Associate Director, Portfolio Managment ( Media Planning )

IPG MediaBrands   •  

Chicago, IL

Industry: Business Services

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 272 days ago

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Position Summary

The Associate Director, Portfolio Management (Media Planning) is responsible for managing a team in developing, executing, and monitoring strategic and tactical cross channel media plans for clients. This position supports the business through creative and innovative solutions to clients.

 Essential Functions

  • Lead strategic and tactical planning activities with oversight responsibilities and act as the primary day-to-day contact for clients and internal/external partners
  • Manage the use of proprietary and syndicated tools
  • Engage with research partners to execute all measurement and learning plans
  • Review and evaluation of proposals from media partners
  • Ensure continual growth and training of junior team members, and identify strengths and opportunities for team development
  • Oversee and steward competitive reporting process
  • Manage and be accountable for budgets with team, oversee reports and client billing
  • Compile and updates regular status reports.
  • Accountable for building, developing, implementing and maintaining integrated client media plans that deliver against objectives/strategies; proactively investigate media opportunities and craft well supported, articulate points – of – view
  • Responsibility for the quality of work and smooth operation of the account
  • Actively drive the planning process and identify opportunities for innovation and improvement
  • Manage a staff of media professionals. Develop the staff through performance management and consistent feedback. Identify with staff developmental opportunities that will help them to work toward their professional goals
  • Set realistic client expectations and make every effort to exceed them, by providing quality work in a timely and responsive manner

 Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor degree in related field or equivalent work experience

 Work Experience:

  • 5-8 years of experience in media planning with strong ability to lead the media planning process
  • 2+ years of experience in managing or developing a staff

Skills:

  • Extensive experience writing and presenting relevant information
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Proven ability to handle multiple priorities/tasks
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Desktop programs, specifically with Excel
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of an integrated team
  • Media Tools experience a plus
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain strong professional relationships with clients, colleagues and vendors

Tracking Code : 20149518