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Media Account Executive (Planning/Buying)

Trayne Consulting is currently recruiting an experienced Account Executive to work with our highly regarded Melbourne Media Client. As one of Australia’s largest independent media agencies, our Client has been operating in both Sydney and Melbourne for the past 20 years and is looking for a dynamic, organised, self-motivated individual to join the team.
With support from the Account Director, the successful candidate will help manage client relationships by delivering the highest quality media plans, negotiate with media vendors and buy and report on those plans as required. It is an exciting role and will suit someone who is proactive, has a positive, friendly attitude and who enjoys working in a smaller office environment.

Key responsibilities of this role are:
Act as the interface between client and the agency, ensuring all client requests are managed in a timely and efficient manner
Understand the core principles of great client servicing (listening; acting; leading; anticipating)
Pro-actively seek opportunities to present new ideas and recommendations
Work with the broader agency team on integrated campaign ideas
Develop media plans backed by research and solid media insights that include the most effective, cost effective way of reaching the consumer
Negotiate with media vendors, book plans, optimise and post analyse.
Confidently and effectively represent company to your clients and “sell” back the work we do
Contribute work to agency case studies
Be involved in new business pitches as required
Work with the Finance team to accurately manage the client’s and company’s financial process including the minimisation of outstanding invoices
Assist with train team members in all media tools inclusive of MediaOcean
Preparation and delivery of client presentations

The successful candidate will have:
Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role
Completed University Degree
Exceptional attention to detail
Solid organisation skills and the ability to follow through
Basic/Intermediate knowledge of eTam/Genesis/L&J, Media Ocean System
Level 1 Roy Morgan Asteroid
Basic/Intermediate knowledge of relevant technologies – Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Basic knowledge of core media planning principles
Clear written and verbal communication skills
An ability to multitask and be efficient
An ability to respond and evaluate media responses to all external requests
A ‘can do’ attitude with a willingness to learn and assist others

Melbourne 3000

Trayne Consulting


If you think you have what it takes to be part of this vibrant, friendly team and be successful in this role, then apply now by attaching your up-to-date CV that outlines your skills and attributes, together with a covering letter detailing why you feel this role is suitable for you and your salary expectations.
Due to a high volume of applicants only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Please email your resume to recruitment@trayneconsulting.com.au


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