Associate Director, Global Investment (Accountability)



We are looking for an Associate Director of Global Investment to join our team, responsible for assisting in leading and managing investment/buying activities.


Your Impact:

Utilizing your analytical and negotiation skills, you will provide input for spending across major sites and publishers while monitoring client budgets and adherence to KPIs. More specifically, you’ll

  • Create and manage investment strategies and activities across digital touch points, including video, display, paid social media, mobile, email, search, programmatic and integrated deals
  • Continuously provide digital media buying insights
  • Ensure all investments are aligned with GroupM standards
  • Own vendor relations for given clients
  • Supervise the RFP process and approve vendor RFP selection, scoring model, partner selection, and allocations
  • Lead key initiatives, programs/partnerships, negotiations, and vendor rate cards
  • Collaborate with Buy Enablement, Managers, and Senior Associates for savings and audits
  • Prepare bid management strategy with Social, Search & Programmatic
  • Manage issue resolution and recommend process improvements
  • Maintain strong media and technology vendor relationship and act as a resource for industry data and trends, first looks, and innovations
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned


Your Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Advertising, Marketing, Business Administration, or Communications; or equivalent professional work experience
  • 6+ years of previous digital planning experience
  • Experience with CPG and/or e-commerce focused accounts
  • Working knowledge of interactive research tools such as ComScore, Media Metrix, and Nielsen
  • Technical proficiency with media systems, MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint


Our Culture:

  • We’re a people-first company that truly invests in you. We’ve found that by looking after our people, above all else, everyone benefits. That’s why we offer a “careers first” approach with an onsite career center (NYC HQ), a whole team devoted to cultivating and promoting talent, competitive salaries and benefits and a flexible work environment.
  • We’re fostering a culture where everyone can fit in while staying true to themselves. A place where we all enjoy and feel inspired by our differences. We want to give everyone the opportunity to learn from different perspectives and experiences, have fun and do their best work.
  • We’re seeking explosively ambitious media professionals at all levels who are looking for a career, not just a job. If you want to learn, climb, and shine at a company that’s deeply committed to you, then MediaCom just might be the best move you’ll ever make.


About MediaCom:

We are a global media agency with a difference - We help clients see the bigger picture. Seeing the Bigger Picture means that our network of 8,000 people helps our clients look beyond the boundaries of traditional media to uncover new ideas and unlock growth. We challenge conventional thinking to build, optimize, and drive our clients’ businesses forward at scale and lead our industry in critical areas such as diversity, inclusion, and sustainability.


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GroupM and all its affiliates embrace and celebrate diversity, inclusivity, and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We are a worldwide media agency network that represents global clients. The more inclusive we are, the greater work we can create together.

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