The role of the Media Assistant is to learn the basic principles of media planning and buying by assisting in the research, development, and implementation of media plans and buys under the direct supervision of the media department. 

This position is essential in the day-to-day management our clients’ media accounts and requires an individual that works well in a fast paced, detail-oriented environment. While advanced Media thinking is not expected, a successful Media Assistant is resourceful and demonstrates the drive to participate, learn, and contribute.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide general administrative support to the media team and its operations 
  • Support the planning and buying processes
  • Support in preparing and delivering work to clients and colleagues
  • Review and reconcile media invoices 
  • Learn the fundamentals of Strata View, SBMS, and Eleven
  • Interact with media sales representatives in a professional manner as directed by senior staff
  • Attend meetings, training sessions, and conference calls as required
  • Maintain and cross-reference records of campaigns   
  • Demonstrate the ability to keep multiple projects on-track, and take ownership of assigned tasks
  • Stay informed of relevant issues surrounding the advertising industry
  • Other duties may be assigned as deemed necessary to meet company needs


  • BA in Media Studies, Marketing, Advertising, or related field preferred but not required
  • 0-2 years industry experience
  • Excellent computer skills (especially MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work in a team environment with desire to learn about Media 
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Creative thinker, detail-oriented
  • Proactive in seeking out new assignments
  • Strong organizational, time management, and multi-tasking skills

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