Media Supervisor

San Francisco

The job:

Swirl is seeking a creative, goal-oriented and organized Media Supervisor to join us on a global enterprise tech account. This is a great opportunity to do ground-breaking work with a large, industry leading client, in a collaborative and creative environment. The right candidate will need a mix of digital media experience, passion, creativity, and analytical rigor. Responsibilities include:

- Manage a team of planners and assistant planners to ensure precision execution across planning, buying and optimization
- Manage day-to-day contact with clients; build close client connections (a more traditional account function) and provide broad and specific media answers, direction, POVs and project updates as requested
- Develop/maintain relationships with media partners, negotiating rates and developing new opportunities
- Create, plan and execute integrated demand gen plans addressing the user journey across multiple channel and content touchpoints including search, social, display and native tactics.
- Determine KPIs and test plans to track and improve campaign effectiveness and overall success
- Manage global agency partners providing upfront briefings and consolidating data for global reporting
- Create and present media recommendations including new ideas to both internal teams and clients alike
- Track account spending and collaborate with Media Ops/Finance to maintain up-to-date billing trackers
- Work closely with and help inspire Creative teams to develop and implement the best campaigns; manage material specs and artwork due dates
- Analyze cross-channel media plan data, build charts/slides/web dashboards reflecting such and provide insights for optimization with the help of your team
- Present plan optimizations to clients during analytics meetings or as needed
- Manage media project billing to ensure accurate weekly billing audits and budget recaps
- Manage ad trafficking process alongside Ad Ops team and junior Media Strategists
- Lead weekly client status calls and manage follow-ups
- Keep up to date with the latest media trends, providing POVs when applicable & contribute to the media team blog
We’re looking for people with:

- At least five (5) years of integrated experience in all aspects of media planning and buying with an emphasis on digital & mobile
- Lead generation experience ideal; experience driving pipeline through lead gen, social, and programmatic media
- Previous Supervisor experience
- Strong math and analytical skills; ability to relate results to client business objectives
- Media vendor negotiation experience
- Experience with research tools such as Nielsen, @Plan, AdRelevance, MRI, Telmar, etc.
- Advanced computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Highly organized and motivated
- Able to work successfully with teams, handling multiple projects and meeting tight deadlines under pressure
- Self-starter who is capable of working both autonomously and collaboratively
- Passion for advertising and technology

Who are we?
Swirl! Founded in 1997, at the epicenter of the digital revolution, Swirl is independently owned and independent in spirit. With headquarters in San Francisco’s majestic Presidio National Park, it’s a full-spectrum ideas agency:  advertising, marketing, communications, retail experiences, and brand actions – with an added dimension of a 1,400 acre back yard. We believe: in people first, in collaboration, and in a healthy and passionate culture. We also believe that brand success in the 21st century will be rooted in brand actions and our clients range from national and international brands such as Microsoft Stores, Kipling, DocuSign, CA Technologies, Juniper Networks, Box, Cool Effect, and Peet's Coffee, to regional favorites, like Walt Disney Family Museum, Pier 39, The Marine Mammal Center, The San Francisco YMCA, Zoo and PG&E.

What you can expect from us

- A culture of excellence
- Passionate colleagues
- Fair compensation
- Exciting collaborative environment
- A forum to have your ideas heard and built upon
- Access to executive leadership
- Autonomy and the room to make decisions
- The runway to maximize your ability
- A great culture for the fun and curious
- Training to continue to improve and grow