Partner, Portfolio Management

IPG MediaBrands   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Business Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 300 days ago

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Position Summary

UM is looking for a dynamic, fun, strategic thinker who is looking to advance their media planning career!  


We are looking for a Partner, Portfolio Management who will be responsible for cultivating a deep relationship with multiple internal and external constituents while developing, executing, and monitoring all media investment strategy and plans across a single Global client, ensuring the approach is consistent world-wide. 

 Essential Functions

  • In partnership with a Partner, DigitalInvestment, lead a data-led, digital first integrated media planning, investment and activation across Display/Programmatic, Search, Social
  • Manage team of 3-4 integrated supervisors and planners on day-to-day responsibilities including billing, media plan updates as well as training and development
  • In close coordination with Partner, DigitalInvestment, oversee and take accountability for digital performance, budgets and savings
  • Prioritize work flow for the agency team across multiple lines of business on a single client’s account that is heavily matrixed with multiple campaigns and events each year
  • Oversee media plan approach and strategy consistent with brand marketing objectives
  • Lead the coordination of client approach and processes across Global Regional Hubs
  • Inform budgetary discussions and incremental funding requests
  • Maintain relationships with all levels of client contact
  • Prepare and make presentations to clients regarding media recommendations, ensuring buy-in
  • Compile final plan recommendation presentations with detailed rationale
  • Manage client requests – i.e. plan changes, budget changes, provide marketplace information



  • Bachelor's degreerequired, preferably with a concentration in advertising, marketing, business administration or communications

 Work Experience:

  • Seven to nine years’ experience in media planning including three to five years management experiencerequired
  • B2B experience is a plus. Working on a global account a plus too.
  • Experience across traditional and digitalchannels


  • Experience with multiple business categories
  • Strong managerial skills and quantitative skills
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Collaborative mindset
  • Thrives in fast paced environment
  • High level of comfort presenting to clients and internal team members
  • Proven track record with client relations and growing existing business
  • Solid awareness of industry trends and planning/measurement models
  • Primarily digital: heavy online display/programmatic, social, search, events
  • Understanding of marketing and communications process; Planning, buying, managing and optimizing across all channels (directly and/or consulting)
  • Ability to interpret and analyze data to inform go-to-market strategies

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