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Media Supervisor (Operations)

Media Supervisor (Operations)

ID 
2017-2566
Category 
Media
Employment Type 
Regular Full-Time
Location 
US-OH-Akron

More information about this job

 

Attention challengers of normal. We need curious people. The kind of people who know that ideas sometimes have to be wrestled to the ground and other times taken out for dinner. We need people to make ideas that move people. Is it fun? Yep. Is it hard work? Yep. We have good coffee. We will pay you. You will grow. Come on in, the water is fine.

Summary

This role is responsible for aligning the resources (time, talent and tools) of the media department against the needs of clients.  The position requires routine interactions with clients, vendors, and internal account and finance leaders.  This is a senior role reporting to the SVP of Media.

What You'll Do

  1. SCOPE MANAGEMENT:
    1. Monitor and track media time against all client scopes. Suggest scope or staff changes based on demand and evolving client needs. 
    2. Manage regular scope-of-work and revenue conversations with account leaders and finance. Help project revenue changes based on pipeline.
    3. Ensure new client projects are funded. Work with finance to coordinate IWO’s between offices/agencies. 
  2. WORKFLOW MANAGEMENT:
    1. Help media team leaders design workflows to streamline media processes on each team. Troubleshoot problem areas to optimize our effectiveness.
    2. Help coordinate workflow and communication between media and other departments. Ensure the right tools are used to manage information.
  3. SOFTWARE/TOOLS MANAGEMENT:
    1. Oversee media department contracts and relationships with key software vendors (MediaOcean, MediaTools/SQAD, Nielsen, etc.). Suggest contract revisions to align with client needs.
    2. Manage security groups in DDS/MediaOcean
    3. Act as liaison with Geometry/WPP/Ogilvy IT team.
  4. TALENT MANAGEMENT:
    1. Help media team leaders recruit and retain media talent. Coordinate job postings and job descriptions with Geometry HR.
    2. Monitor and track performance reviews

 

Must Haves

  • 6+ years experience in an agency and an overall understanding of what media departments do for clients
  • An analytical mind with financial acumen and an understanding of agency revenue and costs
  • A talent for project management, timelines, and processes.
  • Basic understanding of media tools and software.
  • An ability to negotiate and solve complex problems.

Who We Are

We make inspiring creative. It’s not always the kind of work that hangs in a gallery, but it’s the kind that inspires people to buy well. We are an enterprise of thinkers and tinkerers armed with tools you won’t find anywhere else. We work hard. We play hard. We make rules. We break rules. We win awards that make our clients happy and your friends jealous. We will help move your career forward. We will challenge you, and we will celebrate successes with you. 
 
Geometry Global, the world’s largest and most international brand activation agency, drives conversion, action and purchase through award-winning programs that change behavior and inspire people to buy well. With teams in 56 markets, Geometry Global has expertise in shopper, digital, experiential, relationship, promotional and trade marketing. Some of our clients are big hitters like Unilever, Kimberly-Clark, and Mondelez. Geometry Global is a WPP company. (NASDAQ: WPPGY). www.geometry.com 

Geometry Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer that offers competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and great training programs. With the high volume of replies, we receive, it is not possible for us to personally respond to all prospective candidates. Please be assured that your resume will be reviewed and you will be contacted if there is an interest in your background and experience.

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