Marketing Media Manager

Department:  Marketing and Creative Services

Date Posted: 11/28/2022

Dallas Market Center (DMC) is in search of a creative, organized, and energetic Media Manager with 2-3 years’ experience to join its marketing team! The position will oversee the marketing department's print and digital media buys and influencer marketing initiatives. 

  • What can you expect?  To manage media buys and be the point of contact for print and digital media trafficking across various publications. This role is responsible for the day-to-day management of digital & traditional media trafficking. Our goal is to ensure our markets achieve maximum market share through a strategic mix of media channels. This role will also manage the influencer marketing program and be lead on influencer-related initiatives. 
  • What do we expect? A candidate with exemplary attention to detail with a proven ability to manage media buys/trafficking, timelines, and dozens of simultaneous print and digital campaigns. Our media manager will plan and place media as well as track our media buys.
  • The bottom line?  You are joining a great team of creative minds and fun people.  This position reports to the Managing Director of Buyer Marketing.  

Job Tasks:

  • Daily responsibilities will include overseeing the media calendar, trafficking ads to media partners, track deadlines and be the point of contact for all things paid print and digital media.
  • Manage the influencer marketing program by doing research, outreach, outlining deliverables, building relationships with influencers, and drafting contracts.
  • Work with creative team on creative requests for media buys.
  • Submit creative assets to media partners in a timely manner. 
  • Collaborate with marketing team on media partnerships and media-led events.
  • Assist with media asset trafficking, reporting and content creation. 
  • Assist marketing team with day to day industry responsibilities, including event support where needed during major markets. 
  • Work directly with Managing Director of Buyer Marketing on industry related business needs, such as media research and identifying potential new media partners.
  • Collaborate with interdepartmental team members to ensure efficiencies, cross promotion opportunities and marketing support (ex. Apparel, Lighting, Design).

Required Education: 

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, marketing, communications, or a related field 

Required Experience:

  • 2-3 years’ experience in a marketing role (full-time or internships).
  • Experience with print and digital media trafficking.
  • Must have strong organizational skills, as well as attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as outstanding proofreading skills.
  • Firm grasp on various marketing channels and best practices, including social, digital, and email.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to independently move projects forward, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.
  • Must have a high level of creativity and a hungry/passionate attitude.
  • Experience working with influencers across different industries.
  • Ability to negotiate with influencers on deliverables.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Teams and various influencer marketing software is preferred. 

Physical Requirements:

  • Office Environment – Ability to sit for vast majority of work shift.
  • Market Duties –Light lifting, moving and a significant amount of walking. 

Required Competencies:

  • Communication:  Effectively listens to others and makes clear and effective oral presentations to individuals and groups regarding work-unit or organization issues.  Communicates effectively in writing; is clear, concise, and easily understood.
  • Creative Thinking: Develops insights into problems or creates a work environment that encourages innovative thinking and “outside-the-box” solutions to problems.
  • Decisiveness: Assesses risks and takes the appropriate actions needed to achieve work-unit objectives within appropriate time frames.
  • Flexibility:  Adapts to change in the work environment in ways that help work-unit staff keep projects “on course.”
  • Interpersonal Skills:  Considers and appropriately responds to the needs, feelings, capabilities, and interests of others.
  • Industry Awareness: Becomes and remains informed of external trends, interests, and issues with potential impacts on internal organization policies, procedures, operations, positions, and practices. 
  • Organization: Can marshal resources to get things done; Can orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal; Uses resources effectively and efficiently; Arranges information in a useful manner. 
  • Problem Solving: Recognizes and defines problems; Challenges others to identify alternative solutions and plans to solve those problems.
  • Resource Utilization:  Responsibly spends financial resources in ways that result in ultimate accomplishment of work-unit or organizational objectives.  Effectively and efficiently uses materials, supplies, equipment, systems, or organization facilities.
  • Self-Management:  Engages in the effective use of self-assessment and self-management techniques to proactively and continuously improve own performance.  Exhibits full responsibility for one’s own work achievements and consistently maintains a high level of self-management that contributes to sustained high performance.
  • Time Management:  Effectively uses the time available to complete work tasks and activities that lead to the achievement of expected work objectives (as results or outputs).

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Dallas Market Center
Human Resources
2100 Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, TX 75207