The Variable is searching for a media-loving, strategy-fueled and analytics-curious assistant planner to join our growing team. Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to, developing analyses, documentation, and rationale for media plan recommendations; promptly and thoroughly executing plans; maintaining tight budget controls and timely reporting procedures; and assisting the planners and supervisors in the maintenance of on-going media/communications activity. This is a great opportunity for an individual looking to build analytical skills and flex creativity at the same time.


  • Assist the media planners and buyers across a variety of clients, campaigns and tactics
  • Investigate and understand channels and partners with a particular emphasis on digital channels like social and video.
  • Form recommendations dependent on campaign goals and audience insights.
  • Understand each client’s business and communications needs and objectives.
  • Master technical skills and media buying programs.
  • Thrive in an environment where you must handle projects on deadlines, juggle multiple responsibilities and work quickly but accurately.


  • Course background in communications, advertising, marketing or demonstrated interest in the industry.
  • Proficient in Excel and presentation building in Keynote or PowerPoint.
  • Strong organization, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Insatiable desire to learn more and grow within the company.
  • Comfortable managing numerous projects at once within a fast-paced environment.
  • Outstanding math skills, detail-oriented and resourceful.

(Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to contact you if we move forward with your candidacy. Thank you for your interest in The Variable.)