Project Manager

PROJECT MANAGER

JOB DESCRIPTION

 gyro is the global ideas shop launched in May 2011. We are 600 creative minds strong, united by a single mission: to create ideas that are humanly relevant.

We bring together a myriad of talents, including visionaries, artists, strategists and experts across a range of disciplines, to fulfil this mission for our clients. We are bound by our core beliefs in open thinking, the desire to embrace change and the belief that great ideas can come from anyone and anywhere. We call this unconventional culture UNO. It celebrates inspiration, collaboration and mutual respect and it is what defines us.

As a vital part of gyro, you’ll be comfortable building the kind of closeness with others that means you know the punch lines to each other’s jokes, what everyone’s favourite pizza is and quite possibly share the stories that you shouldn’t. You will smile, even when it’s tough because you know you are not alone. We talk to each other, we work together and we share all the challenges and triumphs a creative life brings.

This is UNO.

 

If you choose to join us, this is what you will do while you are here:

  • Work across various accounts and simultaneously manage execution of multiple fast-moving campaigns from conception through to final delivery
  • Provide expertise in trafficking a high volume of work in a fast-paced environment
  • Monitor, report and manage scope, resources, scheduling, budgets and tracking as well as developments of project plans
  • Collaborate extensively with external parties to build, manage and maintain key relationships
  • Offer a sound operational and implementation-based understanding of the deliverables to create structure and process that facilitates complete expectation management
  • Build and maintain evolving schedules from creative development through production, managing change requests effectively and efficiently
  • Manage the production phase of deliverables, including print, interactive and video materials. This includes vendor management, cost management and quality assurance of final deliverable
  • Act as the main point of contact to 3rd party suppliers across the project duration.
  • Act as an internal hub of information helping to de-mystify project delivery processes for internal teams as well as clients
  • Obtain necessary approvals from required departments by initiating and planning and managing internal review meetings
  • Proactively keep teams informed through daily status documents, meetings and follow-up and provide status on progress, issues and risks internally and externally
  • Staying on top of capabilities to deliver on expectation, on time, within budget and at highest quality level is essential
  • Able to diplomatically enfore deadlines

We are looking for someone who will bring: 

  • minimum of 3 years experience as a project manager
  • Excellent attention to detial
  • Be able to prioritize tasks
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Be able to handle multiple and simultaneous deadlines
  • Excellent facilitator and highly pro-active
  • Advanced interpersonal and communications skills
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Knowledge of production verbiage and expertise with project management software tools

Senior Media Planner

Senior Media Planner

JOB DESCRIPTION

gyro is the most awarded global B2B full-service agency and is now part of the award winning Dentsu Aegis Network.

Through our unique in-house integration of media thinkers, content creators and experience builders we are able to deliver feeling with precision – creating the type of meaningful moments that influence decision makers and drives measureable results. Our deep understanding of business audiences and decision making fuels our media approach, which combined with the power and resources of the Dentsu Aegis Network is enabling us to define new possibilities for B2B media.

With offices in New York, Chicago, Cincinnati and San Francisco we are poised for rapid growth in the US. Our ambition is that gyro:precision will become an all-encompassing and complementary set of capabilities built upon unique data insights, proprietary planning frameworks, analytical rigor, smart attribution models and highly efficient ad tech. Under gyro:precision we will include all measureable areas of the business, including but not limited to:

  • Media planning and buying
  • Programmatic
  • Search
  • Demand generation, nurture and marketing automation
  • Research and insights
  • Campaign measurement and tracking
  • Analytics incorporating data visualization, attribution modelling and econometrics

 

gyro is the Dentsu Aegis Network B2B specialist agency and represents clients internationally  as such B2B/International experience is preferable, however not essential if other skills, digital in particular, are strong. This is a client facing Account Management role which will see the successful candidate heavily involved in campaigns with both planning and buying across a range of media channels, with a focus on digital in particular.

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

COMMUNICATIONS PLANNING AND BUYING

 The successful candidate will:

  • Support the Media Director and Precision Planning Director to set strategy and architect media plans that deliver against objectives
  • Be comfortable owning a brief from end to end including client relationship management
  • Have strong digital background with the ability to analyse data and make planning decisions accordingly
  • Show an exceptional attention to detail
  • Analyze campaign level reporting for optimization and learning
  • Manage systems for forecasting accurate spend and track progress
  • Be able to build client presentations for quarterly reviews
  • Feel comfortable leading weekly client conference calls and coordinating input various campaign activations
  • Ability to interrogate proposals and negotiate rates with key media partners
  • Review client feedback and make optimization recommendations
  • Must be able to review a brief and understand what the clients KPIs are and match to media/tactics
  • Knowledge of modern demand generation techniques including ABM

 

Client & Internal Relationships:

  • Excellent client leadership and management skills for media specific elements of full service accounts and ownership of media-only client relationships working alongside the Media Director
  • Build trusting, collaborative relationships with colleagues both directly with your team, sister agencies and across the wider DAN network
  • Establish a collaborative working relationship with the activation team to ensure a seamless hand-off and on-going communication of plan performance.

 

Communication Skills:

  • Establish and maintain communications process with your team and client contacts
  • Be comfortable liaising with creative teams and external agencies where necessary
  • Stay up to date client product portfolios
  • Stay up to date with changes in the media landscape
  • Ability to solve issues where required

 

EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s Degree or relevant experience
  • 3-4 years’ media experience ideally in B2B/International, although not essential. Digital experience a must.
  • Good communications/media planning and buying experience
  • Client service experience
  • Language skills desirable, although not essential
  • Understanding of key research sources and digital tools (e.g. IPSOS IMS, Telmar, Comsore, Integral, Omniture and Atlas)
  • Knowledge of digital and offline media
  • High-level proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook

Senior Media Planner

Senior Media Planner

JOB DESCRIPTION

gyro is the most awarded global B2B full-service agency and is now part of the award winning Dentsu Aegis Network.

Through our unique in-house integration of media thinkers, content creators and experience builders we are able to deliver feeling with precision – creating the type of meaningful moments that influence decision makers and drives measureable results. Our deep understanding of business audiences and decision making fuels our media approach, which combined with the power and resources of the Dentsu Aegis Network is enabling us to define new possibilities for B2B media.

With offices in New York, Chicago, Cincinnati and San Francisco we are poised for rapid growth in the US. Our ambition is that gyro:precision will become an all-encompassing and complementary set of capabilities built upon unique data insights, proprietary planning frameworks, analytical rigor, smart attribution models and highly efficient ad tech. Under gyro:precision we will include all measureable areas of the business, including but not limited to:

  • Media planning and buying
  • Programmatic
  • Search
  • Demand generation, nurture and marketing automation
  • Research and insights
  • Campaign measurement and tracking
  • Analytics incorporating data visualization, attribution modelling and econometrics

 

gyro is the Dentsu Aegis Network B2B specialist agency and represents clients internationally  as such B2B/International experience is preferable, however not essential if other skills, digital in particular, are strong. This is a client facing Account Management role which will see the successful candidate heavily involved in campaigns with both planning and buying across a range of media channels, with a focus on digital in particular.

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

COMMUNICATIONS PLANNING AND BUYING

 The successful candidate will:

  • Support the Media Director and Precision Planning Director to set strategy and architect media plans that deliver against objectives
  • Be comfortable owning a brief from end to end including client relationship management
  • Have strong digital background with the ability to analyse data and make planning decisions accordingly
  • Show an exceptional attention to detail
  • Analyze campaign level reporting for optimization and learning
  • Manage systems for forecasting accurate spend and track progress
  • Be able to build client presentations for quarterly reviews
  • Feel comfortable leading weekly client conference calls and coordinating input various campaign activations
  • Ability to interrogate proposals and negotiate rates with key media partners
  • Review client feedback and make optimization recommendations
  • Must be able to review a brief and understand what the clients KPIs are and match to media/tactics
  • Knowledge of modern demand generation techniques including ABM

 

Client & Internal Relationships:

  • Excellent client leadership and management skills for media specific elements of full service accounts and ownership of media-only client relationships working alongside the Media Director
  • Build trusting, collaborative relationships with colleagues both directly with your team, sister agencies and across the wider DAN network
  • Establish a collaborative working relationship with the activation team to ensure a seamless hand-off and on-going communication of plan performance.

 

Communication Skills:

  • Establish and maintain communications process with your team and client contacts
  • Be comfortable liaising with creative teams and external agencies where necessary
  • Stay up to date client product portfolios
  • Stay up to date with changes in the media landscape
  • Ability to solve issues where required

 

EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s Degree or relevant experience
  • 3-4 years’ media experience ideally in B2B/International, although not essential. Digital experience a must.
  • Good communications/media planning and buying experience
  • Client service experience
  • Language skills desirable, although not essential
  • Understanding of key research sources and digital tools (e.g. IPSOS IMS, Telmar, Comsore, Integral, Omniture and Atlas)
  • Knowledge of digital and offline media
  • High-level proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook

Senior Media Planner

Senior Media Planner

JOB DESCRIPTION

gyro is the most awarded global B2B full-service agency and is now part of the award winning Dentsu Aegis Network.

Through our unique in-house integration of media thinkers, content creators and experience builders we are able to deliver feeling with precision – creating the type of meaningful moments that influence decision makers and drives measureable results. Our deep understanding of business audiences and decision making fuels our media approach, which combined with the power and resources of the Dentsu Aegis Network is enabling us to define new possibilities for B2B media.

With offices in New York, Chicago, Cincinnati and San Francisco we are poised for rapid growth in the US. Our ambition is that gyro:precision will become an all-encompassing and complementary set of capabilities built upon unique data insights, proprietary planning frameworks, analytical rigor, smart attribution models and highly efficient ad tech. Under gyro:precision we will include all measureable areas of the business, including but not limited to:

  • Media planning and buying
  • Programmatic
  • Search
  • Demand generation, nurture and marketing automation
  • Research and insights
  • Campaign measurement and tracking
  • Analytics incorporating data visualization, attribution modelling and econometrics

 

gyro is the Dentsu Aegis Network B2B specialist agency and represents clients internationally  as such B2B/International experience is preferable, however not essential if other skills, digital in particular, are strong. This is a client facing Account Management role which will see the successful candidate heavily involved in campaigns with both planning and buying across a range of media channels, with a focus on digital in particular.

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

COMMUNICATIONS PLANNING AND BUYING

 The successful candidate will:

  • Support the Media Director and Precision Planning Director to set strategy and architect media plans that deliver against objectives
  • Be comfortable owning a brief from end to end including client relationship management
  • Have strong digital background with the ability to analyse data and make planning decisions accordingly
  • Show an exceptional attention to detail
  • Analyze campaign level reporting for optimization and learning
  • Manage systems for forecasting accurate spend and track progress
  • Be able to build client presentations for quarterly reviews
  • Feel comfortable leading weekly client conference calls and coordinating input various campaign activations
  • Ability to interrogate proposals and negotiate rates with key media partners
  • Review client feedback and make optimization recommendations
  • Must be able to review a brief and understand what the clients KPIs are and match to media/tactics
  • Knowledge of modern demand generation techniques including ABM

 

Client & Internal Relationships:

  • Excellent client leadership and management skills for media specific elements of full service accounts and ownership of media-only client relationships working alongside the Media Director
  • Build trusting, collaborative relationships with colleagues both directly with your team, sister agencies and across the wider DAN network
  • Establish a collaborative working relationship with the activation team to ensure a seamless hand-off and on-going communication of plan performance.

 

Communication Skills:

  • Establish and maintain communications process with your team and client contacts
  • Be comfortable liaising with creative teams and external agencies where necessary
  • Stay up to date client product portfolios
  • Stay up to date with changes in the media landscape
  • Ability to solve issues where required

 

EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s Degree or relevant experience
  • 3-4 years’ media experience ideally in B2B/International, although not essential. Digital experience a must.
  • Good communications/media planning and buying experience
  • Client service experience
  • Language skills desirable, although not essential
  • Understanding of key research sources and digital tools (e.g. IPSOS IMS, Telmar, Comsore, Integral, Omniture and Atlas)
  • Knowledge of digital and offline media
  • High-level proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook

Senior Media Planner

Senior Media Planner

JOB DESCRIPTION

gyro is the most awarded global B2B full-service agency and is now part of the award winning Dentsu Aegis Network.

Through our unique in-house integration of media thinkers, content creators and experience builders we are able to deliver feeling with precision – creating the type of meaningful moments that influence decision makers and drives measureable results. Our deep understanding of business audiences and decision making fuels our media approach, which combined with the power and resources of the Dentsu Aegis Network is enabling us to define new possibilities for B2B media.

With offices in New York, Chicago, Cincinnati and San Francisco we are poised for rapid growth in the US. Our ambition is that gyro:precision will become an all-encompassing and complementary set of capabilities built upon unique data insights, proprietary planning frameworks, analytical rigor, smart attribution models and highly efficient ad tech. Under gyro:precision we will include all measureable areas of the business, including but not limited to:

  • Media planning and buying
  • Programmatic
  • Search
  • Demand generation, nurture and marketing automation
  • Research and insights
  • Campaign measurement and tracking
  • Analytics incorporating data visualization, attribution modelling and econometrics

 

gyro is the Dentsu Aegis Network B2B specialist agency and represents clients internationally  as such B2B/International experience is preferable, however not essential if other skills, digital in particular, are strong. This is a client facing Account Management role which will see the successful candidate heavily involved in campaigns with both planning and buying across a range of media channels, with a focus on digital in particular.

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

COMMUNICATIONS PLANNING AND BUYING

 The successful candidate will:

  • Support the Media Director and Precision Planning Director to set strategy and architect media plans that deliver against objectives
  • Be comfortable owning a brief from end to end including client relationship management
  • Have strong digital background with the ability to analyse data and make planning decisions accordingly
  • Show an exceptional attention to detail
  • Analyze campaign level reporting for optimization and learning
  • Manage systems for forecasting accurate spend and track progress
  • Be able to build client presentations for quarterly reviews
  • Feel comfortable leading weekly client conference calls and coordinating input various campaign activations
  • Ability to interrogate proposals and negotiate rates with key media partners
  • Review client feedback and make optimization recommendations
  • Must be able to review a brief and understand what the clients KPIs are and match to media/tactics
  • Knowledge of modern demand generation techniques including ABM

 

Client & Internal Relationships:

  • Excellent client leadership and management skills for media specific elements of full service accounts and ownership of media-only client relationships working alongside the Media Director
  • Build trusting, collaborative relationships with colleagues both directly with your team, sister agencies and across the wider DAN network
  • Establish a collaborative working relationship with the activation team to ensure a seamless hand-off and on-going communication of plan performance.

 

Communication Skills:

  • Establish and maintain communications process with your team and client contacts
  • Be comfortable liaising with creative teams and external agencies where necessary
  • Stay up to date client product portfolios
  • Stay up to date with changes in the media landscape
  • Ability to solve issues where required

 

EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s Degree or relevant experience
  • 3-4 years’ media experience ideally in B2B/International, although not essential. Digital experience a must.
  • Good communications/media planning and buying experience
  • Client service experience
  • Language skills desirable, although not essential
  • Understanding of key research sources and digital tools (e.g. IPSOS IMS, Telmar, Comsore, Integral, Omniture and Atlas)
  • Knowledge of digital and offline media
  • High-level proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook

Media Director

MEDIA DIRECTOR

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

gyro is the most awarded global B2B full-service agency and is now part of the award winning Dentsu Aegis Network.

Through our unique in-house integration of media thinkers, content creators and experience builders we are able to deliver feeling with precision – creating the type of meaningful moments that influence decision makers and drives measureable results. Our deep understanding of business audiences and decision making fuels our media approach, which combined with the power and resources of the Dentsu Aegis Network is enabling us to define new possibilities for B2B media.

With offices in New York, Chicago, Cincinnati and San Francisco we are poised for rapid growth in the US. Our ambition is that gyro:precision will become an all-encompassing and complementary set of capabilities built upon unique data insights, proprietary planning frameworks, analytical rigor, smart attribution models and highly efficient ad tech. Under gyro:precision we will include all measureable areas of the business, including but not limited to:

  • Media planning and buying
  • Programmatic
  • Search
  • Demand generation, nurture and marketing automation
  • Research and insights
  • Campaign measurement and tracking
  • Analytics incorporating data visualization, attribution modelling and econometrics

 

gyro is the Dentsu Aegis Network B2B specialist agency and represents clients internationally as such B2B/International experience is preferable, however not essential.  Strong digital knowledge, however, is a must. The successful candidate should also hold excellent client service skills and be ready to act as the right hand person to the Account Director or executive leadership.  The role will require excellent leadership, managerial and planning skills and the successful candidate will be instrumental in setting the tone for how the account is managed.

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Media Planning:

  • Responsible for leading communication strategy and working closely with the Precision Planning Director and Head of Media to ideate and architect media plans that deliver against objectives
  • Accountable for media plan output timeliness, accuracy, and overall excellence
  • A lead role in the process of strategic media planning and serve as a resource for account management and executives for advice and counsel
  • Responsible for ensuring that all budgets and campaign plans are aligned with client budget parameters
  • Understand and champion new techniques and technologies relevant to aid achievement of client’s goals
  • Analyze campaign level reporting for optimization and learning
  • Provide and discuss industry information on media, markets and related dynamics
  • Maintain relationships with media community; continue to develop publisher and higher relationships for exchange of ideas
  • Develop understanding of gyro and broader Dentsu Aegis Network capabilities in order to be able to identify additional solutions, where relevant

Digital Experience:

  • Understanding of programmatic ecosystem and have ability to leverage data to pinpoint audiences and nurture prospects along path to conversion
  • Understand opportunities that various social platforms offer, ideally with ability to activate in the engagement of business audiences
  • Experience with robust reporting frameworks and the tech infrastructure needed to enable them
  • Experience of ad serving/viewability technology

Client & Internal Relationships:

  • Responsible for client leadership and management for media specific elements of full service accounts and full ownership of media-only client relationships
  • Build and maintain trusting, collaborative relationships with clients at appropriate levels
  • Manage expectations of clients and deliverables
  • Accurately represent the client’s point of view when reviewing work, leverage this perspective when providing feedback to team and presenting to client
  • Identifies opportunities to offer other agency service line offerings to existing clients
  • Grow business opportunities within current clients, where appropriate
  • Capable of effectively managing up and down the reporting structure

Strategic Thinking & Leadership:

  • Work alongside Account and Strategy Directors to devise strategic approach
  • Ensure interagency team understands strategy and is able to deliver against it
  • Demonstrate problem solving and intervention when necessary
  • Understand and analyse the root causes of problems and develop ways to rectify
  • Ensure key information is provided to team regarding client issues, internal agency issues, changes in account status, etc.

Communications Skills:

  • Establish and maintain communications process with clients, offline media teams, creative, etc. for each piece of business within the team
  • Direct the development of client presentations and other important communication that is clear, compelling and persuasive
  • Lead client presentations and strategic discussions
  • Communicate key information about our company
  • Adapt communication style to relevant client contacts and be able to tailor to their perspectives and, where appropriate, any concerns
  • Moves audience to desired action through clear and persuasive delivery of information

Experience/Knowledge Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 7 + years of media planning experience
  • Client service experience
  • Understanding of key research sources
  • Proven management experience
  • Experience in digital marketing and current knowledge of trends and innovations in traditional media
  • Knowledge of modern demand generation techniques including ABM
  • High-level proficiency in media plan mix and optimizing tools, Telmar, IMS as well as PowerPoint and Excel

 

 

 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Media Director

MEDIA DIRECTOR

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

gyro is the most awarded global B2B full-service agency and is now part of the award winning Dentsu Aegis Network.

Through our unique in-house integration of media thinkers, content creators and experience builders we are able to deliver feeling with precision – creating the type of meaningful moments that influence decision makers and drives measureable results. Our deep understanding of business audiences and decision making fuels our media approach, which combined with the power and resources of the Dentsu Aegis Network is enabling us to define new possibilities for B2B media.

With offices in New York, Chicago, Cincinnati and San Francisco we are poised for rapid growth in the US. Our ambition is that gyro:precision will become an all-encompassing and complementary set of capabilities built upon unique data insights, proprietary planning frameworks, analytical rigor, smart attribution models and highly efficient ad tech. Under gyro:precision we will include all measureable areas of the business, including but not limited to:

  • Media planning and buying
  • Programmatic
  • Search
  • Demand generation, nurture and marketing automation
  • Research and insights
  • Campaign measurement and tracking
  • Analytics incorporating data visualization, attribution modelling and econometrics

 

gyro is the Dentsu Aegis Network B2B specialist agency and represents clients internationally as such B2B/International experience is preferable, however not essential.  Strong digital knowledge, however, is a must. The successful candidate should also hold excellent client service skills and be ready to act as the right hand person to the Account Director or executive leadership.  The role will require excellent leadership, managerial and planning skills and the successful candidate will be instrumental in setting the tone for how the account is managed.

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Media Planning:

  • Responsible for leading communication strategy and working closely with the Precision Planning Director and Head of Media to ideate and architect media plans that deliver against objectives
  • Accountable for media plan output timeliness, accuracy, and overall excellence
  • A lead role in the process of strategic media planning and serve as a resource for account management and executives for advice and counsel
  • Responsible for ensuring that all budgets and campaign plans are aligned with client budget parameters
  • Understand and champion new techniques and technologies relevant to aid achievement of client’s goals
  • Analyze campaign level reporting for optimization and learning
  • Provide and discuss industry information on media, markets and related dynamics
  • Maintain relationships with media community; continue to develop publisher and higher relationships for exchange of ideas
  • Develop understanding of gyro and broader Dentsu Aegis Network capabilities in order to be able to identify additional solutions, where relevant

Digital Experience:

  • Understanding of programmatic ecosystem and have ability to leverage data to pinpoint audiences and nurture prospects along path to conversion
  • Understand opportunities that various social platforms offer, ideally with ability to activate in the engagement of business audiences
  • Experience with robust reporting frameworks and the tech infrastructure needed to enable them
  • Experience of ad serving/viewability technology

Client & Internal Relationships:

  • Responsible for client leadership and management for media specific elements of full service accounts and full ownership of media-only client relationships
  • Build and maintain trusting, collaborative relationships with clients at appropriate levels
  • Manage expectations of clients and deliverables
  • Accurately represent the client’s point of view when reviewing work, leverage this perspective when providing feedback to team and presenting to client
  • Identifies opportunities to offer other agency service line offerings to existing clients
  • Grow business opportunities within current clients, where appropriate
  • Capable of effectively managing up and down the reporting structure

Strategic Thinking & Leadership:

  • Work alongside Account and Strategy Directors to devise strategic approach
  • Ensure interagency team understands strategy and is able to deliver against it
  • Demonstrate problem solving and intervention when necessary
  • Understand and analyse the root causes of problems and develop ways to rectify
  • Ensure key information is provided to team regarding client issues, internal agency issues, changes in account status, etc.

Communications Skills:

  • Establish and maintain communications process with clients, offline media teams, creative, etc. for each piece of business within the team
  • Direct the development of client presentations and other important communication that is clear, compelling and persuasive
  • Lead client presentations and strategic discussions
  • Communicate key information about our company
  • Adapt communication style to relevant client contacts and be able to tailor to their perspectives and, where appropriate, any concerns
  • Moves audience to desired action through clear and persuasive delivery of information

Experience/Knowledge Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 7 + years of media planning experience
  • Client service experience
  • Understanding of key research sources
  • Proven management experience
  • Experience in digital marketing and current knowledge of trends and innovations in traditional media
  • Knowledge of modern demand generation techniques including ABM
  • High-level proficiency in media plan mix and optimizing tools, Telmar, IMS as well as PowerPoint and Excel

 

 

 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Media Director

MEDIA DIRECTOR

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

gyro is the most awarded global B2B full-service agency and is now part of the award winning Dentsu Aegis Network.

Through our unique in-house integration of media thinkers, content creators and experience builders we are able to deliver feeling with precision – creating the type of meaningful moments that influence decision makers and drives measureable results. Our deep understanding of business audiences and decision making fuels our media approach, which combined with the power and resources of the Dentsu Aegis Network is enabling us to define new possibilities for B2B media.

With offices in New York, Chicago, Cincinnati and San Francisco we are poised for rapid growth in the US. Our ambition is that gyro:precision will become an all-encompassing and complementary set of capabilities built upon unique data insights, proprietary planning frameworks, analytical rigor, smart attribution models and highly efficient ad tech. Under gyro:precision we will include all measureable areas of the business, including but not limited to:

  • Media planning and buying
  • Programmatic
  • Search
  • Demand generation, nurture and marketing automation
  • Research and insights
  • Campaign measurement and tracking
  • Analytics incorporating data visualization, attribution modelling and econometrics

 

gyro is the Dentsu Aegis Network B2B specialist agency and represents clients internationally as such B2B/International experience is preferable, however not essential.  Strong digital knowledge, however, is a must. The successful candidate should also hold excellent client service skills and be ready to act as the right hand person to the Account Director or executive leadership.  The role will require excellent leadership, managerial and planning skills and the successful candidate will be instrumental in setting the tone for how the account is managed.

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Media Planning:

  • Responsible for leading communication strategy and working closely with the Precision Planning Director and Head of Media to ideate and architect media plans that deliver against objectives
  • Accountable for media plan output timeliness, accuracy, and overall excellence
  • A lead role in the process of strategic media planning and serve as a resource for account management and executives for advice and counsel
  • Responsible for ensuring that all budgets and campaign plans are aligned with client budget parameters
  • Understand and champion new techniques and technologies relevant to aid achievement of client’s goals
  • Analyze campaign level reporting for optimization and learning
  • Provide and discuss industry information on media, markets and related dynamics
  • Maintain relationships with media community; continue to develop publisher and higher relationships for exchange of ideas
  • Develop understanding of gyro and broader Dentsu Aegis Network capabilities in order to be able to identify additional solutions, where relevant

Digital Experience:

  • Understanding of programmatic ecosystem and have ability to leverage data to pinpoint audiences and nurture prospects along path to conversion
  • Understand opportunities that various social platforms offer, ideally with ability to activate in the engagement of business audiences
  • Experience with robust reporting frameworks and the tech infrastructure needed to enable them
  • Experience of ad serving/viewability technology

Client & Internal Relationships:

  • Responsible for client leadership and management for media specific elements of full service accounts and full ownership of media-only client relationships
  • Build and maintain trusting, collaborative relationships with clients at appropriate levels
  • Manage expectations of clients and deliverables
  • Accurately represent the client’s point of view when reviewing work, leverage this perspective when providing feedback to team and presenting to client
  • Identifies opportunities to offer other agency service line offerings to existing clients
  • Grow business opportunities within current clients, where appropriate
  • Capable of effectively managing up and down the reporting structure

Strategic Thinking & Leadership:

  • Work alongside Account and Strategy Directors to devise strategic approach
  • Ensure interagency team understands strategy and is able to deliver against it
  • Demonstrate problem solving and intervention when necessary
  • Understand and analyse the root causes of problems and develop ways to rectify
  • Ensure key information is provided to team regarding client issues, internal agency issues, changes in account status, etc.

Communications Skills:

  • Establish and maintain communications process with clients, offline media teams, creative, etc. for each piece of business within the team
  • Direct the development of client presentations and other important communication that is clear, compelling and persuasive
  • Lead client presentations and strategic discussions
  • Communicate key information about our company
  • Adapt communication style to relevant client contacts and be able to tailor to their perspectives and, where appropriate, any concerns
  • Moves audience to desired action through clear and persuasive delivery of information

Experience/Knowledge Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 7 + years of media planning experience
  • Client service experience
  • Understanding of key research sources
  • Proven management experience
  • Experience in digital marketing and current knowledge of trends and innovations in traditional media
  • Knowledge of modern demand generation techniques including ABM
  • High-level proficiency in media plan mix and optimizing tools, Telmar, IMS as well as PowerPoint and Excel

 

 

 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Media Director

MEDIA DIRECTOR

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

gyro is the most awarded global B2B full-service agency and is now part of the award winning Dentsu Aegis Network.

Through our unique in-house integration of media thinkers, content creators and experience builders we are able to deliver feeling with precision – creating the type of meaningful moments that influence decision makers and drives measureable results. Our deep understanding of business audiences and decision making fuels our media approach, which combined with the power and resources of the Dentsu Aegis Network is enabling us to define new possibilities for B2B media.

With offices in New York, Chicago, Cincinnati and San Francisco we are poised for rapid growth in the US. Our ambition is that gyro:precision will become an all-encompassing and complementary set of capabilities built upon unique data insights, proprietary planning frameworks, analytical rigor, smart attribution models and highly efficient ad tech. Under gyro:precision we will include all measureable areas of the business, including but not limited to:

  • Media planning and buying
  • Programmatic
  • Search
  • Demand generation, nurture and marketing automation
  • Research and insights
  • Campaign measurement and tracking
  • Analytics incorporating data visualization, attribution modelling and econometrics

 

gyro is the Dentsu Aegis Network B2B specialist agency and represents clients internationally as such B2B/International experience is preferable, however not essential.  Strong digital knowledge, however, is a must. The successful candidate should also hold excellent client service skills and be ready to act as the right hand person to the Account Director or executive leadership.  The role will require excellent leadership, managerial and planning skills and the successful candidate will be instrumental in setting the tone for how the account is managed.

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Media Planning:

  • Responsible for leading communication strategy and working closely with the Precision Planning Director and Head of Media to ideate and architect media plans that deliver against objectives
  • Accountable for media plan output timeliness, accuracy, and overall excellence
  • A lead role in the process of strategic media planning and serve as a resource for account management and executives for advice and counsel
  • Responsible for ensuring that all budgets and campaign plans are aligned with client budget parameters
  • Understand and champion new techniques and technologies relevant to aid achievement of client’s goals
  • Analyze campaign level reporting for optimization and learning
  • Provide and discuss industry information on media, markets and related dynamics
  • Maintain relationships with media community; continue to develop publisher and higher relationships for exchange of ideas
  • Develop understanding of gyro and broader Dentsu Aegis Network capabilities in order to be able to identify additional solutions, where relevant

Digital Experience:

  • Understanding of programmatic ecosystem and have ability to leverage data to pinpoint audiences and nurture prospects along path to conversion
  • Understand opportunities that various social platforms offer, ideally with ability to activate in the engagement of business audiences
  • Experience with robust reporting frameworks and the tech infrastructure needed to enable them
  • Experience of ad serving/viewability technology

Client & Internal Relationships:

  • Responsible for client leadership and management for media specific elements of full service accounts and full ownership of media-only client relationships
  • Build and maintain trusting, collaborative relationships with clients at appropriate levels
  • Manage expectations of clients and deliverables
  • Accurately represent the client’s point of view when reviewing work, leverage this perspective when providing feedback to team and presenting to client
  • Identifies opportunities to offer other agency service line offerings to existing clients
  • Grow business opportunities within current clients, where appropriate
  • Capable of effectively managing up and down the reporting structure

Strategic Thinking & Leadership:

  • Work alongside Account and Strategy Directors to devise strategic approach
  • Ensure interagency team understands strategy and is able to deliver against it
  • Demonstrate problem solving and intervention when necessary
  • Understand and analyse the root causes of problems and develop ways to rectify
  • Ensure key information is provided to team regarding client issues, internal agency issues, changes in account status, etc.

Communications Skills:

  • Establish and maintain communications process with clients, offline media teams, creative, etc. for each piece of business within the team
  • Direct the development of client presentations and other important communication that is clear, compelling and persuasive
  • Lead client presentations and strategic discussions
  • Communicate key information about our company
  • Adapt communication style to relevant client contacts and be able to tailor to their perspectives and, where appropriate, any concerns
  • Moves audience to desired action through clear and persuasive delivery of information

Experience/Knowledge Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 7 + years of media planning experience
  • Client service experience
  • Understanding of key research sources
  • Proven management experience
  • Experience in digital marketing and current knowledge of trends and innovations in traditional media
  • Knowledge of modern demand generation techniques including ABM
  • High-level proficiency in media plan mix and optimizing tools, Telmar, IMS as well as PowerPoint and Excel

 

 

 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Senior Account Director

POSITION: Senior Account Director

LOCATION: Tokyo

REPORTING TO: Calvin Chow, Senior Account Director and John Irwin, Managing Director, gyro North Asia

Company

gyro is the only full-service, integrated and global B2B marketing agency; with 750 minds across 20 offices including New York, San Francisco, Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Sydney, gyro is part of the Dentsu Aegis Network which operates in 123 countries worldwide with over 27,000 dedicated specialists. www.dentsuaegisnetwork.com

Only gyro has the unique offering, strategic tools and culture that brings content and context, as well as feeling and precision, together to create humanly relevant ideas that ignite business decisions.

gyro is the 2016 Advertising Age B2B Agency of the Year and the BMA Global B2B Agency of the Year for three consecutive years

 

Role

gyro is looking for a smart and ambitious Account Director to join our Japan team based in Tokyo. The Account Director is responsible for managing gyro’s key client account in Japan. With 5+ years’ experience in an integrated marketing agency environment, the ideal candidate will have the proven ability to manage the relationship with an agency’s key clients.

The successful candidate will work with the gyro regional client account team to localise global and regional campaigns and develop integrated marketing solutions for our key clients for Japan. You will manage the relationship with the client, deliver to clients’ objectives and ensure on time, on budget, high quality deliverables – always focusing on client satisfaction.

Skilled at building trusting relationships with clients, you have a can-do attitude and are motivated to build a team that delivers world-class marketing solutions. You are a team leader with energy who continuously offers a fresh perspective into a dynamic agency environment.

You will also provide leadership in setting the standard for project management from project kick-off to completion, as well as championing account growth. You are a trusted face of gyro in Japan, reinforcing gyro’s culture with clients. Responsible for knowing the client’s business inside out to increase revenue and maintain client profitability targets. You will be constantly looking at ways to develop and grow existing client business.

As a senior member of our multi-national, regional team, you will be responsible for identifying opportunities with our key client beyond the existing engagement through an understanding of the B2B marketing environment, the ability to articulate gyro’s full service B2B offering and a close working relationship with the Business Director and the gyro management team.

Skills & Experience

  • Superior client service and relationship-building skills, preferably with financial services and/or tech experience gained in a B2B agency environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills with the ability to confidently communicate to senior clients at executive level
  • Pro-active, self-motivated working well independently and as part of a team
  • A proven ability to operate effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • A passion for delivering high quality work to your clients
  • A team builder and motivator driven with the passion to ensure successful and profitable delivery of projects
  • Infectious energy and enthusiasm to drive the success of the Japan business with the support of the local and regional teams
  • Candidates should be willing to “roll up their sleeves” and get stuck into the day-to-day account management of client projects
  • Digital experience – previous experience handling larger-scale digital projects in Japan
  • Strong presentation skills

 

Responsibilities

  • Achieving the KPIs of each client account set out in the 2017 business plan
  • Build up a working model to ensure the process and quality levels are being developed and maintained whilst delivering work out of Japan
  • Ensuring all campaigns are planned, briefed and monitored to achieve creative and production excellence and innovation, within the agreed timescales
  • Driving client service excellence with the support of the regional client service team
  • Develop marketing strategies through a strong understanding of clients’ marketing and business objectives
  • Effectively address client satisfaction, renewal and escalation issues until resolved
  • Plans and manages regular account reviews with the client
  • Maximizing margins for every project, ensuring forecasts are always met in the agreed time period
  • Recognize revenue opportunities for growing the engagement with existing clients

 Personal Attributes

  • Self-management and natural collaborator with others
  • Ability to motivate all staff. Mentoring and coaching excellence
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in Japanese and English
  • Solid leader who voices opinion but respects other points of view

 

Opportunity 

Through a good understanding of the market, client requirements and unique B2B services / solutions offering in Asia in the fast-growing B2B market you have the opportunity of fast-tracking your career into a senior role in the management of gyro in Japan.

 

 

if you are interested in applying directly email John Irwin at John.Irwin@gyro.com