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Now Hiring: Direct Response Media Buyer

We’re looking for a Direct Response Full-Time Media Buyer/Planner. The position has tremendous growth and career-building potential for the right driven, self-motivated individual. Work is fast-paced in our San Antonio office serving established nationally top-rated direct marketing clients.


  • Working with approved media vendors to plan media campaigns, including: Broadcast Radio and TV
  • Plan Development – develop media plans and make recommendations which are consistent with the strategy and budgets
  • Deliver the most efficient costs while estimating the anticipated target audience delivery accurately
  • Update all current, on-air schedules to ensure station delivery within negotiated agreement and/or to respond to any make-goods, new problems or opportunities that may develop
  • Prepare media recommendations and review with Media Director
  • Assist other buyers with invoicing, entering avails, filing, posting and other daily tasks
  • Work to traffic out all traffic instructions for media
  • Oversee the preparation, accuracy and timeliness of:
  • Developing media plans that specify which forms or media will be used to effectively reach the target audience
  • Performing various calculations to identify the usefulness of different media plans
  • Maintain accuracy of planning costs/rates/competitive analysis
  • Communicate with production in terms of timetables and material deadlines


  • 3+ years of media planning and buying including online/digital programs
  • Strong attention to detail necessary to develop and manage media programs
  • Strong organizational, analytic skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Knowledge of all types of media and research
  • Comfortable working with budgets and numbers-media math
  • Demonstrates initiative
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Present Orally in an articulate and confident manner
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously and manage time efficiently while staying highly organized
  • Effectively and comfortably communicate and interact with clients and vendors
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • Excellent computer proficiency in Excel, Word, Core Direct, Catalyst Systems, and/or Donovan Systems
  • Positive attitude, team player

To apply, send resume to