The Media Supervisor role is a mid-level, client-facing management position that understands a client’s business inside and out, evaluates brand and campaign goals, and then effectively plans and executes integrated audience communication strategies. This position requires a deep and thorough understanding of the current and emerging media landscape. It’s essential that candidates have deep familiarity with self-service paid media platforms (i.e. Google, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, etc.), as well as experience planning/purchasing media on traditional media channels (i.e. Outdoor, Print, Radio, TV). Candidates must possess 5-7 years of prior advertising agency experience. This position reports to the Vice President, Director of Media.
Develop comprehensive media strategies and plans for clients
Execute and oversee media buying duties for clients
Interact with the VP/Director of Media, Associate Media Director, and Account Director to strategize and problem solve communication challenges
Possess a solid understanding of the business and market dynamics of assigned clients
Foster strong working relationships with third-party media vendors, while encouraging innovation
Create comprehensive media performance reports in conjunction with the Associate Director of Analytics
Oversee the work output of junior media team members
Produce integrated media plans that include digital and traditional tactics
Contact media vendors for proposals and estimates
Purchase paid media from media vendors in a cost-effective and sustainable manner
Manage self-service media buying platforms across multiple clients
Develop media performance reports that tie back to client marketing goals
Work effectively across internal creative, account, analytics, finance, and production departments
Effectively handle multiple assignments at one time
Manage challenging situations both internally and with the client
Demonstrated complete understanding of:
Advertising and marketing strategies
Advanced analytics and media reporting
Integrated media tactics and landscape
Sales and direct response strategies
Self-service digital media platforms
Media vendors in the Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Washington DC, Erie, Johnstown-Altoona-State College, Harrisburg, Wilkes-Barre Scranton and Philadelphia markets
Digital and social media best practices
Speaking and presentation skills
The Ideal Candidate:
Is an innovative thinker who embraces challenges
Is self-motivated with a positive attitude and strong communications skills
Possesses the ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects
Has experience in managing and elevating the work product of junior team members
Has above-average organizational and time management skills
Is versed in fundamental media planning and buying concepts
Is looking for a place to work that is busy, fast-paced, and high energy
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