Broadcast Media Planner – Join MediaHeads 360 in Rosebank, Johannesburg

If you are a highly skilled television and radio planner with a keen eye for performance analysis, strategic planning, and developing impactful client presentations, we want to hear from you. Join our dynamic team of media professionals and take your career to the next level.


Position: Broadcast Media Planner


MediaHeads 360 is looking for a high-performing Broadcast Media Planner to support our sales team with performance analysis and developing impactful client presentations. This role primarily focuses on TV planning but also includes radio planning, analysis, runs, and performance.


Location: Rosebank, Johannesburg
Type: Full-time
Level: Junior to Midweight
Compensation: Competitive salary
Reports to: General Manager

Role Overview / What you will do:

  • Work closely with the Managing Director and Management Team to craft comprehensive media plans and develop overarching presentation decks for each clients, across television and radio.
  • Support Account Executives and the Sales Manager by tailoring presentations for
    specific clients and providing media schedules and relevant performance data as
    needed.
  • Provide Campaign Managers with insights and strategic recommendations to
    enhance campaign performance.
  • Analyse historical data to establish benchmarks for clients and categories.
  • Develop detailed channel plans that align with the overall client strategies.
  • Utilise industry-standard software (e.g., Transmit for TV planning) to execute media plans.
  • Create and manage accurate media schedules, ensuring all line items are accounted
    for.
  • Develop impactful client presentation decks for Account Executives to present to
    clients.
  • Communicate and implement changes throughout the campaign lifecycle.
  • Ensure campaigns meet clients’ KPIs and objectives.
  • Monitor and optimise campaign performance in real-time to address any
    discrepancies between forecasts and actuals.
  • Analyse competitor data across all traditional media platforms (e.g., Post Campaign Radiomax).
  • Generate post-campaign analysis reports to provide actionable insights for clients.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and best practices to ensure cutting-edge media planning and execution.

Skills:

  • Proficiency in media planning tools (Telmar, Arianna) and MS Office tools,
    specifically Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • Strong analytical and numerical abilities.
  • Effective negotiation skills.
  • High accuracy and efficiency in work.
  • Experience in budget management.
  • Exceptional communication skills.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Minimum two years of media planning experience.
  • Relevant degree or diploma in business, marketing, communications, or a related
    field – university degree in marketing & communications – BA, BCom, or equivalent
    (e.g., IMM, Vega, AAA, Red & Yellow).
  • Strategic thinker with a proven track record in the media industry.
  • Strong understanding of market dynamics and advertising tactics.
  • Dynamic, proactive, and passionate about the radio and television industry.
  • A self-starter with a strong work ethic and go-getter attitude.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Team player with strong collaboration skills.

Why MediaHeads 360?

  • Competitive salary.
  • Opportunity to work with a leading media company known for innovative advertising solutions.
  • A supportive environment that values creativity and hard work.
  • Career advancement opportunities in a growing sector.

Ready to make a significant impact in television and radio planning? Apply today and join us in shaping the future of broadcast media!
To Apply: Please send your CV and a brief cover letter highlighting your relevant experience to talent@mediaheads360.co.za.
The full job description will be available upon appointment.


Closing Date: Friday 12th July 2024


Applicants not contacted within fourteen (14) days of the closing date should consider their
applications as unsuccessful. MediaHeads 360 is an equal opportunity employer, and
preference will be given to affirmative action candidates or designated groups.

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