Make Palisades Media Group your next Career Move!

Join our team of media professionals here at Palisades, and enjoy coming to work! You will find yourself right at home in our newly-remodeled and expanded workspace here in Santa Monica, CA. We offer a compatible employee group, a full range of employee health benefits, matching 401(k), and a generous time off policy.

Even if you do not see the position you are looking for posted, feel free to send your resume anyway. We will keep it on file and contact you when an appropriate position opens up.

Please reach out to:

Pam McCarthy
SVP, Director of People & Talent
pmccarthy@palisadesmedia.com

MEDIA STRATEGIST

Palisades Media Group is looking for the next media superstar! Is it you?!! We are hiring a Media Strategist for our New York or Santa Monica office. This individual must love entertainment, ooze creativity and have a passion for digging into insights! Sound like a maybe? Read on…

First and foremost, our Media Strategist knows media (and maybe even geeks out on it a bit)! This person is expected to have a firm grasp of the media planning process and has executed tactics across various types of media. We are looking for someone that can contribute and make a difference on an inclusive, diverse & dynamic team (and an awesome client to boot!)

Our media strategist will help provide the insights and building blocks that inspire killer ideas and thoughtful media strategies. Our ideal candidate has savvy judgment and is solution oriented which are both critical to making sound recommendations.

Innovation is an important driver in our process. If our candidate has their finger on the pulse of upcoming technology and trends, that is a win!

We are looking for someone who can be depended on to keep things in check but isn’t afraid to push boundaries. As a result, we pledge to keep you challenged, growing, and never bored. Deal?!

Let’s Do This!

Responsibilities

  • Dive into and learn your client’s business. Demonstrate a clear understanding of the immediate and long-term goals and clearly articulate those priorities to partners both internally and externally as required
    • Create planning specs/guidelines and deliver them to investment teams
    • Collaborate and coordinate efforts with Digital, TV, Audio, OOH and Traffic departments
    • Build strong working relationships with partner or specialist agencies (creative, PR, social, creative, field marketing, etc.)
  • Work with Supervisor to draft RFPs and generate ideas; Work with internal team and partners to refine ideas and proposals
  • Utilize both planning tools and other resources to form insights pertaining to audience behaviors that inform media recommendations
    • Media Tools such as: N-Power, Simmons, YouGov, AdIntel & Nielsen Impact
    • Additional resources could be white papers, articles, trend reports, conferences
  • Prepare or oversee client-facing deliverables such as media decks, flowcharts, weekly delivery/budgets and reporting
  • Manages directives to guide the execution process so it’s seamless
  • Coordinate timelines and deliverables for more complex integrated programs while communicating, monitoring, and managing expectations with partner, internal and client teams
  • Manage or supervise the post campaign process through execution and billing
  • Manage and mentor an Assistant Strategist: Familiarize them with media basics including but not limited to billing, research, media math, vendor/client communication and end-to-end process
  • Track competitive brands, insights and trends through multiple touchpoints including reading trades, attending events, watching content and provide POVs when requested
  • Actively participate and contribute in brainstorms both for both primary accounts and agency accounts (and love it!)
  • Present to clients and internal teams with enthusiasm and confidence (both virtually and in-person)
  • May negotiate directly or work closely with investment teams for specific partners

Palisades MediaGroup provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. The company also prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type.