Media Manager

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Job Code: 60850766
Last Updated: 5/30/2018
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Location: Northen Des Plaines , Illinois
Category: Media Coordinator
Job Type: Direct Hire

Paladin’s client, a well-respected independent retailer in the northern suburbs of Chicago, is looking for a Media Manager to serve as the TV, radio and print expert within the marketing team.  You will be partnering across leadership, marketing, external vendors and stakeholders to drive sales and responsible for analyzing results and making recommendations based on performance.  You must be able to present results to executives in a concise manner and represent multiple brands at local community events.  
This is an opportunity to not only support, but help lead new media initiatives within an established brand across multiple platforms in an open work environment.  The ideal candidate will be a driven, self-starter with strong project management and negotiating skills within a retail or agency environment.
Job Type: Direct Hire
Location: Northern Des Plaines
Salary: Based on experience and bonus eligible
What you will do:
•Manage and negotiate TV and radio buys across multiple media outlets
•Analyze results for user journeys and touchpoints
•Report on results to leadership and make recommendations for future buys
•Work with co-op budgets to plan and manage relationships
•Collaborate with Marketing to ensure alignment across channels and brands
•Partner with brands, PR and internal teams for in-store events and corporate sponsored events
•Help align digital strategies with traditional media efforts
What you need to have:
•4+ years of hands-on traditional media buying, supporting and helping with strategies
•Previous experience managing large brand relationships, co-op budgets and PR teams
•Experience managing multiple priorities in an ever-changing environment
•Strong budget and reconciliation management
•Excellent written, verbal communication and negotiation skills
•Knowledge of digital marketing strategies
•Bachelor’s Degree in related field
What You Need to Do to Apply:
•Email a copy of your resume to
•Write a few lines about your relevant experience
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