Media Planner Buyer

Job title : Media Planner Buyer
Location : Sydney, New South Wales
Salary : $120,000 base + super
Contact name : John Corrigan
Contact email : jcorrigan@sharpandcarter.com.au
Job reference : 1128721
Exciting Media Planner Buyer opportunity with this leading B2C Services Brand | Manage and own the entire media budget and maximise ROI | $120,000 base + super
  • Manage and own the entire media budget with this leading B2C Services Brand
  • Be part of an engaging and collaborative marketing team | Strategic & hands-on
  • North Sydney location | $120,000 base + super | Flexible & collaborative culture

About the role
Reporting to the Head of Marketing, you will manage and oversee the entire media budget and negotiate deals with publishers to deliver key marketing strategies and maximise return on investment with a continuous test and learn methodology. Working alongside the marketing and digital team you will have an ability to build and nurture strong relationships with all types of stakeholders. It's a meaty media buyer planner role where you will be based in their head office in North Sydney but assist local branches across Australia for bespoke and tailored media planning. You will ultimately have 3 key areas of ownership:

1. Media Planning

  • Work with the wider marketing team to understand marketing strategies
  • Research the best media to deliver marketing strategies, across all media channels, including branded content    
  • Work with the communications team to define what media can be earned and what should be bought
  • Work with internal media specialists (eg. social media and search specialists) to ensure media plans align

2. Media Buying
  • Negotiate media buys with publishers
  • Manage media budgets and process payments
  • Assist operations team with buying local area media
  • Provide specifications to marketing team

3. Reporting
  • Prepare and communicate analysis of media effectiveness, to achieve continuous improvement
  • Track and report on media spend against budget - you will have a test and learn

The successful candidate
  • Tertiary marketing, advertising, public relations or communication qualification, preferably degree
  • Five years’ minimum experience in media planning and buying and open to all industry sectors. You could come from agency or client side
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Vision and ability to think strategically
  • Well-developed listening and communication skills
  • Results orientated, drive and energy for translating thought to action and being accountable for the result
  • Self-starter able to initiate ideas and solve problems with minimum supervision
What's in it for you
  • Collaborative and engaging work culture
  • Attractive Salary of $120,000 base + super
  • Great work flexibility
  • Work with a high performing marketing team
  • Huge career growth and ownership

How to Apply
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