Senior Associate, Video Investment

Philadelphia, PA

Company Description

PHM is the leading health media agency in the US. We are designed for—and dedicated to—delivering best-in-class solutions that connect people with meaningful health and wellness solutions every day. Guided by our genuine passion for health and wellness, our work across the entire media ecosystem helps real patients navigate the most pivotal moments of their healthcare journeys.  

While we have grown to be the No. 1 agency in our industry, at heart we’re still a startup. It’s that energy and spirit of innovation that allows us to create bold and meaningful “health media firsts” for our clients, and to do it all with #phmlove. 

Job Description

The Investment Buyer has a lead role in executing Video plans across the full Video eco-system (Linear TV, FEP, VOD, OTT, Mobile, Connected TV, etc), developed by their Supervisor and Director.  This including negotiating scatter needs, analyzing the need for ADU weight, and implementing allocation and billing tools to facilitate smooth transition from buy to air.  This role also provides training and guidance of the Associates in all aspects of their responsibilities.

Video Activation

  • Participates in the Video Activation Process across multiple clients:
    • Registers and negotiates budgets by partner
    • Create recommendation documents
    • Develop and deliver POV/position papers on key issues/opportunities
    • Oversee brand allocations and corporate ownership
    • Oversee weekly weights and tracking
    • Check that schedules are input into the system correctly
    • Review/assist in post buy analysis
    • Analyze ADU packages
    • Provide support for Added Value executions

Additional Day-to-Day Tasks

  • Manages workload of and helps train Associate
  • Handles billing discrepancies
  • Leads trafficking process leading up to campaign launch
  • Weekly reporting and scheduling needs
  • Manages added value deliverables
  • Works with Associate on any day to day client or partner needs
  • Works with Associate and Supervisor on post buy needs
  • Consistently keeps team “in the loop” on status of projects
  • Attends client meetings as requested, and provides timely follow-up to any internal/client requests


Demonstrated Skills and Knowledge

  • Working knowledge of all basic media systems/tools/processes (ie. MediaOcean, Prisma, Spectra/Media Bank)
  • Experience with all areas of National and Local Video, including Linear, OLV, CTV, Addressable
  • Solid listening skills and takes notes during meetings, disseminates notes and follow-up as appropriate
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, and can concisely explain complicated ideas and changes/differences in results.
  • Comfortable with presenting, in person and virtually, to client and internal teams. 
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously, while delegating and managing work of associate appropriately
  • Ability to work in a matrix (multi-supervisory) environment; can multi-task, manage one’s time, and demonstrate personal organization and ability to meet deadlines (strong work ethic)
  • Adherence to agency procedures (on-time and accurate timesheets, GDPs, 360 feedback)
  • Expertise in Microsoft Power Point, Excel and Word


Education and Experience 

  • Bachelor degree required
  • 1+ years of National Broadcast media buying expertise
  • Pharmaceutical industry a plus

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


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