Media Coordinator


RIESTER is seeking an energetic, detail-oriented person with previous exposure to paid media campaigns to join our team.​ Based out of our Phoenix office, the Media Coordinator will focus mainly on campaign execution and reporting for traditional and digital media.​ As a member of our team, the Media Coordinator will represent media within the agency on a daily basis, providing campaign details to team members throughout the firm.​ The Media Coordinator will also be tasked with research and development of media opportunities to present to clients.​ The Media Coordinator is expected to have a basic understanding of the media space and available media research. 

Job Skills & Requirements:

  • Media planning and buying
  • 1-2 years of media experience
  • Able to pull research through media tools 
  • Assist in developing buying strategies for maximizing media dollars 
  • Maintain media plan flowcharts and create media buy authorizations 
  • Works closely with accounting on billing and invoice reconciliation 
  • Keep abreast of all invoice, billing and delivery issues; know when to escalate discrepancies to supervisors
  • Writes POVs as needed and evaluates new media types / outlets
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Keynote.  Knowledge of Strata is a plus
  • Fields incoming proposals / phone calls for various clients
  • Contact media vendors for artwork specs and space/artwork deadlines
  • Work with accounting to gather invoices and tear sheets for client billing
  • Assist media team with written proposals 
  • Establish strong relationships with media partners 
  • Responsible for day-to-day media plan development, execution, budget maintenance, media authorizations and plan actualizations
  • Place, confirm and monitor media orders
  • Maintain monthly reports and track successes
  • Compile post-buy reports
  • Collect and present response data to internal team
  • Keep up-to-date with the media trends and research
  • Any other duties deemed appropriate by Director
  • Assist in the development of media plans, specifically researching vendors, special opportunities and positions
  • Self-motivated, organized and able to multitask
  • Must be good with numbers and proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Strong communication and networking skills are required
  • Bachelor’s degree achieved, preferably with a concentration in Advertising, Accounting, Marketing, Business Administration or Communications, advanced degree is a plus
  • Up to 10% travel 
Client & Internal Relationships

  • Manage expectations of clients and deliverables
  • Work closely with media team and integration team throughout entire program to maintain performance and resolve any performance issues


  • Privately owned, headquartered in Phoenix, AZ with offices in Los Angeles and Park City - this position is located in Phoenix
  • Competitive benefits, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, 401k, paid holidays, vacation & more
  • Unique, legendary culture
  • Fun, fast paced work environment
  • Dog friendly

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