Explore Communications is a media buying and planning shop that constantly strives to redefine our industry.  We are known for being creative, innovative and completely different. The nature of our business requires a strong work ethic and can-do attitude. The pressure can be high, but the challenge is always rewarding. Our attention to creating a thriving work culture contributed to being named to World Blu’s list of Most Democratic Workplaces. This perspective carries over to doing great work for our clients and agency partners.

We are looking for a Media Assistant that is passionate about starting their career in advertising and is driven by hard work and happy clients/coworkers. Top candidates will have the following traits and abilities:

  • Interested in advertising and media planning and buying

  • Thorough research skills

  • Creative thinker

  • Ability to work with multiple planner-buyers on a variety of clients with tight deadlines

  • Very strong Microsoft Office skills

  • Extreme attention to detail

  • Comfortable working alone one day and juggling projects with six people the next

  • Positive attitude, especially when under pressure

  • In-charge presence while still being a team player

  • Desire to help shape the company and grow with us

  • Open communication style, comfortable with a totally transparent culture

  • Hard worker, career oriented, in media for the long haul

  • Excellent interpersonal and social skills

  • Fast and always with quality results

  • Media rock star

  • Experience with media buying software is a plus (we use STRATA)

Media Assistant Core Responsibilities:

  • Print and Out-of-Home media invoice approval

  • Broadcast invoice input

  • Run monthly invoice reports and request missing invoices

  • Manage tearsheet and proof-of-performance approval

  • Manage signed Insertion Order’s and MEA’s

  • Generate Broadcast insertion orders

  • Research projects as needed

  • Magazine and client filing

  • General office upkeep

    • Sort the mail

    • Take out recycling

    • Order office supplies

This is a full-time position to be filled as soon as we find the right candidate. 

Submit resume and letter of qualifications to mindy@explorehq.com. No phone calls please.  

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