Connections (Media) Planner

Job Category: Media Planning
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Remote
Company: UWG


The Connections (Media) Planner is responsible for providing support to the planning team across all aspects of the discipline as it pertains to clients. Job responsibilities include the usage of tools and data to help support plan decisions; collaborating amongst the team to offer up appropriate support for all planning assignments and special projects; assisting in the maintenance of plan activity; and resolving discrepancies related to plan options and/or buy delivery.


  • Collaborate with planners, senior planners, and supervisor for plan development
  • Assist in the creation and presentation of media specific documents such as media plans, flowcharts, objectives and strategies decks, and other related functions
  • Assists in management of day-to-day communication with internal and external teams
  • Compile specs documents
  • Work alongside media planner on post campaign reconciliation and billing  to resolve discrepancies within the billing process
  • Participates in team brainstorms to kick off plan and consideration set development
  • Assist in maintaining budget updates and spreadsheets
  • Input data into Finance and Ad Serving platforms
  • Assist in trafficking, tracking and reporting of online campaigns


  • 1-3 years’ work experience, preferably in media, marketing or advertising
  • Self-starter, industrious and strong critical thinking skills
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment and has a thirst for learning
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • Strong numerical aptitude and accuracy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to perform detailed tasks accurately the first time
  • Able to take direction well as well learn and follow internal processes
  • Confident demeanor, but also understanding when to ask for help and clarification
  • Strong track record of meeting deadlines on projects
  • Strong sense of teamwork and willingness to collaborate cross-functionally

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