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Media & Operations Planner

Group Black

Group Black

Marketing & Communications, Operations
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024


Group Black is a pioneering Black-owned media company dedicated to connecting brands with diverse audiences. Committed to fostering an inclusive media ecosystem, Group Black amplifies diverse storytelling and deepens the investment pipeline for diverse-owned businesses. Informed by marketing and creative expertise, Group Black crafts contextually relevant strategies that resonate with a multicultural generation. Group Black is where culture calls home.

We know that your voice creates the path to our success. We are a place where employees can be authentic, creative, and energized by the people and work they touch each day.

The Role:

The Media & Operations Planner is a strategic and analytical driver of solutions, placing our partners and clients first. With a demonstrated grasp of both digital and traditional media and a knowledge of the agency landscape, this role offers an opportunity to cultivate and oversee crucial relationships and processes while serving as a trusted product expert.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Plan interactive media plans on assigned accounts with a 48 hour turnaround
  • Create Media plans based on RFP requests including working with partners to check avails, understanding campaign parameters and KPIs per RFP & brief
  • Provide proactive solutions for media plans
  • Revise media plans based off of client feedback
  • Manage opportunities in our internal CRM system from 0% - 100% based on how the opportunity progresses, up to an including margin management
  • Clearly articulate Group Black products and services
  • Attend marketing downloads and participate in ideation discussion. Recap these brainstorm meetings, outlining action items for each member along with deadline dates
  • Effectively communicate with partners and facilitate any questions/deliverables for clients

What you can expect:

  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact in a fast-growing start-up company
  • Fun company events and celebrations with a focus on inclusion and collaboration across all levels of the organization

What you bring to the team:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of digital media platforms, social advertising, and linear platforms
  • Experience planning, delivering, and executing media, measurement strategy and providing insights and campaign recommendations
  • Experience working effectively with cross-functional teams and all levels of management
  • Advertising Operations experience and/or familiarity with Third Party Ad Serving platforms/Rich Media/Verification providers is required
  • Strong client facing experience
  • Problem-solving, analytical skills, and resourcefulness
  • Experience leading and managing initiatives and complex work-streams autonomously, with a high degree of accountability and high attention to detail
  • Commitment to the mission, vision, and objectives of the organization

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated media and/or agency experience
  • Advanced Excel/Sheets/PPT/Slides skills, experience working through reporting
  • Experience working with partner platforms or clients

At Group Black we believe in leveraging our hiring process as a way to support transparency. The annual base salary band for this opportunity is $65,000 - $70,000. Our job offer compensation philosophy, which impacts actual compensation, is based on a number of important factors including, but not limited to, internal and market equity, financial budgets, and the individual’s skills, qualifications, experience, and education. Published annual base salary bands do not include individual variable compensation opportunities, such as annual merit increases, bonus eligibility, commission, or equity incentives.

Group Black also offers employees a comprehensive, flexible and competitive benefits program. We offer medical, vision and dental coverage, health savings accounts, paid time off to relax and recharge and attend to personal matters, Company paid holidays, family and personal sick and safe time, and a 401(k) plan.

Group Black is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law. Group Black is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know.