We’re looking for the person who lives and breathes media. You know the emerging landscape, and can develop the right strategies and media plans for our clients. You can run day-to-day planning and reporting on several accounts, as well as manage multiple junior team members.


  • Understand clients’ business and marketing goals
  • Create holistic integrated media plans from start to finish
    • Determine media objectives
    • Craft strategies (leveraging research insights)
    • Manage RFP process
    • Negotiate with vendors
    • Work with channel experts to build plans to meet goals
    • Work with analytics team on KPI measurement approach
    • Present recommendations to clients
    • Ensure ongoing monitoring and optimizations
    • Identify and communicate clear, compelling, and actionable insights to drive improved campaign performance
    • Manage media budgets from planning to authorization to reconciliation
  • Participate in client meetings and new business
  • Provide thought-leadership on media industry updates both internally and to clients
  • Collaborate with and lead junior media team members
  • Overall, serve as a media lead on your assigned accounts, providing thought leadership on media strategy and activation to help clients reach their goals
  • Utilize Asana for project management


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience as a Media Planner (3+ years in the industry, 2 years in a supervisory role)
  • Knowledge of all media tactics
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Strong working knowledge of standard media resources and tools
  • Must be disciplined enough to work independently and in team settings
  • Able to develop original ideas, take initiative, and assume responsibility
  • High level of attention to detail and organization
  • Able to work well under pressure and strict deadlines, in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong project management and problem-solving skills, and impeccable multitasking abilities
  • Able to effectively mentor and develop the skills of junior team members


  • Thrives in a collaborative work environment.
  • Has strong analytical skills, with attention to accuracy and detail.
  • Can manage multiple tasks and projects effectively to meet deadlines.
  • Has a genuine curiosity, and passion for the advertising industry.
  • Collaborates and promotes teamwork to solve problems.
  • Is empathetic.

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Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to provide an individual response to every candidate.

H/L is a full-service, integrated agency made up of diverse, collaborative, and multitalented individuals with experience in all areas of marketing communications. H/L is based in Oakland, with offices in St. Louis, Phoenix, Atlanta, and Miami.