Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Assistant Media Buyer, Minnesota Newspaper Association

Assistant Media Buyer 

Minnesota Newspaper Association is looking for an assistant media buyer to join its advertising team. This is an entry level position. 
The person will assist in the placement of statewide and national newspaper advertising. The right person will be service and detail oriented a quick learner and work well under deadlines. Computer experience and exceptional customer service required. 
Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Understanding of newspapers, newspaper product portfolios, rate cards, and deadlines
  • Proficient use of the One System (web-based media placement program)
  • General knowledge of all MNA advertising accounts and agencies
  • Ordering, sending and confirming ads before deadline
  • Generating One System quotes for Advertising Account Managers and Managing Director
  • Gathering out-of-state tearsheets in a timely manner to keep billing current
  • Working closely with assigned accounts in conjunction with Advertising Account Managers
  • Collecting current out-of-state and in-state rate cards
  • Updating newspaper rates and information in the One System database
  • Serving as a back up for scheduling MCAN and MDAN Statewide Advertising Networks
  • Assisting Executive Director, Managing Director and Advertising Account Managers as requested
  • Various clerical duties as required to perform job responsibilities Skills required:
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Proficient in working with numbers and calculating with percentages
  • Ability to multi-task and coordinate multiple projects at once
  • Capable of working under deadline
  • Knowledge of Windows and Mac operating systems
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (especially InDesign & Acrobat) is helpful 
MNA offers:
  • A positive and pleasant work environment
  • Competitive pay and vacation
  • Health Insurance
  • 401K 

To apply please send cover letter and resume to:

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