General information

Agency: Orion

Job Function: Operations

Location: New York, United States

Job Ref#: 6958

Description & Requirements

Position Summary

Orion Worldwide is a global media company that generates value across our industry. We create value through investing with media owners in exchange for a discount on future media. We are then able to deliver value to clients by providing the ability to execute their desired media/marketing strategy at lower cost. This is accomplished through Orion’s product offering: Capital, Barter, Fixed Price and Direct Response, via ID Media our sister agency.

 

Our employees, whom we call Orionites, have a work experience that combines the best of both worlds — an organization that cultivates a "small town" community ethos with all the advantages, opportunities and benefits of an organization within Interpublic Group (IPG), one of the “Big Five” advertising holding companies. 

We look for people who possess the passion, innovative thinking and partnership skills to join our collaborative and diverse teams. No single person, or discipline, is responsible for success at Orion. Teamwork is the backbone for how we achieve our business goals and cultivate an inclusive culture in which we can all be proud. We strive for a vibrant culture of creativity, accountability, and connection – and believe we do a pretty good job!

DISCOVER POSSIBILITIES AT ORION

We compiled these materials to help you learn more about what we do, how we do our work and who we are as a company. We also asked Orionites, to share their stories — how they learned about Orion, how they have grown and some of their favorite memories

The Assistant Analyst, Production Operations is responsible to track and process media inventory, utilizing various systems and tools. Ideal candidate must be comfortable integrating data from different sources to produce reports that will drive financial and business inputs. This position requires attention to detail, proactivity, analytical mindset, strong communication skills, alongside working well in a team environment. Candidates are expected to be curious, self-motivated, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. This role supports the various media types across the business in preparing, maintaining, and stewarding client’s media schedules.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Utilize Excel templates and internal databases to create Orion specific documents (flowcharts, MSAs, Allocations, etc.)
  • Input and steward media schedule data into MediaOcean/MBOX and necessary spreadsheets (Pheaders, Estimate Creation, EDIs, etc.)
  • Prepare and distribute capital billing reports based on media buys/orders
  • Perform invoice matching on MediaOcean, reconciling billing and invoice discrepancies monthly
  • Participate with Operations to streamline and automate processes across the business
  • Establish a positive and professional working relationship with all Orion staff
  • Assist with ad hoc operations requests

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Exceptional organizational skills with a high attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Analytical Mindset
  • Thrives on accomplishing tasks accurately and efficiently
  • Maintain a high level of integrity and be a team player
  • Ability to prioritize, shift attention when prompted, and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel requirements: VLOOKUP, SUMIFS, PIVOTS, etc.)
  • Experience with MediaOcean products a plus

Employment Transparency

It is the policy of Mediabrands, division of the Interpublic group, to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, creed, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, veteran status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act of 1990. The job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. Essential and other job functions are subject to modification. Reasonable accommodations may be provided to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

For applicants to jobs in the United States: In compliance with the current Americans with Disabilities Act and state and local laws, if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position with Mediabrands, please email accommodation@mbww.com

About Us

Orion Worldwide is a global media company that generates value for our business partners. As the industry has evolved over the past two decades, so have we — expanding our global reach and product offering to deliver value for the world’s best brands, across nearly every category. The very best ideas are developed by people with diversity of background, thought and experience working together to develop customized solutions that best address our partners’ needs. A five-time winner of “Most Inclusive Climate” at the IPG Inclusion Awards, we scale our recruiting efforts beyond the traditional advertising candidate pool to find people who possess the passion, innovative thinking and collaborative skills needed to achieve our business goals and assist in cultivating a culture in which we can all be proud.