Careers

Assistant Media Planner

MSA is looking for an Assistant Media Planner to assist in the development, execution, and monitoring of media plans for assigned clients and campaigns. If you think you might be a good fit and would like to join a group of bright, hard-working individuals to help move our clients forward, let us know. We’d love to talk with you.

 

Responsibilities

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the media marketplace best practices and media planning and buying process
  • Plan and buy local/regional media
  • Evaluate proposals and develop POVs for clients
  • Make timely placement of all media according to schedules
  • Provide updates on marketplace conditions to media team and clients
  • Compile campaign reporting, analyze metrics, recommend and perform optimizations and new strategies and tactics
  • Communicate with media reps on proposals and requests
  • Input invoices and work to analyze and resolve billing discrepancies

 

Qualifications

  • Attention to detail and ability to learn quickly
  • Thinks proactively — demonstrates ability to think about the next steps to move a project forward
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and strong math skills
  • Bachelors degree required

 

Contact us at careers@thinkmsa.com.

Digital Media Planner

MSA is looking for a Digital Media Planner to assist in the development, execution, and monitoring of digital media buys for assigned clients and campaigns. If you think you might be a good fit and would like to join a group of bright, hard-working individuals to help move our clients forward, let us know. We’d love to talk with you.

 

Responsibilities

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the digital media marketplace and digital media planning and buying process
  • Plan and place local/regional digital media buys
  • Evaluate proposals and develop POVs for clients
  • Make timely placement of all media according to schedules
  • Provide updates on marketplace conditions to media team and clients
  • Compile digital campaign reporting, analyze metrics, recommend and perform optimizations and new strategies and tactics
  • Communicate with media reps on proposals and requests
  • Input invoices and work to analyze and resolve billing discrepancies

 

Qualifications

  • 1- 3 years working in online media planning and buying or ad ops
  • Attention to detail and ability to learn quickly
  • Experience assisting with/supporting offline media planning, including television, radio, OOH and print
  • Thinks proactively — demonstrates ability to think about the next steps to move a project forward
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and strong math skills
  • Bachelors degree required

 

Contact us at careers@thinkmsa.com.

Account Manager

MSA is seeking an experienced Account Manager to help lead the charge in making extraordinary things happen for our clients, their customers and our team. A clear vision of and commitment to quality, innovative solutions that deliver results is essential.

 

The Account Manager will serve as a strategic point of contact for assigned agency clients. This position will have cross-functional responsibility to simultaneously:

 

  • Serve client needs
  • Provide meaningful strategic insight
  • Assure quality of work
  • Manage execution of campaigns
  • Ensure revenue, income and client retention goals are achieved

 

Responsibilities

  • Manage assigned agency clients and the associated account team members.
  • Build and manage strong client relationships – ensure account retention and oversee resolution of all client issues.
  • Develop, manage, coach and encourage development of account executives and coordinators.
  • Direct and facilitate resources on cross-functional teams to ensure timely execution of strategies and campaigns.
  • Analyze/understand campaign trends and growth opportunities and leverage results to increase quality and profitability.
  • Participate in new business development under the direction of agency leadership.

 

Communication Skills

  • Superior verbal and written communicator.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Guides client meetings with insights and engaging questions.
  • Provides strategic thinking and planning.
  • Demonstrates creativity, especially in strategic solutions.

 

Leadership/Management Skills

  • Successfully manages relationships with clients and oversees work of team members.
  • Thoroughly understands the creative development process. A master at managing expectations of clients and agency.
  • Project planning and organizational skills including appropriating resources.
  • Manages account profitability.
  • Good negotiator with clients for fees, scope of work.
  • Maintains customer satisfaction.
  • Anticipates and resolves client problems.
  • Functions as a leader on the front lines. Comfortable engaging with the client at appropriate level.
  • Maintains understanding of and insight into client’s business.
  • Champions agency culture and organization.

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in advertising, marketing or related field.
  • MUST HAVE marketing or advertising experience in an account management role.
  • Proven track record of successful client growth and development.
  • Knowledge of media and creative planning and execution processes.
  • Commitment to superb client service.

 

Contact us at careers@thinkmsa.com.

Account Management Intern

MSA is seeking a highly motivated intern to gain professional experience with our account management team.

 

You will work directly with the accounts team on a variety of tasks and projects related to the marketing industry. This internship is a great opportunity to get hands on experience in a fast-paced, agency setting.

 

Interns will support colleagues on a variety of account services, creative and media projects. You must be able to work effectively within different departments —with a “can-do” attitude— in completing an assortment of tasks, while learning a variety of new skills.

 

Interested candidates should possess strong time management and organizational skills, be excellent verbal and written communicators, and have the ability to interact professionally in a professional business environment. These skills are required in order to manage the workflow of an agency environment where priorities change and adapt very quickly.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct industry research
  • Write and edit content for various marketing collateral including, but not limited to, press releases and presentation materials
  • Contribute to internal brainstorming sessions
  • Assist in the management of company digital presence

 

Qualifications:

  • Enrolled in or graduated from an undergraduate degree program or greater in journalism, public relations, marketing, strategic communications or related field
  • Superior written and oral communications skills, strong organizational skills

 

Benefits:

  • Earn college credit (if applicable)
  • Learn professional communication, public relations, and marketing skills
  • Build valuable work experience in marketing and communication
  • Letter of recommendation upon successful completion of internship
  • Opportunity for future employment with MSA

 

This internship is an unpaid position.

 

If you’re interested in an internship where you’ll grow, be challenged, and gain experience, send your resume and any relevant writing samples to

kim.luangrath@thinkmsa.com.

 

Freelance Designer/Art Director

We’re looking for talented and conscientious freelance designers/art directors to help us with an increasing volume of design/production work. If you’re highly motivated, have an eye for detail, solid design skills, and a desire to grow your portfolio and skills, give us a shout.

 

Contact David Watts.

A little about us

MSA is a dynamic integrated marketing firm dedicated to delivering inspired, creative communications solutions to our clients. Like any good organization, we are evolving and growing. MSA is embarking on a bold new future with a rebrand of our company and new client growth – and we’re currently looking for like-minded agents of change.

Current Positions

Assistant Media Planner

Digital Media Planner

Account Manager

Account Management Intern

Freelance Designer/Art Director