The Media Experience

  • Full-time

Job Description

**The Media Experience will resume in July 2023**

Dentsu’s Media Experience spans across dentsu US media agencies Carat, dentsu X and iProspect.

The Media Experience opens the aperture for talent without technical expertise to join the advertising industry while meeting real business needs, welcoming newcomers from diverse pipelines including those re-entering the workforce, those in other industries looking to pivot to media, recent college graduates, and those without college degrees. The modern, eight-week program provides hands-on training and onboarding into full-time roles, and consists of four weeks of media basics training, learning the industry, the dentsu organization, and developing power skills like emotional intelligence, time management, communication, and succeeding in a hybrid work environment. The second four weeks consist of bespoke training in role-specific capabilities including on-demand training via dentsu University, and training and certifications with partners like Google, The Trade Desk and Microsoft. To foster a sense of belonging, cohorts travel through the program together and participate in team-building sessions including social activities, small group mentorship, and special events hosted by dentsu senior leadership. The Media Experience is a launching point within dentsu’s ongoing continued learning that apprentices will experience as they grow in their careers within the organization.  

Dentsu strives to be an enabler of media for good and a force for change within the industry. The Media Experience is one effort to help develop a more inclusive advertising workforce for the future.  

Candidates will be assessed for their fit in various types of Media roles, across all of our office locations, including but not limited to:

Associate, Planning: Gather information to be used in developing media plans, such as demographic profiles, media usage habits, and media costs. Create and maintain competitive spending and budget reports including invoice reconciliation.

Associate, Paid Search: Plan and execute search campaigns, including account setup, campaign builds, daily optimization, bid strategy development, and budget pacing. Manage ongoing optimization efforts to meet campaign goals, including keyword and targeting strategies, and campaign revisions based on performance history and our client's goals.

Associate, Display: Assist with setup and management of display campaigns in platforms inclusive of DSPs (The Trade Desk, DV360, Amazon, Verizon) and / or paid social platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, TikTok, Twitter).

The anticipated salary range for this position is $40,000 - 45,000. Salary is based on a range of factors that include relevant experience, knowledge, skills, other job-related qualifications, and geography. A range of medical, dental, vision, 401(k) matching, paid time off, and/or other benefits also are available. For more information regarding dentsu benefits, please visit


  • Critical thinker able to identify areas of underperformance and present logical and creative solutions
  • Demonstrate a high level of integrity, autonomy, and self-motivation
  • Desire to learn the media industry with potential for growth into management roles and train and mentor junior team members

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship (including H-1B sponsorship) is not available for this position.

Additional Information

The anticipated salary range for this position is $40,000-50,000. Salary is based on a wide range of factors that include relevant experience, knowledge, skills, other job-related qualifications, and geography. A range of medical, dental, vision, 401(k) matching, paid time off, and/or other benefits also are available. For more information regarding dentsu benefits, please visit 

About dentsu 
Dentsu is the network designed for what’s next, helping clients predict and plan for disruptive future opportunities in the sustainable economy. Taking a people-centered approach to business transformation, dentsu combines Japanese innovation with a diverse, global perspective to drive client growth and to shape society

We are champions for meaningful progress and we strive to be a force for good—for our people, for our clients, for the industry and for our society. We keep our people at the center, creating space for growth, understanding and learning so they can thrive. We embed diversity, in our mindset, in our solutions and in our teams to empower an inclusive, equitable and culturally fluent environment. Building this culture within our teams makes us better collaborators with each other and with our clients, driving better outcomes for all.

Dentsu (the "Company") is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee of the Company, on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done that will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing an undue hardship on the Company. Please contact [email protected] if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process or to request or discuss an accommodation in connection with a job at the Company to which you are applying. 

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