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Corporate Marketing

Digital Media Buyer

Job Overview

We’re seeking an extraordinary, seasoned media buyer to work within our corporate marketing team.  You will be bringing a new discipline to the organization. You will be helping formalize this function while also helping grow its contribution and vision within the marketing department. Your experience, best practices, intellectual rigor, and ingenuity will be essential to the success of this endeavor.  Scorpion is planning to escalate its national presence and will need a media buyer that knows how to achieve that while also contributing to our lead generation efforts. You will have opportunities to present your thinking and work, as well as contribute to other related initiatives.  If you enjoy thinking outside the box, solving gnarly challenges, hitting the ball out of the park, and bringing order to the universe (okay, maybe just the paid media universe), then you are the type of person we are hoping will join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to media plans and other related initiatives
  • Organize a paid media function
  • Establish/reinforce relationships with national media outlets (digital, traditional, and nontraditional) on behalf of Scorpion
  • Negotiate media rates, placement, value add, and other impactful components of delivery by the media for the most cost-efficient and cost-effective results
  • Identify and establish media analytics and buying tools for the function
  • Have a working knowledge of all aspects of media pertaining to market conditions and target audience delivery
  • Manage all media agreements and contracts, as well as ensure all negotiated criteria are met or exceeded
  • Understand the fundamentals of a media plan (and the ability to contribute to it) and its target audience strategy regarding demographic, geographic, psychographic, and behavioral targets to be reached
  • Working with all types of media and drive their ability to deliver certain audiences against overall objectives, as well as industry research and analytical tools/resources
  • Manage all paid media budgets, insertions, invoicing, and payment in conjunction with the finance department
  • Present media updates and ongoing processes

Experience:

  • 5+ years of ad/media agency experience
  • National media plan placement and negotiations
  • Management of $10+ million budgets
  • Established track record of successful media buying with various national media outlets (traditional, digital and non-traditional, including sponsorships)
  • Consumer and BtoB brand experience

Qualifications:

  • College bachelor’s degree
  • Ample experience contributing to a media plan, implementing it regarding negotiating selected media at targeted levels, and ensuring the media buy delivers as promised
  • Working knowledge of all media (digital, traditional and non-traditional) on a national scale, as well as fair market value for various media insertions, allotments, levels, etc.
  • Skilled in negotiating the best cost-efficient and budget-conscious advertising space, time, sponsorships, or product placements
  • Practical experience in the fundamentals of a media plan and its target audience(s) regarding demographic, geographic, psychographic, and behavioral targets
  • Knowledge of and experience working with media research and analytical tools
  • Excellent negotiation, organizational, and communication skills, as well as the ability to manage numerous external relationships (media outlets and other resources) in a professional, fair and respectful manner
  • Analytical thinking, persuasion, and research abilities are essential
  • Ability to build various reports and analysis in a form for other team members to understand and use
  • Excellent presentation skills to convey ideas and concepts with ample experience
  • A sense of humor and ability to inspire those around you

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