Digital Associate Media Director - Top Food Brand

Chicago, IL, United States
Date Posted December 20, 2019
Category Marketing & Media
Job Type Direct Hire


Our client has an independent culture within the structure of a larger holding company. Their digital media team is fast growing, tech-forward and fully integrated within the internal creative, PR, Content & strategy practices.  They have a supportive, entrepreneurial and collaborative culture that encourages employee growth and reasonable work-life balance. At 80 people and growing, they are close knit.

They are seeking a Digital Assoicate Media Director to lead a team in their growing Chicago office driving results for leading client accounts that include an iconic food brand. The AMD will distill client objectives into impactful digital media & paid social media strategies.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Lead and manage the implementation of campaign strategy, planning, management, budgeting/forecasting, optimization and reporting to build the brand reach of high profile  accounts
  • Serve as primary point of contact for all client questions and requests
  • Originate and manage the implementation of innovative, first to market communications plans & media activations
  • Lead improvements in media team work process by presenting and implementing process improvements to the media team
  • Work seamlessly with internal Creative, PR, Strategy & Analytics teams, delivering a smooth client experience and work product
  • Build and develop relationships with vendors, and internal agency counterparts
  • Stay abreast of and inform clients about opportunities and marketplace challenges
  • Train, develop, evaluate and mentor junior staff to success

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 4-6 years digital media planning, activaiton & buying experience with a strong grasp of paid social strategies & activations
  • Proven ability in training and leading a high achieving media team
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