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

ASSISTANT MEDIA STRATEGIST

This role will be primarily focused on supporting strategic media planning and buying on behalf of California Milk Processor Board (CMPB), most recognizable for their ‘Got Milk’ campaign. In order to connect with the diverse demographic composition of California, this role will encompass a ‘total market’ approach, inclusive of General Market and Hispanic marketing initiatives. As a result, the role presents the opportunity to learn the nuances of multi-cultural planning and buying across traditional and digital media channels. The role will also support other agency accounts, offering the chance to learn about additional business categories.

Responsibilities

  • Assisting planning groups in evaluation of media proposals
  • Assisting planning groups in development of media recommendations
  • Generating competitive research and analytical reports for clients
  • Trafficking assets to appropriate parties to implement campaigns
  • Providing QA for clients throughout the duration of individual campaigns
  • Reporting results of completed media plans
  • Managing billing and invoicing process and resolving discrepancies
  • Tracking advertising placements
  • Coordinating client deliverables across internal and agency partner teams

DIGITAL MEDIA PLANNER - NETFLIX

The Digital Media Planner is responsible for the development and day-to-day management of the media plan, including buy recommendations, execution details, and maintaining budgets. This position will work on our NETFLIX client.

Responsibilities

  • Idea Development: compile RFPs and work with publishers to develop ideas.
  • Plan Development: negotiate with publishers, compile plan specifics, assign budget by publisher, run reach & frequency reports, accurately finalize all client-facing documents
  • Create proposals that are best positioned to meet the media objectives and strategies of the client’s business
  • Develop analysis that leads to optimization recommendations
  • Maintain strong, professional relationships with the publisher community
  • Proactively monitor digital landscape and identify trends/partners for upcoming campaigns
  • Manage positions on lower level (Assistant Media Planner) while effectively ‘managing up’ to ensure communication and effective performance

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