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RM Sotheby's offers challenging careers to individuals ready to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, and team-oriented environment. Professionalism, enthusiasm for vintage automobiles, and the flexibility to work as part of an international team are qualities that top our list of requirements. Resumes and inquiries are welcome. Please send your resume and cover letter to: jobs@rmsothebys.com or via postal mail to:


Human Resources
RM Sotheby's
One Classic Car Drive
Blenheim, ON N0P 1A0.

Current Openings

Media Buyer/Planner


Job Title: Media Buyer/Planner
Department: Marketing
Location: TBD based on applicant

Reports To: Chief Marketing Officer

 

Position Purpose:
The Media Buyer/Planner is responsible for the development and execution of digital and traditional media objectives, strategies, plans, and tactics for RM Sotheby’s. This individual is the primary point of contact between vendors and our strategy implementation team members. You will be responsible for negotiating, buying, and maintaining media schedules, ensuring that final buys deliver on the approved plan objective and strategy, provide recommendations on how competitive activities can be exploited to our advantage, and be responsible for ad sales for our corporate magazine.

 

Primary (day-to-day) Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for day-to-day maintenance of paid and match inventory
  • Effectively use relationship media tools to aid in plan development
  • Assist in developing plan metrics; responsible for analyses and related reports pertaining to KPI
  • Prepare, check, verify, and issue analyses, including ongoing maintenance
  • Oversee the resolution of billing discrepancies
  • Learn to manage and build client relationships (when at Senior level)
  • Analyze media alternatives to recommend how to best allocate the advertising budget
  • Manage day-to-day plan changes/maintenance of media plans
  • Facilitate competitive analysis on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis
  • Develop points of view on media opportunities
  • Play a key role in the budget and billing process to ensure accuracy
  • Write and maintain status and contact reports to ensure efficient workflow to meet deadlines

 

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Compile and analyze marketing and media data to support implementation decisions
  • Search for unique sources of information to support non-traditional recommendations

 

Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years as a Planning and/or Buying Assistant

 

Knowledge:

  • Demonstrates understanding of media basics and concepts
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of syndicated tools (Cision, Evaliant, Xpert, Comscore, PMB, etc.)
  • Possess a desire to understand the broader media landscape and its impact on campaigns and strategies

 

Desired Qualities:

  • Digitally savvy: personally uses digital and social media; demonstrates passion for emerging media; possesses knowledge of Google Analytics and Google Images; and has the ability to search and research specific topics
  • Interest in video disciplines (traditional, online, digital, etc.)
  • Interest in the automotive collecting hobby

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