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Media Director

Who is Bohemia?
At Bohemia we don’t like labels….Why? Because Bohemia is so much more than a media agency. In fact, we prefer to call ourselves a growth partner. We are a business full of innovators and negotiators, of mavericks and scientists, all focused on solving the biggest problem in modern business, delivering sustainable customer growth.

What is a Bohemian?
Bohemians are comfortable in their own skin and dare to be different – they come to Bohemia to create career-defining work and to find a home full of positive experiences and admirable people.

We celebrate the essence of ‘Bohemian’ in our vision to become remarkable. It’s an ambitious vision to create remarkable brands for our clients, create remarkable work for our clients, create a remarkable service culture for our clients and to create a remarkable workplace that we cherish and protect.

What is a Media Director?
A Media Director is a contributor, facilitator, networker, mentor and manager extraordinaire, they are as commercial as they are creative, as humble as they are intelligent and as selfless as they are ambitious.

A Media Director strives to become the trusted advisor to all their clients and truly understand the commerce of each client. They adapt effortlessly to the environment: positive, panicked, short term, long term, blue sky or problem solving and ensure a progressive digital product is always delivered to market.

They are a leader and deliver inspiration to the Bohemians in their team ensuring that everyone has a voice, is nurtured, is challenged, has the resources and is well watered to realize their individual ambitions and deliver career defining work. They take team development as seriously as their own.

A Media Director spots opportunity everywhere for both our clients and our agency. They know what drives commercial success for client and agency through connecting the right people and SBU’s.

• Bring a “kid like curiosity” value to life across the entire agency
• Fiercely protect and celebrate the wondrous and eclectic family we are: play nicely, be respectful, tolerant, and keep each other honest
• Be for blood, sweat & passion: work hard, play hard. Then go home
• Eat courage for breakfast. Be ambitious, bold and daring. But never reckless

• Bring a can do attitude to work every day
• Be ready to roll up your sleeves whenever another Bohemian needs you
• Be accountable, and have pride in your work
• Never settle for, accept or approve anything that’s not in the best interests of your clients or colleague

The core purpose of this position:
To inspire and facilitate the development, execution, promotion and distribution of extraordinary work that delivers demonstrable client and Bohemia results by leading and nurturing a high performing team of Bohemians.
Reporting Lines:
Reports to: Head of Media & Investment
Direct reports: Media Managers

As a Media Director at Bohemia you are accountable for delivering exceptional output of your teams work to the specific client accounts that sit under your remit.

At this stage, you are moving from a manager to a leader and your mindset requires a shift to inspire, motivate and train others to realise their full potential and deliver excellent client outcomes that also deliver Bohemia fiscal benefits.

• 8+ years’ experience in media strategy, planning, buying, account management
• Solid budget management expertise
• Strong relationships with clients and external media
• A sound understanding of data management, content creation, CRM, PR, social, and performance
• Proven record in effective and positive team management
• Intimate knowledge of the Australian media landscape including digital
• The ability to lead and motivate staff
• A thought leader across all disciplines
• Advanced skills in MS Office Suite and an understanding of BCC, Nielsen, Asteroid
• Proven experience and success in delivering New Business

• Adherence to the UNITY Process (Bohemia’s end to end media process process)
• Key owner of the brands/clients in your remit. The buck stops with you and work does not leave the agency unless at th e highest standard
• Own the quality of the media teams output
• To be the second arm of each client business, to understand how their marketing and business operates, what drives success that delivers on business KPI’s
• Staff & Team management including hiring, personal development and plan generation and conducting reviews
• Lead communications planning and investment for clients, working alongside strategy team and investment head
• Effective engagement of specialist divisions of strategy, data, research, content, social, P&T, customer engagement and CRM
• Take part and drive effective and efficient client media negotiations (with Chief Media & Investment Officer)
• Deliver outstanding client service at all times through measured client satisfaction surveys
• Team and broader agency communication of inspiring work / work practices
• Educate and push clients to drive innovation, growth and best practice within communications activities
• To source the new and challenge the status quo – producing (with Strategy) clear vertical trends and consumer trends that shape our communications planning approach
• Team growth, progression and learning
• Team happiness, motivation and harmony
• Ensuring the Media Managers are effectively managing the Executives and Co-ordinators

• Employee engagement and satisfaction within your team and within the wider agency
• Employee retention within your team
• Pipeline development and new business success
• Generate a pool of awards that can showcase great best practice for the agency
• Contribute to the teams commercials to exceed a set business plan including revenue management and selling SBU / out of scope services
• Contribute to the broader agency culture and progression
• Financial contribution to Limit Debtors and recover all client invoices in a timely manner

• Build trust and rapport with your clients that delivers a fruitful working relationship based on proven performance and results
• Be the person people bring the gold to first because they like, respect you and know you can make it better for everyone involved
• Develop and nurture strong relationship with senior media owners
• Lead, mentor and guide the Business Managers and develop their leadership skills
• Foster fruitful and complimentary working relationships with all other Bohemians.
• Build strong and mutually beneficial relationships with all related agency partners
• Drive team morale, and build a fun, enjoyable environment amongst a motivated, skilled team

What Does Remarkable Look Like
• Positive results on client scoring and feedback
• Delivering clients new growth and showcasing it (campaign awards if possible but client objectives are priority)
• Low team churn rate
• Positive Media-i Results on feedback around briefing, transparency and responsiveness
• Achieving all client plan objectives – reach and value
• Achieving all client KPI objectives – sales/leads/awareness, service and reporting
• Well trained and effective Media Managers and team
• Reporting on time, in template and selling the great work
• Positive feedback from Bohemia Specialist teams around inclusiveness and collaboration
• Happy media partners
• Happy team
• Happy clients

Surry Hills 2016

Bohemia Group


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For a confidential chat about the opportunity, please contact Nick Dean on 0410 319 629



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