Digital Direct Response Associate Director
Resolution Media - New York, NY

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Novus means “new.” So it’s fitting that our brand has always been a magnet for bright people seeking new opportunities. Imagine joining a dynamic media organization with ties to over 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries. As part of Omnicom Media Group (OMG), Novus is a respected pioneer and innovator in both traditional and emerging engagement channels. Our entrepreneurial roots stretch back to 1987, and we’ve never lost our independent streak. We’re known for staying two steps ahead of a changing and highly disruptive media environment—blending art and science to constantly reinvent digital and print media planning and buying. From Fortune 500s to some of the world’s elite creative agencies, organizations of all sizes rely on our expertise and strong customer service. As a Novus team member, you’ll enjoy a culture that combines the camaraderie of “small” with the benefits of “big.” But be warned: We’re not for everybody. Our employees aren’t followers; they share a passion for pushing boundaries and exploring uncharted territory. That’s why we say: “Think new. Think Novus.”

Novus is looking for a Digital Direct Response Associate Director to join the Digital team. Please visit the web site at to learn more information about the company.

Digital Direct Response Associate Director

The Digital Associate Media Director leads a team of specialists in lead generation tactics such as co-registration, display, email and affiliate programs to develop and implement strategic plans. Ensures staff builds expertise and competencies to bring effective ideas and drive strong results for clients. Effectively identifies client needs and appropriate solutions.

Core Responsibilities:
Defines media strategy and tactics, creates plans
Builds strong relationships
Develops and retains the best media people
Grows Revenue
Establishes direction for media plans to ensure a completely integrated communication plan
Understands and is involved with all elements of communication plan (Integrates concepts seamlessly with creative product and client’s marketing plans)
Writes presentations to sell-in ideas, plans
Leads negotiation with the media; acts as counsel, resource and facilitator as needed
Vigorously reviews all work to ensure high quality standard
Communicates with buying, research, other agencies and other internal teams to bring our best thinking forward
Viewed as a valuable resource who can be called on to proactively generate outstanding ideas
One of the primary developers and guardians for client’s “media services” relationship
Challenges the sales community to bring best ideas to Novus first
Recognizes value of maintaining solid working relationships with suppliers
Leads, motivates and educates team, driving best practices and innovation; ensures each team member receives appropriate feedback on a timely basis
Oversees staffing needs and manages resources effectively


Provide direction and support to team, consistent with company and client goals
Strong team builder, collaborates closely with client, cross-capability teams and partner agencies within OMG
Passionate proponent of our business
Cultivates company values
Participate in network events and conferences to develop positive relationships in the industry

N e w business development and selling skills
  • Develop robust case studies showcasing unique strengths
  • Create presentation materials for potential clients that reference relevant big ideas and best in class case studies
Fiscal responsbility
  • Ownership of client revenue forecasting and P&L
  • Flexible and highly organized, able to handle multiple projects in a fast paced environment
  • Strong writing, communication and analytical skills
  • Dependable, thorough and a keen ability to meet deadlines for assigned tasks
  • Proficient in Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge in 3rd Party Ad Servers (DART, Atlas, etc.) and online research tools (Nielsen, @Plan, AdRelevance, Comscore, etc.) a plus
  • BA/BS in marketing, communications or related field
  • 5-7 years of digital direct response media planning/buying experience. Background in lead generation tactics such as email, co-registration, cpa-based display
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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