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Traditional Media Buyer

Knoxville, Tennessee | Job #313752

A full-service Knoxville, TN based advertising agency is seeking a Traditional Media Buyer for a direct hire/full-time opportunity. The Media Buyer will buy, execute and take ownership of approved local, regional and national media plans. You will establish client budgets and appropriate media strategies. 

**This is an on-site position. Company offers a robust relocation package, but is not seeking remote candidates at this time** 

Traditional Media Buyer Responsibilities:
  • Participate in media planning and buying strategy meetings 
  • Acquire, and conduct research for media planning utilizing Scarborough, MRI, and your media contacts. 
  • Collaborate with internal planning team to determine market conditions and rate expectations 
  • Negotiate best rates and request added value and promotional opportunities for clients 
  • Issue client approved insertion orders for media buys 
  • Track all sent orders, cancellations, and revisions 
  • Establish deadlines and report to appropriate internal teams 
  • Manage Invoicing process for set accounts 
  • Meet firm buy delivery deadlines 

Traditional Media Buyer Requirements:
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising, Marketing, Media or Communications 
  • Proficiency within a Mac environment and with Google Suite 
  • Superior Microsoft Excel skills 
  • Proven experience with PPM, LPM, and metered market management and analysis 
  • Experience working with SQAD, Nielsen TV/Audio and other media software Preferred, not required: 
  • 2-5 years’ experience in media buying 
  • Knowledge of digital audio and video placement and planning

Job ID:313752CB

About The BOSS Group

We make it easy for you to enjoy the work you love by providing great benefits. With an attractive compensation package including competitive salary, 401(k) plan, weekly paychecks, holiday pay and a health benefits program, we have you covered.

As a staffing agency dedicated exclusively to the creative, marketing and digital space, we offer temporary and full-time opportunities with corporations, associations, design agencies and non-profit organizations. With 30+ years of experience and strong client partnerships that span across the U.S., we make sure each placement is a good fit for you and our clients. The BOSS Group is an equal opportunity employer.

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