The Digital Media Assistant supports the Search Planner and the Head of Digital across a range of tasks – research, competitive analysis, and the implementation and management of digital media activity.  Close monitoring of campaign delivery, performance and optimization. A Media Assistant is an entry-level position into the media industry, typically a University Graduate.


  • Assists buying and planning teams prepare presentations, confirm media bookings, sends material instructions to the media on which ads to run.
  • Assists in the collection of all media information to provide full implementation services.
  • Collection of data for post analysis and competitive reports.
  • Processing and loading media bookings.
  • Media monitoring, proof of performance and post analysis.
  • Sourcing media rates.
  • Checking and matching media confirmations.
  • Monitoring spots against bookings.
  • Assists with the preparation of all media documents and presentations.
  • Assists with budget reconciliation, checks invoices, settles account queries.
  • Updating WIP reports.
  • General administration duties including filing, faxing, photocopying, binding, client and media correspondence.
  • Generating booking confirmations, material instructions, media schedules and contracts.
  • Distributing and filing paperwork appropriately.


  • Supporting the Search Planner in the smooth implementation and delivery of SEM campaigns, alerting other team members at the outset of any under delivery or questionable data
  • Supporting the Search Planner by writing SEM ad copy and suggesting ideas to continually improve
  • Proficiency in managing and optimising the campaign to exceed Client objectives
  • Taking charge of delivering daily/weekly/monthly reporting requirements and learn write informative insight to support the data
  • Complete knowledge and expertise with Doubleclick and Google Analytics – training on these systems will also be supplied
  • Interpreting media data and provide recommendations for ongoing improvements
  • Using tools to build competitive landscape reports, as well as other general market research
  • Liaising with media owners where necessary
  • Demonstrating initiative to help out the team across accounts
  • Liaising with the Digital Planner Buyers within each Comms Team to ensure the campaign set up reflects the approved online media schedule
  • Capturing screenshots once the campaign is live and saving as a complete record in the relevant folders on themediastore’s server
  • Effectively troubleshooting when required throughout the campaign set up and implementation process and ensuring the relevant Comms Planning Team is updated
  • Ensure budgets are adhered to, ensuring a smooth billing process – an induction will be provided by our Finance Team
  • This role will also be required to execute Paid Social campaigns for Lexus and ghd – training will be provided


  • Demonstrate an interest in and appetite for digital media
  • Have experience in Google Adwords
  • Have an understanding of SEM KPIs such as conversions, CPA etc.
  • Have Paid Social Media experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products – particularly Excel
  • Have strong attention to detail
  • Be self-disciplined
  • Communicate effectively to manage expectations and elevate challenges to ensure they are dealt with quickly
  • Follow process but also be able to suggest improvements to the existing process as we are always open to learning how to improve process
  • Demonstrate initiative to help the broader team
  • Demonstrate independent thinking and implementation skills
  • Embody the values of themediastore


The Media Store is one of Australia’s largest independent media agencies, completely non-aligned with any local or international group, developing a culture that delivers genuine, effective results for our clients. Being an independent agency, we attract experienced staff who thrive on the freedom to explore and use a creative approach to achieve results faster. We’ve created countless media firsts over the years and enjoy a rich history of innovation.

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