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Senior Associate, Strategy



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Company Description

Who is Starcom:
With a history that dates back over 80 years, Starcom is a global communications planning and media leader. We are an agency still grounded in our founding principle that people are at center of all we do. Each day, we apply this belief to harness the transformative power of data and technology to inspire and move people and business forward. With more than 7,000 employees in over 100 offices around the world, Starcom partners with the world's leading marketers and brands, including Bank of America, Best Buy, Kellogg Company, McDonald's, Novartis, Samsung, Visa and more.

Job Description

What You’ll Do:
The Sr. Associate, Media Strategy works cross-functionally with internal teams, vendors, and clients to develop multi-channel media plans. They will help to develop innovative strategies to meet and exceed client business objectives and provide actionable insights and recommendations.

The Senior Associate will be working closely with the Supervisors and Associates, who as a team will be responsible for managing plan development, cross-team communication, and in-market optimizations.


  • Help drive day-to-day innovative strategies to meet and exceed client business objectives
  • Present media plans and provide plan maintenance including objectives/strategies and updates
  • Prepare flowcharts and budgets for media plans
  • Assist with optimizing, implementing, and analyzing marketing activities
  • Report on key metrics for campaign effectiveness and develop key findings for optimization
  • Prepare competitive data reports (insights on media spend, and sales data)
  • Facilitate the sharing of data and insights among relevant internal parties to inform future strategies
  • Foster strong relationships with internal teams and client groups
  • Assist with other projects or responsibilities as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred marketing, advertising, business, marketing, or equivalent
  • 1-2+ years of experience in media strategy and planning experience across media channels
  • Digital media planning experience preferred
  • Resourceful, curious, and motivated individual with an ability to work independently as well as in a team setting
  • Strong organizational, communication, time management, and problem-solving skills
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and manage priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness and eagerness to learn, adopt new technologies and solutions, and take on new opportunities
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite with strong understanding of Excel and PowerPoint (Python and SQL is a plus)
  • Experience working within media systems/platforms (Kantar, MOAT, Prisma, ComScore a plus)

Additional Information

Compensation Range: $51,000 - $73,500 annually. This is the pay range the Company believes it will pay for this position at the time of this posting. Consistent with applicable law, compensation will be determined based on the skills, qualifications, and experience of the applicant along with the requirements of the position, and the Company reserves the right to modify this pay range at any time. For this role, the Company will offer medical coverage, dental, vision, disability, 401k, and paid time off. The Company anticipates the application deadline for this job posting will be 07/12/2024.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.