Sr. Associate, Network Audio

  • 150 E 42nd St, New York, NY
  • Full-time

Company Description

Dentsu’s integrated network of agencies is purpose-built to help clients navigate, progress and thrive in a world of change. To champion meaningful progress with and for our clients, we are organized in a way that puts our clients and their customers at the center of everything that we do. Our connected tools, products and capabilities are focused on delivering human-centric, integrated solutions -- seamlessly bringing together all of the creativity, media and CXM expertise of our network in service of both growth & good

Carat is consistently ranked the #1 media agency in the world with over 12,000 experts in over 100 countries. We deliver an unparalleled capability to unlock real human understanding to connect people and brands by designing powerful and engaging media experiences.

Job Description

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Buying and Execution:

  • Issue RFPs to network audio vendors
  • Research network submissions using ACT 1 and RADAR
  • Negotiate schedules for both terrestrial and digital audio (when applicable) that meet client’s goals and cost parameters
  • Negotiate added value and integrations
  • Work with assistant to input and track buys in Media Ocean
  • Pull and analyze writer reports from Media Ocean

Billing Discrepancies:

  • Oversee the resolution of billing discrepancies
  • Resolve discrepancies when workload allows

Prisma and DCM (if applicable to account)

  • Enter digital audio schedules into Prisma for traffic
  • Q&A schedules with digital operations
  • Track delivery of digital audio vendors on a weekly basis

Rerates/Post buy analysis

  • Work with supervisor on post buy analysis
  • Negotiate compensatory weight for under delivery

Client and Internal Relationships:

  • Role may include direct client relationships depending on the account
  • Work with Supervisors to deliver buys and presentations to clients and colleagues within Carat
  • Assist Supervisors in maintaining client budgets
  • Work with management team to develop marketplace cpps/cpms
  • Work with Supervisors to create marketplace updates
  • Manage relationships with external client vendors
  • Participate in client presentations
  • Train and mentor Assistants

Strategic Thinking:

•         Ability to develop negotiation strategies

  • Works closely with planning teams in developing client strategy

•         Works with Supervisors to create marketplace updates, and presentations for final recommendations

•         Creative thinking and problem solving

Communication Skills

•         Expresses oneself clearly and concisely in oral communications

  • Writes in a clear, compelling, and concise manner
  • Organizes ideas and information logically and sequentially
  • Possesses mature and professional business acumen in personal and written communications

Personal Specification

 

(Personal attributes essential to performing role including competencies, expertise, knowledge)

Experience/Knowledge Required:

·         Bachelor’s degree (preferred)

·         1-2 years industry experience

·         Strong math and analytical skills

·         Strong communication skills- both oral and written

·         Advanced computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

·         Ability to learn server –based software and tools (MediaOcean, Act1)

 

 

Qualifications

 

Experience/Knowledge Required:

·         Bachelor’s degree (preferred)

·         1-2 years industry experience

·         Strong math and analytical skills

·         Strong communication skills- both oral and written

·         Advanced computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

·         Ability to learn server –based software and tools (MediaOcean, Act1)

 

Additional Information

Employees from diverse or underrepresented backgrounds encouraged to apply.
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