Senior Digital Media Planner

Los Angeles, California | Freelance | Job ID #50954 |
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Our client, Paid Media Agency, is seeking a Sr. Digital Media Planner to join their team.

You will report to the Head of Operations and be responsible for:

Our client, a global advertising and marketing agency, is seeking a SR Digital Media Planner to join their team.

You will report to the Associate Media Director and be responsible for:

  • Participate in the day-to-day planning and reporting activity on several accounts, as well as work closely with the Planning Supervisor to develop objectives and strategies for media plans
  • Conduct media planning research using standard tools (@Plan, MRI Scarborough, AdRelevance, etc.)
  • Work with Media Supervisor/AMD on media strategy development of targeted and innovative media solutions for clients
  • Manage the day-to-day media planning process and workflow and develop digital media plans and buy authorizations
  • Handle implementation of all approved media plans and projects
  • Traffic ad tags and creative using third-party server tools
  • Maintain client budgets and media estimates
  • Resolve billing discrepancies and approve media invoices for payment
  • Monitor performance of all media plans and develop rationale explaining results for clients
  • Deliver POVs and positioning papers on client issues and opportunities
  • Ensure timely creation and delivery of work to Media Supervisor, AMD, Media Director and clients
  • Cultivate strong relationships with agency teams—including account service, creative, finance, media buying, production and traffic—to facilitate flawless execution of media plans
  • Maintain close contact with media sales representatives to keep current with data pertaining to their properties and the markets they serve
  • Maintain constant communication with traffic, production and creative departments within our clients' and partners' organizations


  • 8-10 years of digital media planning experience in an agency setting
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Knowledge of brand and direct response advertising tactics, performance metrics, and optimization best practices for direct and programmatic buys across all digital channels (search, web, social, mobile, email, etc.
  • Experience conducting media planning research using standard tools such as @Plan, MRI Scarborough, AdRelevance, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to creatively develop and execute media plans that deliver positive results for clients
  • Professional and client facing, with the ability to establish and maintain excellent agency and client relationships
  • Highly organized multitasker who functions well in a deadline-oriented and fast-paced environment
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills, with attention to accuracy and detail
  • Knowledge of standard media metrics, concepts and processes
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Up-to-date with the emerging landscape and can develop the right strategies and digital media plans for our clients

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.
  • 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.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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