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Media Strategist - SF or Chicago

Media Strategist - SF or Chicago

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Engine Media is a media agency that is built on a strong technology foundation. We are continuously architecting proprietary solutions that provide powerful results to our clients, and coupling those technologies with an outstanding level of service and insights


Clearstream.TV (an Engine Media solution) is a multi-screen video advertising platform built to provide advertisers with the most relevant, brand-safe, and premium video content online.


Engine Media employees work with a start-up mentality – nimble teams, creative thinkers, and a company culture that is always in beta.  On the flip side, Engine Media is anchored within Engine Group, an international advertising powerhouse that affords us the ability to be a part of end-to-end marketing solutions for many of the world’s most recognizable brands. This relationship with Engine Group also means we can offer our employees first-class benefits and opportunities for advancement.


Engine Media Benefits include:

  • Unlimited paid time off
  • 401(k) employer contributions
  • Competitive Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Entertainment and travel discounts
  • Family-friendly benefits
  • Relaxed dress code
  • Collaborative environment


We are looking for an enthusiastic Media Strategist to assist our Strategy & Planning team and Account Executives on the west coast through each step of the sales process. This is a full-time role based out of our San Francisco office and an opportunity to join one of the fastest growing companies in digital advertising!


  • Prepare creative and strategic responses to client RFPs and develop subsequent media plans that meet client specific objectives.
  • Investigate creative, innovative approaches to strategically reach the target consumer
  • Determine pricing and budget allocations based on campaign parameters and individual client requirements.
  • Assist Sales Team in the development of pre-campaign materials including targeting recommendations, industry research, client analysis, and/or case studies to support the strategy of proposed media plans.
  • Develop expertise in Clearstream’s product offerings and resources.
  • Communicate with internal teams to gain insights on historical campaign performance, inventory availabilities, targeting options, and product updates.
  • Assist Account Executive with client calls and strategic meetings.
  • Work on special projects of strategic importance at the direction of management.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Advertising, Marketing or related field.
  • 3-4 years in advertising industry (past agency/publisher/media/etc.) preferred.
  • Basic understanding of digital and brand advertising industry or strong desire to learn.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to anticipate internal and external needs.
  • Self-starter able to thrive in a past paced environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to multi-task without allowing performance to suffer.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to build rapport and trust while super-serving our agency partners and internal teams.
  • Very proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Strong desire to learn and grow within the company.
  • Positive attitude and desire to work in an entrepreneurial, innovative environment.

This is an exciting opportunity to make an impact in a company with a critical position in digital video and mobile video advertising, both of which are the fastest growing categories of digital advertising in North America. If you are passionate about media, thrive in a flexible yet fast-paced environment, and are looking to work with an innovative and dynamic team, this position is for you!