Senior Media Buyer

Mercury Media 13 Reviews – Framingham, MA
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Job Description

Reporting to the VP/Media Director, the Media Buyer will be responsible for planning, negotiating, buying, analyzing, tracking and reporting for multiple DRTV campaigns. The Media Buyer must be able to work as part of a team and independently in a fast paced entrepreneurial environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

- Negotiating national cable media buys
- Managing and Maximizing ROI of client budgets
- Analyzing and tracking campaign results on a daily/weekly basis
- Evaluating new media opportunities
- Approving affidavits and reconciling discrepancies
- Assisting in the development of materials for RFP's
- Communicating results to both Account Management and Clients
- Managing and mentoring junior buyers and coordinators

REQUIREMENTS:

Candidates must have a minimum of three years experience in buying, planning and optimizing direct response television media; have good organizational and communication skills; and, the ability to juggle multiple campaigns under periodic time constraints.


Proficiency with Media Software, Nielsen, and planning research is a plus.

Please include cover letter with resume. LOCAL APPLICANTS ONLY.


Mercury Media Reviews

3.1
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    1. Assistant Media Buyer

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      Current Employee - Assistant Media Buyer in Santa Monica, CA
      Current Employee - Assistant Media Buyer in Santa Monica, CA

      I have been working at Mercury Media full-time (Less than a year)

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      Positive Outlook
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      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      Pros

      Great Benefits, Friendly and motivated colleagues.
      Lots of room for growth in this company.
      They also have a fun committee that sets up office parties and events weekly.
      This is the place to expand your knowledge in the media industry and especially get your foot in the door.
      Located in a prime location of LA, near third street promenade of Santa Monica.

      Cons

      Company is too comfortable with current wealth and clients, they need to expand and get the momentum going for future growth.

      Advice to Management

      Company has so much unlocked potential, I am excited to see where it ends up in the near future.


    2. Santa Monica - Marketing and Media Division

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    3. An Insight to the Direct Response Marketing Indutry

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      Former Intern - Media and Communications in Framingham, MA
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