Impact Workers

24/10/2023

CLOSED – Media Planner/Buyer

About the role

Looking for your chance to make a real impact?

Firespring, Nebraska’s first Certified B Corporation®, is looking for an amazing human to join our team. We’re known for providing marketing, printing and strategic guidance to thousands of brands, businesses and nonprofits in all 50 states and all over the world. Our mission is to accelerate client prosperity so we collectively do more good.

Please let us know if this position sounds like your dream job.

 

Job Description

Are you a highly organized and analytically inclined individual? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment, coordinating various paid media projects seamlessly? As a media planner/buyer reporting to the VP of Media, you will conceptualize through research, strategy and planning, and also negotiate, buy/place, traffic, and facilitate client invoicing/reconciliation for several clients. If you are ready to contribute your logical thinking and problem-solving abilities to our dynamic Creative Team and to drive all aspects of paid media services, we’d love to hear from you.

 

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • You consistently portray a professional image.
  • You possess strong mathematical abilities. And you aren’t afraid to show them.
  • You are reliable, accountable and flexible.
  • You communicate all relevant information between the client and the creative team.
  • You cultivate and maintain client relationships.
  • You ensure the client’s complete satisfaction.
  • You have an attention to detail that rivals Sherlock.

 

Qualifications

  • Ability to coordinate many ongoing projects simultaneously is key. If you have the skills, be ready to prove it.
  • Familiarity with media buying and planning process within an integrated agency environment.
  • Understanding of basic paid media research tools including Nielsen ratings goes without saying.
  • You have a broad knowledge of all paid media including but not limited to television, radio, newspaper, magazine, out-of-home, and digital.
  • More than proficient with Word and Excel. You would throw around the word “veteran” easily.
  • You have specific knowledge of STRATA and/or Advantage media buying software (or similar media buying program).
  • Flexibility and leadership is huge.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • You possess thorough knowledge of marketing and advertising principles; understanding media concepts and terminology.
  • Three or more years of experience with all forms of paid media. Agency work is also something you have known and loved before.

 

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary—We recognize that our people are our greatest asset. We reward candidates who wow us by offering competitive pay.
  • Vacation—Paid holidays are a no brainer, but how does unlimited, paid vacation sound? Salaried employees of Firespring are encouraged to take what they need when it comes to time off in order to live their best and healthiest lives.
  • 401(k)—Your parents preached about the importance of saving. Now were helping you get it done. Firespring provides professional financial advisors who will help you make a plan and guide your investments.
  • Fun—Millions of people go to work, punch the clock from 8 to 5 and hate every moment of it. That’s not the case here. We prioritize loving your experience here and have a group of people dedicated to creating activities inside and outside the office. To put it mildly, we’re serious about having fun and it reflects in our work and the relationships too.
  • Positive Community Impact—When your employer makes it possible for you to contribute to your community on the clock? Win for everyone. Every Firespring team member gets one paid day off each month to volunteer in any way they’d like.
  • Miscellaneous Benefits—Not all benefits are about the Benjamins, baby. Some of the things you’ll enjoy while working here include unlimited soft drinks, tea and beer. If you require a flexible schedule, your manager is all ears.

 

Ready to come aboard? Let’s make this happen.

While we genuinely appreciate your interest in employment with Firespring, we can only respond to the most qualified candidates.

Firespring is an EEO/AA employer.

Firespring

Firespring provides marketing, printing, and technology solutions for nonprofits and businesses. They specialize in helping organizations with branding, communications, and online presence to drive their missions and goals.

Certified B-Corporation
Size: 51-200
Year Founded: 1992

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