Associate Media Director

Chicago, IL

Post Date: 07/17/2018 Job ID: HE7.10.1 Industry: Advertising Pay Rate: Base of 110K - 120K

Our client, a full service, independent creative agency in Chicago, is looking for a talented Associate Digital Media Director to join their team. For this position we are looking for candidates with integrated experience from an agency setting, with a proven leadership record, and managerial experience. This role offers a great opportunity for someone who is looking to develop strategic campaigns, manage the client relationship and help mentor junior team members.

Responsibilities:
The Associate Digital Media Director is the bridge between the client and internal communications. This candidate must be able to develop concrete action steps, and manage a team of a planner and assistant planner through various projects. 

This AMD is the primary point of contact for clients and is responsible for having a firm grasp of both strategic and functional media knowledge. 
This role offers everyday client contact, ownership of the integrated planning process, and the opportunity to lead project management and cross-media integration within a full service creative agency.

  • Interprets communications/media strategy and translates into communication planning action steps
  • Oversees/manages planner(s) and day-to-day operation of all media activity
  • Determines and supervises the best possible implementation of all approved communication plans and projects
  • Acts as primary point of contact for client’s requests
  • Learns and understands all phases of the clients’ marketing objectives and provides media recommendations to deliver against these objectives
  • Understands all proprietary research tools/processes and applies learning during communication planning
  • Prepares and presents plans, as needed, including objectives, strategy, rationale, post-campaign analysis, and all backup materials 
  • Demonstrates agility via multi-tasking– multiple brands, strategic development and plan stewardship 
  • Develops collaborative working relationship with all implementation teams, ensuring they fully understand brand’s communication objectives/strategies

 

Trains and develops Planners and Associates, including:

o Effective level of delegation

o Managing group dynamics/relationships between Supervisor, Planner(s) & Associates

o Evaluation of performance of direct reports

o Check work of team members to ensure accuracy

o Identifies opportunities for Supervisor and Planner(s) career development

o Timely delivery of all work

 

 

 

Desired Skills & Experience

  • A minimum of 7 years of integrated media planning experience, with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and organize projects for self and direct reports
  • Excellent understanding of all digital media types, strategy and plan architecture fundamentals
  • Proven ability in training and leadership capability
  • Must have analytical ability and strategic curiosity
  • Must have excellent knowledge of content strategy, creation, distribution and amplification
  • Strong communication, negotiation and analytical skills required

 

 

***All resumes submitted are reviewed - Only those that meet the necessary qualifications will be contacted - No Sponsorship available at this time***

 

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