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Associate Strategist - Minneapolis

The right candidate will assist in the execution of all media planning functions across teams.

    On any given day you might
  • Maintain a common platform for a base of informational tools for all teams, ensuring that these tools are streamlined and unduplicated.
  • Ensure that standard communication (within Planning/with other Agency disciplines/with Clients) for each piece of business across all teams adheres to established processes and procedures.
  • Generate newspaper / print insertion orders for Clients.
  • Coordinate and reconcile print billing.
  • Assist with tracking media expenditures to ensure agency and Client budget compliance.
  • Update Client media activity flowcharts.
  • Monitor trade publications for media trends.
  • Assist with smaller proposal evaluations and develop Client media plans.
  • Begin to develop media knowledge base in preparation for media research responsibilities that include: evaluating media research data; developing points of view; understanding systems applications; understanding various media and their applications against Client strategies/goals.
    The ideal person
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed and sometimes involved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Has experience working with MS Office; experience using Excel is a must. This position will also regularly use agency accounting system and/or other media buying specific software.