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 New York City 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. 

  • Media planning and buying
  • 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 
  • Work closely with accounting on billing and invoice reconciliation 
  • Keep abreast of all invoice, billing and delivery issues; know when to escalate discrepancies to supervisors
  • Write POVs as needed and evaluates new media types / outlets
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Keynote.  Knowledge of Strata is a plus
  • Field 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
  • Up to 10% travel

  • Bachelor’s degree achieved, preferably with a concentration in Advertising, Accounting, Marketing, Business Administration or Communications, advanced degree is a plus
  • 1-2 years of media experience
  • Self-motivated, organized and able to multitask
  • Must be good with numbers and proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Strong communication and networking skills are required

  • Privately owned, headquartered in Phoenix, AZ with offices in Los Angeles, New York City and Park City. This position will be located in New York City. 
  • Competitive benefits, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, 401k, paid holidays, vacation & more
  • Fun, fast paced work environment

RIESTER has been motivating people to become passionate about and get involved with issues that matter. These roots as Brand Activists remain the foundation of our business today. Creating and believing in our client’s purpose, and caring about the sustainability of their brand’s success, has led RIESTER to become one of the largest independent advertising and public relations firms on the Western United States. Today, we have the knowledge, experience and resources to help businesses address important challenges in today’s vastly changing world.


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