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ASSISTANT MEDIA STRATEGIST - NEW YORK OFFICE

Palisades Media Group is looking for an exceptional individual to take on the role of Assistant Media Strategist in our New York office.

As an Assistant Media Strategist you will learn the media process from the ground up! You will join a dynamic team of best-in-class talent and an environment that is both challenging and fun.

We are looking for someone that is excited to learn and apply themselves in a media landscape that is continually changing. We need someone that can bring order to chaos (#uberorganized) and is great at multitasking!
(Triple plus if you have a passion for entertainment and your finger on the pulse of the latest trends!!!)

Responsibilities

  • Support teams and processes for planning, buying and account management. The assistant strategist helps facilitate campaign execution and deliverables.
  • Assist strategy/account teams to ensure that project milestones, timelines, and deliverables are met
    • Schedule and participate in meetings
    • Follow up on projects
    • Take notes in meetings as necessary and send out information
  • Coordinate with vendors
    • Obtain information such as availability, specs and rates to evaluate potential media buys
    • Arm team leads with the information they need to make recommendations
  • Create and distribute insertion orders to vendors and internal teams upon plan approval
    • Use buying system (Strata)
    • Ensure appropriate approvals are obtained
    • Verify correct media is running
  • Respond to and gather all requested information from supervisor to facilitate media plan development
  • Work closely with team to coordinate and reconcile media billing across all platforms (print, TV, digital, radio, out-of-home)
    • Ensure correct media buys have been entered in the system
    • Resolve any discrepancies
  • Assist the media department with market research and insights by using various websites and media resources
  • Participate in team brainstorms
    • Take notes and coordinate with LA office to combine ideas into one document
  • Work across Google office suite
    • Update media flowcharts and change logs (Google sheets)
    • Update workflow and assist in getting larger team to update status docs (Google docs)
    • Assist with creation of strategy, recommendation and best practices decks (Google slides)
    • Set up client and team meetings (Google Meet)
  • Learn and understand basic media planning and buying principles
  • Enter time reports once a week, at a minimum
  • Handle other duties as assigned by direct supervisor

Qualifications

  • 1 year of experience (internship) working in an agency setting or similar client service environment
  • Must have outstanding attention to detail to be able to work across multiple documents and reconcile campaign budgets
  • Demonstrate strong organization of daily responsibilities
  • Exceptional oral and written communications skills
  • Comfortable working with budgets and numbers
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PPT; Familiar with Google Suite is a plus (Google Docs, Slides, Sheets and Meet)
  • Passion for entertainment (TV and Film); Dialed into pop culture; Curious and inquisitive
  • Knowledge of media tools or research (Nielsen, comScore, and/or Strata) desired, but not required

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in advertising, marketing or the equivalent combination of education and experience

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