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Associate Planner, Video Investment



Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Company Description

Digitas is the Networked Experience Agency, built on the vision that we create magnetic experiences that earn the right for brands to exist in human networks. Today, and tomorrow. We deliver Networked Experiences by leveraging comprehensive data, technology, creative, media and strategy capabilities. Digitas delivers ambitious outcomes via unique solutions that include Creative Experiences, Integrated Media, Addressable Relationships, Social Marketing and Total Commerce. Celebrated by Ad Age as Data and Insights Agency of the Year, U.S Campaign’s Brand Experience Agency of the Year, Media Network of the Year and celebrated by Forrester and Gartner, Digitas serves the world’s leading brands through a global network comprised of more than 5,500 employees across over 65 offices in 43 countries.

Job Description

You’ll become known within the company as an expert on the advanced video landscape, collaborating with the team on day-to-day projects, and artfully translating strategies into innovative video plans – all while building robust client relationships.

Day to day, that looks something like this:

  • Staying up-to-date on the latest video offerings in the marketplace spanning national & local linear TV, streaming video and addressable TV, meeting with vendors to discuss product roadmaps and agency wishlists, building deep partner relationships.
  • Promoting a culture of shared learning and increasing visibility of video expertise within the agency
  • Delivering high-quality planning & buying for clients, serving up a smart, thoughtful understanding of how video can achieve (and exceed) objectives and goals, using data & research
  • Establishing operational processes & executing with flawless attention to detail
  • Partnering with Precision teams who will handle digital execution and campaign maintenance, working cross-functionally to spread video knowledge and establish continuous communication with the activation team
  • A willingness to learn about and embrace local formats like local TV, radio, and OOH – which our team often advises on in addition to national video


We’re looking for an ace Associate Media Planner who is also a delight to work with, which usually includes:

  • A four-year college education (preferably with some agency/marketing work or internship experience)
  • An awareness of the video space – you are inspired by the rapid changes happening within it – and have a hunger to learn
  • Exceptional communication skills – you’re skilled at working on a team, and problem solving and being flexible so you can roll with whatever challenges arise, client or internal
  • A strong, proven ability to teach analytic skills to others, developing, encouraging, and inspiring them to grow
  • Willingness to travel as needed – you’re open to new places, new faces and new idea

Additional Information

Digitas is an equal opportunity employer.