Media assistants provide administrative support to media operations. They track advertising projects from start to finish to ensure efficiency and accurate record-keeping. They may also have to help media buyers and planners develop, execute, and monitor media plans; prepare reports, letters, and other paperwork; and proofread and revise contracts and agreements.
They may need to obtain a bachelor's in marketing or advertising, and it may also be beneficial if they have prior experience in administrative fields. Some institutions will also expect them to have experience in digital advertising and Microsoft Office software.
They may expect to earn an average salary of $32,783. This figure may increase depending upon the proficiency they may show in handling media operations.