Associate Brand Media Manager

Full-time position with Collective Measures in Minneapolis
Job posted January 22, 2024

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About The Role

Collective Measures is currently seeking a Brand Media Associate Manager on the Brand Media team who will be responsible for duties across the entire media planning process — from recommending the strategy around digital and traditional tactics to clients, creating IOs and trafficking ads with managed service display partners and direct buys, to running campaigns in a hands-on-keyboard DSP. This role has ownership over multiple awareness media tactics that are planned and purchased in various ways.


Planning and Strategy:
-Craft client strategy communication regarding recommended display and traditional tactics, including specifics on targeting, investment levels, ad types and inventory
-Oversee the campaign management done by associate planners and planners
-Summarize and communicate status of all campaigns with appropriate internal contacts and client teams – this includes reviewing and finalizing client-facing reports in Excel and/or PowerPoint with data visualization and insights
-The Awareness Media Associate Manager will frequently be the main client-facing contact on accounts for display and traditional media tactics.
-The ideal candidate will have experience being client-facing when it comes to media recommendations, client statuses, and -weekly & monthly reporting
-Work with other teams to evaluate display impact on website and search performance

-Oversee the planning, building and optimization of programmatic campaigns using Collective Measures’ ad tech stack
-Assist the associate or planner with ideating and implementing optimization strategies for programmatic display campaigns across multiple channels (banner, video, audio, native, Connected TV)
-Provide programmatic bidding expertise and understand bidding best practices to improve campaign performance

Managed Service and Direct Buying:
-Research and meet with various display programmatic partners and direct publishers, learning their evolving capabilities and related industry trends.
-The Awareness Media Associate Manager should be able to come into the role with a solid knowledge of the ad tech partners in the space, bringing in new and exciting ideas to bring to campaigns
-Recommend, coordinate, and implement third-party products and technology across the programmatic landscape


-3+ years of experience in media, including managing display campaigns, trading/buying in display focused platforms, or managing traditional channels
-Experience using The Trade Desk, DV360, Amazon Advertising or other programmatic DSP’s preferred, but not required
-Experience using DoubleClick Campaign Manager preferred, but not required
-High proficiency with Microsoft Excel—formulas, pivot tables, creating efficiencies
-Strong knowledge and background in metrics and results-driven optimization is vital
-Strong written and verbal communication skills
-Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines
-A data-driven, independent, and analytical approach to problem solving
-The ability to work independently as well as with a team in a fast paced, goal-oriented environment
-Self-starting, positive work ethic, to consistently meet and exceed objectives and take on more responsibility

We are 100% employee-owned, so we have good reason to create a place people want to work. We value curiosity and integrity. We hire people who are authentic, experts at their craft, and genuinely passionate about digital. We have an open-door policy. Positive work-life balance is a top priority. And we consistently carve out time for all-company field trips to build the Collective Measures community.

Collective Measures does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors. Candidates must be eligible to work indefinitely in the United States without sponsorship, in order to be hired.


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