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.
The Media Buyer, Local Investment is responsible for the day-to-day Buying operations within the organization and negotiations of certain media buys. This includes overseeing the successful execution of Local TV media campaigns and assisting with fulfilling client needs.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Effectively negotiate & steward Local TV buys utilizing corporate trade/barter across multiple networks, stations, & accounts
Input schedules, produce post-buy analysis reports and resolve billing discrepancies
Secure added value and sponsorships on certain buys
Maintain knowledge and understanding of industry trends and new technologies that effect the buying discipline
Serve as the primary point of contact for certain vendors
Effectively communicate needs to vendors to get results in a timely manner
Create and issue reports to clients under deadlines
Communicate day-to-day needs/requests with clients
Support supervisors with daily responsibilities
Anticipate next steps. Be proactive and solution oriented
Identify and recommend solutions to operational issues
Guide and direct Assistant Media Buyers as needed with day-to-day tasks
Knowledge and Skills Required
2-3 years previous Buying experience required.Previous experience/exposure to Trade a definite plus.
Experience with SBMS and Strata buying systems preferred
Articulate with strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong passion for Media
Finance and/or Communication background a definite plus
Advanced knowledge of and experience with excel preferred
Organized and focused on attention to detail
A team player who has the ability to prioritize and juggle multiple tasks and who is capable of working and maintaining a positive attitude within in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Strong ability to build rapport and relationships with co-workers and within the Local broadcast industry
To apply for this spot, please visit us at: https://evergreentrading.com/careers/job/media-buyer-local-investment/
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