Media Planner and Buyer


C.O.nxt is a 100% employee-owned communications agency full of farm kids and foodies coming together to create fresh and unexpected solutions driven by deep insight and strategy. We serve purpose-driven brands who stand out in the ag and food industries—from the seed in the ground to the steak on the plate—because that’s what we’re passionate about. Full service. Full hearts. For the love of food.

Position Details

Media Planner and Buyer
Southeast Wisconsin
Remote, WI

The ideal candidate is an engaging, creative, and data-driven thinker who wants to contribute from day one, bringing a positive attitude with a drive towards teamwork, communication, and strategic solutions.

You have a passion for all things media and seeing campaigns come to life in an omni-channel approach. You’re in-the-know about current industry and digital media trends. Your ability to reach specific audiences is unmatched and attention to detail is second-to-none. You are looking for a new opportunity to continue crafting your media savvy, like exploring both traditional and new media channels, testing new approaches, building relationships with media reps, developing and presenting paid media recommendations, and the execution of it all. Bringing new ideas, enthusiasm, and collaboration makes you the perfect new addition to our team.

  • Plan and develop integrated media schedules from start to finish
  • Evaluate new opportunities and advise internal teams and clients on the latest trends across all media channels
  • Establish and nurture media rep relationships
  • Effective rate negotiations and value-adds, as well as building custom packages with media outlets
  • Prepare and present client presentations
  • Update, monitor, and evaluate media placement performance; optimize campaigns continuously against performance metrics (using Google Data Studio)
  • Experience working in Google Campaign Manager, preparing and creating 3rd party ad tags and tracking
  • Create and submit insertion orders (IOs) for all media buys; confirm rep receipt with documentation 
  • Traffic media materials to media outlets and ad server services 
  • Assist in navigating IO/billing discrepancies and reconciling media placements
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including account service, creative, PR, digital accounting, to create the best outcome and meet client and agency goals.
  • BA/BS Degree in Communications, Marketing, or Advertising, or like industry 
  • 2-5 years of experience with agency or media-related company 
  • Digital experience a must; experience working in Google Data Studio and Google Campaign Manager is a bonus 
  • Passion for advertising, strategy, leading, and experience in traditional, non-traditional, and digital media 
  • Experience in programmatic media buying in a DSP platform 
  • Google Analytics and Google Ads certifications 
  • Experience with food, foodservice, and/or agriculture clients
  • You will be part of a purpose-driven, team-based agency that is a strategic marketing and communications consultant for leading brands spanning food and agriculture 
  • Culture of positive core values—Caring, Courageous and Committed—used to guide interaction with clients and each other 
  • Continuous learning environment valuing ideas, collaboration, and results 
  • Casual, friendly work environment with flexible work options 
  • Dogs every day—employees can bring their dogs to work any day of the week
  • Unlimited PTO
  • 401K and ESOP
  • Bonus program

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