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Associate Media Director

Job Description

. Acara Solutions is hiring a Associate Media Supervisor or Director for our customer in San Francisco, CA. This is a Direct hire position
The Company
They are a data driven marketing and technology firm headquartered in New York. They have deep expertise in website analytics, search engine marketing, performance marketing, mobile and web design. Its’ data-first approach to audience intelligence, customer acquisition and brand engagement has delivered sophisticated digital mobile and paid media solutions for some of the world’s leading companies and brands.They are part of a leading global communications and engagement firm in 77 cities across 31 countries, with a network extending to 129 cities in 81 countries. The firm’s diverse team of strategists, analysts, producers, designers, developers and campaign activators has won the most prestigious awards in the world for innovative, creative approaches and impactful work. Roles and ResponsibilitiesThe Associate Media Director (AMD) is a senior management position accountable for all aspects of assigned clients’ digital programs. The AMD is responsible for managing a team and developing, executing, and monitoring strategic and tactical cross-channel media plans for clients.Media Strategy & Planning
  • Successfully build, grow and “own” client relationships - understand their business and their needs and help them achieve their objectives, building a strong relationship and ultimately growing the business.
  • • Lead strategic and tactical planning activities - accountable for developing, implementing and maintaining media plans that deliver against client objectives/strategies
  • • Evaluate/approve recommendations and presentations before they are sent to the client, and maintain quality control on daily workflow and media team processes
  • • Manage and be accountable for client budgets and timelines, oversee reports and client billing
  • • Assist in the negotiation of media contracts and programs/opportunities to ensure maximum leverage is applied
  • • Proactively investigate media opportunities and craft well-supported, articulate POVs to present to client
  • • Keep abreast of current events, media and any industry trends that impact your client’s business
  • Team Leadership
    • Manage and develop a team of direct reports - maintain the workload of your team, delegating tasks and responsibilities to ensure the most productive and effective use of each person’s skills, while motivating their interests and challenging them
    • Train direct reports in media and marketing disciplines as well as in the specifics of the client’s business and industry
    • Work closely with team to set brand strategies and develop media plans
    • Accurately, objectively and constructively evaluate performance of direct reports
    • Assist in training, mentoring, developing, and evaluating existing team members, as well as interviewing and hiring new team members
    • Foster an environment which encourages intelligent risk taking, innovation and creativityAgency Growth & Operations
    • Exhibit ambition by driving agency thought leadership and new business
    • Actively assist with and participate in new business pitches
    • Help own the financial aspects of your team - profitability by client, staffing needs, etc.
    • Assist Media Director with finance operations and quality analysis as it relates to media billing
    • Assist Media Director with media operations process and compliance of team members

    Job Requirements

    .Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Media Strategy or comparable degree
  • 5-7 years of experience in the following:
  • - Media experience with strong client and team leadership qualities
  • - Strong analytical skills and understanding of KPI's and attribution
  • - Experience working with DART/DFA or other relevant 3rd party Ad Servers
  • - Google Analytics and Facebook Certifications are a plus


  • Preferred Skills / Qualifications:

    Aleron companies; Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, Viaduct, and SDI International are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

    Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

    Job Snapshot

    Location US-CA-San Francisco
    Employment Type Full-Time
    Pay Type Year
    Pay Rate N/A
    Store Type Marketing, Sales
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    Company Overview

    Acara Solutions

    Acara understands that finding that rewarding next step along your career path can be challenging. We also understand the legwork that goes into being your career advocate. Our award-winning recruiters focus on the candidate experience, getting to know you and your goals, both long- and short-term. They get to know your skills and your growth trajectory so that they not only can represent you in front of our more than 1,000 customers with opportunities across North America, but also connect you with the best-fit role. After all, optimal workforce experiences come when employees are matched with companies who need—and value—their skills and contributions. Learn More

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    US-CA-San Francisco
    Anne Amato
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    Acara Solutions
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    Year
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    Marketing, Sales
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    Job Description

    . Acara Solutions is hiring a Associate Media Supervisor or Director for our customer in San Francisco, CA. This is a Direct hire position
    The Company
    They are a data driven marketing and technology firm headquartered in New York. They have deep expertise in website analytics, search engine marketing, performance marketing, mobile and web design. Its’ data-first approach to audience intelligence, customer acquisition and brand engagement has delivered sophisticated digital mobile and paid media solutions for some of the world’s leading companies and brands.They are part of a leading global communications and engagement firm in 77 cities across 31 countries, with a network extending to 129 cities in 81 countries. The firm’s diverse team of strategists, analysts, producers, designers, developers and campaign activators has won the most prestigious awards in the world for innovative, creative approaches and impactful work. Roles and ResponsibilitiesThe Associate Media Director (AMD) is a senior management position accountable for all aspects of assigned clients’ digital programs. The AMD is responsible for managing a team and developing, executing, and monitoring strategic and tactical cross-channel media plans for clients.Media Strategy & Planning
  • Successfully build, grow and “own” client relationships - understand their business and their needs and help them achieve their objectives, building a strong relationship and ultimately growing the business.
  • • Lead strategic and tactical planning activities - accountable for developing, implementing and maintaining media plans that deliver against client objectives/strategies
  • • Evaluate/approve recommendations and presentations before they are sent to the client, and maintain quality control on daily workflow and media team processes
  • • Manage and be accountable for client budgets and timelines, oversee reports and client billing
  • • Assist in the negotiation of media contracts and programs/opportunities to ensure maximum leverage is applied
  • • Proactively investigate media opportunities and craft well-supported, articulate POVs to present to client
  • • Keep abreast of current events, media and any industry trends that impact your client’s business
  • Team Leadership
    • Manage and develop a team of direct reports - maintain the workload of your team, delegating tasks and responsibilities to ensure the most productive and effective use of each person’s skills, while motivating their interests and challenging them
    • Train direct reports in media and marketing disciplines as well as in the specifics of the client’s business and industry
    • Work closely with team to set brand strategies and develop media plans
    • Accurately, objectively and constructively evaluate performance of direct reports
    • Assist in training, mentoring, developing, and evaluating existing team members, as well as interviewing and hiring new team members
    • Foster an environment which encourages intelligent risk taking, innovation and creativityAgency Growth & Operations
    • Exhibit ambition by driving agency thought leadership and new business
    • Actively assist with and participate in new business pitches
    • Help own the financial aspects of your team - profitability by client, staffing needs, etc.
    • Assist Media Director with finance operations and quality analysis as it relates to media billing
    • Assist Media Director with media operations process and compliance of team members

    Job Requirements

    .Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Media Strategy or comparable degree
  • 5-7 years of experience in the following:
  • - Media experience with strong client and team leadership qualities
  • - Strong analytical skills and understanding of KPI's and attribution
  • - Experience working with DART/DFA or other relevant 3rd party Ad Servers
  • - Google Analytics and Facebook Certifications are a plus


  • Preferred Skills / Qualifications:

    Aleron companies; Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, Viaduct, and SDI International are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

    Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.
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