Media Director, Seattle

Location: Seattle, WA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Senior Manager/Supervisor

The Media Director will drive integrated media strategy for all paid investment  initiatives for our clients including programmatic strategy and activation.  While the focus is largely digital knowledge of traditional media planning is a definite plus. Our director will manage our team to consistently and successfully deliver on the execution of complex programs. This position requires that the candidate be a self-starter, extremely organized, detail oriented, highly motivated, and have an eye on what’s next in the media landscape.  The successful candidate will also possess the ability to effectively juggle multiple priorities while managing client expectations, timelines and coordination between various resources. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Actively contribute original thinking and sound guidance to program efforts
  • Collaborate with delivery teams to ensure quality and timeliness of deliverables
  • Approves the direction of  RFPs that help media partners propose innovative solutions that exceed our clients’ expectations
  • Contribute to the growth  of the AMP Integrated Media Capability
  • Demonstrate a tireless focus on your clients business and their day-today performance
  • Approves timelines and handle account service and project management requests
  • Work with cross-functional departments to ensure flawless execution
  • Proactively research industry, category  and client trends and  bring innovative ideas to their planning team
  • Ensures accurate recording keeping on accounts
  • Leadership of new business initiatives in collaboration with agency senior management

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

  • BA in Marketing or related field
  • Minimum of  7 years of experience with display, paid social  programmatic & digital partnerships, preferably in an Agency environment;
  • Deep knowledge of paid social and advertising technology ecosystems
  • Previous success  in the planning, development and management of digital media campaigns for brands or products
  • Experience with  DoubleClick and other 3rd party tracking solutions preferred
  • Knowledge of the DSP landscape and points of differentiation
  • Familiarity with data management platforms (DMPs)
  • Ability to analyze data and a deep understanding of measurement practices, 3rd party measurement companies and web analytics
  • Demonstrated ability to meet tight deadlines while juggling multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proven client service orientation with strong written and verbal communication skills, including effective presentation skills
  • Ability to consistently perform under pressure in a fast-paced environment as an individual on a team
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to lead a multi-faceted team of channel specialists and provide growth opportunities and mentorship to all members of the team
  • Collaboration with agency’s senior media management
  • Passion for  keeping up with emerging technologies and the digital marketing landscape
  • Some travel required, anticipated to be between 10-20%

DESIRED CHARACTERISTICS

  • Entrepreneurial – We expect you to think and act Like You Own the Place.
  • Collaborative – At the core of this job is an innate desire to Make Everyone Better.
  • Smarter – We expect this individual to Be Visionary. S/he should have a passion for the business side of marketing and the ability to apply Wall Street Journal headlines into thoughtful business strategy.
  • Ego-free – Check your ego at the door. We expect that this individual can thrive in a fast paced, dynamic environment without rubbing people the wrong way.
  • Results Driven – This individual will be critical to our client’s success. We expect that s/he always bring it back to the results. Our client success is our success.
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