BE An Associate Director, Strategy @ WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR:
A solution-seeker who always looks on the bright side and is willing to jump over obstacles to get the work from good to great. Highly skilled in their craft and courageous in their approach. A battle buddy who’s always got our back. An avid listener who isn’t afraid to share their opinion to help our work progress; they know there’s no ‘i’ in team. At PHD, we value our culture above anything else, and that culture is built on the spirit of our people. We’re looking for tireless optimists, happy warriors, and fearless collaborators who bring that extra dose of contagious energy. If you’re looking for some of the same, PHD might be for you.
A WEEK IN THE LIFE OF AN ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, STRATEGY: You’ll lead a group of rock stars as their emerging leader. You’ll bring out their best and coach them to higher levels of performance. You’ll be involved in the day-to-day work of the team but will be focused on advising senior clients on how to think about the role of their brands in culture. You’ll stay one step ahead of the marketplace to bring the most intuitive, progressive and business-driving plans to your client every day. You’ll infuse your strategic expertise into the team from day one. You’ll be a champion of PHD tools and approaches. • • • • WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED:
Minimum of 5 to 6 years of media planning experience; integrated experience strongly desired
Experience in managing and leading a team
Knowledge of buying and ad serving applications
Ability to work with and lead conversations with partner agencies and media partners
Knack for linking business goals with strategic executions
Effective communication skills and a flair for storytelling
Media Planning – Infuse every plan with thoughtful, data-driven strategies that lead to creative, yet
useful, media activations. Familiarity with market research and media applications are crucial. Measure
and routinely optimize campaigns for ultimate performance.
Team Management –grow your team of media rock stars, be a coach and mentor – seeing them
through to promotion and/or new opportunities in the agency family. Help grow their skillsets,
presentation skills, detail-orientation, technical skills, leadership and critical thinking.
Client Management –build and maintain an effective working relationship with key business leaders to
continuously grow the account. Provide a unique point of view to help clients interpret the best way to
test and scale new approaches and identify opportunities to grow their business
Cross Team Alignment – work across multiple teams – marketing sciences, investment and buying –
and externally to articulate advanced media concepts and buying strategies across multiple platforms
PHD is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.