Senior Manager, Planning

  • 150 E 42nd St, New York, NY
  • Full-time

Company Description

Diversity is embedded in who we are and all that we do: our mindset, our solutions, and in our teams to empower an inclusive, equitable environment. We put our people at the center, creating space for growth, understanding and learning so they can thrive. Our differences make us richer and enable stronger relationships with each other and foster greater impact for our clients. We engage with our communities to drive positive social impact by fostering equity and working to create a digital society that works for all. iProspect is an agency of dentsu. 

iProspect is a global, award-winning agency – focused on converting consumer intent into action and driving business performance for the world’s largest brands, including General Motors, Gucci, Hilton, the Estee Lauder Brands and Procter & Gamble. The iProspect team works across a network of 4,900 employees spread over 94 offices in 56 countries.​

In 2019, iProspect won more than 160 awards including seven leadership recognition awards and 15 Agency of the Year titles, and was named Media Agency of The Year by Offremedia for the third consecutive year. iProspect is named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Search Marketing Agencies, Q4 2017, #1 Global Digital Performance Agency by RECMA, Most Effective Agency at The International Performance Marketing Awards, and took home six Effie awards across the globe in 2019.

iProspect is a dentsu company.

Job Description

The Senior Manager ,Planning is a base-level management position. This position is responsible for ensuring that communications strategies are effectively translated into plans and for leading the development and implementation of those plans. You will partner with the Associate Director, Communications Planning /Director, Communications Planning to set the strategic tone for the assigned accounts and assist in the creation of all important plans and presentations. The SR Manager, Planning is expected to have a strong working knowledge of the media space (including digital media) and available media research. You may be responsible for managing a communications planning team – developing their skills, evaluating their performance and managing their growth. In addition to the core account assignments and expected to take part in larger areas of agency development – aiding with new business pitches, committees and task forces. This role is a step toward greater leadership within the communications planning group and the agency overall.


You Have:


    · Bachelor’s Degree

    · at least 3 years communications/media planning experience

    · Experience in traditional marketing and current knowledge of trends and innovations in traditional and digital media

    · Experience creating and selling media programs

    · Ability to articulate strategic foundation for their development

    · Balanced ability to perform analytically and creatively

    · Advanced computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

    · Proven leadership skills and management experience

Additional Information

Our Benefits:

  • Comprehensive healthcare plans
  • PTO and family leave
  • 401k

About Us:

Dentsu is a modern marketing solutions company. Our mission is to help clients navigate, progress and thrive in a world of change. Businesses rely on our integrated network of agencies and specialized practices to champion meaningful progress through creative, media, commerce, data and technology. Part of Dentsu Group, our global network comprises 66,000 diverse people in 143 countries, who are dedicated to teaming for growth and good. Some of our award-winning agencies include 360i, Carat, dentsumcgarrybowen, DEG, dentsuX, iProspect and Merkle. Follow us on Twitter @DentsuUSA and visit

Employees from diverse or underrepresented backgrounds encouraged to apply.

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