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Associate Media Director, Media Buying

Full Time

Website Bully Pulpit Interactive

We are seeking a full-time Associate Media Director with a background in media buying to join our team in Chicago, New York City, San Francisco, or Washington, DC. In this position, you will support the execution and management of paid media campaigns across numerous clients. You’ll work closely with a team of paid media experts and coordinate across teams to execute successful campaigns.

The ideal candidate is someone with a passion for managing digital advertising campaigns who thrives in fast-paced environments. The Associate Director will need to understand the flow of client expectations, and help manage a team to do the same. The perfect person for this position is a quick learner who is comfortable running paid media programs in social media, search, and programmatic advertising platforms.

Bully Pulpit Interactive is a modern communications firm that builds believers at the speed of news. Whether it is for brands, causes, or candidates, we communicate without barriers and measure what matters. BPI specializes in public affairs, corporate reputation, and social impact. A growing firm with offices in Washington, DC, New York, Chicago, and San Francisco, we work alongside our clients to bring integrated communications and advertising campaigns to companies, organizations and causes – from strategy to message to media relations to marketing.

In this position you’ll be expected to:

  • Work efficiently across numerous clients through effective communication, project management, and creative problem-solving
  • Identify areas for team-wide workflow and process improvements, working with team leadership to implement them
  • Attract, retain, and improve media buying talent through effective management, mentorship, and training
  • Act as senior-level agency point of contact with selected ad tech partners, inventory suppliers, and data providers
  • Make decisions on new tech and tools for the team to adopt, assist in negotiating their contracts, and help effectively onboard them to the team
  • Set-up, QA, implement and provide oversight of paid media campaigns across multiple advertising channels
  • Monitor campaign delivery, report on performance, and proactively provide recommendations to ensure campaigns meet and exceed client KPIs
  • Create, manage, and present internal team documentation and processes, and train the team on media buying processes and best practices


We’re looking for someone who has/is:

  • 5-8 years of relevant work experience
  • Hands-on experience with search, social, and programmatic buying platforms including: Facebook Ads, Twitter Ads, Google Ads, LinkedIn Ads, Google Campaign Manager, and the Trade Desk
  • Experience running campaigns for corporate, political, or public affairs clients
  • Experience with or knowledge of outcome-driven experimental design and audience opinion surveys
  • A proactive and disciplined self-starter with an innate curiosity for learning new things
  • A sense of urgency to get things done one time, and on time
  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic, and collaborative environment
  • The ability to effectively prioritize projects and produce results in a fast-changing environment
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills


Location: Chicago, New York, San Francisco, or Washington DC (when we all return to the office, that is!)

Employee Status: Full-Time, exempt

Salary & Benefits:

  • The minimum salary expectation for this particular position is $90,000 dependent on relevant experience
  • 100% company-paid healthcare, vision & dental for employees
  • Matching 401k contributions up to 4%
  • Generous vacation package
  • Unlimited sick leave
  • Generous holiday schedule
  • 12 weeks of paid leave for new parents
  • $50 monthly phone reimbursement
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Fully stocked kitchens and frequent catered lunches

Bully Pulpit Interactive provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants for employment regardless of gender identity, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, disability, marital status, family responsibilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship status, matriculation, personal appearance, genetic information or other protected group status.

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