Senior Media Planner & Strategist
87AM - New York, NY

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87AM is looking for an senior digital account director to run a large, high-volume theatrical account out of our New York office. This person needs to be a digital client service superstar, adept at anticipating client needs and always maintaining an excellent relationship at all times. This role is the linchpin of the agency's reputation and must be able to coordinate campaign efforts seamlessly with all internal teams (media, accounts, creative, etc.) as well as the client.

The senior strategist will also be responsible for assessing client goals and providing them with a clear, effective game plan to achieve them. They will be responsible for developing an intimate knowledge of their clients’ business and ensuring that all aspects of the overall strategy are in place at all times.

Skills & Experience Required:

5+ years managing digital accounts and a team of digital planner/buyers, ad traffickers and social community managers
Expert-level knowledge of media planning and buying, ad trafficking, ad serving, SEM and media reporting against digital media campaigns
Understanding of process behind flash and video banner creative
Excellent communication skills under high-pressure situations both internally and externally
Expertise in managing expectations against timelines and project delivery
Extreme interest in digital media emerging technology
Confidence in advising clients on campaign performance, setting KPIs and goals and motivating a team to over deliver against client expectations
Ability to increase potential earnings from the account with revenue-increasing initiatives and forward thinking
Management of large budgets, including overseeing invoicing against projects and media spends

Skills & Experience Preferred:

Working knowledge of MediaMind, DSPs, Facebook Ad Exchange, Search Retargeting and CPA campaigns
Extensive vendor contacts and relationships across various digital platforms/publishers
Understanding of and preferably previous experience working in web development, social media and content management
5+ years of project management experience

If you're interested in this position please send us a resume and cover letter, and include links to three YouTube videos that help explain who you are. They could be stuff you like, stuff you made, stuff you think will make us laugh - it's all up for grabs. And please have fun with your cover letter. Standard boilerplate notes will be fed to the office jabberwocky. No but seriously. Do. Not. Send. Boring. Cover letters. We have to, you know, read these.

Please note: Due to the high volume of applications we receive, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. However, we will keep your resume and information on file for consideration for upcoming positions.