Careers

Wanted: Innovators, Visionaries,
Front-Runners and Team Players

If you’re an innovative thinker with an entrepreneurial spirit and collaborative mindset who thrives on creating winning strategies, we want to talk to you.

Culture

At Ocean Media, we’re never satisfied with the status quo. We’re constantly developing innovative strategies that help our clients achieve their goals – and break new ground in the industry. We’re looking for people who bring big ideas and who thrive working with a talented team focused on making our clients, and each other, successful.

 

Benefits

There are a lot of great reasons to work at Ocean Media – a rewarding career in an exciting industry, a collaborative environment where everyone’s ideas can make a difference, and a chance to make a lasting impact on some of the biggest brands in the world, to name a few. Here are some of the other perks you’ll get as a member of the team:

 

State-of-the-art, split-level offices with 360-degree city and ocean views

State-of-the-art, split-level offices with 360-degree city and ocean views

Free catered lunches

Free catered lunches

Kitchen stocked with assorted snacks and drinks

Kitchen stocked with assorted snacks and drinks

In-house fitness center with basketball/racquetball courts

In-house fitness center with basketball/racquetball courts

Tickets to local sporting events

Tickets to local sporting events

Comprehensive medical benefits subsidized by company for the employee

Comprehensive medical benefits subsidized by company for the employee

Balanced work environment

Balanced work environment

Fun thematic parties

Fun thematic parties

Holidays and Summer Fridays

Holidays and Summer Fridays

Open Positions

Interested in one of our open positions? Submit your resume today!

  • Account Coordinator - CA

    On a day-to-day basis, the Account Coordinator assists and supports the operations of the Account Management Team, specifically, the Account Director/Account Executive.

    POSITION: ACCOUNT COORDINATOR
    REPORTS TO: ACCOUNT DIRECTOR
    DATE OPEN: 10/2017
    STATUS: FULL-TIME
    HR CONTACT: ROBERT LOPEZ

    JOB PURPOSE

    On a day-to-day basis, the Account Coordinator assists and supports the operations of the Account Management Team, specifically, the Account Director/Account Executive.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • On a day-to-day basis, the Account Coordinator assists and supports the operations of the Account Management Team , specifically the Account Director/Account Executive
    • Maintains necessary performance tracking and media databases
    • Learns and is able to maintain MAP software data upload & maintenance process
    • Fosters a positive relationship with key team members at all levels of the client organization
    • Works cross functionally with other areas of agency
    • Stays abreast of industry trends, business opportunities and best practices
    • Maintains positive relationships with third party client relationships as may be requiredz
    • Follows all company health and safety procedures
    • Performs other related duties as required or assigned

    EDUCATION

    Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) preferred; but not required

    EXPERIENCE

    Some marketing or media agency experience required Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel

    **Cover letter and resume are required for consideration

  • Systems Administrator

    Employee is responsible for the design, implementation, and maintenance of company’s Information Technology infrastructure. Infrastructure includes hardware, network, security, desktops, and telecommunications.

    POSITION: SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR
    DATE OPEN: 3/2018
    STATUS: FULL-TIME
    HR CONTACT: ROBERT LOPEZ

    JOB PURPOSE

    Employee is responsible for the design, implementation, and maintenance of company’s Information Technology infrastructure. Infrastructure includes hardware, network, security, desktops, and telecommunications.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Management of IT server infrastructure from on premise to virtual servers.
    • Management of IT network infrastructure including switching, LAN/WAN, Virtual LAN, remote connections such as personal and site to site VPN.
    • Management of IT security such as Active Directory credentials, firewalls, email security.
    • Management of Exchange Email Servers and other email related systems.
    • Management of telecommunications systems.
    • Management of IT systems from multiple locations and remote offices.
    • Perform other related duties as required or assigned

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Coordinates multiple vendors for various IT related functions and projects.

    Manages and communicates with various employees, may supervise different project teams within the organization.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    EDUCATION

    Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.)

    EXPERIENCE

    3-5 years of related experience required

  • Digital Media Supervisor

    The Digital Media Supervisor is responsible for all digital campaign strategy, buying, reporting, analysis and optimization. This is a client facing role working with both the client and internal account teams. A thorough, hands on knowledge of programmatic media, Google’s Double Click Ad Products (DBM & DCM), AdWords and Facebook Power Editor is required. A critical eye for detail and complete accuracy are a must. Experience with online video campaigns and accounts that focus on ROI is a strong plus.

    POSITION: DIGITAL MEDIA SUPERVISOR
    DATE OPEN: 
    3/2018
    STATUS: 
    FULL-TIME
    HR CONTACT: 
    ROBERT LOPEZ

    JOB PURPOSE
    The Digital Media Supervisor is responsible for all digital campaign strategy, buying, reporting, analysis and optimization. This is a client facing role working with both the client and internal account teams. A thorough, hands on knowledge of programmatic media, Google’s Double Click Ad Products (DBM & DCM), AdWords and Facebook Power Editor is required. A critical eye for detail and complete accuracy are a must. Experience with online video campaigns and accounts that focus on ROI is a strong plus.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Works with client account team to develop and present digital media strategies and plans for client approval.
    • Owns the day-to-day media campaign logistics through entire planning cycle across several clients
    • Develops efficient and effective plans based on a range of client goals and KPIs
    • Analyzes tracking reports to derive insights for client reporting and campaign optimizations
    • Prepares research and insights that substantiate recommended media strategies and tactics
    • Works with Ad Ops team to insure that campaigns are properly launched
    • Collaborates with internal account teams in post-campaign analysis and develops recommendations for ongoing media buys
    • Follows all company health and safety procedures
    • Performs other related duties as required or assigned

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
    May be responsible for supervising the work of a Programmatic Digital Media Buyer and/ or a Digital Media Assistant

    CONTACTS
    Broadcast buyers
    Research group
    Outside sales people (Websites, online technology)
    Creative Agencies (varies by client)
    Clients

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    EDUCATION

    Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) required

    EXPERIENCE

    3-5 years related experience required

    Must have experience in interacting daily and optimizing programmatic campaigns, via Double Click Bid Manager as well as a high comfort level interacting with, and presenting to, clients. Must be extremely detail oriented and able to multi task in a fast paced environment.  Experience with campaign management and client facing communications.

    Must be proficient in Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  Must be experienced in analyzing data and developing actionable insights.

  • Social Media Negotiator

    The position of Senior Media Negotiator is responsible for negotiating, planning, buying and maintaining media buys. This position is continuously developing and creating media strategies based on client objectives. Senior Media Negotiator require attention to detail, organization, and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. Senior Media Negotiator must have the ability to manage multiple projects, communicate effectively, be deadline-driven and have strong negotiation skills.

    JOB PURPOSE

    The position of Senior Media Negotiator is responsible for negotiating, planning, buying and maintaining media buys. This position is continuously developing and creating media strategies based on client objectives. Senior Media Negotiator require attention to detail, organization, and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. Senior Media Negotiator must have the ability to manage multiple projects, communicate effectively, be deadline-driven and have strong negotiation skills.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Takes lead role in planning and buying scatter, broadcast and syndication for all assigned accounts
    • Plans and buys upfront in conjunction with Media Supervisor
    • A Senior Media Negotiator will be responsible for larger billing client(s) and will negotiate national deals on behalf of all Ocean Media clients
    • Oversees account maintenance, reporting and posting for all assigned accounts
    • Evaluates new media opportunities and develops POV on key opportunities
    • Provides accurate network information for proposal templates and guides Assistant Media Negotiator on completion of data entry
    • Works with the account services department to continuously, develop, monitor and adjust media schedules based on performance feedback from the client(s) and the analytics department
    • Along with client objectives, utilizes media research tools and resources to aid in campaign development and optimization when making recommendations for media buys
    • Develops and maintains media partner relationships
    • Trains and mentors Assistant Media Negotiator (s) in conjunction with Media Supervisor
    • Tracks the market for trends, opportunities, etc. and uses this information to make recommendations on what is best for the client
    • Follows all company health and safety procedures
    • Performs other related duties as required or assigned

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    EDUCATION

    Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) required.

    EXPERIENCE

    3-5 years related experience required

    • National Experience Required for a Large National Brand
  • Traffic Manager

    This position assists the Traffic Director in various traffic-related duties. The position maintains constant and effective communication with the Traffic Director, Account Executives, Media Buyers, Networks, Distribution Facilities, clients and creative partners.

    ** AGENCY EXPERIENCE REQUIRED **

    POSITION: TRAFFIC MANAGER
    DATE OPEN: 2/2018
    STATUS: FULL-TIME
    HR CONTACT: ROBERT LOPEZ

    JOB PURPOSE

    This position assists the Traffic Director in various traffic-related duties. The position maintains constant and effective communication with the Traffic Director, Account Executives, Media Buyers, Networks, Distribution Facilities, clients and creative partners.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Assists the Traffic Director with any and all duties, including the occasional training and mentoring of Traffic Associates
    • Adheres to ad distribution and traffic systems/ procedures for transmitting materials to national and local cable, broadcast/ syndication TV, VOD, and radio networks
    • Keeps both client and AEs informed of upcoming deadlines and when new traffic materials/instructions are needed
    • Assigns ISCI codes as-needed
    • Provides post-production direction to help resolve creative issues of spots
    • Obtains and negotiates commercial clearance/ approval for cable and broadcast television (U.S. & Canada)
    • Works closely with Media and Client Services in rendering materials (copy/ instructions, billboards, scripts, etc.) to networks on the media buy
    • Ensures traffic instructions accurately reflect media schedules and network contracts
    • Reviews Nielsen and BVS reports to monitor/ track commercials that have aired
    • Assists with the resolution of commercial spot discrepancies
    • Q/A all digital creative to be trafficked within DCM (DoubleClick Campaign Manager)
    • Works attentively with AEs and digital media buyers in the building and execution of online campaigns via DCM
    • Troubleshoots digital campaigns independently or with guidance from third-party ad servers
    • Updates various databases, such as: Master Traffic List, Cable Clearance Contact List, Network & Cable Distribution List, and Broadcast Clearance List among others
    • Keeps up-to-date records of traffic contacts at cable, broadcast and radio networks
    • Follows all company health and safety procedures
    • Performs other related duties as required or assigned

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    Will occasionally help train and provide guidance to the Traffic Associate(s) according to the Ocean Media Traffic Policy.

    CONTACTS

    All departments within Ocean Media

    Externally, this position interacts with media companies and clients as needed.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    EDUCATION

    High school diploma or general education degree (GED).  Associates degree or higher, preferred.

    EXPERIENCE

    A minimum of 1-2 years traffic-related experience (required).

    Double Click, DART, etc

  • Vice President, Integrated Media

    The Vice President, Integrated Media is responsible for providing strategic thought leadership in developing and executing integrated plans for online, offline and emerging media. Critical thinking is essential as media approach needs to be ROI positive while driving key performance metrics and building awareness and other key brand dimensions. Extensive national television and digital video experience is a must. This individual will lead the media department, cultivating an esprit de corps that creates a productive learning environment combined with flawless execution. The Vice President, Integrated Media role will cultivate client and media relationships at senior levels. This is a key role within our organization as this person will collaborate across departments, set media department goals, operations and initiatives, and be active in new business efforts.

    POSITION: VICE PRESIDENT, INTEGRATED MEDIA
    DATE OPEN: 8/2017
    STATUS: FULL-TIME
    HR CONTACT: MICHELLE GUSTILO-SMITHSON

    JOB PURPOSE
    The Vice President, Integrated Media is responsible for providing strategic thought leadership in developing and executing integrated plans for online, offline and emerging media. Critical thinking is essential as media approach needs to be ROI positive while driving key performance metrics and building awareness and other key brand dimensions. Extensive national television and digital video experience is a must. This individual will lead the media department, cultivating an esprit de corps that creates a productive learning environment combined with flawless execution.

    The Vice President, Integrated Media role will cultivate client and media relationships at senior levels. This is a key role within our organization as this person will collaborate across departments, set media department goals, operations and initiatives, and be active in new business efforts.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Manage assigned groups’ workloads and staffing needs
    • Provides high level conceptual thinking that encourages/drives new thinking
    • Builds and maintains relationships with media community; continues to develop partners and higher relationships for exchange of ideas
    • Contributes, participates and presents in agency new business efforts and presentations
    • Works with Client Services teams to develop planning objectives and strategies that align with the client’s marketing objectives
    • Researches and implements new techniques and technologies that are relevant for clients’ traditional and digital media strategies
    • Collaborates with Analytics teams to examine results and dialogue with client and internal team on informed strategic implications
    • Sets negotiation strategies
    • Actively keeps current with industry trends, media business and tools – buying systems, research, resources and associations
    • Actively provides and discusses industry information on media, markets and related dynamics
    • Ensures collaboration among all agency departments; fosters great teamwork
    • Follows all company health and safety procedures
    • Performs other related duties as required or assigned

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Manage assigned groups’ workloads and staffing needs (hiring, separations, promotions, employee development and performance)

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

     EDUCATION

    Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) in marketing or related field required

     EXPERIENCE

    12 -15+ years of media planning experience required, which includes national and local television, audio and digital video

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSA’S)

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED: 

    Comprehensive knowledge of concepts and practice with the ability to use in challenging or complex business situations, or situations with no precedent

    • Extensive national television and digital video experience
    • Possesses strong interpersonal and managerial skills that provide direction and help motivate and inspire team members
    • Understanding of strategies behind programmatic, search, social, mobile and media technology solutions
    • Progressive client management experience
    • Proven leadership ability – experience managing multiple groups of buying teams, supervisors and directors
    • Extensive understanding and knowledge of media, business analytics methodologies, partners and frameworks
    • Ability to translate business problems into actionable media and non-media solutions
    • Deep knowledge and experience with multiple communication channels and their role in brand marketing
    • Strong understanding of client’s business environment and agency services business models
    • Proven ability to think strategically, with a balanced analytical and creative approach, and the ability to teach others to think strategically
    • Imbues professionalism, maturity and diplomacy
    • Research savvy
    • Current knowledge of trends and innovations in media
  • Data Scientist

    The Data Scientist will work integrally with the analytics and development team to develop algorithms for the purpose of extracting and leveraging insights from data to improve accuracy of outputs and speed of optimization. The Data Scientist will be an integral member of the core team charged with developing programs and tools that derive actionable insights and identify opportunities. He/She will be relied upon for thought leadership and viewpoints rooted in the principles of data science.

    POSITION: DATA SCIENTIST
    REPORTS TO: SVP, CLIENT ANALYTICS
    DATE OPEN: 8/2017
    STATUS: FULL-TIME
    HR CONTACT: MICHELLE GUSTILO-SMITHSON

    JOB PURPOSE
    The Data Scientist will work integrally with the analytics and development team to develop algorithms for the purpose of extracting and leveraging insights from data to improve accuracy of outputs and speed of optimization. The Data Scientist will be an integral member of the core team charged with developing programs and tools that derive actionable insights and identify opportunities. He/She will be relied upon for thought leadership and viewpoints rooted in the principles of data science.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Build and develop intellectual property through the development of algorithms using machine learning approaches to data analysis
    • Apply advanced data analytics and machine learning techniques to solve challenging problems
    • Identify patterns and trends from large, high-dimensional datasets
    • Actively identifies opportunities to gather performance insights from available data and proactively pursues opportunities to leverage secondary data and resources necessary to develop and enhance predictive models
    • Assist in the creation and implementation of analytics platforms and programs
    • Follows all company health and safety procedures
    • Performs other related duties as required or assigned

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

     EDUCATION
    Advanced degree (M.S. or Ph.D) in Applied Statistics, Machine Learning, or Applied Mathematics

     EXPERIENCE
    Minimum 3-5 years related experience required; prefer 5-7 years of relevant experience.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSA’S)

     SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED: 
    Advanced knowledge of analytical concepts and principles
    The Data Scientist will demonstrate:

    • Exceptional understanding and ability to apply quantitative statistical methods of analysis to solve complex business and marketing challenges
    • Extensive knowledge of econometric and/or statistical modeling for the purpose of building predictive models
    • Exceptional knowledge and experience in advanced statistical computation using statistical software packages
    • Prior experience applying machine learning algorithms at scale in products
    • Knowledge and experience in modern machine learning techniques
    • Strong attention to detail with the ability to scrutinize large data sets for data integrity and effectively identify and treat outliers and data anomalies
    • Strong ability to analyze and interpret raw data and make sound recommendations to senior executive teams and clients
    • Familiarity with Tableau and/or DOMO visual reporting platforms a plus
    • Strong understanding of SQL a plus
    • Software engineering experience and familiarity with one or more of the following: C#, Java, Python, a plus
  • Media Analyst

    JOB PURPOSE

    The Media Analyst will work integrally with media and account teams to support data analysis and performance tracking for the advancement of client business.  The analyst will employ various analytical methodologies to reach client objectives.

     

    The Media Analyst will participate in internal account and media team meetings to explain recommended views of data analytics.  He/She is responsible for coordination between account management, the media department, operations and research to ensure analytical projects are effectively delivered on time. The Media Analyst also represents the analytics department and agency in regular client meetings, communicating analytical insights, and collaborating on data collections.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Analyzes clients’ historical sales and marketing data for the creation of predictive models that forecast performance
    • Performs time series analyses and forecasts based on seasonality, trend, and cyclicality
    • Oversees the tracking/reporting of client data on a daily, weekly, monthly basis to assess campaign performance and recommend related strategies
    • Provides statistical guidance such as statistical viability on client media tests
    • Play an integral role in supporting new business initiatives through demonstration of analytical capabilities
    • Supports the marketing research functions of the department through statistical recommendations where necessary
    • Follows all company health and safety procedures
    • Performs other related duties as required or assigned

     

     

     

     

    CONTACTS

     

    The Analyst will participate in internal account and media team meetings to explain recommended views of data analytics.  He/She is responsible for coordination between account management, the media department and research to ensure analytical projects are effectively delivered on time. The Analyst may also communicate directly with clients to address key questions and deliver important insights.

     

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

     EDUCATION

    Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) required.  Master’s degree (M.A., M.S., MBA, etc.) preferred.

    EXPERIENCE

    1-3 years related experience required.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSA’S)

     

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED: 

    Advanced knowledge of concepts and practices with the ability to use in diverse business situations

     

    The Media Analyst will demonstrate:

     

    • Extensive knowledge of econometric modeling to forecast client performance as predicted by various variable inputs (media spend across mediums, marketing efforts, seasonality, competitor actions, etc.) with the intention of maximizing client return on investment across all channels
    • Exceptional understanding and ability to apply quantitative market research techniques and analytics to solve complex business and marketing challenges
    • Exceptional knowledge and experience in advanced statistical computation using SPSS
    • Strong skills in communication including presentation skills and ability to persuade others in a multifunctional team environment
    • Strong abilities to analyze and interpret raw data and make sound recommendations to senior executive teams and clients
    • Intermediate to expert level Excel skills required; beginner to intermediate level knowledge of Visual Basic a definite plus

     LANGUAGE SKILLS REQUIRED: 

    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business

    correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

     MATHEMATICAL SKILLS REQUIRED: 

    Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
    Execute Econometric Modeling using Time Series Data

    Apply Advanced Statistical computation (both theory and applied) using SPSS

     REASONING ABILITIES: 

    Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, musical notes, etc.) in its most difficult phases.  Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.

    Media Analyst must be able to take complex analytics and present them in terms of sound recommendations (in a comprehensible manner) for senior executives and clients

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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