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Media Planner
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Media Planner

Media Planner
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Overall Objective

Coordinate Nissan's media planning efforts within the assigned Nissan region in conjunction with Media Supervisor and/or Associate Media Director. Media Planner must effectively interact with Nissan Regional marketing staff, internal regional account team and media strategy team. This position reports directly to a Media Supervisor and/or Associate Media Director. This position works under general supervision with the manager providing limited hands-on guidance and leadership. Incumbent makes decisions within scope of current policies/procedures. Work is reviewed by supervisor for soundness of overall accuracy and adequacy. Develops solutions to moderately complex problems. Approval necessary when deviating from standard and routine practices or procedures.


+ Work with Media Supervisor in the development and implementation of media campaigns including most or all of the following: National & local broadcast television (including cable), local radio, outdoor, local print & digital.

+ Work as part of a media planning team, applying media solutions to overall client objectives.

+ Work with internal digital media team to integrate interactive objectives and strategies into overall plans.

+ As directed and overseen by the Media Supervisor, develop and present recommendations, evaluations, POVs and media analyses to Account Service and ultimately clients.

+ Organize, implement and control the day-to-day media planning development process including coordination among assistants.

+ Supervise and train assistant level employees as needed.

+ Complete assigned areas of the annual media plan(s).

+ Coordinate projects and media requests with Account Service and assigned client contacts to determine specific advertising needs, communicating deadlines to Media Supervisor.

+ Monitor media campaigns with Media Supervisor and when needed, have campaign performance meetings internally and/or with client.

+ Work with the OMD buying team, providing buying specifications, monitor development and review media buys and post-buy analyses.

+ Maintain media estimate process in conjunction with Media Supervisor.

+ Maintain media reporting needs for assigned region.

+ Coordinate with the Buying and Account Service teams on understanding of current marketplace conditions, competitive spending or potential media opportunities.

+ Attend Client and internal meetings as necessary.

Required Skills

+ A four year college degree or equivalent.

+ 2+ years media planning experience as an Assistant.

+ Demonstrated presentation and writing skills.

+ Experience directly managing a staff of one or more is desirable.

+ Experience managing and coordinating inter-departmental efforts.

+ MS Office: Internet Explorer, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

+ Experience or familiarity using industry media planning tools: Media Ocean/Donovan, Media Tools, MRI Research, TNS, DDS/Strata/DataTech, etc.

+ Experience in retail desirable but not required.

+ Understanding of Interactive advertising preferred but not required.

The responsibilities are many, various, and not limited to those written in this document

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Downers Grove, Illinois, United States

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