Digital Planner/Buyer

  • Location

    Zurich, Switzerland

  • Sector:

    Digital Media

  • Job type:

    Direct Hire

  • Salary:

    Circa 90,000CHF

  • Contact:

    Ben Wattenbach

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 4 years ago

  • Expiry date:


A leading global media organization, operating in over 100 countries are on the hunt for an equally ambitious Digital Planner for their Zurich office.

The Digital Planner will manage digital spend and negotiations across prestigious client portfolio, negotiating, managing and executing digital media buys and providing strategic market insights, trends and pricing benchmarks, oversight, and management of spending across major vendors while monitoring client budgets and adherence to KPIs.


  • Work with the Integrated Planning team to gain insights on objectives, KPIs, strategies, audiences, etc. to ensure tactical buys deliver against goals.
  • Strategically align the digital media plans across all channels
  • Participate in vendor RFP selection
  • Help manage RFP process (all digital channels, where applicable)
  • Help centrally manage negotiations/rate tracking/planning costs/benchmarking/ budget management of assigned account(s)
  • Manage vendor relations
  • Build relationships and meet with vendors on an ongoing basis to provide updates and/or recommendations
  • Keep current on digital innovations, ad models, and technologies
  • Proactive in following up on client team requests with a key awareness of client deadlines
  • Follow key investment tenets around KPIs
  • Actively participate in department projects/committees
  • Train Junior Planners



  • Ability to work in a team environment that promotes collaboration
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Ability to work successfully within a team as well as independently
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships inter-departmentally as well as with those outside the team
  • Thorough understanding of the media landscape and fast-moving digital trends
  • Strong quantitative and analytical/results-oriented skills
  • Solid negotiation skills and tactics
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 2+ years’ related experience in Digital Media Planning
  • Fluent English
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