Media Planner

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Job Code: 55345406
Last Updated: 1/25/2017
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Location: Scottsdale, Arizona
Category: Media Planner
Job Type: Contract To Hire

Media Planner job in Scottsdale, Arizona
Contract/Freelance Position (2+ months with possibility to convert to full-time/salaried role)
Hourly Pay: DOE
*Local Candidates Only, Please.
Paladin is now hiring a Media Planner for an on-site contract opportunity in Scottsdale, Arizona. Our client has been voted one of the best places to work by the Phoenix Business Journal and needs to expand their team by bringing on an experienced Media Planner to assist with their heavy work load. There is a need to bring on a full-time Media Planner, so if the contract assignment goes well, this has potential to convert into a full-time/salaried position.
*This will be a media planning focused position, not media buying.
As a Media Planner, you’ll be responsible for the following:

  • Cooperate daily with the account services and media department teams
  • Research various media opportunities via data evaluation, demographics, consumer profiles, audiences, competitive research, spending data, etc.
  • Analyze and define media plans for clients
  • Formulate and maintain media flowcharts and updates regularly
  • Work closely with media buyers on approved media plans to ensure proper execution
  • Calculate reach and frequency of potential vehicles across media types
  • Review and evaluate media proposals during planning process
  • Attend client meetings and present media plans as requested
  • Evaluate ongoing plans and provide recommendations to improve optimization as needed

As a Media Planner, you should have the following qualifications:

  • 3+ years  minimum of media planning experience focused within media planning, not buying
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field of study
  • Proficient time and project management skills
  • Strong communication and the ability to work collaboratively in a team driven environment
  • Must have strong analytical skills – numbers play a huge part in this role! If math wasn’t your strongest class in college, this may not be the role for you.
  • Knowledge of media planning tools
  • Familiar with all forms of media

If you meet all of the above requirements for the contract Media Planner position and you’re interested in learning more, please send your resume to
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