Media Assistant

Posting ID : A1068468289
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Marketing Advertising Pr

Company Profile

Mercury Media is The Performance Agency where direct response advertising is done right. We live and breathe direct response - it's in our DNA. We have all of the channels covered to make the most of offline and digital advertising, including Lead Generation, Direct-to-Consumer, Drive-to-Retail, Drive-to-Web, and Brand Direct. Mercury pioneered one of the first full-service Hispanic direct response advertising practices in the country. Our proprietary industry leading DR media management systems enable us to drive predictable and profitable business results for our clients.

We are one of the largest independent media agencies in the USA, with offices in Santa Monica, CA; New York, NY; Boston, MA; Princeton, NJ; Chicago, IL; and King of Prussia, PA. Our business continues to grow!

Our employees enjoy working in a fast paced team environment, where their contributions are noticed and rewarded through increased challenges and career advancement. Our team is comprised of talented self starters who thrive by interacting with all levels of management. At Mercury Media, your visibility is encouraged, respected and supported.

Mercury Media offers attractive salaries, a company matching 401(k), bonus program, generous paid time off, and health, dental, vision and life insurance packages.

Position Summary

The Media Assistant is an integral support member of the Media team. Media Assistants work closely with Buyers, Planners and Account Management to ensure that campaigns run smoothly. They organize all stages of the buying process from meeting on initial requests, to carrying out post analysis and reporting requests.


Maintaining quality relationships with Networks and Stations
Calling for rates, and network research information
Organizing large buys with several buyers in a department
Analyzing Pre and Post Logs and contacting stations for data
Analyzing rating point delivery
Creating detailed presentations new business submission.
Campaign Liaison to network traffic department, requesting tapes, information etc.
Campaign Liaison to Accounting department, overseeing the securing of credit terms
Ability to juggle tasks and work on several campaigns at once


Bachelor's Degree required
Creative and organized
Ability to work independently
Has the ability to troubleshoot and is self-motivated
Manage multiple priorities daily and strong organizational skills
Strong computer skills with a firm understanding of Word, Excel and PowerPoint

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