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Current Listings

ACCOUNT COORDINATOR/ASSISTANT ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE – BUICK/GMC

Location
Alpharetta, GA
Description

Description: 

The Account Coordinator/Assistant Account Executive will help to coordinate the planning and development of advertising activities for Southeast Regional Buick/GMC Local Marketing Associations (LMAs).

 

Responsibilities:

  • Produce detailed, high-level reports displaying a thorough and nuanced understanding of industry data and trends
  • Interact with Martin Retail Group account management, creative, and other service departments
  • Enter and track Creative Requests
  • Assist assigned field Account Supervisors with the preparation for LMA meetings
  • Manage and maintain, in conjunction with others, up-to-date, accurate information on specific reports, such as Media Summary, LMA Health and Forecasting
  • Facilitate client/agency communication regarding day to day implementation
  • Manage the uploading of LMA Insurance and Invoicing for the Southeast Region
  • Provide support on BG Regional business as needed

 

Education:  4-year degree in advertising, marketing, or relevant field

 

Experience:

  • 1-2 years agency experience preferred; one or more relevant internships will be considered
  • Advanced MS Office skills, specifically in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of creative brief writing process and media planning discipline, preferred.

 

Skills:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good presentation skills and ability to develop in this area
  • Analytical ability
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Good interpersonal skills; must have the ability to work independently as well as part of a team

 

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter, with your salary requirements.

 

Thank you for your interest in Martin Retail Group!

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MEDIA BUYER

Location
Birmingham, AL
Description

Summary:

Negotiate, purchase and monitor advertising space and airtime on behalf of clients. The objective is to reach the highest number of people in the target audience at the lowest possible costs or value for our clients while operating within company and industry standards of practice.  Complete all market buys from beginning to end achieving the best outcomes for our clients, developing and maintaining professional relationships with media vendors, and providing our internal customers and service providers with what is needed on a timely basis. Provide guidance and coaching less senior Buyers and Media Assistants. 

Responsibilities:

  • Estimate, negotiate, and purchase all media including spot TV, radio, print, outdoor, and digital taking into consideration market conditions, historical pricing, and other such factors          
  • Coordinate with Traffic to ensure that all confirmed buys are uploaded in a timely manner
  • Work through makegoods on timely basis
  • Adhere to posting and other such requirements according to department standards
  • Provide assistance to Media Billing Client Business Manager to reconcile invoice, solve missing invoice issues and similar tasks
  • Provide direction to Media Assistants and assist with development toward the Junior Buyer position

Experience:

  • 3 - 7 years’ experience in a media planning/buying role (for example, Media Assistant, Junior Buyer, Buyer) in a retail marketing firm

Required Skills: 

  • Experience evaluating and purchasing local broadcast schedules
  • Excellent negotiating skills and strong organization skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to analyze, interpret and apply research data
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Good interpersonal skills to develop and maintain relationships with vendors and teammates
  • Experience working with media buying and research software such as Nielsen, Scarborough, Prime Lingo, AdViews, SQAD, and SRDS
  • Intermediate-level proficiency in Microsoft Office in Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred Skills:

  • Media buying experience in the automotive industry
  • Or, media buying experience in a franchisee-type industry

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter, with your salary requirements. 

Thank you for your interest in Martin Retail Group!

 

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ASSISTANT ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE/ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Location
Westlake Village, CA
Description

We have an excellent entry-level opportunity on our Account Services team in the position of Assistant Account Executive (AAE) or Account Executive (AE).  The individual will assist with the coordination, executive, and communication of advertising activities for the Western Region and may support our Buick/GMC brands.   

Responsibilities; any or a combination of these duties:

  • Following-through on details of activities with internal departments in Detroit/Troy and  Birmingham such as account service, creative, legal, traffic and production, media planning, media buying and external events/sponsorship
  • High-volume of report production and tracking, such as 12-month forecasting and client-specific reporting
  • Reconciling Local Marketing Association (LMA) invoice billing
  • Managing the compilation of LMA client presentations and distributions
  • Attending status meetings and producing status reports
  • Maintaining LMA contact information and mailings
  • Building and maintaining professional relationships with clients and coworkers
  • Assisting with special projects as needed

Education:

4-year college degree in marketing, advertising, management or related field

Experience:

One to four years’ experience in account service is preferred. Training in print and/or broadcast production and media is ideal.

Required skills:

Outstanding skills in organization, multi-tasking, and problem solving as well as in-depth working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint required.

Interested?  We'd like to hear from you!  Please submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements via this site or email cindy.nolan@martinreatil.com.

 

 

 

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RECRUITER

Location
Birmingham, AL
Description

We are currently seeking an experienced Recruiter.  This key position is responsible for assisting the organization with bringing in the best and most well-suited new employees who will further the success of our business and support our culture. 

The position encompasses recruiting, with a heavy emphasis on sourcing, in-depth screening, and identifying high-potential candidates who blend in well with our teams.  Other functions include onboarding and orientation/immersion sessions.

The Recruiter has responsibility for filling positions at our Birmingham headquarters and six  regional offices across the U.S. 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with internal teams and hiring managers to understand recruitment needs and the culture of the organization.
  • Further develop recruitment strategy. This includes job posting optimization, recruiting marketing channel development, job board procurement, digital and non-digital employment marketing, comprehensive recruitment campaign planning, college recruitment, career fairs, marketing/advertising professional organizations, and third party recruitment agencies and staffing firms.
  • Work with leadership to proactively recruit and source to develop talent pool and effective recruiting contacts.
  • Manage the recruitment/selection process and life-cycle, including initial assessments, identifying top-notch candidates, scheduling interviews with others, coordinating travel as needed, conducting reference checks, extending offers, reporting new employee information, handling new employee paperwork and onboarding.
  • Positively communicate our company’s benefits, salary, and corporate environment.
  • Provide recruitment counsel and guidance to hiring managers.
  • Maintain a tracking system of open positions, candidates and results and provide periodic recruiting activity reporting. 
  • Assure EEO and company standards are met.
  • May participate on special HR projects.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or Management and concentration in HR desired.
  • Minimum of four years’ experience in all facets of recruiting and selection, including heavy emphasis on using social media, developing innovative recruitment sources, and networking; experience should include recruiting and filling jobs among multiple locations. 
  • Experience with new employee onboarding/orientation.
  • In-depth knowledge of equal employment opportunity laws and regulations.
  • Ability to determine candidate strength and fit for position.
  • Outstanding customer service skills and sales orientation.
  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Professional certification a plus.

Please include cover letter, with salary expectations, and resume.  Thank you for your interest in Martin Retail Group!

Feel free to contact Cindy Nolan at cindy.nolan@martinretail.com directly. 

 

 

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ACCOUNT COORDINATOR

Location
Naperville, IL
Description

We have an excellent opportunity for an entry-level individual to join our team in the position of Account Coordinator.  Working with our North Central Region office, this person will be responsible for assisting in the daily management of the office and providing broad support across all facets of the business.

 Responsibilities:

  • Assigned regional and Local Marketing Association (LMA) duties, varies weekly
  • Heavy tracking of internal reports and metrics
  • Responsible for creative trafficking – broadcast, digital, print, magazine, etc.
  • Client and competitor data “pulls” and data manipulation
  • Maintain central filing system for GM incentive programs, sales, media schedules, commercials, catalogs, product information, EAs, etc.
  • Ongoing exposure to media plan development (eventual input to planning process)
  • Maintain office calendar and arrange meetings
  • Maintain office supplies
  • Trained as a backfill to the Account Executive position, for needed support and individual’s future growth
  • Learn as much as you can about our client’s business!

 Education and Experience:

  • 4-year degree in related field
  • 0-1 years of agency, marketing or related business experience. A previous related internship and/or temp assignment will be helpful. Media and/or traffic exposure a plus.

Required Skills:

Organization, multi-tasking, communication and computer skills.  Candidates MUST have high level of proficiency in Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter, including your salary requirements. Thank you for your interest in Martin Retail Group!

 

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ACCOUNT SUPERVISOR

Location
Irving, TX
Description

Supervise Local Buick and GMC Marketing Association advertising activity in key markets within the Region. Primary client contact with Dealers, Dealer Advisory Boards and individual General Motors Zone Manager(s). Partner with national brand teams in the stewardship of the brand throughout all communications. Should become expert in each local market and its challenges/opportunities. Market responsibilities may include Memphis, New Orleans, and other LMAs (Local Marketing Associations).

 

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise day-to-day implementation of Regional and Local Market advertising on television, on-line, and radio; coordinate with centers of expertise regarding implementation of other marketing communications
  • Manage and supervise Assistant Account Executive or Account Executive in assisting you in all aspects of your job (single-line, direct report); provide performance feedback, career development and training as needed to employee
  • Present and communicate regional/local marketing needs and opportunities to brand team members and centers of expertise; coordinate with each department to see that client objectives are achieved    
  • Work closely with agency retail advertising group (planner and media team) to develop strategy and media plans/budgets
  • Orchestrate integration of all marketing and communication disciplines
  • Represent client with vendors and at marketing events, etc.; relay information back to agency team

 

Clients:

Clients include local marketing associations dealers, General Motors Zone Managers, and General Motors Field Marketing Managers.

 

Travel:

Moderate travel, possibly 5-8 days per month within the Region (30-40%). Travel will likely include both day and overnight trips.

 

Education:

Minimum 4-year degree

 

Required Experience:

  • 3-5+ years agency account management experience at the Account Supervisor level AND on automotive business
  • Brand building savvy
  • Excellent public speaking abilities; this position requires presenting to clients on a monthly basis
  • Experience with excel, power point and building presentations

 

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with the demands of automotive/retail and an understanding of the regional market in question
  • An understanding of retail advertising

 

Skills:                   

  • Ability to take initiative and work with minimum supervision
  • Proven relationship-building and communication skills
  • Must be able to communicate well remotely
  • Entrepreneurial attitude and fortitude
  • Appreciation for and desire to work with dealer groups on a daily basis
  • Good project manager as well as strategic big-picture thinker
  • Creativity, confidence, and passion

 

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter, with your salary requirements.  

 

Thank you for your interest in Martin Retail Group!

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SENIOR MEDIA PLANNER

Location
Birmingham, AL
Description
  • Develop integrated media plans for our Tier 2 automotive clients
  • Facilitate the presentation and execution of media plans and manage revisions
  • Ensure media plan aligns with national/regional agency
  • Analyze media alternatives and make recommendations based on current strategic direction
  • Provide agency point of view on new media opportunities
  • Work closely with planning supervisor and account manager
  • Assist in training/mentoring of assistants and planners
  • Assist planning supervisor on department wide projects

 

Qualifications:

  • Seven years of relevant experience
  • Experience with media math basics, concepts and planning software
  • Outstanding written/verbal communication and organizational skills
  • Experience using syndicated research tools such as Scarborough, Nielsen, SQAD, as well as Reach/Frequency
  • Skilled in the use of Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to make presentations or interested in learning and honing these skills

 

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter, with your salary requirements. 

 

Thank you for your interest in Martin Retail Group!

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OTHER

Location
All Offices
Description

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Martin Retail Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.