Associate Media Director

San Francisco, California | Freelance | Job ID #43666 |
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Onward Search has a great opportunity for an Associate Media Director (AMD) at a top advertising agency in San Francisco. As an (AMD), you will be required to demonstrate mastery of the digital marketing landscape, provide examples of their deep relationships with publishers and technology companies, and explain how they would approach finding and vetting cutting edge opportunities for the client’s agency and their client partners. The right candidate will have the ability to affect the big picture, but also possess the tactical skills to plan and execute all media. You must also be able to interpret data, uncover behavioral insights and articulate strategic approaches for the client’s business.

This is a contract to hire opportunity that kicks off ASAP!


  • Lead the day-to-day relationship with key clients
  • Manage media team(s) to steward the overarching objectives and strategies through media execution, completing the full spectrum tasks included in the media process such as planning and buying, as well as measurement and optimization of digital, traditional and experiential media
  • Create and sell through media and marketing recommendations to new and existing clients
  • Develop/build relationships with media partners, sourcing and cultivating technologies and opportunities that will advance our clients’ business
  • Stay alert for new thinking in the planning process, as well as sharing trends in media, lifestyle and technology with department as well as Account and Creative teams
  • Consult on digital media trends and technologies and solutions across all agency business


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in media planning and buying with a focus on building stand-out digital media experiences
  • Experience in B2B and technology marketing
  • Proven track record of building dynamic and unconventional media campaigns
  • In depth knowledge and experience with research tools such as MRI, Simmons, Nielsen, @Plan, AdRelevance, dynamic logic, comScore, etc.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, with the ability to craft an argument that excites clients and sells through ideas
  • Hands on experience executing 3rd party ad serving, reporting and optimization including the integration of multi-source marketing data into comprehensive reports
  • Ability to run a project from start to finish
  • Mastery of computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Passion for advertising and technology
  • Able to work successfully with teams, handling multiple projects and meeting tight deadlines under pressure
  • Self-starter with a positive, collaborative attitude
  • Highly organized and motivated


  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • 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.
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