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Media Planner

Godfrey Dadich Partners combines the best of advertising, journalism, identity, and digital to help brands tell better stories. As a media planner for Godfrey Dadich, you are communicating with our partners on a daily basis along with interacting with internal stakeholders. As a full-service agency, we build what we buy. And we optimize what we track. So complete alignment between clients, media partners and our creative team is critical.

The right candidate will have traditional media experience, but must also possess a deep understanding of the entire digital landscape - including, but not limited to, display, social, and search. The last requirement; you’re fluent in analytic speak.

This is a San Francisco-based role.  

Responsibilities:

  • Create, plan, and execute large custom programs, helping to shape campaign media strategy across a variety of channels.
  • Create and represent media recommendations, including new ideas, to both internal teams and clients alike.
  • Collaborate with the internal strategy team and external clients to define KPIs to track campaign effectiveness and overall success; present plan optimizations to clients during analytics meetings or as needed.
  • Manage day-to-day contact with clients; build close client connections (a more traditional account function), and provide broad and specific media answers, direction, POVs, and project updates as requested.
  • Keep up to date with the latest media trends, providing POVs when applicable.
  • Work closely with and help inspire Creative teams to develop engaging content for our audiences.
  • Develop/maintain relationships with media partners, negotiating rates and developing new opportunities.
  • Manage media project billing to ensure accurate weekly billing audits and budget recaps.
  • Manage ad trafficking process.

Qualifications:

  • Has a minimum of 3 to 4 years of experience working at a full-service advertising agency.
  • Is very familiar with, and an active user of, social media.
  • Holds a basic understanding of print and digital production (banners, email, and mobile).
  • Has been told that they have outstanding organizational skills.
  • Has abnormally strong communication skills.
  • Can handle multiple tasks at one time, for long periods of time, and likes it.
  • Likes computers and is proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Keynote (we like Macs).
  • Has strong interpersonal and persuasive skills.
  • Is inclined to step up when others do not.
  • Has powerful relationship-building skills.
  • Takes the quality of their work personally.

Godfrey Dadich is an organization dedicated to ideas, process, and vision. But we know that true success comes from people. We’re always looking for new collaborators who believe optimism is a strategy for making a better future, and we recognize that great stories come from people with all manner of backgrounds and experiences. We’re committed to building a more diverse and inclusive team; we value different points of view and welcome unconventional paths. If your experience doesn’t entirely conform to the qualifications listed above, please apply with a cover letter to let us know how you believe you can bring your unique skills to the GDP team.

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