If you are interested in working as a Media Planner, you will need to be an excellent communicator both orally and written. You will need to plan which is the best slots in whatever form of media you work for and work closely with the media buyers to ensure that they get the right slots that will gain maximum impact for the audience.
If you have seen a role in which you want to apply for, please see the below covering letter which you can use as a guide.
Media Planner Cover Letter
Application for the role of Media Planner
I would like to apply for the role of Media Planner which I have seen advertised in (where – online, paper etc) and (when). I have enclosed my latest CV for you to see the detailed experiences I have to date.
My recent position has been working for (name) newspaper in the role of buyer so I have gained experience in both the world of media and also the role of a buyer. During my role as a buyer I have worked closely with the media planners and I have always wanted to do this kind of role.
I feel that I am very organised and think this is a quality that is needed for the role of media planner. Combined with my experience in media I think I could do the role well.
I enjoy working with others and enjoy the buzz of working in the media world, I find it exciting and challenging. I am a confident communicator both orally and written.
My CV shows my previous experiences which I hope you will find interesting. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Thank you for taking the time to read my letter and CV. I look forward to hearing from you.