Job title: Digital Media Manager
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Auckland
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 29-04-2019
Job ID: 32158

Job Description

Digital Media Manager


Here’s an opportunity to join a smaller integrated agency with great local clients that have a sustained track record of highly effective work. The team are all hands on within a strong, progressive culture that has big shared ambitions.



The digital media manager role reports to the Head of Media and is responsible for the preparation of budgets and estimates, conducts analysis and takes primary responsibility for the day-to-day digital media planning and implementation functions across assigned accounts.


  • Your role will include creating and maintaining effective relationships with clients and ensuring in-depth knowledge of their business 
  • Preparation and presentation of ideas & recommendations to clients (or assisting in)  Research
  • Researching past brand or product strategies and results, competitive actions, consumer
    behaviour and changes to the marketplace
  • Generates and interprets regularly required media research and audience analysis
  • Understanding and interpretation of research, market data and systems
  • Searching for new, innovative and relevant communications ideas and presenting these to clients
    Implementing, Coordinating & Monitoring
  • Work within a broader, well-integrated media team, applying digital solutions to efficiently meet
    clients business, marketing, and advertising needs
  • Implementing the approved Strategy through negotiation, placement, and stewardship of the
  • Negotiation, technical set-up, and official purchase/placement for assigned campaigns
  • Ensures all media are placed, tracking correctly and consistent with an approved media plan
  • Providing communication to clients on progress and outcome of buys and results
  • Final checking of media invoicing prior to billing
  • Generating appropriate reporting (performance tracking, post analysis, budget reporting,
    contract management, marketplace trends)
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of the digital media market, i.e. demand factors, new developments,
    audience research etc.
  • Material Despatch
    • Works with other team members and media owners in developing necessary information about
      material specifications and deadlines
    • Prepares & issues digital media despatch details
    • Campaign management tasks may be required

Ideally, you'll have:

  • Bachelors degree in Communications or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years experience in Digital Planner / Buyer type roles including campaign  management and social campaign experience
  • Eagerness to take ownership of assigned tasks and work with a broader agency team as a digital media expert  
  • Excellent computer skills – particularly in Excel and Powerpoint/Keynote
  • Proficient in Media and Billing Systems – eg. Pegasus, Market Intelligence, Answers etc.
  • Numerical accuracy & attention to detail
  • Presentation skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with people at all levels of an organisation