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Job Code:019-019
Opportunity:Group Media Director
Type:Permanent

    

We are recruiting on behalf of an integrated global agency located in Vancouver.

 Group Media Director

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Full-time

Company Description

Ideas can change the world. But ideas always begin with awesome people. This company is all about people. Our goal is to assemble the most passionate, motivated, open to diversity and talented people we can find. These people then put together the most compelling ideas and create the most effective product possible. And when we all do our jobs to the best of our collective abilities, our ideas persuade and inspire people all over the world. You’ll discover we’re all about people with talent – from everywhere and all walks of life.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone to step into a leadership position managing one of our biggest clients. The leadership team currently comprises of the best & brightest in the industry and we are looking to extend our roster!

We are looking for an exceptional Director level individual who has impeccable relationship building, client facing and presentation abilities. You will be responsible for managing and owning the senior client relationship from a business leadership standpoint (Director through C-Suite). You are an innovative thinker who enjoys solving complex business & media challenges for your client. An individual that seeks to get upstream and understand the wider business context that drives our clients’ organization, and ultimately our media campaigns. You will provide thought leadership and guide strategic direction across the business.

As a Group Media Director you will be responsible for leading all media channel teams to deliver media & business objectives while working alongside the Director, Strategy to develop and implement media strategies across 360 channels.

Other responsibilities will include:

  • Developing & maintaining excellent working relationships with all internal & external agency partners
  • Ensuring best practices are used across department and ensuring value add insights are delivered to clients across all stages of projects
  • Plan, direct, supervise, and coordinate work activities of subordinates and handle all personnel requirements for immediate staff including training and development
  • Limited travel will be required

Qualifications

  • Prior experience in a 360 media planning role within a media agency
  • 8 plus years of media related experience (with at least 2 years in a management or senior leadership level role)
  • Effective communicator with strong storytelling capabilities and strong relationship management skills
  • Previous experience with strategic connections planning and customer journey experience
  • Process obsessed, with strong organizational skills and experience rolling out new processes across an organization (an asset)
  • Experience with a telecommunications or similar matrix style client organization (preferred but not required)
  • Previous people management experience (a must)
  • University degree required
  • We offer the opportunity to work with leading industry clients in a bright new office space that inspires creativity
  • Competitive compensation and benefit packages and the opportunity to advance your career quickly
  • We are looking for people who think outside the box. After all that’s what advertising is all about

In order to foster this we offer:

  • A flat corporate structure. You will have the opportunity to work alongside senior level executives throughout the entire organization.
  • A flexible work schedule and a business casual environment.
  • Our entrepreneurial culture encourages creative input from every discipline and all levels of the company!
  • Oh, and did we mention that we throw amazing parties?


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