Senior Media Planner (Washington, DC or New York, NY)

About BPI
Bully Pulpit Interactive (BPI) is a digitally based marketing and communications agency that wins hearts and changes minds for companies and causes. We communicate without barriers and measure what matters. We specialize in public affairs, corporate reputation and social impact. We simplify the complex, shift public opinion, manage in a crisis, position brands and drive effective global campaigns for our clients. Since we started in 2009, we have applied the lessons of politics to brands and supported over 400 clients across multiple continents.

Role Objective
Senior Media Planners will be responsible for planning, campaign management/optimization on BPI’s larger accounts and will work closely with Media Managers or Associate Media Directors on overall strategy and execution.

Responsibilities
• Develop plans which align with client/campaign objectives and work closely with Managers/AMD’s to ensure media plans deliver upon the agreed strategies and approach
• Lead on campaign implementation/management in regards to: buying, negotiating, implementation, optimization, and analysis
• Present plan recommendations to clients with support from Managers or AMD’s
• Establish specifications and timelines needed for campaign launch and work across teams to ensure a successful execution
• Use internal data sources as well as past performance to develop insights and strategy for future efforts
• Work on client/account team requests and prioritize with them on: plan changes, budget changes, campaign flighting, and marketplace information
• Work with internal analytical team to gauge media performance and KPI’s to determine the extent to which the original objectives and strategies were met
• Work closely with Ad Operations to traffic, launch, and trouble shoot implementation issues
• Be the day-to-day contact for media vendors and trouble shoot any issues
• Conduct media, industry or company research to allow the agency to develop accurate and strategic advertising and marketing plans
• Cross-reference and approve all media invoices to be processed
• Develop, mentor and train fellows (interns) and serve as a positive role model for them
• Proactively keep abreast of industry trends and share knowledge with team

Skills/Knowledge Needed
• Experience with multiple forms of media including but not limited to: digital, print, TV, OOH, mobile, SEM, and paid social
• Thrives in fast paced environment, is a self starter/demonstrates initiative
• Ability to manage multiple projects
• Thrives in a collaborative environment and is a problem solver
• Working knowledge of planning tools (MRI, comScore, eMarketer)
• Microsoft Office Software (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.)

Additional Requirements
• Minimum 4 years experience in media planning
• Experience mentoring and training a plus.
• Management experience a plus

Please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@bpimedia.com

Bully Pulpit Interactive provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants for employment regardless of gender identity, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, disability, marital status, family responsibilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship status, matriculation, personal appearance, genetic information or other protected group status.