Senior Media Planner/Buyer

Position Summary:

Nearing its 30th year in business, Santy is a Scottsdale/LA-based agency that uses change to grow brands. We are seeking a smart, motivated Senior Media Planner and Buyer to work on some really cool stuff. If you’re energetic, quick on your feet and ready to work with a dynamic group, we want to hear from you.


  • Research, develop, plan and execute media for all existing clients
  • Present media plans to account management personnel and clients
  • Gather, organize and present competitive research, media trends and spending data
  • Collaborate with Account Service, Social Media, Digital and Creative teams to ensure our client’s campaigns
  • Maintain effective relationships with clients, associates and vendors
  • Request television avails and generates initial rating estimates with Strata
  • Responsible for negotiating media and added value for all clients
  • Analyze and write rationale for any over or under delivery
  • Evaluate sponsorships and media opportunities based on targets, objectives, and desired outcomes for all
  • Analyze proposals, negotiate and monitor all digital campaigns through third party tracking (i.e. DFA,
  • Manage digital reporting on a client need basis
  • Act as liaison between media vendors and the agency
  • Resolve billing discrepancies as needed
  • Assist in mentoring team
  • Attend individual media presentations and/or industry presentations to keep current with industry
  • Develop unexpected ideas that are the essence of who we are and help our clients achieve their advertising goals and objectives


  • Minimum 4-5 years of media planning/buying experience; agency experience strongly preferred
  • Initiative to jump in “feet first” and hit the ground running
  • Ability to communicate messages quickly, effectively and intelligently, both written and verbal
  • Strong mathematical abilities and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and keep others on track
  • Proficiency in Strata, SQAD, SRDS, Kantar, Scarborough, and 3rd party ad servers
  • Strong presentation skills preferred
  • Support other planners/buyers with account management
  • Expertise in the Phoenix/Southern California markets preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in marketing, advertising, communications or related field
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