Director – Commerce
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Mediabrands

10,001+ employees

Global marketing solutions and media management division
Company Overview
IPG Mediabrands, the media and marketing solutions division of Interpublic Group, is a global leader in the industry, managing over $47 billion in marketing investment for a diverse range of high-profile clients. The company's competitive advantage lies in its extensive network of full-service agencies and specialized business units, which have been recognized for their excellence with numerous awards. With a workforce of over 18,000 professionals in more than 130 countries, IPG Mediabrands fosters a diverse and inclusive culture, and is committed to delivering cutting-edge marketing solutions.
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Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

2007

Headquarters

New York, New York

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-16%

1 year growth

-13%

2 year growth

-12%
Locations
United States
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Sales
Communications
Marketing
PowerPoint/Keynote/Slides
CategoriesNew
Product
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 7-10 years of experience in media planning/buying, with 4+ years experience in a people manager role
  • Experience with multiple client and business categories
  • Agency and/or Commerce media or CPG experience
  • Excellent quantitative skills
  • Strong marketplace relationships with senior sales people at major Commerce media companies
  • Proven track record with client relations and growing existing business
  • Solid understanding of marketing/communications process and the role of investment in it
  • Proven knowledge of media planning & planning with use of research tools and resources
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
Responsibilities
  • Lead planning and activation across Commerce media plans as needed, including direct account and client service responsibilities
  • Manage and take accountability for client total budget and savings
  • Oversee plan development and implementation, incorporating necessary and appropriate rationale and research for client buy-in
  • Develops, presents, manages and measures commerce media programs and defines program objectives and strategies consistent with brand marketing objectives
  • Negotiate and implement added value, research partnerships and custom program elements
  • Oversees both media & sales metrics evaluation ensuring original objectives and strategies are being met
  • Own client relationship as it relates to media investment and take ultimate accountability for team’s day-to-day responsibilities
  • Develop, maintain and grow client relationships with appropriate levels
  • Responsible for creating overall team culture of trust, openness and accountability
  • Maintain and grow key marketplace relationships, including senior-level media owner and technology platform contacts
  • Actively manages client's expectations, ensuring timely creation & delivery of work
  • Oversees relationship with media partners and leads negotiation of commerce media for specific programs
  • Ensures knowledge sharing across internal teams, open communication & provides thought leadership
  • Identifies & builds functional expertise or knowledge in a relevant, unique & specific media area, including commerce media expertise
  • Responsible for leading and training team in UM ways of working and planning fundamentals, effectively communicating agency goals, managing workloads and providing performance feedback and career development support
  • Provide counsel on marketplace trends
  • Craft go to market strategy for client from a planning and investment perspective
  • Provide thought leadership in alternative planning models, buying models and integrated projects
  • Bring commerce expertise and POV to the table when you are pulled into a work session/ brainstorm/ group project
  • Seeks out information to remain current on media trends
Desired Qualifications
  • Gravitas + adept influencing- the personal and professional credibility to carry the system with it
  • Humble confidence - confident in skills and willing to provide a proactive point of view
  • Constructive discontent – always looking for ways to improve and enhance the work and self to challenge the norm and strive for continued improvement
  • Innovative drive – comfortable in ‘white space’ work areas and willing to take risks, test the norm, measure and learn forward
  • Proactive personal accountability – if it’s to be, it’s up to me
  • Authentic + humanistic – be approachable, real and human
  • Team first – a cultural force for building the best team
  • Humor - willing to have fun and not take ourselves too seriously