Director of Media Strategy & Operations

Job title: Director of Media Strategy & Operations
Contract type: Full-time
Location: Santa Monica
Remote: No
Reference: 413211
Contact name: Melissa Haley
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

This role will be critical to our client's success by ensuring our media buying and planning operate smoothly and efficiently. You will work directly with leadership to develop and implement media strategies for multiple clients and drive our network relationships and competitive positioning.

Leverage strong network relationships to acquire desirable media and negotiate rates using historical and upcoming trend information to ensure that we are buying efficiently
Execute media orders and perform daily buy maintenance; monitor pacing and optimize campaigns based on buy constraints, clearance, marketplace trends and live client data
Vet new opportunities and network pitches, assess their value and synthesize worthwhile partnerships for the client account teams
Participate in weekly client communications and presentations in conjunction with the account management team
Manage a team of Media Operations Specialists

Needs 3-5 years of media experience
Experience with media buying
Candidate must have relationships in the buying world (streaming, linear, direct response perspective and/or general)
Strong negotiation skills are a must
Exceptional attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple tasks and meet frequent deadlines
A team player with an entrepreneurial spirit
A positive attitude and appetite for knowledge
Proficiency in PowerPoint, Prezi/Keynote and experience giving presentations
Proficient in Excel (basic formulas, filtering, pivot tables)

Full medical benefits, including dental and vision coverage.
Unlimited vacation policy
12 company holidays
Company matching to employee 401(K) contributions: up to 4% of employee’s salary
Generous parental leave
Flexible wellness stipend
Home-office supply stipend
Cell phone reimbursement
Charity donation matching program

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