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Associate Director, Media

Digitas

Digitas

Marketing & Communications
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Monday, June 24, 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

Right now, we’re looking for an ace Associate Media Director – someone who can take the reins for the Media department, own key accounts and develop strong bonds with clients and internal teams alike. Sound like you? Read on.

You’ll play an instrumental, game-shaping role in developing strategic media and implementing a wide variety of innovative tactics to grow our clients’ business.

Day to day, your role includes:

  • Overseeing development of program strategies and analysis for clients, collaborating closely with Account, Creative and Measurement teams to ensure that work is strategically aligned and on brief
  • Expertly guiding and managing relationships between Media teams, account directors and clients to consistently deliver high-quality, inspiring work and grow our business
  • Providing thoughtful feedback to Media teams, using performance evaluation and internal process improvement to develop and motivate talent
  • Smartly manage revenue and program budgets to ensure necessary and optimal resourcing
  • Playing a key role in spotting issues with core client teams and in developing new client relationships

Maintaining and improving the success of publisher relationships

Qualifications

  • A four-year college education and seven to nine years of media planning experience – including at least two years of digital/interactive experience and two years of media supervisory experience within an agency
  • An exceptional grasp on media planning, negotiation, and performance analysis and an impressive understanding of the digital environment – you know this world by heart and you keep pulse with the rapid changes happening within it
  • Stellar communication skills: You’re articulate, poised, straightforward – and, above all, you’re thoughtful & kind
  • Strong project management and performance management skills – you are crystal clear when it comes to delegating and providing feedback
  • Willingness to travel as needed – you’re open to new places, new faces and new ideas

Got what it takes? We’d love to hear from you.

Additional Information

“Compensation Range: $91,000 - $144,000 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.” If your requirements fall outside of this range, you are still welcome to apply. The Company anticipates the application window for this job posting will end 07/30/2024.