Media Strategist

New York
Brand Partnerships /
Full-time /
Company And Culture

Created in 2002 by Marc Eckō, Complex is a leading global youth entertainment network showcasing the evolution of major pop culture categories, including streetwear and style, music, sneakers, and sports. Complex is a juggernaut in the content and culture space, delivering unprecedented global reach.

Complex is the world’s definitive cultural commerce, content, and experiential platform. We have created an all-new operating system built for the next generation, seamlessly integrating discovery, inspiration, community, and shopping. The company represents an expansion of the original vision with a deep understanding of convergence culture and its impact on contemporary society.

Whether through video, long-form editorial, or social content, Complex tells stories that engage dynamic conversation with our communities. Our internet-breaking cover stories document the heroes of culture and take them to the next level through product collaboration and shoppability.

Complex has become experts in creating immersive environments at our IRL experiences and cultural events. ComplexCon is our flagship festival bringing together the world’s most influential brands and artists for an unforgettable weekend of style, sneakers, art, design, food, music, inspiration and more. 


Join us to help redefine the way people shop, while building a global marketplace that moves at the speed of culture. Complex is committed to building a high performing team that is passionate about what they do and the communities we serve.

Everyone at Complex truly believes in the company and its mission; it’s a requirement for working here. There is synergy within the teams that make Complex what it is, a well-oiled machine. Employees are at the forefront of the company's success because every one of us is given the opportunity to provide suggestions, feedback, and direction.

What You'll Do

    • Work alongside Brand Partnerships to develop winning proposals with a strategic marketing approach for advertising opportunities.
    • Concept, develop and guide the creation of innovative brand partnerships that include but are not limited to custom content, content sponsorships, product collaborations, events, and social media activations.
    • Collaborate and lead brainstorms between key cross-functional teams to identify campaign and partnership opportunities that will help win business. 
    • Work with production teams to ensure all pitches are delivered on time and within budget
    • Proactively produce new ideas, reports and opportunities based on cultural, marketplace and audience intel.
    • Must be able to problem solve for client’s needs through creative thinking, research, and understanding of current and upcoming trends, tools, influencers and platforms
    • Understand the value of insights and leverage them to support your ideas
    • Be a respected strategic & creative voice for both the client and Complex
    • Interface regularly with Senior Management and liaise with a series of internal stakeholders.

Who You Are

    • 5+ years of creative strategy, digital marketing or experience in a creative agency, brand or media company.
    • Highly in-tune with the youth culture landscape and an exceptional knowledge of entertainment, sneakers, music, fashion, collectibles, food, etc.
    • An understanding of the current content, e-commerce and media landscape including, but not limited to; social, product, experiential, digital, retail and talent. 
    • Superb writing, grammar and communication skills
    • Proficient in presentation design including Keynote and Adobe Creative Suite
    • Proven project management and organizational skills
    • Possesses the ability to work in a very fast-paced environment and handle multiple projects at a time
    • A roll-up-your-sleeves mentality and hunger to learn and tackle a variety of tasks

What We Offer

    • Best in class health, dental, and vision insurance
    • Healthcare FSA 
    • Dependent Care FSA 
    • Commuter Benefits FSA 
    • Short-term/long-term disability and life insurance
    • Paid Parental leave
    • 401k with 4% match
    • Pet Insurance
    • Legal and Identity Theft Plans
    • Vacation time and sick days
$90,000 - $100,000 a year
The Pay Range for this position is listed. Actual pay will vary based on factors including, but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Complex Total Rewards offerings for employees.
We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

The above statements cover what are generally believed to be principal and essential functions of the job. Specific circumstances may allow or require some incumbents assigned to the job to perform a different combination of duties.
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