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Media Planner and Buyer was asked...March 22, 2012

How could you get the information you want from an individual over the phone who you have no prior interactions or connections to?

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I find it very helpful to be positive and befriend people over the phone, and establish relationships with individuals, especially if I will be making repeat calls. One time in school, I wanted to take a specific professor for one of his classes, so I e-mailed him prior to class starting, because his class was full. I was able to speak with him and tell him why I wanted to take the class, so eventually I was let into the class. Less

Media Buyer was asked...October 30, 2015

Are You Married?

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It's also wildly improper and illegal.

I said yes. To which one interviewer responded by saying. Great! We know he is going to try harder because he has a family to support. Less

Media Buyer was asked...October 18, 2017

A case study on negotiation

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Questions about personality, about trivago and marketing

Hi could you elaborate a bit on this please?


How Trivago makes their money and Pros and cons of digital x terrestrial channels for a campaign (I think those were the only specific question). The rest were open questions such as accomplishments in your work experience, how do you organize your work/tasks, what you like doing or dislike doing, etc.

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Heyy can u please tell how much time they took to respond back to you after each interview? Less

Around 2-4 days in between rounds , and 7-8 day to receive an offer

What's your greatest strength in media buying.

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I expanded on my experience and relationships with the media reps.


This may sound silly, but "What do you like to do for fun" is a tough question sometimes. You don't want to sound boring, but you also don't want to reveal too much.

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Exercising, training for half-marathons, spending time with friends, participating in charity events (all of which are obviously true, but the interviewer didn't seem to like that answer) Less

RedPoint Advertising

Why have you beed a media buyer for 10+ years?

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I love what I do and I love helping out clients grow their business.

ID Media Worldwide

Do you have any experience with advertising or media buying?

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I spoke about my internship i had as an assistant media buyer


Tell me about your experience.

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Told about experience

Blue 449

Do you get involved in Community Service?

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Yes, I do charity involvement with a description of what I'd done.

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