current openings

The Associate Media Director is responsible for the management of key day-to-day client relationships and the supervision and functioning of the media team, ensuring that all initiatives are strategically and creatively on target, delivered on time and on budget. Primary responsibilities include day-to-day client management, reporting, interpretation of response data, next steps, recommendations and overall problem-solving associated with the creation, development and implementation of a successful ad campaign across media. In order to succeed in this role, the candidate must have a strong DRTV background with the ability to analyze and interpret data to make plan optimizations.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Act as client relationship manager, understand clients’ marketing objectives and work closely with the media buying and analytics teams to develop strategies that meet those objectives on a daily basis
  • Act as a primary advocate for clients’ brands on accounts, ensuring brand consistency across all projects; actively acquire thorough knowledge of clients’ businesses to meet objectives
  • Assist Group Director, Integrated Media as needed
  • Supervise and mentor Assistant Media Planner in his/her direct responsibilities; enable and encourage exceptional performance from team
  • Initiate and review reports, trends and results, interpreting data to make proactive strategic recommendations that advance business initiatives
  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with cross-functional agency team to ensure flawless execution of plans, including buying, traffic and finance
  • Maintain good rapport with sales representatives and vendors to negotiate the most efficient rates possible and secure added value whenever possible
  • Manage the flow of client media-related issues based on changes in direction, goals and budgets; must be capable of creating solutions and proactively resolving issues
  • Deliver POVs/position papers on key client issues and/or client opportunities
  • Demonstrate excellent attention to detail and follow-through skills
  • Serve as a role model with a positive attitude and facilitate a team environment

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, communications or similar related field
  • 5+ years of agency experience
  • A solid understanding of direct response marketing
  • Strong DRTV experience a must; digital experience is a plus
  • Excellent analytical ability
  • Detail-oriented, organized, superior written/verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrates advanced proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint applications
  • Proficiency with media-related and other basic software packages (e.g. MRI, Scarborough, Kantar, comScore, Sizmek, Telmar, DCM, etc.); experience with Mediaocean OX is a plus
  • Enthusiastic team player with an “anything is possible” attitude
Quigley-Simpson is looking for a Director, Paid Social Media aka  Activation with a focus in Paid Social, to grow acquisitions and awareness that drive business forward through paid social media. Our ideal candidate has a focus in social media, but has experience managing media in the SEM or Programmatic space. This is a highly visible, client-facing, strategic and fun role across the CPG, Houseware and Nonprofit categories.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead Paid Social across multiple clients, navigating strategy, tactical activations and future-focused learning agenda creation, while managing our team on a day-to-day basis
  • Develop social media strategies and create comprehensive presentations that detail campaign objectives, tactics, rationale, strategy, budget allocation, media selection and all relevant documentation (research, flowcharts, samples, analysis, competitive overview, audits, etc.)
  • Execute Paid Social media campaigns and initiatives that expand client brand awareness, drive app installs, drive customer growth and ultimately increase conversion volume
  • Partner with our Brand/Creative/E-commerce teams to provide social strategy recommendations on ad creative, copy and landing pages to optimize performance for acquiring new, valuable customers
  • Collaborate with inter-agency teams to set up campaigns and tests that will yield creative and media insights and performance
  • Conduct granular-level reporting approach needed to look at various audience segments across creative and placement, which can then be rolled up to macro-level insights and learnings
  • Build and maintain relationships with our sales partners within the social media marketplace to manage day-to-day activation deliveries and solicit innovative opportunities for our clients
  • Lead clients, instilling trust in authority of your in-depth knowledge of all digital campaign elements and industry developments
  • Provide the client with the necessary trafficking information (plans, deadlines, specification sheets, etc.) required to deliver assets to the appropriate vendors in a timely manner
  • Coordinate assets and tags with vendors and ensure campaigns are delivering against KPIs
  • Proactively manage campaign execution
  • Optimize all Social Advertising campaigns using levers such as customer targeting, content, creative and bid optimization
  • Train new team members on fundamentals of Paid Social

REQUIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in strategic planning within the social and digital space as well as experience developing and implementing highly successful social media campaigns
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 7-10 years of experience in social media with focus on direct response/conversion- focused campaigns, along with track record of success and career growth
  • Must have in-platform execution experience setting up campaigns and pulling levers in Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Snapchat, SEM & Programmatic capabilities preferred, but not required
  • Facebook certification
  • Experience using Google Analytics for reporting
  • Familiarity with pixel placement for retargeting and attribution
  • Experience using Facebook Marketing Partners (ad tech, creative, analytics) is a plus
  • Fluency with third-party ad servers like DoubleClick Campaign Manager and Sizmek is a plus
  • Google AdWords certification is a plus
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Well-versed in the Microsoft Office suite, specifically Excel and PowerPoint
 

QUIGLEY-SIMPSON is a full-service advertising agency located in West Los Angeles that specializes in strategic planning, marketing, media planning and buying, brand building, creative design and development, production and multicultural advertising. The agency combines the disciplines of direct response advertising with branding to create effective and accountable campaigns that enhance our clients’ return on investment (ROI). We do this for both creative and media clients. Quigley-Simpson’s extensive experience spans television, digital, social, print, out-of-home, branded content, radio, collateral, direct mail and mobile advertising, as well as search engine marketing (SEM) and web design.

WE OFFER:

competitive salary  |  medical, dental & vision |  disability & life insurance  |  401k  |  tuition reimbursement  | generous paid time off & holidays

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Quigley-Simpson provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Quigley-Simpson complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.