2016 Study of Media Planning and Buying

A study conducted jointly by Kantar Media and James G. Elliott Co., Inc. to understand the challenges today's Media Planners, Buyers and Sellers face, and to discover areas where expectations are misaligned.

Publisher's Guides and Decks based on both Planners/Buyers and Sellers questionnaires are available for free download here:


As one of the premiere sales and media services firms in the country, we are always on the lookout for talented people. We believe that our success is a reflection of the considerable talent of our people. We encourage you to send your resume at any time to the manager of the region in which you have an interest. (See our About Us page).


You May Not Know Us, But You've Probably Seen Our Work!

Since 1984 the James G Elliott Co., Inc. has delivered millions of dollars in advertising sales to America’s largest publishers and today is the nation’s largest independent magazine advertising sales firm.  As a member of the Elliott Co. you will experience a stimulating, collegial atmosphere that encourages interaction with our experienced professionals and a unique and safe environment for professionals at all stages of their careers.

Through our commitment to excellence we have enjoyed significant achievements that make us unique in our industry:

  • National—not regional.
  • Founding advertising sales organization for numerous well-known publications.
  • Among the first advertising sales firms to sell digital advertising solutions.

At the Elliott Co. you will find a culture that recognizes talent, invests in training, and provides the challenge of handling multiple titles from a diverse range of clients—you won’t be bored!  We also offer a full suite of benefits, including competitive salary, health insurance, 401(k) program and more.

Résumés should be submitted to jobs@jamesgelliott.com.  Every résumé for an open position is carefully reviewed.  Should your work experience and qualifications closely match the requirements of the position, or if an opportunity arises in future, we will contact you. 

We appreciate your interest in our company.


Current Opportunities: Sales positions in Chicago & Los Angeles offices

We are currently looking for an experienced print / digital media salesperson in our Los Angeles or Chicago offices. Our ideal candidate will have broad experience with B2B publishers, ideally in the tech / scientific areas, but all relevant experience will be considered.

We offer an excellent salary/commission/benefit package, terrific sales support from our own marketing and research teams, a high energy environment and a great group of clients.


  • 5+ years media sales experience
  • Proven success in meeting goals and building new business
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Obvious creative streak
  • Experience with essential business software 

Come join our team!

Submit resumé to jobs@jamesgelliott.com.