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Assistant Media Planner, La-Z-Boy
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Rubin Postaer and Associates | Santa Monica, CA
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Job Description

Where You'll Be Working

We're RPA: an independent advertising agency that puts People First. It's a unique philosophy for a different kind of agency: where we aspire to create work that truly matters to people, for brands that respect and value people, with a team we empower and treat like people. And we do it all in the heart of sunny Santa Monica, California.

Why You'll Never Want to Leave

Our People First philosophy means creating a culture where people like you can thrive, do meaningful work, and - we hope - stick around for a while. In an industry known for high turnover, people at RPA seem to recognize the value of an environment that truly wants to support our Associates' lives and career growth.

* Onsite Health Wellness Days
* Monthly Happy Hours
* Close proximity to the beach

Who You'll Be Collaborating With

Every day, you'll be teaming up with a diverse, enthusiastic, multi-disciplinary team of Media rockstars with a smart sense of humor.

What You'll Be Helping Achieve

This position requires a four-year degree and strong organizational, communication and mathematical skills. Candidates should be interested in media, detail oriented, team players and able to juggle multiple projects at once. Knowledge of Word and Excel required, proficiency in PowerPoint preferred. This is an entry-level position.

What You'll Be Working On

* Paperwork/maintenance including: media placement documents, positioning reports, budget reports, resolving discrepancies (30%)
* Researching, writing and documenting media recommendations (30%)
* Special client and/or management requests (10%)
* Meeting with sales reps (15%)
* Compiling and reviewing syndicated research runs, compiling ongoing reports, etc. (5%)
* Reading trades, keeping abreast of media trends and industry news (5%)

How You'll Excel in Your Role

* Word, Excel, good math skills and business writing proficiency
* Power Point
* Strong attention to detail
* Team player
* Good written and verbal communication skills
* Organized
* Strong analytical skills
* Ability to think strategically
* Ability to work on numerous assignments concurrently and able to shift gears on a moment's notice

RPA is an EOE.

About Rubin Postaer and Associates

RPA, based in Santa Monica, Calif., is the largest independent advertising agency based on the West Coast. Since its founding in 1986, the agency's independent and integrated approach has led to award winning work for a variety of clients including Honda, Acura, Pioneer Electronics, Blue Cross of California, ARCO, VH1, California Pizza Kitchen, Gardenburger, Bugle Boy Jeans, WebTV, Morningstar and ampm. RPA offers its clients truly integrated campaigns that resonate throughout its disciplines including traditional advertising, media services, interactive and direct and event marketing.