Planner Job, Johannesburg, Sandton

Remuneration: cost to business
Site: Johannesburg, Sandton
Own transportation required: Yes
Travel requirement: Occasional
Employment Policy: Employment Equity Position, Disabled Position
Type: Permanent
Reference: #Planner
Society: Primedia Broadcast Recruiter

job description

Main objective of the role

Produces, monitors and manages all advertising logs for Primedia Broadcasting. Ensures accurate submission of all log schedules to relevant departments for execution.

Main outputs/responsibility

  • Check incompatible products, positioning, overselling and not exceeding the ICASA decision
  • Provide accurate acknowledgment of daily logs received from programming once signed off and notify next day sales coordinators of non-airing of advertisements
  • Chase booking coordinators over uneducated ads at the start of the day and before the newspaper closes.
  • Ensure all unscheduled commercials are cleared/or released to programming for delivery
  • Ensure deadlines are met and hard copy logs are provided to programming
  • Ensure that all journals are accounted for before the end of the financial year and during the audit
  • Effectively manage unscheduled spots
  • Communicate airtime availability for respective stations and fine-scheduling issues
  • Manage unscheduled spots before invoicing

Suitable candidates will be selected in accordance with Primedia Broadcasting’s Employment Equity Policy. Correspondence will only be conducted with selected candidates. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Send your detailed CV to [email protected]>b with the subject line “Planner”. The closing date for applications is February 17, 2022.


  • Minimum matrix
  • Minimum of four years of experience in an administrative and/or commercial environment
  • Experience/knowledge of advertising processes would be an advantage
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills to manage interactions and relationships with stakeholders at all levels, internally and externally
  • Above average proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Number with a high level of accuracy and attention to alpha and numeric data
  • Query resolution skills to identify and track queries and tasks.
  • Excellent command and understanding of business English (oral and written)
  • Values-based work ethic (honesty, confidentiality, integrity)
  • Ability to stay calm and deal with pressure
  • Professional service and partnership attitude towards colleagues/clients/team
  • Adaptable to meet the demands of both routine and unscheduled jobs/projects
  • Proactive solution-focused approach to challenges
  • Motivated with a high level of energy
  • Naturally curious
  • Punctuality and reliability
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with different clients and products

Posted 14 Feb. 9:48 p.m., Closing date Feb 21

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