Associate , Performance Video Investment

  • 375 Hudson Street, New York, NY
  • Full-time

Company Description

Publicis Media is one of Publicis Groupe’s four solution hubs, aligning all of Publicis Groupe’s media agencies and operations. Publicis Groupe (Euronext Paris Exchange: FR0000130577; CAC 40 index), is the world’s third largest communications group.  APEX Exchange (APEX) is a distinct/next-generation global trading entity within Publicis Media that identifies new ways to deliver value to clients.

APEX is a value-based solution that develops innovative offerings through direct partnerships and principal investments that allow clients of all sizes to have custom solutions that best fit their business needs. Clients opt into solutions outside of the agency’s core services that offer a tangible benefit.

Job Description

The Associate, National and Local Video position falls within our APEX Performance Video group and is responsible for the day to day operations within the organization as well stewardship and management of media buys. This includes overseeing the successful execution of National and Local TV/ Video media campaigns and assisting in fulfilling our client’s goals. The Associate will also guide and assist senior level team members as needed.  The associate will be trained and will execute media in the linear, unwired and advanced TV marketplace.

  • Steward and track buy delivery
  • Negotiate national and local video buys across linear, unwired and advanced TV
  • Maintain buys – confirm orders with vendors, estimate and track clearance, secure make-goods, request log times, check commercial airings, and issue post analyses
  • Ensure commercial inventory is entered into MBOX system including estimate and package set up, issuing campaign orders, resolving billing discrepancies and writing/checking order letters
  • Assist in pre-buy work including research to develop network/daypart cost per points
  • Analyze plans & maintaining buy summary
  • Assist in developing presentation material for clients
  • Assist traffic team to ensure creative and instructions are issued in a timely manner
  • Act as liaison with networks for all client requests
  • Gather and maintain quarterly pricing, market conditions, YOY increases, rate of change on demos, etc.

Performs other related duties as required or assigned with a positive attitude and as a true “team player”


  • Bachelor’s degree or comparable experience
  • 0-2 years industry or internship experience or relevant coursework
  • Strong math and analytical skills including Excel (formulas, pivot tables and v-lookups)
  • Strong interest in or demonstrated desire to learn media buying    

Additional Information

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