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Media Supervisor

Kansas City, MO
Req ID: 8150


Position at VMLY&R

About Us: VMLY&R

VMLY&R is a global brand and customer experience agency that harnesses creativity, technology, and culture to create connected brands. But what does that mean? It means we're a creative agency that is built on the promise of collaboration and human connection. Creating connected brands isn't just what we do — it's what we're known for and who we are. We empower our clients to excel at the intersection of "brand" and "customer experience," starting with simple goals: Create work that becomes part of people's lives; promote value for our clients; and, in the best of cases, help the world.

We're committed to building a united global network of creators and thinkers, regardless of their age, race, skin color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. With over 12,000 employees across the globe, our influence is made stronger by applying our collective experiences to tell stories that not only sell products and experiences, but also guarantee positive representations of all communities.

Our unique culture is rooted in a great deal of care for you and your success. Above all else, we are committed to strengthening your experience by ensuring your inner potential continues to be discovered.

We also offer about a dozen employee resource groups (ERGs) that allow you to tap into your personal identities, interests and passions. Our ERGs celebrate ethnic diversity, life as a working parent or caregiver, neurodiversity, the LGBTQ+ community, wellbeing, and more. Regardless of your interests, there is no shortage of opportunities to get involved, so tap into our global network and find where you can make your ideas come to life.


The Connections Supervisor, Paid Media manages key media accounts from campaign start to finish including planning, buying, execution and evaluation of campaign performance. This individual will have experience in all forms of media including traditional, digital and emerging, and will be responsible for the maintenance of client annual budgets and campaign performance. This individual will also play a key role in the mentoring and development of junior team members.


· Managing key media accounts and ensuring that client deliverables related to media planning and buying are completed and executed to the client’s expectations

· Ability to organize, prioritize and manage workflow related to digital and traditional media planning and buying, inclusive of campaign execution and performance evaluation

· Oversee trafficking, and ensure all required tags are used and campaign is structured correctly for desired analytics outcome

· Oversight of the advertising budget, ensuring execution of media plans and monitoring buys

· Develop plans and present strategic media recommendations to clients

· Development of POVs/position papers on key client or industry issues

· Develop and maintain excellent relationships with clients

· Responsible for mentoring team members in their learning and understanding of the media buying and planning process

· Support Directors and Client Engagement teams with media planning recommendations for new business pitches to prospective clients


· Integrated channel planning experience inclusive of traditional, digital and emerging

· Extensive understanding of the digital advertising industry’s infrastructure

· Experience with advanced digital media reporting and analytics

· Ability to lead media strategy and planning

· Experience managing digital media campaign launches

· Work well under pressure with attention to detail

· Maintain good relationships with outside vendors and clients, and within the agency

· Proficiency using third-party ad serving tool DART and experience using media research tools (MRI, Nielsen, comScore, SQAD, SRDS, DoubleClick)


· At least 5 years of relevant experience in an agency setting

· Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or relevant field preferred

· Fluency with all digital media tactics, including programmatic, video, social and advanced tv

· Demonstrated experience with digital media reporting and analytics

· Excellent verbal, written and presenting skills

As part of the WPP Group, VMLY&R offers one of the best overall compensation packages in the business.

VMLY&R is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. VMLY&R is a M/F Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer.


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