Associate Media Planner

Bader Rutter

We’re Bader Rutter. We love blue-sky thinking. But we also love the roll-up-your-sleeves work it takes to make those dreams real, concrete and measurable.

What dreams, exactly? The kind that inspire both you and us. Launching a new product. Revitalizing an old brand. Transforming an industry.

But you can’t be gentle with dreams. They have to be pushed, pulled and stress-tested. We are uniquely able to do that.

We come from B2B. That’s our heritage. We’re very, very good at understanding the complexities of different channels and audiences. But this very expertise has become more and more important to consumer brands. And so, we’ve been able to both add to our client roster and also attract talent from around the world.

We’re a full-service, 275-people advertising and marketing agency based in Milwaukee and Chicago. For nearly 50 years, we’ve grown as our clients have grown, among them the No. 1 and No. 2 leaders of trillion-dollar industries.

We dream big and sweat the details, all to fiercely champion our clients’ success.

Position Details

Associate Media Planner
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI


You have a passion for media of all forms. You are eager to learn how to design effective campaigns using offline and online media channels. You can partner with a wide range of media publishers and service providers to deliver the most effective media plans. You like to stay up to date on the changing landscape of media and the latest options across all channels. You get excited by the idea of collaborating with talented individuals in creative, public relations, direct marketing, digital and social — to design and implement media plans.

But enough about you, what about us? We’ve been called a Top Workplace, the largest independent marketing agency in Wisconsin, a place to grow a career. Should we meet?

Here’s why we want you:

  • You have 1-3 years of media planning and buying experience.
  • You can build, negotiate and recommend great media plans.
  • You’ve worked with media planning and buying systems.
  • You understand how to optimize communications plans.
  • You excel at developing and maintaining great relationships with media sales teams.

Connect with us and let your next career step bring you to Bader Rutter.

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