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Investment Assistant

OMD Worldwide - New York City, NY

Investment Assistant Job Description

The Investment Assistant is the entry-level position within the Direct Response Television Buying group. He/she is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance within the buying group which includes some of the following:

The following are the responsibilities and duties of the Investment Assistant. This is not an all-inclusive list and will vary by account assignment.


Assist buyers with all planning and buying responsibilities including: calling for rates, pulling demographics, inputting buys into Core, sending schedules to stations, confirming orders/changes, checking and clearing invoices, faxing, etc.

Participate in the construction of related analyses

Help track the performance and spending of all buys

Resolve billing discrepancies

Clear invoices and help with the reconciliation process

Call for exact times and input times (including BVS)

Negotiation Support:

Assist buyers with research prior to the buy.

Begin development of negotiation skills

Develop media knowledge base in preparation for media responsibilities

Attend internal and external meetings and presentations

Keep abreast of industry trends through advertising and media trade journals

Additional Skills:

Must be computer literate and able to use excel, word, PowerPoint

Should be detail oriented, meticulous and a team player, articulate and organized

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


10 days 1 hour ago

OMD Worldwide


Investment Assistant OMD Worldwide - New York City, NY, United States


Location: New York City, NY

Company Profile:
Nissan and PlayStation approached Manning Gottlieb OMD UK to help attract a new generation of sports car lovers and grow Gran Turismo’s audience of non-gamers. We created the Nissan PlayStation GT Academy to turn brilliant GT gamers into a brilliant racing drivers competing for Nissan at Le Mans. Our entire media budget was deployed to create a globally broadcasted TV series which followed the racing competition. A media investment of $445,500 delivered a global media value in excess of $50 million, and the campaign raced to victory at Cannes 2011 winning a Gold Lion in the Branded Content category.