Media Planner in Queen Anne, Washington

Wunderman Thompson LLC

Who we are:
At Wunderman Thompson we exist to inspire growth for ambitious brands. Part creative agency, part consultancy and part technology company, our experts provide end-to-end capabilities at a global scale to deliver inspiration across the entire brand and customer experience.
We are 20,000 strong in 90 markets around the world;our people bring together creative storytelling, diverse perspectives, inclusive thinking, and highly specialized vertical capabilities to drive growth for our clients. We offer deep expertise across the entire customer journey, including communications, commerce, consultancy, CRM, CX, data, production, and technology.
Who we are looking for:
Wunderman Thompson is seeking a Media Planner for our Seattle office.TheMediaPlanner helps fulfill thestrategic visionfor carving new paths for how brands should interact with people, and drives ideas into the world in more powerful and impactful ways across all advertising channels. MediaPlanners are responsible for translating theinvestment strategy into tactical media plans, bringing to life the role each channel plays in meeting the campaign objectives. In partnership with the Associate Media Planner, Media Planners are responsible for executing, stewarding and optimizing investments by channel for the duration of the campaign.
As Media Planner, you have a strongbackground in integrated channel planning and will partner closely with theMediaSupervisor and / or AssociateMediaDirector.You demonstrate excellent organizational and campaign management skills, strategic capacity, analytical capacity and leadership skills.
What you’ll do:
Develop Lead development of integrated tactical plan recommendations. Write and issue RPFs to partners. Analyze, negotiate and make final recommendations on partner selection, unit types, targeting strategies, geos, spend, intensity and flighting.
Analyze Leverage 3rd party research tools, run reports and analyze data to assist in media recommendation development. Gather, analyze and disseminate data to provide sound, strategic, consumer-insights driven media recommendations.
Execute Ensure proper executionofcross-channelcommunication plans, adhering to in-market timelines. Drive QA and troubleshooting throughout media execution process. Maintain accurate budget control and flow of media activity, and proactively update client contacts through periodic analyses and projection reports.
Collaborate Work with intra-departmental teams across the organization to provide holistic, integrated solutions.Support other MediaPlanners and Supervisors in training and developing junior staff.
Who you are:
Innovative Display a proactive solution-oriented approach to client challenges. Your thinking demonstrates creativity that is drawn from your experience of best practices in media and knowledge of a client’s business.
Team-Oriented Act with high integrity to maintain strong, collaborative, productive working relationships across all agency departments, clients, sales representatives and media partners.
Passionate Enthusiastic and willing to work hard. You participate in team, agency, and industry initiatives.
Detail-Oriented Strong attention to detail, with clear and proven organizational skills.
What you’ll need:
Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Media Planner.
Experience planning digital channels (Audio, Video, Display, Social) and non-digital channels (OOH, Print, TV, Radio).
Good writing and verbal communication skills (including presentation skills).
Strong analytic skills and ability to relate results to client business objectives.
Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills.
Strong quantitative skills, including analytical abilities and math proficiency.
Ability to work within a team, handle multiple assignments and meet tight deadlines.
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