Digital Media Planner Starcom Jobs at Starcom in Sandton, Gauteng

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Starcom company opens jobs for Digital Media Planner Starcom positions in the Gauteng region. The type of work we provide is Full-time.

The criteria for the employees we need are having Strategy/Planning skills with Mid-Senior level experience, as well as employees who are honest, disciplined and responsible.

The estimated salary offered by this company is quite competitive around R 7 500 - R 12 000 (per month). However, the salary can go up or down depending on the company that decides it.

The Headhunters company itself is engaged in Advertising Services, of course if you are interested in applying for this company, you can register immediately.

Job Information

Position:Digital Media Planner Starcom
Region:Gauteng, Sandton - Gauteng
Job Function:Strategy/Planning
Seniority Level:Mid-Senior level
Salary:ZAR 7.500 - ZAR 12.300 per Month
Employment Type:Full-time
Industry:Advertising Services

Job Description

The Digital Media Planner is expected to be data driven, insights lead and a creative thinker, who strives to make meaningful impact on the business.

This role demands confidence, presence, and the skills to make a meaningful impact. Never just taking and executing orders, Starcom Planners are expected to direct, inspire, and add value at every turn.

A high level of collaboration, a willingness to teach others and a real desire to push the boundaries is what will be expected.

In addition, this role requires a high degree of accountability and responsibility over the digital media investments we are entrusted to manage.

Some working outside the standard working hours may be necessary.

Daily Activities:

  • Creating CE’s
  • Sending CE’s to clients
  • Managing CE’s
  • Sending CE’s to buyers for PO tracking purposes
  • Drawing up media schedules
  • Delivering Media schedules
  • Obtaining Media Schedule approvals from clients
  • Creating Chase Lists, delivering chase lists to creative partners and Power of One partners
  • Chase outstanding creative
  • Briefing campaigns into Ad Operations
    compiling and delivering Proof of Life documents.
  • Attend internal meetings with strategists, Ad Operations and Traffic management
  • Following up on the status of campaigns in Ad Operations
  • Maintain a good relationship and understanding of Medi Owner platforms
  • Maintain good relationships with the campaign management and Ad Operations teams


  • Google Fundamentals of Digital Marketing
  • Google Analytics
  • Google Ads Video
  • Google Shopping Ads
  • Google Display Ads
  • Google Ads Search
  • Facebook Blueprint Planning


  • At least 3 years of digital media planning experience

Hard Skills:

  • Able to effectively project manage
  • Numerically strong and analytically able
  • Strong communicator with effective interpersonal relationships across team and clients
  • Advanced IT skills including Microsoft Word, best-in-class Power Point, Excel, Outlook and web-based applications.
  • The ability to synthesize and reduce different inputs to create a well-considered and accurate representative view.
  • English fluency and language skills for effective business writing
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Solid data interpretation and analytics skills
  • Be able to exercise strategic principles and structured thinking to tackle business development projects assigned by client
  • Be able to select appropriate frameworks, tools and approaches to use in solving client problems
  • Develop strategies that interpret cultural and social trends as well as data relevant to client business

Soft Skills

  • Is open to constructive feedback and challenges accordingly.
  • Is effective at building relationships and working as a team
  • Shows leadership and decision-making ability
  • Manages change well – adapts and remains flexible to business priorities
  • Ability to collaborate without ego as well as work effectively independently
  • Is willing to transfer skills and share knowledge openly
  • Ability to self-start and self-manage

Additional Information

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks after submitting your application, please consider your application as unsuccessful

Publics group is proud to be an Equal opportunity employerand prohibits any forms of Discrimination or Harassment. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our employees in line with our Employment Equity plan. All appointments will be based on Qualifications, experience and best fitbut preference will be given to all affirmation action candidates or designated groups.


  • gain experience
  • taught first
  • Get bonus if overtime

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Company Information


Starcom is an international media and marketing communications company, providing services to global and major clients. Established in 1985, they have grown to become one of the most successful agencies in the industry, taking a personalized and data-driven approach to creating powerful marketing campaigns that reach highly targeted audiences. Their mission is to provide clients with best-in-class strategies that draw on their deep knowledge of media, technology and creative excellence. With a global presence, they offer integrated services that drive long-term business growth, delivering measurable results across all channels. They strive to stay ahead of the curve, utilizing innovative solutions to maximize their clients’ ROI and ensure success in today’s ever-evolving digital world.

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