Associate Media Director

US-NY-New York
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We're seeking an Associate Media Director. 


This is a unique opportunity to join a high-visibility team in a creative, iconic global agency, working on a cross-functional client team.


Are you an innovative thinker? A positive, enthusiastic, proactive, team leader? 


This could be your next professional opportunity!





 Here's what we'd like you to do:

  • Develop and oversee execution of media plans from inception to completion 
  • Ensure plans are executed flawlessly 
  • Ensure media plans deliver on client objectives, are strategic and meet efficiency goals 
  • Build and maintain a comprehensive media knowledge base and synthesize information into ideas 
  • Manage client requests – i.e. plan changes, budget changes, provide marketplace information 
  • Lead and manage the budget and client financials including monthly media billing process 
  • Serve as a positive role model with a strong work ethic and vigorously reviewing all work to ensure high quality standard 


Here's what we want you to have 

  • Extensive digital media experience including display, paid social, paid search, online video and influencer marketing.  
  • In-depth experience with direct-response campaigns as well as advanced reporting skills and solid analytical capabilities related to media measurement and campaign performance.  Retail, e-commerce, and/or loyalty/rewards program experience is also helpful.
  • Superb writing and presentation skills along with the ability to organize, prioritize, and manage work flow to support the accurate delivery of media plans.   
  • Ability to lead digital media strategy and planning development
  • Effective Client facing and presentation skills
  • Extensive understanding of the digital advertising industry¹s infrastructure systems including adserving & programmatic media platforms
  • Proficiency with media research and buying tools (i.e. comScore, MRI, Strata, etc)
  • Advanced media reporting skills

Essential Skills:

  • Accuracy and attention to detail 
  • Ability to communicate concisely and clearly both orally and in writing 
  • Strategic and proactive thinker who demonstrates initiative 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects; good time management skills
  • Team player who thrives in fast paced environment 

5-7+ years of experience in a media planning agency role, with emphasis on integrated planning and campaign management

Proficient Knowledge of:

  • Syndicated research tools (MRI, Kantar, Comscore, etc.) 
  • Microsoft Office Software (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.) 
  • Media systems and tools (DDS, IMS, Sizemek, DFA ad serving tools, etc.) 



What else you can expect:


We’ve got a competitive benefits and compensation package, with vacation time that grows as you grow with us. We’re a global boutique, and as such, we have access to global discounts, perks, and offers.


We promise to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


We embrace diversity at Y&R.  In fact, we celebrate it.  We have different backgrounds.  Passports.  Genders. Orientations.  Beliefs. We have different skills, ambitions and talents. We’re fresh out of school and we have years of experience.  We’ve come back from serving our country.  We’re returning after starting our families.


We are inclusive. Full stop. Diversity enriches our culture, enhances our worldview and makes us better partners to our clients and better citizens of the world.  Our differences add up to a stronger whole, because it takes all kinds of people to build all kinds of brands. We are Y&R.  And we Resist the Usual.


Y&R is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.



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