Supervisor, National Video Investment

  • 35 W Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Let’s be honest – in this industry, sometimes we complicate things that should be simple. Here is the bottom line: we want YOU to join us if you are truly passionate about guiding marketers on how to best connect their brands with people. It doesn’t get much simpler than that.   At Spark Foundry, we have a unique approach and provide the support to help you do this. In fact, our approach is built on creating the space for ideas that lead to smart work, and Spark Foundry is built to celebrate and develop YOUR ideas.

Job Description

The Supervisor will be responsible for managing media portfolios for assigned client, as well as assisting in the creation and execution of media strategies and effectively communicating these strategies to the client. Also critical is the development and management of a team of Video Associates. Forging relationships with media partners and applying these relationships to gain deeper knowledge of the marketplace will be a key component of this position.
 
Responsibilities

·       Ability to have ownership of accounts and build strong working relationships with the client 
·       Ability to manage and mentor junior team members 
·       Arrange and run client and team meetings while helping to build cross-agency rapport 
·       Negotiate total video purchases, inclusive of digital OLV 
·       Oversee the development and presentation of media POVs for client 
·       Present corporate ownership issues to clients 
·       Develop marketplace analyses 
·       Troubleshoot billing and allocation problems 
·       Assist in research projects pertinent to their specific client 
·       Assist in preparation and presentation of strategy and upfront to client 
·       Management of daily/monthly/quarterly stewardship of buys 
·       Aid video portal in upfront negotiations 
·       Assist in the development of upfront planning costs and bogey’s

Qualifications

·       3+ years experience in media investment; digital, video, and/or tv background required 
·       Proficiency in video buying systems 
·       Proficiency in Media Ocean, Prisma, or related platform 
·       Strong negotiating abilities 
·       Ability to work with and successfully lead teams, handling multiple projects and meeting deadlines 
·       Experience managing and developing a team of reports 
·       Demonstrates critical thinking and problem solving skills 
·       Strong quantitative skills, including analytical abilities and math proficiency 
·       Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills 
·       Ability to effectively utilize media research and reporting resources 
·       Technical proficiency across Microsoft Office Suite

Additional Information

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