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Assistant Media Planner, Acura National
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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

RPA is seeking an Assistant Media Planner to join the Acura National team. This is a great opportunity to gain a thorough understanding of media planning/strategy as well as the auto industry. We're looking for a candidate who is eager to learn, wants a prominent role within his/her team, and is ready to jump into our business with both feet. An ideal candidate will have a general understanding of media, preferably across all media channels. This is an entry-level position.

What You'll Be Working On

* Maintain recurring documents (budget, competitive and flowcharts) - 50%
* Work with investment teams to manage timelines, ensure plans are up to date and accurate - 10%
* Update shared server daily with any changes in inventory/traffic instructions - 10%
* Issue client-facing documents such as weekly status, TV updates - 10%
* Update inventory database as needed to capture campaign information - 10%
* Learn and be functional in our inventory management platform

How You'll Excel in Your Role

* Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
* Quick learner
* Organized, detail-orientated and efficient
* Personable and bring positive attitude to the workplace; a team player
* Proactivity: inquisitive, takes initiative to problem solve, raises hand for additional tasks when the day to day is under control
* Understanding of media math and terms
* Knowledge of auto marketplace, MediaOcean, MediaTools, Kantar and eTelmar (MRI)

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.