Associate Manager, Media Buying

Performance Marketing - Cleveland, OH - Full Time

The Associate Manager, Local Marketing & Media Planning and Buying is responsible for overseeing BrandMuscle’s efforts to develop local marketing plans for the users of our BrandBuilder system and managing the team that implements those plans.

The ideal candidate will have an in-depth understanding of developing successful local marketing campaigns using a wide variety of traditional and digital marketing tactics; will be comfortable working directly with individual franchisees, agents, and dealers; and will have a passion for effective, results-oriented local marketing. This position will also provide on-site coaching and training to team members and work collaboratively with Media Planners and Buyers to hit collective goals.


  • Providing day-to-day leadership to BrandMuscle’s local marketing planners and buyers, helping to ensure that all marketing plans are aligned with client budget and marketing goals
  • Identifying opportunities to improve the marketing planning and media buying process and ensure that all team members have the tools and training necessary to meet the needs of BrandMuscle clients
  • Working directly with BrandMuscle corporate clients to manage the introduction and implementation of BrandMuscle’s local marketing services
  • Working with cross-functional team members to drive business targets and deliver on shared team goals
  • Leading training and onboarding efforts, developing business acumen and professionalism led by example
  • Tracking performance metrics and analyzing individual activity, productivity, and pacing (call reviews, scoring)
  • Presenting a training program and defined career path
  • Leading team efforts and internal activities


  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising, Business, Communications, or a related field required
  • 2-3+ experience in marketing or advertising required
  • Experience with Media Planning and Media Buying preferred
  • Experience in managing a team of people preferred
  • Experience working in Oracle NetSuite preferred
  • Superior communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Detail-oriented and client service-oriented
  • Self-starter and strong ability to work without direct supervision

Cleveland, OH 44114

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