Media Planning & Trading Manager

Posted 10 January 2022
SalaryAU$70000 - AU$90000 per annum + Super
Job type Permanent

Job description

Location: South Melbourne
Start: January & Feb 2022 Starts Available
Salary: 70K to 90K

*Please mention your VISA Status/Working Rights in your resume*


Paxus Recruitment is partnered with an Independent Marketing Agency based close to Southbank / South Melbourne Tram stops. They are looking for a Media Planning & Trading Manager who has extensive experience with Media Planning and Buying.

The company has around 150 people with offices across 3 states in Australia.

The Current team comprises of specialists across Media Planners & Buyers, SEO, SEM, Paid Social, Programmatic, Content, Design, Marketing Automation, Client Managers, and the leadership team.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Supports the Director and Client Lead to deliver strategic and innovative media solutions.
  • Evaluate media responses to determine the best fit for the strategy and the most effective tactics to deliver on the objectives.
  • Implement investment strategies and oversees the trading product across all offline channels.
  • Manage all team financials: budget control, contract management, account queries & proformas.
  • Use all planning & buying tools (Tools including but not limited to AQX, eTam, Roy Morgan, Nielsen Answers, Move, eRam)

What we are looking for

  • 2+ year's experience media planning and trading in an agency environment on ATL channels and direct digital. Strong TV buying experience is essential.
  • Understanding of all media channels with the ability to identify the strengths and weaknesses of each channel and the impact these have in delivering on the client objectives.
  • Knowledge of all media & research tools required for planning and ability to analyze the output and identify insights that influence media planning.
  • Implementation skills with the ability to translate a channel recommendation into a media recommendation/plan.
  • knowledge of the media marketplace with the use of tools such as SMI to demonstrate understanding


  • Award-winning Independent agency.
  • Dedicated budget set aside for employee training and upskilling
  • Combination of WFM + office is 100m from Public Transport
  • Yearly performance Bonus

*Please mention your VISA Status/Working Rights in your resume*

Yugal Bhatia ( Yoogle )
+61 (0)3 8680 4362

Paxus values diversity and welcomes applications from Indigenous Australians, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people living with a disability. If you require an adjustment to the recruitment process please contact me on the above contact details.