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Advantage Solutions Amazon Sr. Media Buyer in Saint Louis, Missouri

Summary

Amazon Senior Media Buyer

At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses!We are seeking a dynamic Amazon Senior Media Buyer to be responsible for informing media strategy and leading day-to-day execution across digital channels with a focus on advertising and programmatic media for the Amazon Advertising Platform, they will also mentor junior members of the media team to consistently and successfully deliver on client objectives. This position manages day-to-day relationships with clients and external partners and will ensure appropriate strategies are presented and executed. The incumbent must possess a solid knowledge of the client’s business and actively bring new ideas and recommendations to the team for the client’s campaigns. This position requires that the candidate be a self-starter, extremely organized, detail oriented, highly motivated and possess the ability to effectively juggle multiple priorities, while managing client expectations, timelines and coordination between various resources.

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What we offer:

  • Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Training and Career Development

  • Generous Paid Time-Off

Responsibilities:

  • Media Campaign Development Lead: Leads the planning process with and acts as client-facing contact and presenter.

  • Key Client POC leading day to day interactions via email as well as video calls. Must be comfortable presenting, managing client services, as well as able to speak to tactical media outputs.

  • Hands on optimizations day to day including but not limited to budget increases, bid changes, strategy shifts, etc.

  • Setup & Execution Approver: Oversees and supports/QAs all Associate creation of specs, timelines, setup process; leads ongoing communication with internal team leads and vendor contacts.

  • Trafficking and Maintenance Approver: Oversees and supports/QAs all Associate trafficking & implementation steps.

  • Finance Lead: Leads and executes all financial outputs for accurate internal reporting including Media Buy Authorizations, actuals reporting, and discrepancy reconciliation.

  • Reporting Lead: Lead development of all reporting outputs and presentation to the client. Must be able to distill down insights from data and create a story.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree inMarketing/Advertising or equivalent experiencerequired

  • 3-5 years of experience in Media at an agency

  • Previous success in the planning, development, and management of digital media campaigns

  • Experience with Amazon and eCommerce preferred

  • Ability to analyze data and a deeper understanding of measurement practices, 3rd party measurement companies and web analytics

  • Proven client service orientation with strong written and verbal communication skills, including effective presentation skills

Job Will Remain Open Until Filled

Responsibilities

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Position Summary

The Sr. Planner Media is responsible for informing media strategy and leading day-to-day execution across digital channels with a focus on advertising and programmatic media for the Amazon Advertising Platform, They will also mentor junior members of the media team to consistently and successfully deliver on client objectives. This position manages day-to-day relationships with clients and external partners, and will ensure appropriate strategies are presented and executed. The incumbent must possess a solid knowledge of the client’s business and actively bring new ideas and recommendations to the team for the client’s campaigns. This position requires that the candidate be a self-starter, extremely organized, detail oriented, highly motivated and possess the ability to effectively juggle multiple priorities, while managing client expectations, timelines and coordination between various resources.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Job Duty

  • Media Campaign Development Lead: Leads the planning process with and acts as client-facing contact and presenter

  • Setup & Execution Approver: Oversees and supports/QAs all Associate creation of specs, timelines, setup process; leads ongoing communication with internal team leads and vendor contacts

  • Trafficking and Maintenance Approver: Oversees and supports/QAs all Associate trafficking & implementation steps

  • Reporting Lead: Lead development of all reporting outputs and presentation to client

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports

  • This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

Indirect Reports

  • May delegate work of others and provide guidance, direction and mentoring to indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

  • Travel is an essential duty and function of this job. Driving is not an essential duty or function of this job.

  • Travel up to 10%

Minimum Qualifications

The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job

Education Level: (Required): Bachelor's Degree

(Preferred): Marketing/Advertising or equivalent experience

Field of Study/Area of Experience:

3-5 years of experience in Media at an agency

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Previous success in the planning, development and management of digital media campaigns

  • Experience with Amazon and eCommerce preferred

  • Experience with Self-Serve Programmatic DSPs a plus

  • Ability to analyze data and deeply understanding of measurement practices, 3rd party measurement companies and web analytics

  • Demonstrated ability to meet tight deadlines while juggling multiple projects simultaneously

  • Proven client service orientation with strong written and verbal communication skills, including effective presentation skills

  • Ability to consistently perform under pressure in a fast-paced environment as an individual on a team

  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills

  • Demonstrated interest in keeping up with emerging technologies and digital marketing trends

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Office / Sedentary Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.

Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Job Locations US-MO-Saint Louis

Primary Posting Location : City Saint Louis

Primary Posting Location : State/Province MO

Primary Posting Location : Postal Code 63101

Primary Posting Location : Country US

Requisition ID 2024-433070

Position Type Full Time

Category Category Management, Insights and Planning

Minimum USD $80,000.00/Yr.

Maximum USD $90,000.00/Yr.

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