Job Posting – Media Buyer

Media Buyer / Full-Service Marketing Agency

Leopold Ketel, a full-service creative marketing agency, seeks a dynamic, experienced media buyer to handle local and national accounts. Come join our award-winning, progressive agency in beautiful downtown Portland.  The new media buyer will join our tight-knit group and help us continue to lead successful media campaigns.

Job Description

Research, plan and buy multi-layered media campaigns for local, regional and national consumer brands, with some occasional B2B. We consider broadcast, print, digital, paid search, out of home, social and radio for every plan.

  • • Manage media buying and planning process including, but not limited to, listening to client needs, crafting multi-media campaigns, creating RFPs, negotiating buys, presenting a media plans and refining as necessary
  • • Provide research and experience-based media points of view, recommendations and optimization suggestions to improve campaign performance
  • • Create and manage robust media campaigns agnostic of medium, channels or publishers
  • • Work with cross-functional teams: client services, creative department, PR, strategist, etc
  • • Clearly define KPIs, tracking methodologies and depth of reporting collaboratively with clients, external partners, and internal LK team
  • • Make real-time optimization recommendations and actions

Requirements

  • • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing or Advertising preferred
  • • 3-5 years media planning and buying experience, including both traditional and non-traditional media
  • • Experience with media planned and buying tools, specifically: comScore, MRI, DCM, Simmons, etc.
  • • Proficient with: Google Analytics, Microsoft Office Suite, Mac Systems
  • • Great people skills, research oriented, curious and adaptable to changing environments
  • • Strong ability to multi-task and enjoy working with multiple clients
  • • Be people first oriented and not afraid to pick up the phone to sort something out
  • • Be organized, autonomous and fun to work with
  • • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • • Ability to be client-facing for polished presentations and pitches
  • • Resourceful, proactive and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • • Interest, enthusiasm and eagerness to build a long-term career in media

Solid references a must.

We are open to discussing a flexible work week or part-time schedule depending on the candidate.

Qualified candidates please e-mail cover letter, and resume in PDF format to [email protected]. No phone calls, please. We greatly appreciate your interest in Leopold Ketel. Only those selected for the interview process will be contacted.

Leopold Ketel & Partners offers a comprehensive benefit package, including 401(k), health and dental insurance, generous vacation and holidays and a fun, creative working environment within the historic Railway Building in downtown Portland.

 

Job Posting – Account Manager

Account Manager / Full-Service Marketing Agency

Leopold Ketel, a full-service creative marketing agency, seeks a dynamic, experienced account manager to handle local and national accounts. Come join our award-winning, progressive agency in beautiful downtown Portland. The new account manager will join our tight-knit group and help us continue to lead successful campaigns.

Job Description

Responsible for managing the account team’s service quality and the translation of clients’ marketing and advertising objectives into overall strategies. Directs the development of plans consistent with approved strategies.

  • • Be an on-the-ground activator who can keep pace with our smart, confident clients
  • • Communicate strategies and objectives clearly and concisely
  • • Oversee and nurture positive, productive client relationships
  • • Team building and collaborate across marketing disciplines—advertising, interactive, media, public relations, production and promotions, as well as with outside resources
  • • Solid planning skills and creative problem solving
  • • Manage budgeting and financial side of multi-faceted accounts
  • • Ascertains clients’ real needs (which may be different from their perceptions)

Requirements

  • • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing or Advertising preferred
  • • 3+ years experience in a creative agency preferred
  • • Experience working in an integrated environment with strategic planners and creatives
  • • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and with Mac Systems
  • • A proven track record of gaining trust and respect by consistently demonstrating sound critical thinking skills and maintaining composure in stressful situations
  • • Exceptional written, verbal and negotiation skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of employees and attention to detail and follow-through skills

Solid references a must.

Qualified candidates please e-mail cover letter, and resume in PDF format to [email protected]. No phone calls, please. We greatly appreciate your interest in Leopold Ketel. Only those selected for the interview process will be contacted.

Leopold Ketel & Partners offers a comprehensive benefit package, including 401(k), health and dental insurance, generous vacation and holidays and a fun, creative working environment within the historic Railway Building in downtown Portland.