At exverus Media, we are a growing team located in the heart of Hollywood with an office overlooking the Hollywood Hills, unlimited vacation and a culture where work/life balance is not just lip service but a way of life. Our clients have billions in annual sales and are national industry leaders across packaged goods, fashion, health and wellness (including pharmaceutical), finance, home tech and motorsports.
We take care of our employees and our clients as humans. And we love to celebrate creativity. We just won an OMMA award, were shortlisted by Cannes and have doubled our size in the past twelve months. Come be a part of our rapid growth!
About the Role
The Associate Media Director is a human. Yes, a real human. One who has a relationship with their clients, can translate data into actionable insights and lead the team around them. The Associate Media Director will be a key experimenter, communicator and collaborator with internal personnel, the client team, and creative agency contacts. We are looking for someone with a strong Digital background, though Traditional media experience is a huge plus.
The Key Elements
(Re)Invent the future of paid media with us
Own the day-to-day client relationship with a fantastic new client based in CA in the packaged goods space, shepherding their media strategies from concept through execution
You will be a core member of a fast-growing company and benefit from our reinvention of media and grow your personal skill set
You will work collaboratively with multiple groups, both internally (channel experts) and externally (client and creative agency)
A Few Other Things
Represent exverus professionally with clients
Direct and develop a team, and foster an environment for growth and learning
Ensure that deadlines are met, including managing client expectations
Promote a supportive working environment where ideas are welcomed and shared
Focus on problem solving and solutions, guide the team accordingly
Ensure the team is regularly informed and updated regarding client needs and strategies
Manage applicable client budgets
A positive, can-do, and customer-centric attitude toward your work
5+ years experience in Media Strategy or Planning for a media or full-service agency
Strong client-facing presentation skills and relationships
Prior experience leading and managing team members
Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
Advanced digital marketing skills including SEM, Social Media, Web Analytics, Online Media, Digital Video, Mobile
Working knowledge of TV, Radio, Print and Outdoor Media
Strong working knowledge of the industry and trade news
Familiarity with common media research tools like MRI, ComScore, WARC, etc.
Proven project management skills
Effective communication and presentation skills, and a flair for storytelling
Proven ability to develop strong professional relationships
As an Exverus employee you will enjoy:
Competitive compensation (i.e. we pay fairly)
Equity in our rapidly growing company
Unlimited paid time off policy
Flexible working hours and locations
Benefits (Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k))
Ongoing learning and training for employees
A life. You will not be trapped here until 9 o’clock every evening. We promise.
We will talk about your direct experience leading a client’s media strategy from start to finish, your experience providing new ideas and fresh thinking, and your experience (or desire) in working in a dynamic start-up environment where change is the daily norm (and a lot more fun).