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Senior Media Specialist / Birmingham

Lewis Communications seeks an experienced media planner/buyer with exceptional attention to detail and a deep desire to understand the "why" behind what they're doing on a daily basis. This person will become a part of a tight group where thoughtful work, a great attitude, and a team mentality always come first. They should understand and be able to explain little details around the plans and buys they execute, but must also be strategic-minded with an understanding of the other pieces (owned and earned content) of the plan to which they contribute.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and lead strategic media recommendations based on the parameters and objectives of each campaign, such as goals, target audience, geography, timing, and budget
  • Manage omnichannel campaigns involving TV, Radio, Out of Home, Print, Paid Search, Programmatic Display, Streaming Audio, Streaming Video, Eblasts, etc.
  • Lead discussions and negotiations with media vendors to ensure that each campaign delivers all agreed-upon measurements and results
  • Analyze media opportunities to provide an agency point of view and make recommendations based on the current strategic direction
  • Craft rationale for recommendations and format into a presentation for internal and/or client-facing purposes
  • Reconcile monthly invoices to assure the accuracy of billing and schedule delivery
  • Collaborate with creative and content team members so that everyone understands placement opportunities and also to ensure that creative assets are developed following best practices
  • Build, optimize, and in collaboration with our analysts, report meaningful results for campaigns

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in media planning and buying
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Knowledge of all media channels including owned, earned, and paid
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, Google Docs/Sheets/Slides, PowerPoint, and/or Keynote
  • Strong negotiation, oral/written communication, presentation, and mathematical skills
  • Exceptional detail orientation and commitment to high-quality work
  • Problem-solving skills and ability to respond and adapt to changing priorities
  • Experience working with media buying and research tools such as Advantage, Nielsen, SQAD, Sizmek, Facebook Ads Manager, Google Ads, and Programmatic Buying Platforms

Are you the person we’re looking for? Send us your résumé and your experience describing why you’d be a good fit for our team.

Lewis Communications Office Locations

Birmingham

2030 1st Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35203
(205) 980-0774 bhm@lewiscommunications.com

Nashville

310 Seven Springs Way
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 661-4995 nash@lewiscommunications.com

Mobile

1668 Government Street
Mobile, AL 36604
(251) 476-2507 mob@lewiscommunications.com