Media Assistant job description

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Media Assistant Responsibilities include:

  • Providing administrative and clerical support
  • Help build rapport with clients and media outlets
  • Assisting in implementing, monitoring and troubleshooting media projects

media assistant job description

Job brief

We are looking for a Media Assistant to provide administrative support to our media operations. You’ll track advertising projects from start to finish to ensure efficiency and accurate record-keeping.

In this role, you should be well-organized with strong research skills and an eye for detail. If you’re also familiar with media-buying and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, we’d like to meet you.

Responsibilities

  • Help media buyers and planners develop, execute and monitor media plans
  • Prepare reports, letters and other paperwork
  • Proofread and revise contracts and agreements
  • Create and monitor media schedules
  • Ensure billing procedures run smoothly
  • Conduct research to collect useful media data (e.g. Nielsen ratings)
  • Resolve issues and help build strong relationships with media outlets
  • Take on buying tasks as assigned by the Media Buyer

Requirements

  • Proven experience as a Media Assistant or other administrative role
  • Experience in digital advertising is a plus
  • Familiarity with media planning and buying
  • Proficient in MS Office; experience with media analytics software (e.g. comScore) preferred
  • Good research skills
  • Strong organizational and multitasking abilities
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines under minimal supervision
  • BSc/BA in Marketing, Advertising or similar field
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