Vice President, Partner, Portfolio Management

IPG MediaBrands   •  

Los Angeles, CA

Industry: Business Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 293 days ago

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Position Summary

UM is looking for a dynamic, strategic thinker who is looking to grow with us. The role will require a strong, vocal team leader with excellent client service skills.   We are a group of straightforward and open-minded people who work as a team and believe great work comes from happy, motivated employees. Individually these values may seem obvious, but together they form a culture that we think is unique and different from many other companies and clients.   

 This essential position is integral to helping our client achieve their KPIs. This is a fast-paced, dynamic account that requires a balance of branding and direct response knowledge. Our client is a trailblazer in their space on their way to becoming a category leader, and we are a trusted advisor whom they look to for advice and expertise.

 Essential Functions

  • Lead a team of mid- and junior-level media planners responsible for developing integrated, cross-channel media plans with a heavy focus on digital
  • Senior client management on account overseeing several product lines across a client portfolio
  • Ownership of business KPIs and solid understanding of levers to impact performance
  • Ability to provide clear direction to and motivate team to perform optimally, ensuring work meets the highest quality standards
  • Proactively seek new and innovative solutions to client business issues and challenges and evaluate their efficacy/value with rigor
  • Provide thought leadership and guide strategic direction for media planning and buying across TV, Digital, Radio, OOH, and Print – as well as other partner business units and agencies
  • Responsible for stewardship of all financials across business units and return on client investment
  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with all internal / external agency departments/disciplines including: Strategy, Investment, Analytics and Creative Agencies
  • Ensure best practices are used across department and account responsibilities, revamping processes when needed
  • Plan, direct, supervise, and coordinate work activities of subordinates and handle all personnel requirements for immediate staff including training and development



  • Bachelor's degreerequired

Work Experience:

  • Strong business acumen
  • 10+ years of experience in media planning
  • 5+ years of experience mentoring and managing a team
  • Entertainment experience a plus


  • Solid awareness of industry trends and planning/measurement models
  • Understanding of marketing and communications process
  • Experience with multiple business categories
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously & thrive in fast paced environment
  • Collaborative mindset
  • Ability to analyze and act on data signals
  • Strong presentation skills in internal, vendor, and client meetings
  • Proficient at turning data in actionable insights

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