Evergreen Trading is a privately-owned media trading firm located in Manhattan that provides clients with unprecedented media resources, the industry’s most robust and creative trading capabilities and the simplicity and transparency of an independently owned trading firm.
We work in a collaborative team environment and put our clients’ needs first. All team members share a common desire to learn and grow, and seek the opportunity to cultivate their entrepreneurial spirit.
An Assistant Media Buyer does the preliminary research on the availability of airtime/space in different media and what would be the rate, timeslot/page, and other factors while advertising on a specific medium (tv; radio; print; online). They negotiate with vendors and prepare various documents related to media buying and consumption for different clients.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Maintain and steward Local TV buys on certain accounts
Support Buyer needs on all accounts
Request schedules, posts, tracking info, logs, etc. from Local vendors and stations.
Utilize buying systems to input schedules, produce post-buy analysis reports and resolve billing discrepancies.
Maintain and track buy information.
Secure and maintain added value information on certain buys.
Recommend solutions to day-to-day stewardship issues.
Develop and maintain knowledge and understanding of industry trends and new technologies that effect the buying discipline.
Effectively communicate needs to vendors to get results in a timely manner.
Create and issue reports to clients under deadlines.
Knowledge and Skills Required
Finance and/or Communication background a strong plus
Advanced knowledge of and experience with excel preferred
Articulate with strong written and verbal communication skills
Organized and focused on attention to detail
A team player who can prioritize and juggle multiple tasks and who can maintain a positive attitude within in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Someone who can build rapport and relationships with co-workers and within the Local broadcast industry
To apply for this position, visit our website at http://evergreentrading.com/jobs/assistant-media-buyer-local-investment/