Senior Media Director/Media Director

Retina is a multi-award-winning global advertising, marketing communications and technology services company — and both 2020 ANA B2B Agency of the Year and The Drum’s 2020 Martech Agency of the Year. Our aim is to enable our clients, empower our teams, and always push boundaries.

We are seeking a talented Senior Media Director/Media Director to join our global team in our rapidly growing Glasgow, Vienna & Austria office.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Oversees media buying strategy, campaign creation, optimization, and rigorous testing strategy for full-funnel, multi-platform marketing strategies aligned to business priorities to achieve KPI targets
  • Spearhead strategic thinking in the development of media plans to ensure they are delivering against stated client goals
  • Stays current with new advances in media, the competitive landscape, and vendor capabilities; leverage that knowledge to influence current and future client engagements and strategies; drive media innovation, thought leadership, and best practice sharing throughout the organization
  • Leverage data tactics across channels to further bolster the data-informed portions of plans with personalized messaging served during the right mindset.
  • Manage and optimize the allocation of media investment across paid search, programmatic, audio/video, paid social, paid influencers, sponsored content, & 3rd party publishers
  • Key liaison for all media questions, issues, knowledge for clients.
  • Identify and lead prioritization of media projects to effectively manage workflow across media agencies and meet objectives.
  • Establish and share media best practices and benchmarks across the agency and clients; highlighting opportunities to test, learn and optimize/evolve based on knowledge of customer insights, competitive media initiatives, new channels, and/or offerings by channel.

Who we’re looking for:

  • You are a team player and fierce collaborator
  • You are proactive and self-directed
  • You have demonstrable experience in media planning and buying, ideally for campaigns that have run across multiple markets and multiple channels
  • You are a crucial client leader, part of major pitches and presentation
  • You have a deep understanding of the Digital Media Ecosystem and how it is changing
  • You demonstrate current hands-on experience in modern digital advertising platforms (adtech)
  • You have experience with paid, earned and owned media

Key Info

Employment type: Full Time Seniority Level: Technology Location: Glasgow

Key Info

Employment type: Full Time Seniority Level: Technology Location: Austria


  • 5-7 years of experience in Media
  • Agency experience is a MUST
  • Experience working on multiple paid media accounts of $1M plus
  • Ability to manage global teams across multiple time zones
  • Data driven and creative problem solver
  • Ability to work and adapt in a fast-paced, innovative, deadline driven environment
  • Adaptable to shifting projects and competing priorities
  • Detail oriented and supremely organized
  • Ability to analyse reports and data, provide concise explanations, and problem solve
  • Knowledge of account-based marketing (ABM) strategies and platforms and full-funnel lead generation
  • Media confidence in order to articulate rationale for thinking both internally and to clients
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, marketing and technical challenges
  • Excellent project management skills including the ability to prioritize, sequence and deliver projects on time and on budget

Perks and Benefits

This is an exciting opportunity for anybody looking to advance their career as a Senior Media Director/Media Director. It’s a full-time position with a competitive salary, negotiable dependent upon prior experience. This position also includes paid vacation and a flexible schedule, including working from home. You’ll have the chance to partner with industry-leading companies while helping an innovative global organization reach its full potential.

If this sounds like the perfect fit, we want to hear from you!

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