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Media Buyer (JB921)
Posted date [2021-Sep-15]  (ID: 3290)
Kontak Recruitment is one of the leading recruitment agencies in Johannesburg and has been partnering with employers as their preferred recruiter in South Africa and Internationally for over 10 years to fulfill their recruitment and hiring of personnel for their available job opportunities in various sectors. We assist companies that are looking to recruit and hiring new staff with their employment requirements by sourcing the best possible talent for their available job vacancies....

Media Buyer (JB921)
Market Related

Currently sourcing and recruiting for a Media Planner/Buyer with experience in procurement and strong administration skills. The successfully Media Planner/Buyer must have previous working experience within a Marketing/media/digital marketing or advertising agency working within a similar role/previous similar experience. The Media Planner/Buyer is to have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work alongside brand managers.
Educational Requirements:

  • Grade 12
  • 1-3 years previous experience in Media planning & Buying
  • Digital media buying experience (Social, Web and other platforms)
  • Understanding of digital platforms, leads reporting
  • Strong numeracy
  • Must have managed budgets over R500k
  • Strong reporting skills – excel
  • Analytical skills

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Engage with digital media houses on latest innovations, platforms and discounts and brand opportunities    
  • Present digital proposals to HOA and Head of brand for ongoing marketing campaigns and adhoc campaigns
  • Identify and present lead generating digital advertising opportunities and present to HOA as monthly plans, ensuring we can optimize marketing campaigns timeously                          
  • Liaise with all digital media stakeholders for procurement: Quotes and invoicing                           
  • Understand all booking schedules and present back to HOA/ Operations Manager for approval                                                                                                            
  • Provide updates on booking changes and cancellations to HOA and Brand                                      
  • Manage digital media budget and spend closely with HOA and Head of Brand/ Brand Managers – updating monthly brand spend with actuals
  • Compile payment schedules, bad debt schedules and share with the HOA on daily basis to ensure all accounts are managed and kept up-to date                                                                     
  • Liaise with finance on payment plans and flag any matters of urgency with the relevant stakeholders
  • Reporting and analysis – conduct weekly/ monthly reports to HOA and other stakeholders on effectiveness of digital media mix 

Please email CV to resumes(at) and quote JB921 in the subject line

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Job Title Media Buyer (JB921)
Nationality South African
Employment Equity Open to all Candidates
Town/City Durban
Location KwaZulu Natal
Country South Africa
Job Type Permanent
Industry Media
Salary Market Related
Languages Spoken English
Job Ref No Please email CV to resumes(at) and quote JB921 in the subject line
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