ISO a well-rounded media ace who is smart, quick, curious, and discerning.

Who we are looking for: An experienced media specialist who is proficient in planning and buying online and offline. Has had the taste of agency life but wants to work in a smaller team environment to gain more autonomy and grow quickly. Is excited to work at a shop that has high-growth forecasts for the next year and wants to go there with us. Our clients range from tourism destinations to state-run departments of health to consumer-packaged goods, so the ability to change gears quickly is key. Most critically, has a great attitude and a sense of adventure.

About the job: You will work with, and report into, the Media Director to go above and beyond for our clients. You will immerse yourself in their businesses, operating in their best interest and with core media planning principles as your guiding light. You will be their go-to, preparing and leading client meetings and deliverables. You will present and share information and ideas with clarity, honesty, and conviction. You will be proactive and take the lead on campaign planning and execution, as well as accompanying deliverables and timelines. You will be passionate about every detail from start to finish. You will infuse all media plans with data and smart thinking, deliver ongoing analytics and campaign optimizations to ensure plans are successful. You will bring fresh perspective to the media team and push to elevate work product, while helping create and implement systems to grow and develop our department. You will be viewed as a co-leader of the media team, establishing yourself as a guide and a mentor.

Qualities needed:

  • Minimum of a BA/BS degree 4+ years prior advertising agency experience.
  • Obsessed with detail and flawless execution of projects.
  • Can take information and distill it into concise need-to-know facts.
  • Able to manage multiple projects and work well under tight timelines.
  • Problem-solver mindset.
  • Proven history managing client relationships and leading successful campaigns.
  • Enthusiastic, imaginative, approachable, outgoing, open to new ideas, and diplomatic.
  • Great team player AND self-driven.

Skills that are a plus:

  • Experience with travel/tourism, government, and/or public education campaigns.
  • Knowledge of New Mexico, Texas, and California markets.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

About Idea Peddler: We are a team of number crunchers and idea-makers who believe that being damn good at a job and having fun aren’t mutually exclusive. We find joy discussing high-level strategy and mining data, as well as taking a long lunch to savor a gorgeous spring day. We believe in work that cultivates happiness, and we’re inspired by brands that embrace inspiration and innovation. We do good work for nice people.

Salary dependent on experience. Benefits: health, dental, vision, 401k + matching