Media Buyer / Negotiator - News America Marketing

Posted 29-12-2015, offered

News America Marketing (newsamerica.com) is the nation's premier marketing services company, with more than $1 billion in annual revenue. We offer advertisers a broad portfolio of home-delivered, in-store, print and online media, providing them with the tools they need to break through the clutter of today's marketplace. Our powerful advertising and promotion programs, united under the SmartSource brand name, are relied upon by the country's largest consumer- packaged goods manufacturers for their unparalleled consumer reach.

We are currently seeking a Media Buyer / Negotiator to contribute to our Media Department by providing support to sales teams and our business overall. This individual will be primarily responsible for negotiating rates and developing relationships with newspapers in an effort to secure the lowest possible rate. In addition, this individual will be required to analyze media data and make coverage recommendations based on county and retailer information.

Specifically you will:
-Build and manage relationships with print publications, negotiate rates, and acquire newspaper data.
-Gain familiarity with newspaper industry trends and newspaper advertising capabilities (print and digital)
-Negotiate rate reductions with newspapers in support of Media Department
-Identify additional savings opportunities
-Oversee back end execution of Media programs Work with sales teams to develop and grow existing business opportunities
-Assist on ad hoc department projects

Job Requirements:
-Bachelor degree required
-Strong negotiating skills
-Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi task
-Proficient in Excel (must be able to use pivot tables and be familiar with formulas from simple math to v-look-ups)
-Strong communication skills – both verbal and written
-Results oriented with the ability to meet aggressive deadlines
-Positive, enthusiastic attitude
-Print Media Agency experience preferred
-Analytical experience preferred

To apply and for more information please follow the link bit.ly/jobs_media_buyer


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