Chief Buyer(HOD) Full Time

Lagos, Nigeria | Bachelor's Degree | 5 - 7 years | Full Time | Male or Female | Marketing / Advertising / Branding | Advertising / Media

Job Summary
o be responsible for obtaining the best advertising rates, adjusting media schedules in response to the latest audience figures, managing budgets and monitoring and updating clients on the effectiveness of campaigns for service excellence and customer satisfaction. To ensure the implementation of company’s policies in Media Buying & Control while getting the best billings.

i. Negotiates the best deals for the campaign to keep within the budget and purchases television, radio, and print media for all accounts within an assigned group of markets.
ii. Booking the space or airtime once the campaign plan has been agreed with the client and Monitoring the effectiveness of the campaign
iii. Estimates, updates and adjusts all broadcast ratings per demographic, per quarter.
iv. Negotiates all rates, special placement and added value by medium for all markets.
v. Documents all negotiations, make goods and credits.
vi. Executes all media plans in the assigned group of markets within established budgets; buys media space and air time.
vii. Designs optimum buys in terms of cost efficiency, goals delivery and vendor agreements.
viii. Meets with media representatives and accesses media database to research available options for media placement.
ix. Maintains all media buys and is responsible for the post-buy results of all buys.
x. Monitors buys in progress by spot checking placement and negotiating credit or billing adjustments when necessary.
xi. Tracks media expenditures to ensure agency and client budget compliance.
xii. Collaborates with clients and media team members to resolve media billing issues.

xiii. Carries out other duties as assigned by the HOD.
Job Responsibilites
Education: A good Bachelor degree and A Professional qualification in Media Enterprise.MBA will be an added advantage .
Experience: Minimum of 5 years cognate/industry experience.
IT Proficiency
Excellent Industry Knowledge
Product knowledge.

Strategic Thinking, Development & Management
Corporate Networking
Excellent Negotiations Skills
Charismatic Personality/Good Carriage
Dynamic, Flexible, Adaptable
Visionary, Opportunity Sniffer
Integrity/Impeccable Character
People skills/Emotional Intelligence
Positive outlook
High analytical skills
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