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Media Specialist Manager

Franklin, Tennessee
Permanent | Job ID #67623 | Posted 12 months ago

Our agency client is seeking a Media Specialist Manager to lead and manage a team of media specialists.


  • Gains maximum productivity by setting daily tasks and workflow of Media Specialists
  • Identifies operational efficiencies and elevates to Managing Director when appropriate
  • In partnership with People Ops and Managing Directors, ensure each Media Specialist's career path and work plan are actionable and measurable
  • Conducts weekly 1:1’s with Media Specialist to discuss workflow, tasks and training and monthly career development to discuss employee’s desired career path
  • Develops action plans to improve employee skill sets and align with career goals
  • Assign new or transitioning accounts into the team and monitors bandwidth concerns
  • Recognizes and deals with signs of employee unrest
  • Conduct Media Specialist interviews to seek the next great talent
  • Reviews existing training programs; suggest enhancements and modifications improve engagement, learning, and retention and/or to meet the changing needs of clientele, the organization, or the industry
  • Ensures that training materials and programs are current, accurate, and effective
  • Effectively translate organic growth targets into action plans for each Media Specialist with achievable and measurable results
  • Maintains knowledge of new methods and techniques for training and training requirements applicable to the clients and/or industry
  • Identifies problems and opportunities that additional training could improve
  • Ensures that training milestones and goals are met
  • Performs other related duties as assigned


  • Passion for helping others learn, grow, and develop their career
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to moderate large groups as well as conduct individual meetings
  • Stimulates productive discussion sessions for positive action
  • Extremely organized and detail-oriented
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and/or G-Suite
  • At least two years of demonstrated successful leadership and/or supervisory experience
  • Experience with media planning and buying as part of an agency or marketing department


Are you interested? Apply today!

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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