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Assistant Media Planner/Buyer
Atkins International LLC | San Antonio, Texas
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Job Description

Assistant Media Planner/Buyer

San Antonio, Texas - Full Time

The Atkins Group is looking for an Assistant Media Planner/Buyer to be responsible for assisting in the day to day stewarding of media activity on assigned accounts. They will support the planning, buying and campaign implementation and maintenance for traditional and digital media programs while absorbing as much media knowledge as possible.


* Support planners in senior position for better execution of projects
* Contact sales reps for media kits, rates and other information needed during the strategy development
* Issue RFPs (Requests for proposals) under direction of Media Buyer/Planner
* Provide analysis, information on media vehicles to support client media recommendations
* Analyze alternatives, supporting the Buyer/Planner in negotiations
* Assist in the preparation of media recommendations, media flowcharts and insertion orders
* Verify that campaign was delivered as scheduled
* Manage vendor contact database
* Develop knowledge of media math, media research tools and software.
* Prepare campaign reports
* Manage client binders, media kits, and related paperwork
* Prepare competitive spending/research reports
* Coordinate vendor meetings
* Keep abreast of industry trends, participate in training programs


* Position is located in our San Antonio, Texas office
* Bachelors Degree in Advertising or related relevant field
* Strong quantitative (analytical and math) skills
* Ability to compile research data and support
* Exhibit skill, confidence and professionalism in working with clients, vendors and team members
* Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to work under pressure and meet required deadlines
* Fully computer and Web literate. Excel proficiency is critical and Powerpoint skills are important
* Ability to think creatively; multi-task and meet deadlines
* Show initiative and can work well independently
* Basic knowledge of different types of media and understanding of media planning/buying process

Additional Information

The Atkins Group is a highly established brand agency offering comprehensive services, with offices in San Antonio, Texas. We engage with consumers for Travel and Tourism, Healthcare and Consumer Products and Services clients. The Atkins Group is an equal opportunity employer.