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Associate Media Director

Who We Are

We’re Madwell, a full-service creative agency headquartered in sunny Bushwick, with sister offices in Denver and Hong Kong. Get to know us at Madwell.com.

Who You Are

You’re obsessively analytical and strategic by nature. You know how to develop effective strategies and lead day-to-day execution of those strategies across both digital and traditional channels. With your clear mental map of the paid media landscape, background in client services, and so-smooth communication skills, you know just how to bring clients and teammates along for the ride.  

What You’ll Do

As an Associate Media Director, you’ll be responsible for managing and growing assigned paid media accounts at Madwell. Reporting to the Director of Media, you’ll work directly with clients to manage and grow their accounts. You’ll also provide thought leadership and driving overall strategy and execution.

Specifically, you’ll be:

  • Owning paid media strategy and client relationships across accounts, including developing a complete and nuanced understanding of each individual client’s goals, expectations, markets, and needs
  • Leading the conversation about best practices, new opportunities, and new creative solutions for our clients while setting expectations with them based on sound strategy
  • Independently synthesizing results into key insights and trends in a meaningful and innovative way and presenting those insights to clients
  • Managing strategy development and execution for complex marketing analysis disciplines, such as segmentation, attitudinal/motivational analysis, concept/copy testing, sales forecasting, response prediction, advertising effectiveness, consumer profiling, customer profitability analysis (lifetime value), media mix modelling, conversion attribution analysis and ROI measurement
  • Leveraging research platforms (Simmons, Nielsen) to set expectations and forecast trends
  • Managing a paid media team, encouraging higher levels of execution within the team and developing the team internally
  • Proposing and defending media spend across channels
  • Ensuring accurate recording keeping and finances on accounts
  • Approving timelines and handling project management
  • Collaborating across teams to share ideas, communicate our service offerings, and ensure quality and timeliness of deliverables

Our Must-Haves

  • In-depth understanding and experience developing overall media strategy
  • Strong working knowledge of MRI, Nielsen Ad Intel, Google Analytics
  • Experience working across all media types, both traditional and digital
  • Proven account management and team leadership skills
  • Highly analytical with well-developed problem-solving skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • A passion for paid media and a keenness to actively seek opportunities for greater knowledge and new opportunities within the field

Where You’ve Been

  • 5-7 years of cross channel paid media experience (paid search, display, social, programmatic, mobile, video or affiliate), direct marketing, or e-commerce
  • Media strategy experience at a full service agency and/or full-service media shop
  • Demonstrated experience managing and growing teams

What We Offer

  • Competitive medical, dental, and vision benefits, including a subscription to One Medical
  • Generous vacation policy, plus the week off between Christmas and New Year's
  • Retirement plan with matching
  • Performance-based bonuses
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave as a proud member of Pledge PL, plus 4 weeks of optional flexible work arrangements 
  • Commuter benefits
  • Team and company outings and events
  • Monday morning brunch, free snacks, and coffee & beer on tap
  • Pet-friendly offices

Interested? Please Send Us:

  • Your CV
  • A nontraditional cover letter letting us know why you want in on Madwell

Our Diversity Commitment

We celebrate diversity in our employees and we’re committed to building a safe and inclusive workplace environment where we all can thrive. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage future Madwellians from traditionally underrepresented and underserved communities to apply. 

No phone calls or recruiters please.

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