Fahlgren Mortine

Media Connections Planner/Buyer



The Media Connections Planner/Buyer is responsible for developing, executing and managing media plans to meet established client requirements and objectives. This role will require an understanding and execution of cross-channel media programs and the ability to understand how that intersects with owned, earned and shared media. Our ideal candidate is a well-organized, detail-oriented person with the ability to multi-task, and manages deadlines, budgets and timelines.


  • Works with internal and client teams to develop strategic media recommendations
  • Pursues innovative solutions for solving client needs
  • Leads negotiation and buying efforts (all mediums) and ensures that all placed media matches client approved plans and buys and that media buys are input with absolute accuracy
  • Manages online programs including display ad tracking and reconciliation
  • Provides thought leadership and education to both clients and internal audiences
  • Utilizes research tools to provide consumer and competitive insight and recommendations
  • Ensures fiscal accuracy of all media buys
  • Accurately produces and maintains reporting and information delivery mechanisms
  • Identifies anomalies, meaningful data events and trends for further analysis
  • Demonstrates ability to reliably support multiple clients


  • 3+ years of relevant media experience, including digital planning and buying, research and media planning
  • Demonstrated drive and passion for uncovering and identifying connection points – no matter the medium
  • Experience planning multi-media, multi-market campaigns
  • Digital experience required
  • Uses a creative approach to solving marketing challenges
  • Ability to take initiative and assume responsibility, consistently meet tight deadlines and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Holds superb organizational and communication skills
  • Skill set includes excellent proofreading skills, attention to detail, flexibility and follow-through
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Nielsen, MRI, Scarborough and Kantar
  • BS/BA Business Management, Marketing, Communications or related fields

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume for this position.


Please, no phone calls. Relocation assistance will not be provided.


Fahlgren Mortine is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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