Account Manager / Media Planner


 MediaSmiths is seeking an energetic, innovative and results-driven Account Manager/Media Planner to join our team in North Sydney.

This could suit an Account Executive ready to take their next step, or an Account Manager who is tired of big-agency life and is keen to be part of an energetic boutique independent media and advertising agency. The role can be full-time or part-time (minimum 4 days a week.)

About the role

This role is responsible for providing account management and exceptional service to clients. It involves a high level of attention to detail and accuracy with all tasks whilst achieving expected turnaround times. 

  • Establishing, building and nurturing strong relationships with clients
  • Media planning, all media – offline and online
  • Media buying
  • Preparation of presentations and proposals
  • Process media booking approval forms, source advertising material and instructions plus assist with the implementation of client campaigns from end to end
  • Proactively providing campaign insights and developing recommendations accordingly
  • Develop and work on new business opportunities as they arise

About you

You will bring in-depth knowledge and experience working across a range of media and have an integrated view of media, the ability to build out strong plans that deliver to client objectives, as well as a strong understanding of the Australian media landscape.

  • 3 + years experience in media planning/buying. If you have more and are working in a big agency/factory environment that you don’t enjoy, don’t be shy, get in touch
  • Delivers to a high standard, client/customer driven, excellent attention to detail and creative thinking
  • Good working knowledge of Spectra/BCC Booking system
  • Demonstrate understanding of the media’s rate cards and booking procedures (desirable)
  • Intermediate to advanced MS Office and sound knowledge of Microsoft Outlook
  • Ability to deliver timely solutions and develop strong relationships with directors, staff, contractors, suppliers and external clients.  
  • Exceptional attention to detail, organisational and time management skills
  • Tertiary qualifications in related discipline (Desirable but not mandatory) i.e. media, marketing, advertising
  • Team player

About Us

MediaSmiths is a full service boutique independent media and advertising agency committed to providing the market with personalised, professional media and advertising services that get results and support our clients ambitions. We are passionate about attracting and keeping people with integrity, character and a capacity for lateral thought.

If you want to be part of a fast growing and exciting team, with the opportunity to play a major role in delivering against current needs and shaping the future of the business, please get in touch.

Salary: $65- $75k + super.

Salary dependent on experience.