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Remote Media Buyer


At a glance:

This is a mid-level media agency position that will work with several different media outlets developing relationships and strategically placing our clients’ commercials. Your efforts will play a key part in our overall success, and you’ll get to join a close-knit team. This person could work remotely or out of our Warwick, Rhode Island office.

 

What does a Media Buyer do at MMSI?

  • Contacts TV stations, cable networks and emerging media outlets to develop relationships and run our clients' commercials in various places.
  • Effectively negotiate rates, execute buys, and analyze buy schedules.
  • Analyze reports and make optimization recommendations on a daily basis internally and externally.
  • Book media and enter pre/post-log times.
  • Attend industry functions and travel to meetings as necessary 

 

What makes a great Media Buyer at MMSI?

 

  • 1-2 years of linear TV, print, audio and/or digital video experience or equivalent experience in sales and communications.
  • Professional, positive team player with a passion for media buying who thrives in a competitive and ever-changing environment.
  • Proven track record of negotiating and analyzing DRTV buys- Linear and Digital Multi-channels; Television, Audio, Print, OOH, and OTT. Social and all forms of digital video experience a plus!
  • An extensive knowledge of offline media- and if online, even better! Experience with CPMs/GRPs also a plus.
  • Strong relationship builder.
  • Stays on top of current trends and willing to take calculated risks.
  • Motivated and aggressive with very strong communication (verbal and written), superior negotiation skills, and a high attention to detail.
  • A keen sense of the advertising industry and its implications for clients.
  • Analysis and optimization recommendations on a daily basis internally and externally.

 

 

Why work at MMSI?

  • We are a results-driven, National, Direct to Consumer (DTC) media agency with 34-years of history based in Warwick, RI.
  • We are part of the R2C Group based in Portland, Oregon. R2C links strategy, creative and production with state-of-the-art audience targeting, dynamic media buying and advanced analytics with over $500 Million a year in Agency billings.
  • We have offices in Portland, OR, Oakland, Philadelphia, and Warwick. 
  • We do a thing we called Transactional Brand Building. That is, we deliver on our clients’ brand and sales objectives at the same time.
  • There are about 220 of us, so we’re big enough to handle major projects, but small enough that we all know each other.
  • We are collaborative. We care about, appreciate, and respect each other.
  • Transparency. We all know how the company is doing and where we’re going, collectively and individually.
  • We have a large and diverse roster of clients. You’ll get to work on a variety of accounts and manage a variety of networks so you’ll never be bored.

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