Boston, MA (Hybrid)

Fundamental Media: Senior Account Manager

Senior Account Manager – Fundamental Media 

Boston, MA (Hybrid) 

Full Time / Mid-Sr. Level 

Are you Fundamental Media's next rising star? If you are experienced in leading a team and the idea of working for world-renowned financial clients excites you - apply today! 

Joining the international media team, you will play a vital role planning and buying across all media channels but mostly digital, print and out of home. Whether you are developing strategic recommendations; building strong relationships; innovating impactful solutions; developing bespoke media plans or attending client meetings, it will be your excellent client management skills that ensures outstanding outcomes for your clients. 

This role is perfect for someone who has at least 3-5 years of agency experience. 

About Us 

Fundamental Media are passionate front runners of media planning & buying and technology who live and breathe advertising. Established in 2003 in London, we have grown to over 150 people whilst retaining the important ethos that our staff are part of our family. Our vision has always been to become the leading media specialist for the investment management sector. We have achieved this through a combination of investment in the knowledge and skills of our people, and in the innovative technologies provided to our clients. This includes our in-house proprietary performance marketing technologies and reporting platforms, in-house programmatic solutions, research team and most importantly the expert sector knowledge of our teams. 

We have a global footprint with offices in Boston, London, Hong Kong and Sydney. Our clients are world-class investment management institutions with diverse requirements and a global reach. 

Core Responsibilities 

  • Implementation of integrated advertising campaigns (all media, online and offline). 
  • Analyze campaign data and implement timely optimizations. 
  • Analyzing and researching the target audience’s character, purchasing and media habits. 
  • Attending client meetings to understand advertising strategy and target audience. 
  • Plan and buy relevant media and present media proposals, including timings and cost breakdown. 
  • Work with and maintain relationships with industry partners such as, publishers, media vendors and creative agencies. 
  • Obtaining the best advertising rates that fit with the media strategy. 
  • Advising the creative teams and clients about the most effective combination of media. 
  • Prepare competitive data overview, analysis and presentation. 
  • Monitoring and updating clients on the effectiveness of campaigns. 

To qualify: The successful applicant will use both in-house and external research to identify the best mix of media channels to deliver an impactful advertising message to a clients’ target audience. You will support the wider planning and buying team and have direct responsibility for negotiating and buying media space. 

As an Ideal candidate you would have: 

  • Experience of working in a similar media buying / planning role. 
  • Experience of liaising with and presenting recommendations to clients. 
  • Strong digital media experience particularly display, content marketing and social media. 
  • Strong experience in devising media strategies. 
  • Ability to understand and interpret research data. 
  • An interest and passion in analyzing your campaigns and pushing for best outcome. 
  • Aware of media trends and a flair for business and commerce. 
  • Resourceful and creative, able to recognize good media opportunities and the ability to develop new ideas/concepts. 
  • Excellent negotiator and good interpersonal skills. Persuasive and diplomatic. 
  • Excellent leadership skills combined with outstanding team management. 
  • Good presenter with good written and spoken communication skills. 
  • Able to perform in a very fast-paced environment and concurrently manage multiple projects/deadlines. 
  • You will be expected to be fluent in English. Fluency in another language and/or a background in investment management or business education would be a bonus, but not essential. 

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a strong work ethic looking to join a fast-moving, fast-growing and forward-thinking company where you have a significant opportunity to develop. We are looking to hear from like-minded professionals with great ideas and a can-do attitude. 

What we offer 

  • Positive, friendly and loyal colleagues 
  • A competitive salary and bonus structure 
  • Flexible working 
  • 401k 
  • Healthcare coverage, including life cover 
  • Paid holiday package, increasing with tenure 
  • The opportunity to fast-track your career. We believe in recognition, reward and progression – partnered with the appropriate training and support 
  • International exposure and intra-company transfer opportunities 
  • 100% Club, an annual peer nominated award (past trips have included Dubai, skiing in France, diving in the Red Sea and a trip to Italy) 
  • A dynamic place to work in a contemporary, team focused and forward-thinking company. We are a friendly but driven team - ‘Work hard, have fun, make money’! 

If this sounds like your next challenge, then please get in touch. Send your resume and cover letter (describing why you would be perfect for this role) to: [email protected] 

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. 

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