Sr. Media Buyer

Basebone is a specialist in mobile performance marketing, carrier billing and mobile entertainment products. We work with companies all over the world and our consumer base is in key growth markets such as South Africa, India & Mexico. Basebone has enjoyed tremendous growth since inception due to strategic expansion but mainly because of our team of superstars.

Changing the game takes some very special people. Our team is made up of international, driven professionals who love to work in a fast-paced, competitive industry. They are super sharp and switched on. Flexible, friendly, and up for any challenge.

We put great care into keeping a friendly, family atmosphere and all applicants will be judged greatly on their teamwork. Showing respect to yourself and those around you is paramount at Basebone.

So if you join us as a Sr. Media Buyer, get ready for something special: be a member of the Basebone family. Your past achievements intrigue us but we are also interested to hear what you think you can do to add value to our mission. You can trust us to do the right thing by you. It’s a great place to work and we’re the best team you may ever work with!

We're excited to meet you!

Role Responsibilities:

The Media Buying department is responsible for managing all the self serve traffic platforms to acquire users for Basebone’s product portfolio. It’s responsible for the assigned media buying investment budget in accordance with the growth plan. Through expertise in media buying and excellent business relations the department must operate with the best conditions to exceed the minimum target ROI while spending the maximum investment budget. This person will report to the Media Buying Team Lead  to continuously reach acquisition objectives.

This position demands a highly communicative and methodical person that is passionate and determined on achieving the department's acquisition objectives. Building long lasting business relationships while growing a profitable customer base. Constant learning is required to keep up with up to date Media Buying knowledge and skills

As a Sr. Media Buyer at Basebone you will:

  • Seeking out new traffic sources and manage assigned campaigns as decided by the Head of Advertising
  • Provide expertise to help junior and intermediate team members to improve their skillset
  • Negotiate special agreements with Traffic Partners to gain a competitive edge and improved ROI
  • Provide key input to shape the Media Buying strategy in turn shape the Advertising strategy
  • Optimize your affiliates advertising campaigns to ensure maximum ROI
  • Ensuring advertising investments are within KPI benchmarks as set by the Head of Advertising
  • Attend industry trade shows where required to represent Basebone
  • Collaborate when necessary cross department with R&D, Performance, Business Analysis, Ad Tech, Business
  • Development, Compliance and Integrations.
  • Keep up to date with Media Buying trends, techniques, tools and traffic sources

Minimum Qualification

  • Expert analytical and communication skills.
  • 5 years experience as a Digital Media Buyer.  
  • Expert level of knowledge in Account Management, Performance Advertising and Media Buying.
  • Existing contacts witihin key Ad Networks. 

Soft Skills

  •   Fluent in English.

Company Benefits

We are continually adding and improving our benefits but here are some of the perks we offer:

  • Private healthcare
  • Short day Fridays
  • Special hours for new parents
  • Professional memberships
  • Life insurance
  • Awesome parties and company events
  • Complimentary catering, daily fresh Fruit and as much coffee as you can drink!

Basebone is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.