Planner / Buyer
Starcom Worldwide, Inc.
Auckland, New Zealand
50d ago

Company Description

STARCOM is a world-renowned media agency that simplifies human understanding to deliver meaningful brand experiences. STARCOM does this by creating the Space for Ideas, in peoples' minds and in the world, via a unique approach that gives the agency an unparalleled advantage.

With over 1,200 employees, STARCOM helps get the right consumers’ attention and delivers brand-building results for many of the world's leading companies.

Position Summary

We are on the lookout for proactive and positive individuals to join our high-performing team as a Planner Buyer. In this role you will provide support to the Business Director and the wider team delivering thorough insightful media planning with flawless execution.

You will also manage the day to day media administration functions across the team.

Key responsibilities

  • You will assist in the preparation of Budgeting and Invoicing whilst regularly monitoring rate changes and updating client schedules & budget summaries alongside updating the financial system
  • Regularly monitors rate changes and updates client schedules / budget summaries / financial system accordingly in consultation with the Business Director
  • Prepare analytical reports and work of a statistical nature with the Business Director
  • Maintains media plans at all times
  • Issues contracts to magazines, newspapers, outdoor, digital and broadcast companies.
  • You will work with creative agencies to ensure they have the necessary information about costs, closing dates and mechanical requirements.
  • Using CMI and other sources you will provide consumer insights for the Business Director
  • Qualifications

    Skills / Knowledge Required

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Endeavours to deliver a high standard of professional knowledge across all aspects of media and communications
  • Is motivated to continually learn, share knowledge
  • Understands and utilises agency tools and systems
  • Is responsible for delivering trading goals and campaign performance
  • Additional Information

    Starcom Auckland also offers fantastic benefits, just a few listed below :

  • Birthday day off
  • Summer Fridays - one early finish per month over Summer
  • Massages weekly on a rostered basis
  • Discounted gym membership at Next Gen Auckland Domain
  • Only successful applicants will be contacted.

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