Careers

Media Planning Director

Our business is growing and we’re looking for a Media Planning Director to grow with us. Littlefield Agency is an integrated marketing agency with a fast-paced, creative environment, a collaborative team and contemporary culture.

The Media Planning Director role includes overseeing the management of media strategy/planning on key accounts, with responsibility for maintaining the relationship with the client and account teams. This person will manage outsourced media buying services and actively participate as a leader in the development and management of the media team, including driving key initiatives that serve our clients and agency as a whole. Experience in the casual/fast-casual dining industry is a major advantage. 

What We’re Looking For:

  • Demonstrates the ability to think beyond paid media solutions for connection planning with our clients’ key audiences 
  • Recommends new ways to highlight and merchandise the media discipline internationally and externally 
  • Work closely with our analytic discipline to show cause and effect with our creative and media campaigns
  • Understands all phases of the clients’ marketing goals/objectives by participating as an active member on momentum teams associated with key accounts 
  • Participates and/or oversees development and execution of media plans including preparation of media budgets, reviewing contracts and proposals, make-good management, scheduling media, post-buy reports, online
  • Keeps abreast of current trends and the latest technological advances
  • Mentors direct reports and guides their growth and development in media expertise
  • Participates in new business development and presentations
  • Leads or collaborates in the development and management of team initiatives, including training programs, resource management or the development of new service offerings
  • Prepares and presents media plans, as needed, including objectives, strategy, rationale, and all backup materials 
  • Provides direction to team members for key accounts 
  • Collaborates across disciplines and serves as Communication Strategy lead, when applicable on key accounts 

Education/Experience:

  • Demonstrates the ability to think beyond paid media solutions for connection planning with our clients’ key audiences 
  • 10+ years media experience
  • Team builder with experience in management of others
  • Extensive knowledge of marketing, media planning, buying and research
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills to foster optimal relationships
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Detail-oriented with strong problem-solving skills
  • Minimum of a Bachelor degree, MBA or equivalent business experience preferred 
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Littlefield Agency Culture:

  • Maintain high level of proficiency in all required techniques, technologies and software applications
  • Organize and maintain project files in accordance with established file structure, and common art files for assigned account(s) to ensure information is current and easily accessible
  • Manage multiple projects and priorities and proactively communicate relevant project information/status to appropriate staff and resolve conflicts through constructive interaction with team members. 
  • Follow agency procedures and accurately record time on a daily basis to achieve the desired level of productivity
  • Establish and maintain objective professional partnerships with all agency contacts, and foster positive relationships and collaboration between departments through day-to-day interaction

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