #319200
Job Title: Media Buyer
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Type: Freelance / Contract

We are looking for a talented Media Buyers in order to support the up and coming needs of our DMV area clients! The ideal candidate will be able to work well with a team, as well as individually. Applicants should be local to the DC, Maryland, VA area. 


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  
  • Placing, confirming and monitoring media buys
  • Research and development of media options to present to clients
  • Serve as liaison between agency, vendors and customers


 Media Buyer Requirements: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications or comparable is preferred.
  • Minimum 4+ 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

JobID: 319200MV

We are passionate about connecting you with the right role at the right organization—and providing you great benefits for the great work you do. With an attractive compensation package including competitive salary, 401(k) plan, weekly paychecks, holiday pay and a health benefits program, we have you covered.

Cella is an award-winning leader in consulting, staffing and managed solutions for creative, marketing, digital and proposal development teams. We help people build meaningful careers and partner with companies to help them win. Our staffing solutions include freelance, contract, temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire positions. Cella is the only creative staffing firm to win the Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards for 10 years running. And as a Certified Women’s Business Enterprise, we proudly help clients meet diversity objectives, too. Cella is an equal opportunity employer.