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Associate Manager Media Planning

Date Posted: Jan 15, 2022
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  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
  • Company:
  • Type:
  • Shift:
    First Shift (Day)
  • Career Level:
    Experienced Professional
  • Positions:
  • Experience:
    10 Year
  • Gender:
  • Degree:
  • Apply Before:
    Feb 13, 2022

Job Description

Job Summary

As part of the Walgreens retail media planning team, the Associate Manager, Media Planning will play a key role in providing audience and insight-led media plans to clients of Walgreens retail media business. This Associate Manager will operate at a supervisor level and will ideally have 5-7 years of experience in media planning. Associate Manager will lead strategic relationships with key clients, be main point of contact for 1-2 large accounts and assist in building strategy for the Health and Wellness/RX clients. The Associate Manager will have working knowledge of onsite (, offsite (programmatic, social, search), and in-store media and how to build high-performing media plans inclusive of the audience, message channel and measurement strategy. The person in this role will help with annual strategic planning and provide actionable recommendations based on outcomes and client-specific goals. Works highly collaboratively within a matrix organization to ensure the cross functional team is optimizing internal and external processes and procedures with a goal to streamline work and optimize client relationships.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Leads the implementation of marketing programs to support Walgreens products and services.
  • Partners with the team to recommend action, scheduling and planning projects, estimating cost, and managing projects to completion.
  • Evaluates and recommends marketing opportunities consistent with business objectives; provides marketing support throughout the organization.
  • Implements marketing strategies and programs in collaboration with business team. Communicates new ideas to manager.
  • Develops and delivers presentations and provides reports for the business to provide marketing information which may include marketing trends, competition, new products, and pricing.
  • Works with external vendors and third parties to develop and maintain positive relationships. Builds and enhances internal and external partnerships.


  • Bachelor's degree and at least 2 years of marketing or advertising experience; OR high school or GED and at least 4 years of marketing or advertising experience
  • Knowledge of the methods, principles, and practices of marketing, advertising, and/or publishing.
  • Knowledge of tools, techniques for collecting, collating and analyzing information about existing or potential markets and market needs.
  • Experience providing customer service to internal and external customers, including meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Experience developing and delivering presentations to various audience levels within an organization.
  • Experience leading cross-functional teams.
  • Experience with project management (for example: planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives).
  • Experience with MS Office Suite
  • Willing to travel up to 15% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years of experience as an omni-channel media supervisor or associate director level with programmatic, social, and search experience.
  • Experience guiding client calls and managing your reports + indirect overseeing of team members, including assisting in the development, training and assignment of work/projects to other members of a team.
  • Experience working with annual brand budgets and P&L concepts - revenue, cogs, gross profit margin, operating expenses, and income.
  • Masters Degree or MBA

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