Senior Media Planner (AU)

Date Posted: Posted30+ days ago
Sydney NSW

Job Description

What's up? We're VaynerMedia! We are a contemporary global creative and media agency with an expertise in driving relevance for clients and delivering impactful business results. The independently-owned agency was founded in 2009 and has offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Singapore, Australia, Thailand, Japan and Mexico City. VaynerMedia has been recognized for its work at Cannes Lions, the Clio Awards and The Webby Awards. It is part of the VaynerX family of companies.

Culture is our key and Empathy is how we build it. VaynerMediaAPAC is strong with a world-class combination of diverse backgrounds collaborating to put forward innovative, creative and strategic solutions to the one advantage that stands the test of time - PEOPLE. Day in and day out, we propel some of the biggest brands in the world to the intersection of attention and culture. In APAC, we are proudly +150, servicing a diverse client all around the region.

The Pitch

This exciting opportunity will allow you to work independently while collaborating with our strong force of 30+ media talents across APAC.

Are you based in Sydney? Geeking the media world in the advertising agency in the Australia market for three plus years now? Aspiring and with a can-do attitude? Do you wanna geek out on the world of media and creative advertising agency? if Yes, we could be meant to be - so keep reading!

Here's where you come in.

  • Provide media planning and buying for upcoming campaigns. Helping determine platforms to run on, audiences to target, creative strategies to implement, and more including the setup, implementation, and measurement of various controlled A/B tests.
  • Leveraging on available planning tools and liaise with media owners for proposals
  • Negotiate with media owners for better rates and value adds.
  • Ad booking for both managed and self-service across various platforms
  • Oversee media analysts bandwidth assisting in the training and development of new and existing media analysts on the team.
  • Liaise with media vendors for material submission.
  • Ensure brand safety guidelines and prevent fraudulent digital impressions.
  • Manage and account for the total utility and quality of standard reports.
  • Ensure that platform best practices are met and new functionalities are vetted and used where appropriate.
  • Ongoing, real-time optimization of live media to ensure client goals are met and/or exceeded
  • Assist with client-facing campaign reporting and write-ups to ensure relevant metrics and insights are shown
  • Constantly work to improve campaign performance, insights collection and takeaways, and generally strive to "over-deliver" to clients.

Your Experience and "Nice To Haves"

  • 3+ years of online and offline planning and buying experience from a media advertising agency.
  • Advanced skills in Excel including pivot tables and macros.
  • Adept and comfortable working through frequent change in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational, prioritization, and multitasking skills
  • A team player with a positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills
  • Diverse communicator to all levels within the organization
  • Thrives in a company of good people
  • Think logically even under pressure and come up with innovative solutions to problems.
  • Lastly, a genuine belief in bringing your full self to what you do everyday, see "work" as a calling and a passion.

What you should know about VaynerMedia

Think "lab" and not "agency". We get excited about solving business problems, not creating advertising for the sake of making advertising. Our entrepreneurship DNA runs deep. We're willing to break rules, try new things, and test hypotheses if it means better understanding our craft. It's fun!

Our environment (and pace) feels much more like a start-up than most agencies you might be used to. Hopefully that, and the opportunity to collaborate with the talented and enthusiastic crew, work with big brands excites you, as it does us. We can't wait to meet you.

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