Full Time Job

Manager, Media


Universal City, CA 03-02-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Job Purpose
The Manager, Media is primarily responsible for supporting the Director, Media in the planning and buying process of all paid media plans in support of NBC Entertainment, ELG, and Sports.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Support the Director, Media in the development of media strategies and plans for all supported shows across paid and owned properties.
• Assist in the development of analysis necessary to support media recommendations and decisions.
• Help manage analytics both in-house and with the agency to contribute to building fact-based media strategies that encompass both paid and owned platforms.
• Oversee the delivery of all creative materials between NBCU creative groups and all external partners/vendors.
• Assist in managing all financial reporting documents associated with the media budget.
• Coordinate with partner departments on marketing plans and execution.
• Help manage the fulfillment of information requests across the TV Portfolio division.
• Seek and understand emerging trends and first to market opportunities.
• Meet with representatives of the media community to foster mutually beneficial relationships with all media partners, particularly those within the NBCU family.
• Assist the larger media team with any ad-hoc projects/requests.

Basic Qualifications:
• 5+ years' experience in media planning and buying with a strong focus on digital planning and buying. Media agency experience required.
• Willingness to work long hours and on weekends with short notice
• Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics:
• Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Arts, Marketing, Communications/Advertising, or Media Studies.
• An understanding of TV & Digital viewing measurement.
• An understanding of the end-to-end digital advertising ecosystem of agency, publisher, and consumer facing technologies including ad servers, DSPs, SSPs, networks, exchanges, creative optimizers and data providers.
• Agency experience preferred.
• Ability to juggle multiple tasks in a deadline driven, fast paced environment.
• Ability to work across various teams and departments within an organization.
• Extensive knowledge of marketing, advertising and media planning principles with an emphasis on digital media.
• Strong quantitative skills with the ability to stay organized and manage time wisely.
• Strong knowledge and understanding of the television industry, particularly the Broadcast & Cable TV business.
• Previous management experience, including the ability to train staff.
• A love of the Entertainment industry.
• Computer proficiency particularly with Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Must have team spirit and be a self-motivator with a proactive nature and collaborative attitude.
• Advanced communication skills; able to present ideas clearly and concisely, both in writing and in person.
• Analytical skills; comfortable distilling data into actionable insights and optimization opportunities.
• Flexibility to adjust schedule based on workload.