Advertising Media Planner Sample Resume

Cory Harris
67 Reddington Ave.
Charlotte, North Carolina 00000
Home: 704-000-0000
Cell: 704-000-0000
Email: charris@noemailhere.com
Email: www.personalwebsite.com

Objective
Assume a challenging position as a Media Planner for a high-tech marketing firm.

Summary of Qualifications
  • Exceptional market research, planning, and buying experience.
  • Ability to manage media buying projects from conception to purchasing.
  • Keen eye to media details, industry trends, and capitalizing on opportunities for business advancement.
  • Ability to manage small teams of five media researchers.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to develop engaging presentations and proposals.
Work Experience
Chairman & Founder: Jan. 2005 - Present, Harris Media Seconds, Inc., Charlotte, NC
  • Chairman & Director of media planning and buying procedures.
  • Manage over 100 employees including 30 contractors.
  • Provide exceptional service to clients, employees, and prospects.
  • Facilitate weekly training sessions for department managers and employees.
  • Publish media surveys including trend developments, career developments, and advancement opportunities through professional affiliations.
  • Built start up to $450M in gross revenue in six years.
Advertising Media Planner: April 2003 - Dec. 2004, Kendrick-Bellem Marketing Associates, Charlotte, NC
  • Researched media placements, planning, and buying of ad space.
  • Assisted fellow media planners in designing effective ad placement campaigns for clients.
  • Participated in weekly training sessions.
Advertising Media Planner Assistant: March 2000 - Feb. 2002, Acme Marketing Designs, Charlotte, NC
  • Performed media buying research.
  • Assisted Media Planners in designing advertising ads, placement, and assembly.
  • Developed engaging copy for ad placements.
  • Performed administrative duties including filing, copying, and faxing, transferring, and taking inbound calls.
  • Generated leads for complex sales for small and mid-sized business accounts.
Education
Stratford University, Charlotte, NC
  • Master's in Business Administration (2004)
University of North Carolina-Charlotte, Charlotte, NC
  • Bachelor of Science in Marketing (2001)
  • Minor in Computer Science
Affiliations
  • May 2001 - Present: American Association of Advertising Agencies, Member
  • Jan. 2004 - Present: American Planning Association, Member
Community Activities
  • Jan. 2000 - Present: Boys' & Girls' Club, Volunteer
*References available upon request.