Senior Manager, Paid Media

Media & SEM/PPC · New York, New York
Department Media & SEM/PPC
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor

Who We Are:

AKDM is a leader in delivering digital growth strategies guided by data, analytics, and business intelligence. We work with a range of clients — spanning niche players to industry leaders across e-commerce, financial services, travel, entertainment, and consumer packaged goods.

Inclusivity for our teams is a priority. From DEI training to volunteering, we are on a journey to connect our business goals with values by promoting a culture of equity and access. We are actively seeking candidates that bring diverse perspectives to our team and work with us to build better, more inclusive approaches to work and collaboration.


  • Guide all paid media managers to ensure platform strategies are properly implemented and optimized for clients across all paid media platforms; take opportunities to expand knowledge of channels you are less familiar with and become an expert in the full ecosystem
  • Support the Associate Director and Director with team management and training; hold responsibility for the professional development of managers on the team and participate in performance reviews; also support the managers in tools they may need to do so
  • Oversee paid media invoice reconciliation/bill-pay process
  • Communicate effectively and confidently when speaking to internal and external teams when it comes to team and client goals
  • Ensure thorough completion of all client deliverables and that they are done in a timely manner, without error, and to the highest quality – aligning with AKDM’s Three Pillars
  • Recommend optimizations and proactive solutions for implementation by team managers and strategists across all paid media channels
  • Maintain open and productive communications with platform and vendor partners, ensuring the department is ahead of the latest and coming updates.
  • Analyze performance data and encourage the team to provide meaningful insights, always looking at the larger picture and the effects on the client’s greater business needs
  • Work across departments to collaborate and expand knowledge of SEO, BI, Creative, Analytics, and CS
  • Participate in internal and external trainings to improve department growth


  • Strong Excel skills a MUST
  • Keynote/PowerPoint Skills – ability to articulate strategy via contextual and visual slides

Practices Experience in the following Platforms:

  • Google AdWords (Certification(s) Necessary)
  • Bing Ads
  • Facebook Business Manager
  • Search Ads 360
  • DoubleClick Campaign Manager
  • Google Analytics
  • DV360 (or other DSP)
  • Criteo
  • Moat (or other Verification)
  • DMP optional
  • Adobe Omniture optional
  • App Measurement Tools optional

Required Background:

  • 4-Year College degree
  • 5+ years of Digital Marketing and/or Media Planning experience, internship experience
  • Must bring experience building and supporting inclusive teams and work environments
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Creative thinker, assertive problem solver, and analytical mastermind
  • Proficient with website reporting analytics tools or a willingness to learn
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

What We Provide:

  • 100% Health, Dental, and Vision Coverage: We pay the monthly premium for all employees and cover 70% for spouses, partner, and dependents
  • 3% Non-Elective 401k Match: We contribute to your retirement even if you choose not to
  • Unlimited Vacation. On average, AKDM employees take 20+ days of vacation and we encourage each other to take time off as needed
  • Unlimited Sick Days: We want our team to stay healthy and stay home when they need to
  • Holidays: We observe all major holidays and encourage our employers to celebrate their cultural and ethnic traditions without having to take PTO
  • Paid Parental Leave: We provide 12 weeks paid leave for primary and secondary caregivers plus flexibility in case more time is needed
  • Mentorship Program: Mentees receive one-on-one support from the leadership team to receive practical advice and guidance in developing future career goals
  • Flexible work from home policy

What We Value:

At AKDM we believe diversity is essential to crafting digital strategies. We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, ethnicity, citizenship, national origin of employees, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.

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  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Department
    Media & SEM/PPC
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience