Media and Comms Planning Director

Location
Denver, Colorado (US)
Salary
Competitive annual salary + benefits
Posted
Jun 26, 2018
Metro Area
Denver
Duration
Full Time

The Integer Group is looking for a Media and Comms Planning Director in our Denver, CO agency.

Job Summary:  Responsible for overall connections strategy, media planning and buying activities of all agency clients. Directs workflow and heavily involved in media operations of the department. Fiscally responsible for client media budgets and involved in departmental budget administration. 

Responsibilities:

  • Establishes project priorities, task assignments, and completion timetables 
  • Continually communicates with appropriate departments about project status, budget issues, account or media opportunities, problems, or related changes
  • Reviews and advises on major media assignments for all accounts
  • Effectively discuss and present media plans/recommendations to clients and agency personnel
  • Involved in new business procurement and integration of new clients into the media department
  • Offers guidance, support, and solutions to the group members in regard to problems which arise in the media planning and buying process
  • Serves as a media liaison to internal Account Service teams, clients and agency management in the overall implementation or problem resolution of media planning and placement
  • Evaluate, advise, and train assigned personnel to assure maximum productivity, quality of work, and morale; supervises staff members with the objective of developing their professionalism in addition to media expertise
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of departmental policies, procedures, practices and standards of business decorum
  • Responsible for departmental personnel recruitment/motivation/retention
  • Establishes and maintains strong relationships between all cross-functional teams
  • Involved with new computerization and application
  • Accountable for buying execution and the media planning product. Post-buy results and client feedback are key measures of this performance
  • Work on special media or agency projects as applicable
  • Achieves/maintains visibility and credibility within the agency and client base and with media vendors
  • Maintains collaborative interpersonal relationships across all levels of the organization, with Media staff, internal Account, Insight & Strategy and Creative service teams, and with external contacts (such as reps, stations, etc)
  • Seeks out developmental opportunities and actively participates in agency and professional training initiatives and seminars training

 
Qualifications and Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in related field plus 10+ years media planning/buying experience
  • Proficiency in media planning and buying mechanics through relevant work experience
  • Macintosh or PC and related software proficiency
  • Professional, positive attitude
  • Detail oriented, organized and accurate
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Interacts on a daily basis with Media vendors, internal Account Service teams, Finance (internal and/or client), and Corporate Media
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines within a fast-paced environment
  • Participates in agency training
  • Flexibility to work extra hours with little or no advance notification
  • Ability to travel as needed

Location:
7245 West Alaska Drive
Lakewood, CO 80226

About The Integer Group® 
The Integer Group is a Disruptive Commerce Agency. We live at the Intersection of Branding and Selling® by utilizing data and culture to fuel creative ideas that build brands and drive transaction, in and out of store. We believe that in today’s world, everyone is a shopper – all the time, everywhere. So we design programs that accelerate people from living to looking to buying. A key member of Omnicom Group Inc., Integer has more than 1,100 associates in 25 offices across the globe, including locations in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, and North and South America. The Integer Group’s clients include AT&T, FedEx, Mars/Wrigley, Michelin, P&G, PepsiCo, Starbucks and more. www.integer.com