Liquidity Services

Media Buyer, Senior Executive

Capital Assets Group
Travel Required

Company Overview

Liquidity Services (NASDAQ: LQDT) is the leader in managing surplus across the globe to maximize return for our clients, more efficiently and more strategically. No matter the type of surplus asset or where it is located, we optimize and execute surplus management strategies to achieve our clients’ business goals. We are the industry innovator, leveraging insights from over 500,000 annual transactions and $1 billion in annual sales proceeds to continuously pioneer a superior model for managing the reverse supply chain. With Liquidity Services, companies have a partner that maximizes the total value they can expect for their surplus – higher recovery, more efficient processes, simplified and consistent operations, global coverage, lower risks, sustainable solutions, and service from people they can trust to deliver results.


Liquidity Services operates in an entrepreneurial, collaborative, vibrant workplace. We’re looking for team members who enjoy working in a fast-paced, relaxed environment; a place where you'll be challenged and empowered to perform. Our core values of integrity, customer focus, relentless improvement, innovation to support leadership, and mutual trust and accountability drive our individual and corporate success. 


Liquidity Services' Corporate Headquarters has relocated to 6931 Arlington Rd, Bethesda MD 20814, 2nd Floor.

General Summary

Media Buyer, Senior Executive’s role is to manage media buying requests for all internal customers worldwide.  Also, s/he is responsible for maintaining and optimizing the central Media Database with competitive rates and newly researched media opportunities in various industrial marketplaces.


• Establishing and maintaining strong work relationships with media-channel sales representatives, affiliates, and vendors
• Negotiating with media to secure advantages, favorable rates, and favorable time slots
• Brokering purchased media time to third parties or clients
• Preparing media plan estimates for approval by clients
• Creating media plans by analyzing performance data and providing rationale
• Evaluating the appropriateness of media plans
• Managing media channels to build successful campaigns
• Supervising and adjusting media buys based on performance
• Keeping track of media budgets and breakdown of expenses
• Completing group booking sheets, insertion orders, and booking.
• Securing media purchases-related legal compliance, including securing of affidavits/ signing of agreements and resolution of discrepancies
• Acting as a liaison to the creative department that produces copy and advertising materials
• Other responsibilities related to the functions of the Team that may be assigned to from time to time


• Degree in Marketing / Advertising / Liberal Arts / Mass Communication / Business Administration or equivalent
• At least 2 years related work experience
• Preferably 1-4 years experienced employee specializing in advertising / media planning or equivalent
• Proficient in the use of standard computer software: MS Windows, MS Office
• Knowledge/experience on using any media planning database/platform is an advantage
• Fluency in English (additional language skills an advantage)
• Good communication skills (clear and concise style)
• Strong knowledge in Media Negotiation
• Knowledge in Google Analytics
• Demonstrated experience in media public relations
• Strong organizational and coordination skills
• Ability to work under pressure
• Strong analytical skills
• Specialized knowledge of media costs
• Knowledge of target markets






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