[ Media Account Associate – Austin, TX ]

Location: Austin, TX

Just Media’s Austin TX office (dba Just Marketing Services, Inc.) is looking for an enthusiastic junior media planner with a passion for digital media and an eagerness to learn the business. Successful candidates would join one of our media teams in Austin as a Media Account Associate. Candidates should have previous experience with various types of paid media campaigns including online brand advertising, demand generation, and lead generation. They should also understand the market in terms of websites, business titles, and other media options. This is a role that would be well suited for someone who enjoys multi-tasking and has the ability to think laterally and quickly.

A Media Account Associate is a fast-paced position within the agency requiring absolute attention to detail, an appetite for data, and a hunger for analytics. Aside from the technical and math, there is a strong human factor we also seek because our media experts constantly communicate, persuade, and negotiate with media partners, clients, and even our own internal staff. In our business, relationships are still very important, so strong communication skills are must.

The duties of a Media Account Associate include but are not limited to:

Internal Process

  • Work closely with media team to review action items deliverables on a daily basis
  • Maintain account files and documentation on box server
  • Prepare conference room for meetings with publishers and clients & ensure room is returned to original state following meetings
  • Contribute to Just Media company blog

 

Campaign Management

  • Prepare media authorizations and maintain updates
  • Assist account team with preparation of media plans
  • Send out, manage and organize RFP responses
  • Following up with missing information
  • Format, proof and prepare PowerPoint presentations as needed
  • Maintain client media buy details
  • Prepare and maintain online creative traffic masters – gather ad specs to be shared with client/creative agencies
  • Issue insertion orders (IOs) and change orders (COs), email requesting signed copies (be sure all are returned and issue COs for any necessary changes)
  • Manage due dates of tracking reports
  • Work with media planner on tracking online programs – pacing, performance, etc.
  • Update client status reports
  • Prepare screenshot presentations
  • Traffic lead gen assets as needed
  • Collect leads from media partners, organize, scrub and prepare summaries as needed. Be comfortable with Integrate lead management platform.

Billing

  • Prepare and maintain reconciliation reports – including running reports from Flashtalking to update billing systems with current month end activity
  • Reconcile media invoices and resolve discrepancies
  • Work with controller on billing

Market Knowledge

  • Gather market and media research
  • Prepare POVs (point of views) on opportunities presented to internal team and clients
  • Schedule meetings during your media meeting week and be prepared to present notes and a slide during Monday morning media meetings
  • Set up Google Alerts to all Just Media accounts and B2B Industry updates. Send weekly emails to all team members
  • Attend all vendor meetings where there is not a client meeting conflict

 

Business Practice

  • Return emails and phone calls in a 24 hour period for media partners / clients
  • Send thank you notes for gifts and services
  • Fielding calls and inquiries from media publishers

 

 

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • BA or BS or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of one year experience working with digital media in an agency or corporate environment
  • Highly motivated with a strong desire to meet or exceed client expectations
  • Ability to thrive in a flexible, team-based environment and ability to learn/adapt quickly
  • Self-motivation with a strong sense of ownership in areas of responsibility
  • Desire to grow with company
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail with the ability to meet aggressive deadlines
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Excel & MS PowerPoint

Just Media, Inc. (dba Just Marketing Services, Inc.) an equal opportunity employer, offers an exciting opportunity for qualified career motivated professionals. We provide competitive compensation and the chance to work with talented people in a winning, successful, and pleasant environment. We offer many premium benefits which currently include, but are not limited to, 401(k), medical and dental.

Interested candidates who fit the description are encouraged to respond to lukebone@justmedia.com.

Applicants MUST respond with the following information to be considered:
Resume with cover letter explaining your qualifications for this position
Office location you are applying for
Salary Range Requirements

No Phone Calls Please
No Agencies or Recruiters

 

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