Director, Paid Social

Confidential Company  •  New York, NY

5 - 7 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/21/18
Confidential Company
New York, NY
5 - 7 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/21/18

Position Summary

We are currently seeking an Director, Paid Social in our New York office who will be able to lead a team in developing and executing innovative Paid Social Advertising media plans and cross-discipline/corridor communications planning. This person will be responsible for ensuring that the client receives comprehensive media and communications plans that address their strategic objectives. These responsibilities will also include the development of strong cross-functional teams and client relationships, serving as team leads for the execution of world-class social programs.

 Essential Functions

  • Key participant in strategic media planning and execution
  • Serves as a resource for managers, sr. analysts / analysts for advice and counsel
  • Recommends targeted, innovative media vehicles consistent with media and content strategies
  • Becomes an expert in the client’s business and builds trusted partnerships with all levels of clients
  • Ensures best practices are applied across account responsibilities
  • Demonstrates ability to present and sell strategies/plans through to the client
  • Develops, trains and motivates team of assistants, planners and supervisors
  • Proactively seeks out and studies information to remain current on media trends
  • Recognizes and acts on opportunities to grow business
  • Ability to develop thought-leadership collateral for public consumption, and / or participation in conferences and relevant media communities

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent preferred

Work Experience:

  • Five to eight years of experience in digital media planning, including three to five years management experiencerequired  
  • Agency experiencepreferred

Skills:

  • Very strong experience in developing robust, creative, and innovative paid social / native advertising / content marketing programs – in excess of $1mm annually
  • Strong understanding of cross channel planning, demonstrating strong coordination of digital and offline media efforts.
  • Extensive experience writing and presenting relevant information
  • Understanding of marketing and communications process, and ability to execute streamlined processes across clients, media partners, and other agencies.
  • Demonstrated ability to grow junior talent and help develop team skills / careers

  Tracking Code : 20149529

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