Fresher Media Planner / Buyer Jobs – StarTimes

Job Title:      Media Planner / Buyer
Organisation: StarTimes
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
StarTimes was founded in 1988 and is now the most influential system
integrator, technology provider, network operator, and content provider in
China’s television broadcasting industry, and is on its way to become a media
group with global influence. With more than 8 million subscribers, StarTimes
has now become the fastest-growing and the most influential digital TV operator
in Africa.
Job Summary: The Media
Planner / Buyer will determine the best combination of media to achieve the
marketing campaign objectives using a defined media strategy in order to
maximize the impact of advertising through the use of a range of media.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Sourcing
    and selecting optimal media platforms
  • Negotiate,
    purchase and monitor advertising space and airtime in order to r
    each
    the highest number of people in the target audience at the lowest possible
    cost.
  • Identifying
    the target audience for a particular media campaign and deciding how best
    to communicate to that audience;
  • Keeping
    up to date with industry research figur
    es, including distribution
    figures (newspapers and magazines) and audience figures (television and radio);
  • Tasked
    with monitoring buying strategies;
  • Liaising
    and building relationships with media companies;
  • Negotiating
    with media companies to obtain the best rat
    es and most appropriate
    media spaces in online, broadcast and print advertising;
  • Communicating
    with media sales people to adjust media schedules in response to audience
    figures;
  • Booking
    individual advertising spots, e.g. pages, posters, internet banner
    s
    and broadcast adverts;
  • Ensuring
    that the adverts run accurately so that the desired media message is seen
    and heard by consumers;
  • Reporting
    and budget management, including preparing costings producing spending
    updates throughout the campaign;
  • Tasked
    with anal
    yzing the effectiveness of the campaign and using this
    data to inform future campaigns.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:  
  • The
    applicant must have a good sales background and knowledge
  • Have
    very good media contacts
  • Excellent
    research skills
  • Good
    analytical skills
  • Proven
    ability to recognize and identify good opportunities
  • Confidence
    negotiating
  • Good
    team and interpersonal skills
  • Keen
    interest in media and people’s motivations.
  • Highly
    self-driven
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to send their updated
CVs to recruitment@startimes.com.ug. Please write the position name on
your application e-mail title.
Deadline: 10th March 2018
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