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Media Buyer

  • Reference IP28255-DT
  • Salary £25,000 - £28,000
  • Location Bristol
  • Job type Permanent

Media Buyer - £28K - Bristol

A highly experienced Media Buyer is required for a well known media company in Bristol.


Accountabilities

• To manage the magazine covermount sourcing process for a portfolio of magazines by providing ideas and proactively contributing in the creative briefings with Marketing / Publishing teams. To manage the whole process from initial brief, to concept development, quality control and testing, budgetary management, production and final delivery and finishing of the covermounts.
• To develop a rolling plan for a portfolio of magazine covermounts in line with the title strategy.
• Working with critical paths, suppliers and internal departments such as Production, to ensure all covermounts are ordered, tracked and delivered in accordance with production schedules and order deadlines. Manage the overseas magazine and subscription requirements.
• To creatively develop ideas for magazine covermounts
• To manage the annual covermount budget for titles. Report the actual covermount spend against budget. Manage the contingency strategy (where applicable) and overs stock control.
• To manage the supply base, ensuring adherence to all necessary requirements. Negotiate with external suppliers to achieve the best possible price for all covermounts.
• Assist in the management of the Supply Base with regard to review meetings and ethical policy requirements.
• To manage all elements of the testing and safety procedures for each ordered covermount.
• To ensure that all elements of the ethical policy are adhered to at all times.
• To support the Buying Director in developing future covermount strategy procedures and cost efficiencies, including project work.
• To ensure all administrative elements of the department are maintained to a high standard at all times; including sample management, production systems, supplier feedback, various team and divisional reports, critical path, DD testing, purchase ordering, budget sheets.
• Ensure all buying systems are kept correctly up-to-date with all necessary information.
• To cover in the absence of other members of the Buying Team.

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