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Senior Strategist - Minneapolis

The Media Kitchen is seeking a Senior Strategist to become a valued member of this forward-thinking, creative media agency. The right candidate will be skilled in paid social media as well as digital and traditional media. As the Senior Strategist, you're adept at seamlessly managing the day-to-day operations of the media team while setting the bar high for strategic and creative thinking. You will recognize each client’s individual attributes and challenges, and develop strategies tailored to their specific needs. You will also recognize the need for media plans to operate cohesively in accomplishing the client’s objectives.

    On any given day you might
  • Contribute to the development of strategy and plan recommendations for digital and traditional media platforms in accordance with client objectives.
  • Work with analytics team to monitor and analyze reporting, providing key insights/learnings to clients, and identify potential opportunities to optimize based on performance metrics.
  • Coordinate with creative teams to facilitate the unique symbiotic relationship between creative and media.
  • Supervise the RFP process and work with strategists to negotiate efficient and effective media buys.
    The ideal person
  • Has 3 - 5 years experience working in media.
  • Has the ability to apply reporting insights to future strategies.
  • Has experience leading and developing a team.
  • Has proficient mathematical abilities, aptitude for mathematical concepts.
  • Is a fluent user of Microsoft office especially Excel and PowerPoint. Use of Keynote is a plus.
  • Experience using agency tools such as: comscore, MediaMind, Kantar, MOAT.
  • Has experience managing budgets.
  • Can build and maintain client relationships.
  • HasHas experience in doing native and content, paid social, and working with non-traditional measurement platforms in the content space (e.g.: Nudge).
  • Is up to date on the latest trends and innovations in media and decide if and/or how they are applicable or relevant to clients.