Career Opportunities

Director of Online Media

Philadelphia, PA



Post University is currently accepting applications for the role of Director of Online Media (Philadelphia Office).

JOB SUMMARY:

The Director of Online Media is responsible for coordinating all of the interactive media efforts at Post University and partners.  This coordination requires a close working relationship with in-house creative and media buyers as well as agencies tasked with both creative development and execution.  The Director of Online Media will have 2 direct reports—Traditional Media Manager and Interactive Media Manager.  This position requires a working knowledge of all online media types (Search Engine Optimization, Paid Search, Aggregators, Social Media, etc.).

Candidates must have a proven track record as a team lead in defining and guiding projects, timelines, and workflow.  Strong written and verbal communication is a must.  Passion about online media and online media buying is critical.  Above average analytical skills are required. This position is located in our Philadelphia office.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Engage with agencies and in-house teams as the primary media contact
  • Coordinate and approve media planning activities
  • Compile and analyze online media data and performance in order to identify and trends and direct future success.
  • Reconcile online media buys with agencies and approve invoices
  • Manage the budget and ensure budget goals and advertising objectives are met
  • Develop the skills of the Media team

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, financial management, or related field required.
  • 6+ years as an online media planner/buyer
  • 2+ years  of supervisory experience
  • Command of online and traditional media planning principles
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Demonstrated ability in developing integrated media plans
  • Advise on changes to the website and other online projects
  • Detail oriented with excellent computer skills
  • Ability to manage and complete multiple simultaneous tasks and projects
  • Verifiable track record of media planning, negotiating and buying
  • Enthusiasm for the internet and interactive marketing
  • The ability to be flexible in thought and action
  • The ability and motivation to work with minimal direction
  • Proven experience and a solid understanding of SEO/SEM concepts, online marketing, social media, and user experience management.

As a member of our Post University team, the individual will share in a 120-year tradition of helping people achieve their personal and professional goals. Located in Waterbury, Connecticut, Post University has a vibrant campus and an excellent online program. The University offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes medical, dental, 401(k) and tuition benefits. Founded in 1890, Post University is a student-focused, career-driven university committed to providing students with the knowledge, personal skills, and experience required to be leaders in their chosen fields. Located in Waterbury, Conn., Post University provides a wide array of degree programs for on-campus and online students of all ages. It is known for its quality, career-driven academic programs, small classes, and competitive NCAA Division II athletics. Its more than 16,000 full- and part-time students come from the United States and abroad, and are supported by faculty & staff whose mission is to prepare students to compete and succeed in today's global workplace.

Interested candidates should forward cover letter, resume, and three references to Post University Human Resources by applying at: www.post.edu/hr

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Disclaimer: This opportunity may be withdrawn and/or amended.

POST UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER that employs in compliance with all applicable laws. We do not discriminate because of sex, sexual orientation, age, race, color, religious creed, marital status, national origin, ancestry, disability, handicap or other legally protected status. Equal access to programs, service and employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and job interview process should notify the Director of Human Resources, Post University.

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