• Media Director

    Requisition ID
    2018-5677
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Locations
    US-WA-Seattle
    Category
    Media
    Employment Duration
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Wunderman and POSSIBLE are award winning global digital advertising agencies. Wunderman is creatively driven and data inspired. A full-service creative agency that believes people move brands—not the other way around. They put creativity and data on a collision course to spark amazing ideas that make businesses thrive and people feel.

     

    POSSIBLE, believe in great creative above all else. They believe an idea can come from anywhere, which is why they use data to inform award-wining ideas.

     

    Wunderman and POSSIBLE are joining forces in Seattle to best serve a large technology and eCommerce client based in Seattle.

     

    We are looking for a director-level Media leader to support our growing agency-within-an-agency. You’ll drive the translation of our clients’ business objectives into strategic digital media plans, while helping grow our media practice. You’ll bring your specialty that leads a client to better stories, better results and better decisions but also be able to bring in and champion other kinds of Media as the business requires.

    Responsibilities

     

    • People | Manage and build a media team, growing as the client grows.
    • Process | Guide and develop process and figure out how we work both in media as well as across the business.
    • Work | Responsible for the quality of media strategy in the work, building a strong partnership with clients to define goals and drive key strategies throughout the year.
    • Biz Dev | Grow the business through both casual and formal pitches and RFPs, partnering closely with account and strategy to build new approaches to proactive pitching.

    Who you are:

    • A builder | leadership skills / ability and appetite to create bring people together / innate ability to marshal people and create gravity around ideas
    • Open and collaborative | our team is close-knit and supportive and we’re working with a lot of unknowns – you must champion of team environments that are comfortable and encouraging
    • An experimenter | We are doing something new and you must be ridiculously comfortable with ambiguity. You’ll be excited by opportunities to create new rather than default to plugging-in to existing ones, while leaning towards experimentation.
    • Optimistic and resilient | dig in and figure out how to work around problems / yes, why not posture / takes care of self and team / balance needed to maintain stamina and positivity
    • Ego-less | we all wear the hats that need wearing, it’s a mentality that makes the team successful.
    • Okay with being wrong, and right | this isn’t a role that you’ll be able to take what you learned somewhere else and copy onto this role. We want someone willing to collaborate and think strategically in team building and best practices.

    Qualifications

    • 9+ years of experience in media and communication strategy.
    • Powerful communication skills both in your writing and your presenting; compelling, persuasive.
    • Track record of managing teams. The number is less important than how effective of a manager you were – bringing out the best in people.
    • Lover of data and analytics, not as a wrap-report but key insights. You’ll have a team to help you find these but you have to want them.
    • A passion for data and eCommerce. Less important is experience with these verticals, more important is the passion and interest.

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