Digital Activation Strategist - Ziff Media Group

Marketing New York, New York Austin, Texas


Position at Ziff Media Group


As a member of the Digital Marketing team at Ziff Media Group, you will be a liaison for all things digital acquisition. You’ll work with our internal and external marketing partners to implement, test and drive multiple initiatives simultaneously. You are metrics-driven, immersed in the latest advertising trends, have experience in multiple digital channels and most importantly possess a growth marketing mindset. You are someone who challenges the status quo, looks for new opportunities, takes a build-measure-learn approach to marketing campaigns and demonstrates passion for your work.

What you’ll do:

  • Seek out innovative approaches to media execution across digital partners/platforms.
  • Assist with campaign execution, administration and reporting for multiple paid digital marketing campaigns, including search, social, display, among other channels.
  • Proactively manage external vendor relationships in order to maximize acquisition opportunities.
  • Manage the on-boarding process from end-to-end, ensuring proper tracking, reporting and optimization feedback loops are in place to streamline campaign management.
  • Work with marketing managers, content, and design to develop ad messaging and creative and provide to agency partners.
  • Continually assess the capabilities of our marketing partners, identify emerging media opportunities and manage all communications between stakeholders.
  • Create and articulate clear performance metrics and develop associated reports that measure KPI's.
  • Analyze historical and current campaign results to optimize learning and ensure continuous improvement. The ideal candidate will present these findings up to senior leadership to determine funding appropriate opportunities. 
  • Identifying target audiences and devise digital campaigns that engage, inform and motivate


  • 1-2 years of digital marketing experience with a track record of managing vendor relationships; related agency experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business Administration or related field
  • Impeccable attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects with tight deadlines, especially during key seasonal periods
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret data to derive actionable insights
  • Technically savvy with a pulse on trends and innovations within AdTech and the digital marketing landscape
  • Proficient in Excel, experience with Google Analytics, Google Data Studio, Tableau, Looker, and similar analytical tools a plus
  • Working knowledge of ad platforms (Google, Bing, LinkedIn, Facebook)
  • Experience in landing pages optimization, conversion points, and user funnels

Who We Are:

Ziff Media Group (ZMG) is a leading, global digital media company operating in technology, culture, entertainment and shopping. ZMG reaches over 100 million digital content enthusiasts and online shoppers every month. ZMG includes ZMG Shopping Group  (Retailmenot,,, and ZMG Tech Group (Mashable, PCMag, Extremetech, Askmen). We build trust with our readers and fans through inspired and influential storytelling. This trust has led our readers to purchase over $5B of the products and services we’ve recommended each year. Ziff Media Group is a business unit of Ziff Davis, a subsidiary of J2 Global, Inc (JCOM).