Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions

Director Media

Job Locations US
Primary Posting Location : Country
US
Requisition ID
2021-392157
Position Type
Full Time
Category
Creative & Product Services

Summary

Director Media

 

At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses! We are seeking a highly talented Director of Media to be responsible for driving media strategy for all digital channel initiatives including direct partnerships, programmatic media buying, paid social and paid search, while managing a team to consistently and successfully deliver the execution of complex programs. This position requires that the candidate be a self-starter, extremely organized, detail oriented and highly motivated. The incumbent must possess the ability to effectively juggle multiple priorities, while managing client expectations, timelines, and coordination between various resources.

 

Take this opportunity to join North America’s leading business solutions provider and build your career working with amazing people in a growing industry! Apply today!

 

What we offer:

  • Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Training and Career Development
  • Generous Paid Time-Off

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with delivery teams to ensure quality and timeliness of deliverables.
  • Assume responsibility for the growth and vitality of the company’s media practice and of your clients’ business.
  • Develop and/or approve direction of RFPs that lead publishers in devising innovative approaches to meeting campaign objectives and delivering value.
  • Ensure accurate record keeping and finances on all accounts.
  • Work with cross-functional departments to ensure flawless execution.
  • Review final reconciliation of campaign and authorize client refunds if appropriate.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience is required
  • 8+ years of experience in Media at an agency
  • Strong understanding of both awareness and performance digital media channels and strategies, including display, mobile, video, paid search, programmatic and social media
  • 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; Ability to analyze data and deeper understanding of measurement practices, 3rd party measurement companies, and web analytics
  • Experience with the following technology platforms preferred (Self-Serve Programmatic DSPs, DFA, Facebook UI/FBX); Demonstrated interest in keeping up with emerging technologies and digital marketing trends

Responsibilities

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Collaborate with delivery teams to ensure quality and timeliness of deliverables.
  • Assume responsibility for the growth and vitality of the company’s media practice and of your clients’ business.
  • Develop and/or approve direction of RFPs that lead publishers in devising innovative approaches to meeting campaign objectives and delivering value.
  • Ensure accurate record keeping and finances on all accounts.
  • Work with cross-functional departments to ensure flawless execution.
  • Review final reconciliation of campaign and authorize client refunds if appropriate. 

Supervisory Responsibilities

 

Direct Reports
- Hires, retains, trains, coaches, guides, directs, and develops direct reports using company-wide processes, tools and resources

Indirect Reports
- May delegate work of others and provide guidance, direction and mentoring to indirect reports

 

Travel and/or Driving Requirements
- Travel is an essential duty and function of this job. Driving is not an essential duty or function of this job.
- Travel up to 30%

 

Minimum Qualifications

The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job
Education Level: (Required): Bachelor's Degree

Field of Study/Area of Experience:

8+ years of experience in Media at an agency

 

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Strong understanding of both awareness and performance digital media channels and strategies, including display, mobile, video, paid search, programmatic and social media
  • 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
  • Experience with the following technology platforms preferred (Self-Serve Programmatic DSPs, DFA, Facebook UI/FBX)
  • Ability to analyze data and deeply 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
  • Demonstrated interest in keeping up with emerging technologies and digital marketing trends

 

Environmental & Physical Requirements

 

Office / Sedentary Requirements
Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.

 

Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions


Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

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