Media Associate (7776BR) New York, New York

The Branding & Advertising department at New York Life Insurance is looking for a Media Associate who is looking to grow their career to the next step. This role will provide support to the media & sponsorships function and Corporate VP of Media Strategy. The ideal candidate will have 2-4 years experience at an advertising agency or client-side advertising department with knowledge of media planning & buying, on-line advertising, sponsorship management and activation, as well as possess the required interpersonal skills to handle a array of responsibilities including:. Assist evaluate and implement media plan recommendations and performance Tracks advertising budgets & monitors media estimates and billing Communicates advertising schedules to internal stakeholders Assists with sponsorship management and plays a supporting role managing the Co-op advertising program, disaster advertising and coordinating advertising initiatives with internal business units.

- Bachelor’s Degree, prefer Marketing Communications -2-4 years experience with knowledge in knowledge of media planning & buying, on-line advertising, sponsorship management and activation. -Strong interpersonal, communications, writing, and presentation skills. - Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. - Excellent time management, planning, and organizational skills. - Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and act with a sense of urgency. - Self-motivated and able to contribute individually as well as part of a team. - Solid PC skills including knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint). ___________________________________________