Media Director Jobs

If you are a highly creative veteran within the media industry and are looking to take the next step in your career, then a role as a Media Director may be ideal for you. We offer a broad range of media jobs to suit your specific skills and career aspirations.

A Media Director’s job is all about applying creative decisions into a businesses media frontline, specifically being responsible for maximising media revenue across the business through electronic direct marketing, mobile and other emerging technologies and platforms. As a member of the business’ senior management, this role also involves managing and leading various teams within the media department.  

As a Media Director your responsibilities and roles may include:

  • Plan and implement online media strategies.
  • Work collaboratively with the account management team to pinpoint media objectives and create strategies accordingly in order to meet client objectives.
  • Oversee and present media planning strategies with clients to strengthen relationships.
  • Devise strategies to expand the media billings of the organisation.
  • Ensuring all administration activities are upheld by the Media Department including media plans, timekeeping systems, estimates, invoicing, forecasts and billings.
  • Manage the budget, tracking and reporting of campaigns to ensure profitability.

Opportunity for career advancement

A Media Director holds a high level of seniority within a business, largely influencing media performance as well as team leading. Therefore, a Media Director can expect a large room for growth accompanied by a competitive salary.

Media Director job requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Marketing/Media or another relevant field of study.
  • At least 10 years of management experience, preferably digital or media-based.
  • Strong internal and external client management skills.
  • Highly organised, detail-oriented with the ability to prioritise, multi-task and follow-through in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent written/communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience managing online media planning and buying.