Media Star - Christchurch

  • Christchurch

We are looking for a full-time team member who may already be a star, or a star in waiting, to join our crew.

You will ideally have experience within the media industry, either within an agency or the media supplier side, and whilst the scope of the role is flexible dependent on your experience, key elements of the role will include:
• Working with the Strategic Director in the development of media plans and coordinating bookings across all media channels
• Becoming adept (if you’re not already) in the implementation and optimisation of digital campaigns, particularly across social media channels, and providing ongoing management and monitoring of online campaigns and compilation of client reports as required
• Developing and maintaining strong relationships with our clients and media partners
• Showing a real desire to immerse yourself in this exciting and dynamic industry

What attributes do we think you need?
• A good brain – be good with numbers and love solving puzzles
• Enthusiasm
• Ability to work fast and under time pressure
• Proactiveness
• Commitment to a supreme client service ethic – nothing is too difficult
• Enthusiasm
• Experience with Microsoft office software including excel, powerpoint and word
• Proactiveness
• Knowledge of various social media platforms
• Enthusiasm
• A desire to continue, or create a new media buying and planning career
• Yep - maybe a little bit more enthusiasm still………

What’s in it for you?
A great working environment
The chance to work with some really cool clients
The opportunity to develop a great career whilst learning from some of the most experienced people in the business
Plenty of fun and laughs (and maybe a bit of cursing at times)

Who are we?
The Media Dept is a Christchurch based media agency, who work with a number of great clients and brands across many different industries. We take extreme pride in delivering great results and service for our clients, and have fun doing it.

If this sounds like you, please send your CV and covering letter by Wednesday 06 March to:

Niven Boyle
The Media Dept

We can’t wait to hear from you.

Job of the Week

Latest comments


Brought to you by Colmar Brunton

Honouring the ads—and the agencies responsible for them—that make the biggest impact on consumers and get more bang for the client’s buck.

latest jobs

ICG Media network

Use the ICG Media network of magazines, blogs, newsletters, video and content creation services to reach the new New Zealand.

NZ Retail
NZ Marketing
New Zealand Weddings


Who's it for:  Chorus NZ by Saatchi & Saatchi

Why we like it: First thoughts on this were what on Earth is that woman making? Why does it wobble? Is this some sort of throwback to the dark ages (1950s-1960s) when bored, oppressed housewives got revenge on their oppressors (husbands, society in general) by enclosing food that had no purpose being there in gelatin? Are we supposed to believe this woman is a genius? It turns out context is key and she's Jessica Mentis – a jelly genius. We will allow it. Besides, celebrating excellence, no matter how niche, is always a bit goosebumps-inducing.

Who's it for: Trade Me by Wrestler

Why we like it: Oh to be 20 again. Life is filled with so much potential and possibility at 20. Regrettably, the team here at StopPress didn't have the foresight in 1999 to create our own eBay-style website that would revolutionise the way New Zealanders shop (the bounds of primary school be damned!), so our website is not celebrating 20 years in business this year, but we will not begrudge Trade Me this celebration. It is well-earned. Also, how nice does Wellington look in this ad? You really can't beat it on a good day.

Who's it for: Champions for Change/Global Women by Saatchi & Saatchi

Why we like it: We like this campaign. It's like they've got down to a bigot's eye-height and explained things in simple English so it finally infiltrates their teeny-tiny brains. In all seriousness though, we've all got unconscious bias hidden somewhere (and generally bigots are a lot more conscious about their many, many biases), and it's no longer an excuse to let that bias impact on work decisions. The moral of this story is we all have room for self-reflection: Does everyone in my team look like me? Do I make gender-related jokes? etc etc. Just check yourself, and then stop yourself – it's not that hard.

Results for

StopPress provides essential industry news and intelligence, updated daily. And the digital newsletter delivers the latest news to your inbox twice a week — for free!

©2009–2019 ICG Media. All rights reserved.
Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Privacy policy.


Contact Vernene Medcalf at +64 21 628 200 to advertise in StopPress.

View Media Kit