Senior Media Buyer

The Lee Tilford Agency is looking to hire and onboard a full-time Senior Media Buyer. This position will collaborate with our other internal media, digital, & client service teams on a daily basis to make this position effective for us. Therefore, please understand that this position will not be remote, freelance, or contract.

The ideal candidate will have a college degree and 5+ years of experience in media buying & planning, excellent communication and teamwork skills, the ability to prioritize and stay organized and display an ongoing sense of urgency. Experience in Strata software is considered a major plus, as we are looking for someone to hit the ground running.

The position requires the ability to handle the following tasks efficiently:

  • Evaluate, negotiate, purchase and analyze cost-efficient rates on local, regional, and national levels for radio, TV, cable, online, print and outdoor.
  • Plan, organize, implement and track media. Monitor any changes or revisions and ensuring schedules are running as ordered.
  • Maintain monthly client budgets, flow charts, & agency traffic system.
  • Become an expert on assigned markets and clients by identifying, researching (including pulling rankers & competitive data), and evaluating market trends, media supply availability, new market opportunities, and client competitors.
  • Strategizes ways to most effectively use media dollars to the greatest benefit for our clients.
  • Maintain appropriate and responsive working relationships with clients, vendors, and coworkers.
  • Oversee monthly billing including reconciliation, discrepancy resolutions for designated clients & co-op reconciliation.
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate effectively with client services teams.

Lee Tilford Agency has been in business for over 40 years, thanks in part to our team of experienced, smart, & passionate people. We value our clients, our people, our families, and our quality of life and make sure to balance all those. We are located in South Austin with easy access from major roadways. Benefits for the position include enrollment in our group medical/dental/vision plans, paid vacation starting at 2 weeks, paid sick/personal leave, and breakfast provided every day.

Please send your resume & salary requirements using the fields below, or send in an email to jobs@leetilford.com.

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