Media Buyer (JB921)

  • Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Contract

Company Description

Kontak Recruitment, a Recruitment Agency & one of the leading personnel & recruitment agencies in Johannesburg South Africa.  Trusted employment and staffing agencies, recruiting top staff & personnel for companies hiring throughout the employment spectrum. Permanent and contract placements agency. Professional & Reliable Recruitment Services. Hire certified Staff for entry level to executive placements and view available vacancies near you at our job agencies.

Job Description

Media Buyer (JB921)
Durban
Market Related
 

Kontak Recruitment is currently sourcing and recruiting for a Media Planner/Buyer with experience in procurement and strong administration skills. The successfully Media Planner/Buyer must have previous working experience within a Marketing/media/digital marketing or advertising agency working within a similar role/previous similar experience. The Media Planner/Buyer is to have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work alongside brand managers.

 
Educational Requirements:
Grade 12
1-3 years previous experience in Media planning & Buying
Digital media buying experience (Social, Web and other platforms)
Understanding of digital platforms, leads reporting
Strong numeracy
Must have managed budgets over R500k
Strong reporting skills – excel
Analytical skills
 
Duties & Responsibilities:
Engage with digital media houses on latest innovations, platforms and discounts and brand opportunities    
Present digital proposals to HOA and Head of brand for ongoing marketing campaigns and adhoc campaigns
Identify and present lead generating digital advertising opportunities and present to HOA as monthly plans, ensuring we can optimise marketing campaigns timeously                          
Liaise with all digital media stakeholders for procurement: Quotes and invoicing                           
Understand all booking schedules and present back to HOA/ Operations Manager for approval                                                                                                            
Provide updates on booking changes and cancellations to HOA and Brand                                      
Manage digital media budget and spend closely with HOA and Head of Brand/ Brand Managers – updating monthly brand spend with actuals
Compile payment schedules, bad debt schedules and share with the HOA on daily basis to ensure all accounts are managed and kept up-to date                                                                    
Liaise with finance on payment plans and flag any matters of urgency with the relevant stakeholders
Reporting and analysis – conduct weekly/ monthly reports to HOA and other stakeholders on effectiveness of digital media mix

 

 

Qualifications

Educational Requirements:
Grade 12
1-3 years previous experience in Media planning & Buying
Digital media buying experience (Social, Web and other platforms)
Understanding of digital platforms, leads reporting
Strong numeracy
Must have managed budgets over R500k
Strong reporting skills – excel
Analytical skills