Associate Media Director

MDG is looking for an Associate Media Director.

We are looking for an Associate Media Director with 10+ years of experience to build and maintain strong relationships with clients, manage overall budgets across channels and be responsible for providing successful media strategies and plans for our clients.


  • Work with client contact to establish goals and proper KPIs in media, educating the client on media tactics, platforms, and vendors when needed (POVs)
  • Develop media strategy and plans, including budget allocations
  • Creating client presentations that are both executive view and detailed view of strategies based on the audience attending the presentation
  • Assist in leading junior staff members with execution of media, trafficking creative, and ensure launch and delivery on media buys
  • Partner with other media team members to implement best practices across all media channels
  • Collaborate with other agency departments to encourage integration with Social, PPC, and Creative where possible
  • Manage tracking and optimization of media, measuring and analyzing digital and traditional campaigns to draw insights from results and reporting
  • Maintain strong relationships with clients and vendors
  • Work on new business pitches and presentations as part of an integrated team
  • Create and value a positive working environment across team and agency-wide to provide client success and service


  • Bachelor’s degree in Advertising or related field or equivalent experience a must 
  • 10+ years of media planning and buying experience with 3+ years in Senior Level mentoring junior team members
  • Experience with planning and buying digital media (especially programmatic media such as OTT, Display, Audio, etc) is a must—traditional media buying/planning experience is a plus
  • Healthcare experience is a plus 
  • Extensive client contact experience and media presentation skills are a must.
  • Proficiency in Google products (Sheets, Slides) is a must
  • Must be comfortable managing budgets $1-5M+ on accounts
  • Multi-location, acquisition, and grand opening experience a plus

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