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Planner, Advanced Video & Agency Partnerships

Horizon Media

Horizon Media

Sales & Business Development
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Job Description

Who We Are

Horizon Media, founded in 1989 by Bill Koenigsberg, is recognized as one of the most innovative marketing and advertising firms. We are headquartered in New York City, with offices in Los Angeles and Toronto. A leader in driving business solutions for marketers, Horizon is known for its highly personal approach to client service. Renowned for its incredible culture, Horizon is consistently named to all the prestigious annual Best Places to Work lists published by Fortune, AdAge, Crain’s New York Business and Los Angeles Business Journal. Together we are building a place of belonging.

At Horizon, we understand the value that different perspectives can bring to our clients and culture, so we strive for an environment where our employees feel welcomed, safe and empowered. We value YOU and believe that your authentic voice and unique perspective allows us to create a more rewarding culture, and experience, together.

Our simple recipe for success? We hire talented people (thinkers, doers, dreamers, makers), challenge them and give them every opportunity to grow.


What You’ll Do

Help in the facilitation of partnership negotiations with media vendors from concept to completion, focusing on priorities of internal stakeholders (efficiencies, research, added value, education)

  • Evaluate investments across Horizon accounts to inform where Horizon should be focusing on partnership development.

  • Evaluate rates across client teams to ensure pricing parity.

  • Work cross-functionally with investment teams and partners to evangelize partnerships and educate teams on partner capabilities.

  • Develop marketing materials, supportive decks, POVs, and one-sheeters surrounding each partnership.

  • Serve as an internal advocate for HMI’s partnership approach and assist teams in partner evaluation.

  • Partnership Management / External Support

  • Act as liaison between partner leads and digital investment teams.

  • Organize regular trainings, business reviews, office hours, and events on behalf of partners to promote internal engagement.

  • Provide projections and investment tracking/reporting to partners on as needed basis.

  • Organize and aggregate investment projection trackers and delivered spend to track progress of partnerships throughout the year.

  • Collaborate with digital teams to gather feedback on partners and identify areas of improvement.

  • Assist with new business pitches by completing pricing exercises and collaborating with partners willing to provide new business support.

  • Interest and preliminary knowledge in Advanced TV, along with a basic understanding of what differentiates it in the market.

  • Comfort in working in a space that is very fast-moving and changes daily.

  • Positive attitude and innovative mind in tackling multiple projects with many potential avenues to success.

  • Personal drive to be a self-starter who will tackle projects without being directed to do so.

  • Handle proactive research and reporting needs for the National Broadcast team including the weekly, monthly, and quarterly ratings trends across a variety of video environments.

  • Stay abreast and informed of the latest changes in video measurement, providing updates to the team to keep them informed and armed.

Who You Are

  • Experience in digital and/or video required (1-2 year experience)

  • Ability to work in a team environment that promotes collaboration, but also capable of working independently

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills—Ability to think on your feet

  • Strong analytical skills- ability to analyze raw data to identify trends and deliver actionable insights

  • Strong work ethic and highly organized—diligent, thorough, and attentive to detail

  • A self-motivated individual with excellent time management skills and the ability to manage multiple partner/publisher conversations simultaneously

  • Eager to learn, ask questions, and grow your career in digital advertising

  • A supporter of and advocate for diversity, equity and inclusion

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • Passionate and curious about the evolving media space

  • Has previous media planning/buying experience with and understanding of the digital and/or video landscape

  • Comfortable participating in internal and external senior level meetings: Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • A Big Picture Thinker willing to go deep to research and understand the latest video and digital advancements.

  • Organizational / Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel and PowerPoint

  • Detail-oriented, and comfortable working with numbers

  • Extremely confident in managing details to multiple tasks and projects.

Certificates, licenses and registrations

Bachelor’s Degree required

Physical Activity and Work Environment

A fast-paced, dynamic workplace with periods of high stress

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

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Horizon Media is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

Salary Range

$62,400.00 - $70,000.00

A successful applicant’s actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, skill sets, experience and training, licensure/certifications, and equity. As an organization, we take an aptitude and competency-based hiring approach. We provide a competitive total rewards package including a discretionary bonus and a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, retirement savings plans, company paid holidays and unlimited paid time off (PTO), mental health and wellness resources, pet insurance, childcare resources, identity theft insurance, fertility assistance programs, and fitness reimbursement.