Make Palisades Media Group your next Career Move!

Join our team of media professionals here at Palisades, and enjoy coming to work! You will find yourself right at home in our newly-remodeled and expanded workspace here in Santa Monica, CA. We offer a compatible employee group, a full range of employee health benefits, matching 401(k), and a generous time off policy.

Even if you do not see the position you are looking for posted, feel free to send your resume anyway. We will keep it on file and contact you when an appropriate position opens up.

Please reach out to:

Pam McCarthy
SVP, Director of People & Talent

pmccarthy@palisadesmedia.com

ASSOCIATE MEDIA DIRECTOR, DIGITAL

The Digital AMD position is responsible for strategic and tactical development of online media planning and buying with the integration of all the agency’s services. The position supports the business through creative and innovative solutions to clients.

Responsibilities

  • Operate as a senior client contact, leading strategic and tactical online planning activities.
  • Provide stimulus for innovative solutions to business and media issues.
  • Act as client advocate internally and the agency’s advocate to clients.
  • Work closely with PMG Strategy team providing input on recommended digital strategy and tactics
  • Set realistic client expectations and make every effort to exceed them, providing quality work in a timely manner.
  • Manage a staff of media professionals. Develop the staff through performance management and giving consistent feedback. Identify with staff, developmental opportunities and help them to work toward their professional goals.
  • Promote an open working environment where opinions, views and ideas can be shared.
  • Actively participate in new business planning and related presentations.

ASSISTANT MEDIA STRATEGIST - NEW YORK OFFICE

Palisades Media Group is looking for an exceptional individual to take on the role of Assistant Media Strategist in our New York office.

As an Assistant Media Strategist you will learn the media process from the ground up! You will join a dynamic team of best-in-class talent and an environment that is both challenging and fun.

We are looking for someone that is excited to learn and apply themselves in a media landscape that is continually changing. We need someone that can bring order to chaos (#uberorganized) and is great at multitasking!
(Triple plus if you have a passion for entertainment and your finger on the pulse of the latest trends!!!)

Responsibilities

  • Support teams and processes for planning, buying and account management. The assistant strategist helps facilitate campaign execution and deliverables.
  • Assist strategy/account teams to ensure that project milestones, timelines, and deliverables are met
    • Schedule and participate in meetings
    • Follow up on projects
    • Take notes in meetings as necessary and send out information
  • Coordinate with vendors
    • Obtain information such as availability, specs and rates to evaluate potential media buys
    • Arm team leads with the information they need to make recommendations
  • Create and distribute insertion orders to vendors and internal teams upon plan approval
    • Use buying system (Strata)
    • Ensure appropriate approvals are obtained
    • Verify correct media is running
  • Respond to and gather all requested information from supervisor to facilitate media plan development
  • Work closely with team to coordinate and reconcile media billing across all platforms (print, TV, digital, radio, out-of-home)
    • Ensure correct media buys have been entered in the system
    • Resolve any discrepancies
  • Assist the media department with market research and insights by using various websites and media resources
  • Participate in team brainstorms
    • Take notes and coordinate with LA office to combine ideas into one document
  • Work across Google office suite
    • Update media flowcharts and change logs (Google sheets)
    • Update workflow and assist in getting larger team to update status docs (Google docs)
    • Assist with creation of strategy, recommendation and best practices decks (Google slides)
    • Set up client and team meetings (Google Meet)
  • Learn and understand basic media planning and buying principles
  • Enter time reports once a week, at a minimum
  • Handle other duties as assigned by direct supervisor

MEDIA STRATEGIST - NEW YORK OFFICE

Palisades Media Group is looking for the next media superstar! Is it you?!! We are hiring a Media Strategist for our New York office. This individual must love entertainment and have a passion for digging into insights! Sound like a maybe? Read on…

First and foremost, our Media Strategist knows media (and maybe even geeks out on it a bit)! This person is expected to have a firm grasp of the media planning process and has executed tactics across various types of media. We are looking for someone that can contribute and make a difference to a small but dynamic team (and an awesome client to boot!)

Our media strategist will help provide the insights and building blocks that help us form our media strategy. We also would love to find someone with innate killer instincts and savvy judgment to help make sound recommendations.

While we’d love if you have creativity running through your bones, we are also looking for someone who can be depended on to keep things in check. As a result, we pledge to keep you challenged, growing and never bored. Deal?!

Responsibilities

  • Dive into and learn your client’s business. Demonstrate a clear understanding of the immediate and long-term goals and clearly articulate those priorities to partners both internally and externally as required
    • Create planning specs/guidelines and deliver them to investment teams
    • Collaborate and coordinate efforts with Digital, TV, Audio, OOH and Traffic departments
    • Build strong working relationships with partner or specialist agencies (creative, PR, social, creative, field marketing, etc.)
  • Work with Supervisor to draft RFPs and generate ideas; Work with internal team and partners to refine ideas and proposals
  • Utilize both planning tools and other resources to form insights pertaining to audience behaviors that inform media recommendations
    • Media Tools such as: N-Power, Simmons, YouGov, AdIntel & Neilsen Impact
    • Additional resources could be white papers, articles, trend reports, conferences
  • Prepare or oversee client-facing deliverables such as media decks, flowcharts, weekly delivery/budgets and cumes
  • Manages directives to guide the execution process so it’s seamless
  • Coordinate timelines and deliverables for more complex integrated programs while communicating, monitoring and managing expectations with partner, internal and client teams
  • Manage or supervise the post campaign process through execution and billing
  • Manage and mentor an Assistant Strategist: Familiarize them with media basics including but not limited to billing, research, media math, vendor/client communication and end-to-end process
  • Track competitive brands, insights and trends through multiple touchpoints including reading trades, attending events, watching content
  • Actively participate and contribute in brainstorms both for both primary accounts and agency accounts (and love it!)
  • Present to clients and internal teams with enthusiasm and confidence
  • May negotiate directly or work closely with investment teams for specific partners

STRATEGY (MEDIA PLANNING) SUPERVISOR - NEW YORK OFFICE

The Strategy Supervisor (Awards) manages all day-to-day planning/client service activity.

Reporting to the Associate Media Director (AMD), the Awards Media Supervisor provides media planning recommendations internally and directly to the client. They also oversee preparation of media plans and other deliverables and supervise media plan implementation. The ideal candidate will bring strong capabilities in the area of entertainment and awards/FYC planning, be able to think creatively, and continuously bring new ideas to the table

Responsibilities

  • Take ownership in setting overall direction for program planning and investment strategies
  • Lead awards team in creating media plans, strategically and efficiently
  • Develop client relationships
  • Establish and maintain good rapport with trade and industry partners
  • Manage Media Planners and Assistants, including training and development, but also serving as a positive role model with a hard work ethic
  • Coordinate/lead regular communication between NY & LA PMG offices and with clients
    • Maintain internal and external status reports to ensure an efficient workflow and allow the team to meet deadlines
    • Lead internal brainstorm/idea-building sessions
    • Actively participate in internal meetings with other departments, calling on agency resources to strengthen ideas
    • Develop strong POVs to present to client
  • Write strategy, ensure tactics ladder up, deliver client recommendations
    • Work with internal team members to plan cross-platform recommendations; ensure all media types are working in a cohesive manner
  • Oversee long-term projects that provide actionable insights for future planning
  • Evolve and refine existing processes and deliverables
  • Become an expert in the entertainment industry and awards landscape