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Quigley-Simpson is a full-service advertising agency located in West Los Angeles that specializes in strategy, marketing, media planning and buying, brand building, creative 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. We do this for both creative and media clients. Quigley-Simpson’s extensive experience spans across television, OTT/CTV, digital, audio, print, out-of-home, collateral, direct mail and mobile advertising. Summary As the ideal candidate, you will have a firm understanding of developing media plans that support client business objectives, as well as the ability to juggle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment—and being fun to work with at the same time! 😊  We are looking for a go-getter with the desire to advance their media career through the opportunity to learn new skills, acquire more responsibility, and get greater client contact in a smaller, more entrepreneurial agency. This position plans and helps direct part of the Investment group’s department actions, practices and overall performance. In doing so, this position is ultimately responsible for media planning, activation, team management and overall client satisfaction. This is a leadership position within the company, where you not only work effectively on your own projects but also manage the work of others, thus this position consistently coaches, counsels and role-models Quigley Simpson’s desired performance standards.  

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Media planning, campaign and team management, and buying
  • Develop, implement, manage and maintain media plans and campaigns; ensure goals are being met (budgetary, TRPs, impressions, CPO/ratio, CPP, CPM, etc.)
  • Reallocate campaign schedules by station/network/vendor as needed and work closely with media buyers, supervisors and directors to proactively manage spending and deliverables
  • Analyze and review media-related reports and logs to track, monitor and make decisions against campaign results (internal reports, Nielsen, Innovid, MRI, etc.)
  • Regularly communicate details about buys, vendors and research with other teams and directors to help make ideal buying and campaign decisions against KPIs
  • Supervise, mentor and regularly communicate with your team members in their individual performance and direct responsibilities; enable and encourage exceptional work from your team
  • Collaboratively work with multiple departments (Investment, Strategy, Account Services, Finance, Traffic, etc.) and participate in client meetings when needed
  • Negotiate, purchase and steward buying in linear, OTT/CTV, audio, etc., obtaining the most competitive pricing to achieve client goals and objectives
  • Develop, grow and enhance vendor relationships by maintaining strong rapport to negotiate the most efficient rates and secure added value where possible
 

ACCOUNTABILITIES, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE

  • Maintain ownership of planning and managing your campaigns, along with your team’s overall responsibilities
  • Create a positive work environment that promotes motivation, encouragement, performance and overall growth/development of your team and those around
  • Make certain the VP and Group Media Director are aware of all campaign details, team developments and any potential issues
  • Negotiate and purchase quality, profitable media buys (linear, OTT/CTV, audio, etc.)
  • Ensure you and other buyers develop and maintain strong relationships with stations/vendors
  • Ensure accuracy in calculating numbers and analyzing reports
  • Complete assignments and/or agreements within deadlines
  • Resolve discrepancies in a timely manner
  • Provide good follow-up as it relates to answering questions, voicemail and emails from stations and other Quigley-Simpson employees
  • Ability to be flexible with responsibilities and jump on any miscellaneous duties based on agency and client business needs
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) and 5+ years of progressive experience buying National TV media (DRTV preferred); managerial, OTT/CTV, audio experience is a plus
  • Comprehensive knowledge of linear media in DRTV and general market across National Cable, Syndication, and Network
  • Excellent negotiating, analytical and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient at problem-solving and brainstorming for solutions
  • Strong project-management skills
  • Demonstrates intermediate proficiency with Excel and Microsoft Office; experience with Mediaocean is a plus
The Media Planner will assist the Associate Media Director in day-to-day account management and media planning responsibilities across a portfolio of P&G brands by leveraging DR video tactics (including DRTV and DR OTT channels). Responsibilities include management of multichannel media campaigns with daily client, vendor and partner agency communication; budget management; managing team task lists; formulating strategic and tactical recommendations; and overall problem-solving associated with management, development, and implementation of media plans. Linear TV experience, either GM or DR is required; experience with OTT is a plus.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for media planning scenarios, campaign management, reporting and optimization
  • Act as a client relationship manager, understand clients’ media objectives and work with media teams to develop strategies that meet those objectives daily
  • Act as a primary advocate for clients’ brands, ensuring brand efficiency and effectiveness across all projects, and actively acquiring a thorough knowledge of clients’ businesses to meet and exceed objectives
  • Maintain media plan and budget documents with 100% accuracy
  • Manipulate and analyze large volumes of data in order to formulate meaningful insights, e.g. by pulling reports and/or pivot tables; preparing client-ready documents and/or charts for manager’s review; providing top-line POV/analysis
  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with outside agencies to ensure flawless execution of plans
  • Collaborate with internal teams
  • Manage the daily internal operations, including media and traffic team coordination and finance and invoice reconciliation
  • Contribute new media ideas to further grow the brand
  • Serve as a role model with a positive attitude and facilitate a team environment
  • Coach and develop junior personnel
 

Education and Experience

  • A B.S./B.A. degree in marketing, communications or a related field
  • Minimum of 2 to 3 years of agency experience
  • A strong understanding of integrated account management
  • Linear TV experience, either on the GM or DR side, required; OTT experience a plus
   
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 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, print, out-of-home, radio, collateral, direct mail and mobile advertising, as well as search engine marketing (SEM) and web design. If you are an experienced, client-focused CRM Specialist who has email, mobile and/or app marketing experience, this position is for you. As the ideal candidate, you will have the ability to juggle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment while still meeting your deadlines and being fun to work with. We are looking for a go-getter with the desire to advance his/her career through the opportunity to learn new skills, acquire more responsibility and get greater client contact in a smaller, more entrepreneurial agency.  

Summary

Primary responsibilities include managing email and mobile marketing calendar; production of weekly email and mobile campaigns (including creative trafficking, deployment, optimization, monitoring, reporting and analysis of campaigns); and responsibility for day-to-day client management, onsite client meetings, next steps, recommendations and the overall problem solving associated with running efficient email and mobile marketing campaigns.  

Responsibilities

  • Manage daily campaign operations to ensure a satisfied client
  • Oversee email and mobile planning and testing calendar on a daily basis
  • Work closely with development team to ensure quality control for all campaigns/deliverables
  • Assist Management Supervisor as necessary
  • Work a portion of each week onsite in our client’s office in a client-facing role
  • Work closely with the analytics team; review reports, trends and results; interpret data to make recommendations to advance our client’s business
  • Function as a key liaison between the client and the agency
  • Function as the client’s advocate within the agency
 

Accountabilities

  • Excellence in client service and satisfaction
  • Accuracy in calculating numbers, campaign analysis, report preparation and presentation
  • Troubleshoot and problem solve as appropriate
  • Demonstrate excellent attention to detail and follow-through skills
  • Complete assignments and/or agreements within deadlines

Education and Experience

  • A BS/BA degree in marketing, communications or related field and/or a minimum of 5 years experience managing email marketing and mobile campaigns
  • Experience in working with third-party email/CRM, Email Service Provider (ESP) and/or app marketing platforms
  • Understanding of KPIs (key performance indicators) for email and in-app marketing
  • Understanding of CRM and audience segmentation
  • Proficient at problem solving and brainstorming for solutions
  • Strong ability to analyze and interpret data, graphs and charts
  • Demonstrated intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint applications
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Working understanding of HTML a plus
  • Incredibly organized with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-starter, detail-oriented, multi-tasker, excellent time management skills
     
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 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, print, out-of-home, radio, collateral, direct mail and mobile advertising, as well as search engine marketing (SEM) and web design. If you are an experienced, client-focused CRM Manager. who has email, mobile and/or app marketing experience, this position is for you. As the ideal candidate, you will have the ability to juggle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment while still meeting your deadlines and being fun to work with. We are looking for a go-getter with the desire to advance his/her career through the opportunity to learn new skills, acquire more responsibility and get greater client contact in a smaller, more entrepreneurial agency.   This role is embedded 3 days/week at our client’s office in Burbank and 2 days/week in our Brentwood office

Summary

Primary responsibilities include overseeing all aspects of deployment in managing email and mobile marketing operations, calendar; production of daily email and mobile campaigns (including creative trafficking, deployment, optimization, monitoring, reporting and analysis of campaigns); and responsibility for day-to-day client management, onsite client meetings, next steps, recommendations and the overall problem-solving associated with running efficient email and mobile marketing campaigns.  

Responsibilities

  • Manage daily deployment and campaign operations to ensure a satisfied client
  • Execute deployment on a daily basis including email and mobile marketing (push and in-app)
  • Oversee email and mobile planning and testing calendar on a daily basis
  • Lead deployments to ensure quality control for all campaigns/deliverables
  • Work a portion of each week onsite in our client’s office in a client-facing role
  • Work closely with the analytics team; review reports, trends and results; interpret data to make recommendations to advance our client’s business
  • Function as the client’s advocate within the agency
 

Accountabilities

  • Excellence in client service and satisfaction
  • Accuracy in calculating numbers, campaign analysis, report preparation and presentation
  • Troubleshoot and problem-solve as appropriate
  • Demonstrate excellent attention to detail and follow-through skills
  • Complete assignments and/or agreements within deadlines
 

Education and Experience

  • A BS/BA degree in marketing, communications or related field and/or a minimum of 6-8 years experience managing email marketing and mobile campaigns
  • Experience in working with third-party email/CRM, Email Service Provider (ESP) and/or app marketing platforms
  • Understanding of KPIs (key performance indicators) for email and in-app marketing
  • Understanding of CRM and audience segmentation
  • Proficient at problem-solving and brainstorming for solutions
  • Strong ability to analyze and interpret data, graphs and charts
  • Demonstrated intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint applications
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Working understanding of HTML a plus
  • Incredibly organized with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-starter, detail-oriented, multi-tasker, excellent time-management skills
     
The Associate Media Director, Integrated Media is responsible for the management of key day-to-day client relationships and the supervision and functioning of the media team, ensuring all initiatives are strategically on target, delivered on time and on budget. Primary responsibilities include day-to-day client management, strategic communications planning, budget management, reporting, interpretation of results, recommendations and overall problem-solving associated with the management, development and implementation of successful multi-channel ad campaigns across digital media.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Act as client relationship manager, understand clients’ businesses and marketing objectives and develop strategies that meet those objectives daily
  • Act as a primary advocate for clients’ brands on accounts, ensuring consistency across all projects
  • Actively acquire a thorough knowledge of clients’ businesses to ensure objectives and KPIs are met
  • Assist Group Account Director as needed
  • Self-motivated and independent, yet collaborative and a team player
  • Supervise and mentor Planners/Assistant Planners in their direct responsibilities, enable and encourage exceptional performance
  • 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 and external partners to ensure flawless execution of plans
  • Manage flow of clients’ media-related issues based on changes in direction, goals and budgets; must be capable of creating solutions and proactively resolving issues
  • Develop POVs on key client issues and/or client opportunities
  • Serve as a role model and facilitate a team environment
 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, communications or similar related field
  • 5+ years of agency experience
  • Integrated media strategy/planning experience across digital (Social, Search, Streaming Audio, OTT/CTV, Programmatic, etc.) is a must
  • E-commerce experience preferred but not required
  • Strategic thinker and proactively solution-oriented
  • Solid understanding of general advertising and marketing principles
  • Proficiency with syndicated research/planning tools (e.g., Kantar, Telmar, MRI, Scarborough, Comscore), both hands-on and supervisory
  • Experience working with senior-level clients
  • Detail-oriented, organized, with excellent written/verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to manage multiple clients and projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint applications
  • Enthusiastic team player with an “anything is possible” attitude
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 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, print, out- of-home, radio, collateral, direct mail and mobile advertising as well as search engine marketing (SEM) and web design.  

ABOUT THE JOB

Quigley-Simpson is on the hunt for a Paid Search Analyst. We need someone who can manage paid search campaigns with a proven track record in maximizing results. You will be responsible for all campaign details from strategy to day-to day-management. You will work closely with the Marketing Team, working on everything from keyword research to ad copy testing and analysis. The ideal candidate is data-driven, detail-oriented, and a self-starter who can hit the ground running and immediately contribute to currently running campaigns in high-growth categories.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Manage paid search campaigns across Google and Bing
  • Execute paid search campaign management best practices and processes. Follow appropriate optimization schedules, setup, and QA to achieve client KPIs
  • Oversee planning, buying and optimization of paid search media across key clients
  • Support team members with ad hoc trafficking, campaign management and analysis
  • Troubleshoot and solve technical issues
  • Set realistic expectations for deliverables and make every effort to meet them with quality work
  • Maintain and grow client search budgets
  • Conduct keyword research and competitive analysis
  • Proactively review campaigns to identify insights and provide strategic campaign recommendations
  • Monitor and analyze the performance of SEM campaigns and programs, and generate/deliver ongoing performance updates
  • Work closely with the Account Team in order to understand all clients and campaign objectives
  • Work directly with clients for all paid search campaign requests; answer questions and address issues
  • Track all performance and develop weekly/monthly progress reports; share findings with the online and offline media teams
  • Ability to present strategic value within paid search to senior-level clients
  • Lead regular client status calls, as required

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • 1–2 years experience managing Paid Search campaigns
  • Data-driven, detail-oriented and self-starter
  • Proactive, solutions-oriented and curious
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Effective internal communication skills
  • Have strong strategic thinking and the ability to package it for client-side presentations
  • Fun, energetic and collaborative personality with self-starter approach to work
  • Experience with other paid digital media channels (Amazon or Display), preferred not required
  • Experience with third-party tool (e.g., Marin, Kenshoo or Search Ads 360) is a plus
   
Quigley-Simpson has an opening for a Media Planner with programmatic experience. This highly motivated person will be innovation-driven, with an ability to drive full-funnel digital campaigns.   This person will plan and own campaign performance metrics and will be expected to achieve/exceed quarterly goals. Candidates should demonstrate a proven track record within digital brand campaigns driving online brand lift across awareness/familiarity/favorability/purchase intent, as well as responsibility for digital acquisition campaigns that meet expected conversion goals.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute awareness and performance-based campaigns
  • Responsible for managing digital campaign setup that includes ad serving, traffic and tracking implementation
  • Execute and optimize programmatic, display, native, OLV and CTV/OTT
  • Review and evaluate proposals from media partners
  • Produce, analyze and track key performance indicators and develop initiatives to increase customer conversion rate and cost per acquisition
  • Responsible for implementation and stewardship of brand-safety best practices, along with content guidelines as defined by the client
  • Manage and be accountable for budgets with team; create reports and client billing
  • Stay abreast of new tools, trends, networks and best practices in the online media industry
  • Supervise assistant or junior team members
  • Build campaign performance reporting inclusive of aggregating information from third-party servers and site direct reporting
  • Engage with research partners to execute all measurement and learning plans
 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2+ years of experience in digital media—experience with performance/conversion-focused campaigns is a plus
  • Familiarity with Google Campaign Manager (GCM/DCM) as an ad server and brand-safety vendors (e.g., MOAT, IAS)
  • Hands-on experience with programmatic campaigns through a DSP; experience with The Trade Desk is a plus; experience working with DMP strongly preferred
  • Agency or client-facing experience a plus
  • Strong analytical skills; ability to review campaign results daily and, based on these results, make quick decisions on optimizations to achieve goals
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word applications
  • Experience using Google Analytics or similar analytics platforms for reporting
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Enthusiastic team player with an “anything is possible” attitude
  • Strong eye for detail; must be accurate, organized and possess follow-through skills
  • Ability to handle high-volume workload waves, including long hours when required
  • Travel or finance category experience is a plus but not required
   
Quigley-Simpson has an opening for a Digital Media Planner. This highly motivated person will be innovation-driven, with an ability to drive full-funnel digital campaigns.   This person will plan and own campaign performance metrics and will be expected to achieve/exceed quarterly goals. Candidates should demonstrate a proven track record within digital brand campaigns driving online brand lift across awareness/familiarity/favorability/purchase intent, as well as responsibility for digital acquisition campaigns that meet expected conversion goals.  

Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute awareness and performance-based campaigns (drive card sign-ups)
  • Develop digital media plans; negotiate and purchase media
  • Review and evaluate proposals from media partners
  • Responsible for managing digital campaign setup that includes ad serving, traffic and tracking implementation
  • Manage the day-to-day implementation and optimization of campaign activities
  • Execute and optimize programmatic, display, native, OLV and CTV/OTT
  • Produce, analyze and track key performance indicators and develop initiatives to increase customer conversion rate and cost-per-acquisition
  • Responsible for implementation and stewardship of brand-safety best practices, along with content guidelines as defined by the client
  • Manage and be accountable for budgets with team; create reports and client billing
  • Stay abreast of new tools, trends, networks and best practices in the online media industry
  • Supervise assistant or junior team members
  • Build campaign performance reporting, inclusive of aggregating information from third-party servers and site direct reporting
  • Engage with research partners to execute all measurement and learning plans
  • Interact daily and maintain rapport with digital media publishers
 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3+ years of experience in digital media—experience with performance/conversion-focused campaigns is a plus
  • Must know and use DoubleClick as an ad server and brand-safety vendors (e.g., MOAT, IAS)
  • Must be able to execute programmatic campaigns through DSP; experience with The Trade Desk is a plus; experience working with DMP strongly preferred
  • Agency or client-facing experience a plus
  • Experience working with and testing a variety of media partners simultaneously
  • Strong analytical skills; ability to review campaign results daily and, based on these results, make quick decisions on optimizations to achieve goals
  • Experience supervising and training other employees
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word applications
  • DMP and audience experience is a plus
  • Experience using Google Analytics or similar analytics platforms for reporting
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Enthusiastic team player with an “anything is possible” attitude
  • Strong eye for detail; must be accurate, organized and possess follow-through skills
  • Ability to handle high-volume workload waves, including long hours when required
  • Travel or finance category experience is a plus but not required
   
The Media Planner will assist the Associate Media Director in day-to-day account management and media planning responsibilities across Philips Business (including DRTV), two nonprofit accounts (including DRTV, programmatic, search, social and CTV channels) and an e-commerce account (including DRTV and DR OTT). Responsibilities include management of multichannel media campaigns, with daily client, vendor and partner agency communication; budget management; digital reporting and optimizations; managing team task lists; formulating strategic and tactical recommendations; and overall problem-solving associated with management, development and implementation of media plans across three multichannel accounts. Digital media buying/planning experience preferred. DR media experience a plus, but not required.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Act as a client relationship manager, understand clients’ media objectives and work with media teams to develop strategies that meet those objectives daily
  • Act as a primary advocate for clients’ brands, ensuring brand efficiency and effectiveness across all projects and actively acquiring a thorough knowledge of clients’ businesses to meet and exceed objectives
  • Responsible for media planning scenarios, reporting and optimization
  • Maintain media plan and budget documents with 100% accuracy while planning, re-planning, actualizing, etc.
  • Manage digital vendor relationships by formulating RFPs, organizing meetings, managing IOs, monitoring budgets/results, troubleshooting campaigns
  • Ability to manipulate and analyze large volumes of data in order to formulate meaningful insights, e.g. pulling reports and/or pivot tables; preparing client-ready documents and/or charts for manager’s review; providing top-line POV/analysis
  • Digital creative management by maintaining repository of creative assets and pulling regular creative reports
  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with outside agencies to ensure flawless execution of plans, including buying team and traffic team coordination
  • Manage the daily operations to ensure clients are satisfied
  • Contribute new media ideas to further grow the brand
  • Serve as a role model with a positive attitude and facilitate a team environment
  • Coach and develop junior personnel
  • Work closely to assist Associate Media Director, as well as Media Director, when needed
 

Education and Experience

  • A B.S./B.A. degree in marketing, communications or related field
  • Minimum of 2 to 3 years of agency experience
  • A strong understanding of integrated account management
  • DR media experience a plus, but not required
  • Excellent analytical ability and understanding of media math
  • Demonstrates excellent attention to detail and follow-through skills
  • Detail-oriented, organized and superior written/verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Self-starter, ability to problem-solve and work independently
  • Demonstrates advanced proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Proficiency with media-related and other basic software packages (e.g., MRI, Scarborough, Kantar, Comscore, Mediaocean OX, Sizmek, Telmar, IMS, Nielsen DAR, etc.)
  • Enthusiastic team player with an “anything is possible” attitude
   

SUMMARY

This position assists our senior Account team in managing projects for our clients. Responsibilities include assisting in the management of multiple campaigns (including creative/production), day-to-day next steps, and providing recommendations with supervision from senior team members. In this role, the Sr. Account Executive is responsible for sound, proper and timely execution of all assigned work.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee the execution phase of creative projects with deliverables such as: online videos, banner ads, custom units, branded content, social media and landing pages
  • Manage internal expectations and communications to drive projects to completion with excellence
  • Regularly communicate with Project Management to ensure projects are on track, within budget and on brief
  • Prepare weekly status reports, conference notes, materials and correspondence as necessary to service assigned account and circulate them among appropriate team members
  • Arrange and attend client/agency or internal agency meetings as requested and prepare follow-up reports
  • Maintain all related records and files as needed by Client Services department
  • Review creative work to ensure it meets the highest standard possible, follows the creative brief or change order, and is on brand
  • Render assistance on special projects (e.g., competitive research, brainstorms, quarterly business reviews, pulling materials for deck development) and support other agency personnel during peak workloads
  • Maintain a cordial and business-like relationship with client and partner agencies and handle information requests and coordination as needed
  • Keep track of all project estimates, budget and billing

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Actively participate in client service and satisfaction
  • Ensure accuracy in calculating numbers and report preparation
  • Troubleshoot and problem-solve as appropriate
  • Demonstrate excellent attention to detail and follow-through skills
  • Complete assignments and/or agreements within deadlines

SKILLS

Decision-making: The ability to use sound and logical judgment in solving a problem and the ability to generate alternative solutions.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced agency environment, juggling multiple deliverables
  • Experience working on projects in a variety of media, with an emphasis on digital and social
  • On assigned projects, balance the needs of the client with agency needs
  • Head off potential conflicts and problems before they materialize
  • Involve appropriate agency resources
Initiative: The ability to take action by oneself on assigned projects without direction from others; can anticipate and develop solutions to problems without the aid of others.
  • Take assignments readily
  • Motivate self; need no prodding or direction
  • Offer unsolicited suggestions and ideas
  • Give extra effort and take ownership of projects
  • Anticipate problems before they surface
  • Maintain and continually improve personal knowledge base
  • A strong interest in advertising and a motivation to build career skills and knowledge
Flexibility: The ability to maintain constructive behavior in the face of adversity; to manage stress and pressure in working through assigned tasks.
  • Change course of action when appropriate or necessary
  • Handle pressure and stress without sacrificing quality
  • Maintain constructive project-goal direction in face of unanticipated time constraints
Oral and written communication: The ability to deliver clear, concise and accurate messages to others through oral and written means; can listen carefully to others.
  • Maintain clear channels of communication with all agency personnel
  • Organize thoughts in a logical, clear and concise manner
  • Able to persuade or “sell” ideas to others
  • Ability to think strategically and communicate sound strategic ideas, both in writing and in conversation
 

Education and Experience

  • A B.S. / B.A. degree in marketing, advertising, communications or related field
  • 3-5 years of Account Executive experience at an agency, 3 years minimum
  • Proficiency in MS Office software: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
 
The Media Planner will assist the Associate Media Director in day-to-day account management and media planning responsibilities across P&G Base Business (including DRTV and DR OTT channels), as well as two nonprofit, digital-performance accounts (including programmatic, search, social, and CTV channels). Responsibilities include management of multichannel media campaigns with daily client, vendor, and partner agency communication; budget management; digital reporting & optimizations; managing team task lists; formulating strategic and tactical recommendations; and overall problem-solving associated with management, development, and implementation of media plans across three multichannel accounts. Digital media buying/planning experience preferred. DR media experience a plus, but not required.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Planner will be responsible for media planning scenarios, reporting, and optimization
  • Act as a client relationship manager, understand clients’ media objectives, and work with media teams to develop strategies that meet those objectives daily
  • Act as a primary advocate for clients’ brands, ensuring brand efficiency and effectiveness across all projects, and actively acquiring a thorough knowledge of clients’ businesses to meet and exceed objectives
  • Maintain media plan and budget documents with 100% accuracy while planning, re-planning, actualizing, etc.
  • Manage digital vendor relationships by formulating RFPs, organizing meetings, managing IOs, monitoring budgets/results, troubleshooting campaigns
  • Ability to manipulate and analyze large volumes of data in order to formulate meaningful insights; i.e., by pulling reports and/or pivot tables; preparing client-ready documents and/or charts for manager’s review; providing top-line POV/analysis
  • Manage digital creative, which includes maintaining a repository of creative assets and pulling regular creative reports
  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with outside agencies to ensure flawless execution of plans, including buying team and traffic team coordination
  • Manage the daily operations to ensure clients are satisfied
  • Contribute new media ideas to further grow the brand
  • Serve as a role model with a positive attitude and facilitate a team environment
  • Coach and develop junior personnel
  • Work closely to assist Associate Media Director, as well as Media Director, when needed
 

Education and Experience

  • A B.S./B.A. degree in marketing, communications, or a related field
  • Minimum of 2 to 3 years of agency experience
  • A strong understanding of integrated account management
  • Digital media buying/planning experience preferred
  • DR media experience a plus, but not required
  • Excellent analytical ability and understanding of media math
  • Demonstrates excellent attention to detail and follow-through skills
  • Detail-oriented, organized, and superior written/verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Self-starter, ability to problem-solve, and work independently
  • Demonstrates advanced proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Proficiency with media-related and other basic software packages (e.g., MRI, Scarborough, Kantar, Comscore, Mediaocean OX, Sizmek, Telmar, IMS, Nielsen DAR, etc.)
  • Enthusiastic team player with an “anything is possible” attitude
   

This position assists our Media Buyers in placing and maintaining media buys, preparing and confirming bookings, making revisions, maintaining/updating logs, screening/tracking programming content and data entry. Forms of media are television, CTV/OTT, streaming audio, podcasting, etc. Heavy focus in television.

This is an entry-level position working in the Media Investment department. The ideal candidate is driven and focused, loves working with numbers and details, organized and communicates well with vendors and internally with those around them outside of just emails. Position title will be based on experience.

 

Responsibilities

  • Contact television stations and OTT vendors to obtain buy confirmations
  • Input buys and solve discrepancies
  • Create reports and format in Excel
  • Pull, read and analyze reports
  • Email stations weekly regarding various issues (e.g., restrictive programming)
  • Manage confirmations and cancellations
  • Write credit memos to stations and confirm receipt
  • Manage post-log deadlines
  • Connect with stations to resolve discrepancies
  • Understand traffic procedures and deadlines
  • Regularly communicate with buyer on clearance, order confirmations and rotations
  • Assist in a variety of miscellaneous department tasks

Accountabilities

  • Ensure accuracy in data entry
  • Troubleshoot and problem-solve as appropriate
  • Demonstrate excellent attention to detail and follow-through skills
  • Meet media deadlines

Skills

  • Detail-oriented
  • Able to multitask and manage shifts in priorities
  • Professional business writing skills
  • Able to effectively investigate and solve problems
  • Proactive, independent thinker
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Able to manage expectations and adapt to a variety of personalities
  • Able to make good decisions
  • Beginning to intermediate proficiency at MS Office programs, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications or related field
  • 0-2+ years prior experience in an administrative assistant or coordinator capacity
 

SUMMARY

This position assists our senior Account team in managing projects for our clients. Responsibilities include assisting in the management of campaigns (including creative/production), day-to-day next steps and recommendations with supervision from senior team members. In this role, the AE is responsible for sound, proper and timely execution of all assigned work.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage internal expectations and communications to drive projects to completion with excellence
  • Regularly communicate with Project Management to ensure projects are on track and on brief
  • Prepare weekly status reports, conference notes, materials and correspondence as necessary to service assigned account, and circulate them among appropriate team members
  • Arrange and attend client/agency or internal agency meetings as requested and prepare follow-up reports
  • Monitor job progress; update status reports for all work in progress and keep agency teams abreast of changes and developments
  • Review creative work to ensure it meets the highest standard possible, follows the creative brief or change order and is on brand
  • Render assistance on special projects (e.g., competitive research, brainstorms, pulling materials for deck development), support other agency personnel during peak workloads
  • Maintain a cordial and business-like relationship with client and partner agencies, handle information requests and coordination as needed
  • Keep track of all project estimates
  • Maintain a working knowledge of agency administrative policies and routines
  • Take input from clients to kick off new assignments
  • Write thorough creative briefs and brief creative teams on new assignments
  • Maintain active dialogue with clients on all projects from start to finish, addressing feedback as needed
  • Become the expert on the account brand guidelines and rules

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Actively participate in client service and satisfaction
  • Ensure accuracy in calculating numbers and report preparation
  • Troubleshoot and problem-solve as appropriate
  • Demonstrate excellent attention to detail and follow-through skills
  • Complete assignments and/or agreements within deadlines

SKILLS

Decision-making: The ability to use sound and logical judgment in solving a problem and the ability to generate alternative solutions
  • Experience working in a fast-paced agency environment, juggling multiple deliverables
  • Experience working on projects in a variety of media, with an emphasis on digital and social
  • On assigned projects, balance the needs of the client with agency needs
  • Head off potential conflicts and problems before they materialize
  • Involve appropriate agency resources
  • Demonstrate critical thinking: question client feedback to ensure understanding; know when to escalate issues to supervisor
Initiative: The ability to take action independently on assigned projects without direction from others; can anticipate and develop solutions to problems without the aid of others
  • Take assignments readily
  • Be self-motivated; need no prodding or direction
  • Offer unsolicited suggestions and ideas
  • Give extra effort and take ownership of projects
  • Anticipate problems before they surface
  • Maintain and continually improve personal knowledge base
  • A strong interest in advertising and a motivation to build career skills and knowledge
Flexibility: The ability to maintain constructive behavior in the face of adversity; to manage stress and pressure in working through assigned tasks
  • Change course of action when appropriate or necessary
  • Handle pressure and stress without sacrificing quality
  • Maintain constructive project goal direction in face of unanticipated time constraints
Oral and written communication: The ability to deliver clear, concise and accurate messages to others through oral and written means; can listen carefully to others
  • Maintain clear channels of communication with all agency personnel
  • Organize thoughts in a logical, clear and concise manner
  • Able to persuade or “sell” ideas to others
  • Ability to think strategically and communicate sound strategic ideas, both in writing and in conversation
  • Keep managers in the loop by clearly communicating workload and competing priorities
 

Education and Experience

  • B.S. / B.A. degree in marketing, advertising, communications or related field
  • 1–2 years of Account Executive experience, minimum
  • Proficiency in MS Office software: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Quigley-Simpson has an opening for an Assistant Digital Media Planner. This person assists in the planning, implementing and maintaining of media campaigns across multiple digital channels. This position is essential in the day-to-day tactical management of the media account and requires an individual who works well in a team-based, fast-paced, detail-oriented environment. While advanced media thinking is not expected, the successful Assistant Digital Media Planner/Buyer is resourceful and demonstrates the initiative to participate in advanced projects.  

RESPONSIBILITES

  • Learns how to create and present media-specific documents such as RFPs, media plans, objectives and strategies decks, and other related functions
  • Supports team in media-plan development stage to collect RFP responses from partners/sites and assists in analyzing proposals and partner negotiations
  • Assists with traffic plan assets such as creative and required tracking tags
  • Helps to set up third-party ad server/tracker system: follows through to ensure sites are enabled, functioning properly and that all materials are received from creative agency
  • Executes Quality Assurance (QA) of tracking functionality and creative units to identify and solve any issues
  • Fine-tune critical-thinking capabilities in analyzing campaign performance and client objectives
  • Creates campaign post-launch information such as screenshots, links and placement information to demonstrate proof of placement for clients
  • Ensures key campaign needs such as pixels, floodlight tags, URLs are created, accurate and distributed to key personnel
  • Builds campaign-performance reporting, inclusive of aggregating information from third-party servers and site direct reporting
  • Creates and evaluates campaign effectiveness via reporting (predetermined cadences) and post-campaign analysis
  • Assists in monitoring and reporting weekly on paid media performance, providing an active voice communicating optimization opportunities and challenges
  • Ensures that client-approved media purchases are implemented accurately and in timely manner
  • Assists in billing and reconciliation processes
  • Maintain Insertion Orders, plan records, billing sheets and contact lists for vendors
  • Actively engages in the media industry, looking for insights, trends and new opportunities, and works with the team to create trend documents and point of view (POV) recommendations
 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1–2 years industry experience
  • Knowledge of digital media landscape and desire to continue learning
  • Strong math and analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Detail-oriented with strong attention to follow-through
  • Nimble and flexible to succeed in a fast-paced environment and handle ad hoc requests
  • Advanced computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to learn server-based software and tools
  • Knowledge of Google Analytics/Facebook/Instagram platforms is a plus
  • Experience using ad servers (e.g. DCM, Atlas, Sizmek) to build and traffic ad campaigns is a plus
  • Experience buying or planning programmatic campaigns is a plus
  • Agency or client-facing experience a plus
  • Tenacity and ability to handle heavy workload volume waves when necessary
  • Proven passion for digital media
  • Public speaking skills or potential public speaking skills

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.