Senior Vice President, Paid Media

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Published

06/28/2024

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Roles and Responsibilities:

The Senior Vice President – Paid Media is a senior management position accountable for all aspects of assigned clients’ paid media programs. The SVP is responsible for managing an integrated paid media team and developing, executing, and monitoring strategic and tactical cross-channel media plans for clients.

Media Strategy & Planning

  • Successfully build, grow and “own” client relationships – understand their business and their needs and help them achieve their objectives, building a strong relationship and ultimately growing the business
  • Lead strategic and tactical planning activities – accountable for developing, implementing and maintaining media plans that deliver against client objectives/strategies
  • Evaluate recommendations and presentations before they are sent to the client, and maintain quality control on daily workflow and media team processes
  • Manage and be accountable for client budgets and timelines, oversee reports and client billing
  • Assist in the negotiation of media contracts and programs/opportunities to ensure maximum leverage is applied
  • Proactively investigate media opportunities and craft well-supported, articulate POVs to present to client
  • Keep abreast of current events, media and any industry trends that impact your client’s business Team Leadership
  • Manage and develop a team of direct reports – maintain the workload of your team, delegating tasks and responsibilities to ensure the most productive and effective use of each person’s skills, while motivating their interests and challenging them
  • Train direct reports in media and marketing disciplines as well as in the specifics of the client’s business and industry
  • Work closely with team to set brand strategies and develop media plans
  • Accurately, objectively and constructively evaluate performance of direct reports
  • Assist in training, mentoring, developing, and evaluating existing team members, as well as interviewing and hiring new team members
  • Foster an environment which encourages intelligent risk taking, innovation and creativity Agency Growth & Operations
  • Exhibit ambition by driving agency thought leadership and new business
  • Actively participate in new business pitches
  • Help own the financial aspects of your team – profitability by client, staffing needs, etc.
  • Partner with Media and Finance operations as it relates to media billing
  • Assist SVP, Media with media operations process and compliance of team members

The Weber Shandwick Collective recognizes that your health and wellbeing are a priority. This is why we offer a full suite of benefits including:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k (with employer match)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Juice Money – $60 monthly reimbursement to be used towards purchases that nourish your health, mind, body, and soul
  • MyDays – Flexible holiday schedules
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Paid Employee Family Leave
  • Family Building Benefit

Washington DC Salary range: $152,000 – $215,000

Where an employee or prospective employee is paid within this range will depend on, among other factors, actual ranges for current/former employees in the subject position; market considerations; budgetary considerations; tenure and standing with the company (applicable to current employees); as well as the employee’s/applicant’s background, pertinent experience, and qualifications.

Weber Shandwick is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Weber Shandwick recruits qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or citizenship status.

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We make our careers website accessible to any and all users. If you need an accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact us at JobAppAccommodation@ipgdxtra.com. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or vendors; rather it is strictly for applicants who require special assistance accessing our employment website. Due to volume, messages sent to this email address that are not related to an accommodation cannot be answered.

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