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Stardom Worldwide, Media Associate, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 11578

Mon, February 29, 2016

Explore this position and apply for an on-campus interview in Comm., BTT Gateway Job ID 11578

Media Associates support the creation, management and stewardship of Starcom MediaVest Groups (SMG) client media plans and investments. At SMG, we provide you extensive training and development opportunities when you join our team. 
As a Media Associate at SMG you will be working for one of our three brands in Chicago - Starcom, Spark or Tapestry. There are several groups within these brands that you may start in. Depending on which group you start off with, you may focus on different functions of the Media Associate role. No matter where you start as a Media Associate, you will have the opportunity to rotate and gain different experiences in the role over time. Here are some of the key things that you may focus on as a Media Associate at SMG: 
Learn about your clients business, including the industry, category, and competitors 
Collaborate with internal colleagues and external advertising sales professionals 
Develop relationships with both client contacts and external vendors 
Develop a solid understanding of consumer and industry insights to analyze competitors 
Inform and influence when and where a clients advertising dollars should be spent 
Learn how to make educated placement recommendations using media statistics and basic media math calculations (all taught in our training programs) 
Develop analytical and negotiation skills 
Monitor budgets, reporting and purchases to ensure all ads run as ordered

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