Associate Media Director, Integrated

 

Associate Media Director, Integrated

We are looking to fill the role of Associate Media Director, Integrated in a fast growing agency in Los Angeles! The position is responsible for developing and maintaining a strong knowledge of our clients’ business, directing media strategy and execution to help deliver against the clients’ goals and for the growth of the team’s supervisors and planner/buyers.

 

The Position:

  • Strong cross-channel planning skills with experience in television, radio, outdoor and digital
  • Proven experience in building successful client relationships based on a foundation of education and strategic collaboration on media campaigns to meet marketing objectives
  • Participate and lead in the development of specific program components such as presentations, media plans, media agreements, RFPs, client reporting, optimization strategies, etc.
  • Manage and develop a team of direct reports that includes supervisors and planner/buyers; responsible for maintaining the workload of the team and delegating tasks and responsibilities to ensure effective use of each person’s skills and supporting growth within the agency

·        Strong foundation in strategic and critical thinking, with an eye for finding ways to innovate and collaborate with teams to improve outputs

  • Manage client expectations and deliverables while overseeing the development and execution of all media efforts to ensure campaigns are delivering on strategy, budget and schedule
  • Confident and polished presentation skills; lead in-person and over the phone meetings with clients on a regular basis
  • Ability to manage timelines, projects and personnel within direct report and cross-functional teams
  • Strong team leadership and coaching skills; train and motivate team members and provide constructive performance check-ins
  • Flexible and able to keep up with a fast paced, constantly evolving environment
  • Experience with productive and positive vendor relationship management
  • Responsible for leading and managing multiple brands with limited oversight; self-motivation and organization are key given coordination with multiple internal and external teams
  • Ability to work with other agencies (creative, PR, etc.) collaboratively on behalf of clients
  • Confident in providing a POV internally and to the client
  • Proactively provides solutions when problems arise
  • Identify, understand and adopt new techniques and emerging technologies as relevant to clients’ strategies
  • Identify and grow business opportunities within current and new clients
  • Lead the creation and negotiation of client contracts and proposals and manage account profitability

 

The ideal person

  • Proven success leading and managing a team as well as the ability to manage and develop junior staff
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to provide constructive feedback, guidance and solutions
  • Strong client service skills and comfortable building and maintaining C-level relationships
  • Excellent presentation, negotiation and communication skills
  • A complete knowledge of integrated marketing concepts and practices
  • Solid understanding and use of ad-managing technologies and tools (Media Ocean – Prisma and Lumina, Datorama, Double Click - DBM and DCM, GA, Adwords and GTM)
  • Google Certified is a plus
  • Experience analyzing complex data, market research and formulating actionable plans
  • Working knowledge of industry research tools such as Nielsen, Prime Lingo, SQAD and other media software
  • Experience buying and planning all online and offline media tactics, including but not limited to Local TV, Linear and Connected TV, Radio (terrestrial and streaming), OOH, Digital, SEM,
  • Familiarity with emerging technology and current knowledge of trends and innovations
  • Willing to dig in and work both above and below job title

 

The Required Skills

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably with a concentration in advertising, marketing or communications
  • 5+ years with progressive levels of responsibility and working in media planning, buying and management
  • Able to think strategically, look at the big picture and analyze data available to identify solutions to problems/challenges
  • Management experience of three or more direct reports; proven track record in building efficient and effective team workflow and success
  • Build great relationships with clients, vendors, and reps; have a history negotiating to get the job done right and track record of success in media
  • Understand the clients’ business and have a knack for sharing complicated ideas in a simple, understandable way

 

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to hr@bloomads.com and use “Applying for Associate Media Director at Bloom” in the subject lineLocal candidates only please.

 

About the Company:

At Bloom Ads, Inc., we are obsessed with bringing innovative perspective to our carefully crafted media plans by creating stories that resonate with today’s consumer.  Since our agency’s founding we have had a distinct focus on results and accountability. Our clients get the attention of a boutique advertising agency and the support of a big fish firm without the big fish fees.

 

Note: Some light travel in personal vehicle, is required in this position. The preceding functions have been provided as the types of work performed by the employees assigned to this job classification. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. This job description does not promise or imply that the functions listed are the only duties to be performed or that the position may not change or be eliminated