Decoded, now part of Media.Monks and S4Capital, is a full-funnel marketing, advertising and design company creating breakthrough campaigns with unrivaled performance. Challenging convention, it took some of the best talent from strategy, creative, media, design and the DTC world and put together a new way of working to bridge the gap between meaningful storytelling, data-led optimizations and commerce. Decoded services global clients like T-Mobile, Intuit, Visa, CareerBuilder and SC Johnson from its offices in New York and Los Angeles.

The Associate Director, Media Strategy &  Solutions will be tasked with leading one of Decoded’s most important and valuable media relationships with a global financial services client. This assignment covers both US & Canadian media and requires expertise in five core areas:

  • World class ability to build client & platform relationships
  • Exceptional track record of integrated, multichannel campaigns
  • Fearless ability to tell data driven stories and extract key insights for senior level clients
  • Deep understanding of capabilities across the digital landscape with a focus on Social, Search, Display/OLV, Site-Direct
  • Experience managing and stewarding career growth for multiple direct reports 


  • Serve as the Decoded lead point of contact with Brand and Media client stakeholders.  
  • Develop go-to-market strategies and media plans informed by rich consumer/industry insights with a laser focus on performance. 
  • Lead briefings, brainstorms, presentations and reporting calls to represent and support the team. 
  • Establish relationships with platform partners to stay current on offerings and maximize media value.
  • Prepare executive level deliverables on performance, strategic POVs, and competitive analysis. 
  • Maintain executional and performance excellence through ongoing collaboration with Activation team. 
  • Track and oversee client scorecard to ensure team is set up to hit performance goals. 
  • Regularly meet with direct reports to establish priorities and offer guidance and feedback. 
  • Analyze data, craft insights, and make recommendations internally and externally in deck form.
  • Lead and manage 3 direct reports. 


  • 4-6+ years industry experience focused on client service and digital media.
  • Eager to forge long-term client partnership built on mutual trust and fueled by ongoing performance.
  • Ability to craft compelling, data-driven narratives for client deliverables.
  • Proficient in media strategy with experience across digital direct, programmatic, social and search.
  • Experience using comScore and other digital planning and competitive insights tools.
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Desire to grow as a leader and mentor to colleagues.
  • BA or equivalent with emphasis on marketing, advertising, or business
  • Experience working on beauty/fashion/luxury accounts 


  • Competitive Salaries
  • 100% employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance for employee and dependent(s)
  •  3% 401k employer match from the start
  • Unlimited PTO and Summer Fridays
  • Career Training and learning opportunities
  • Generous Fully Paid Parental leave
  • Relaxed Flexible Hybrid working environment
  • Work From Home, WiFi & Mobile Stipend



We don’t want more of us, we need more of you. Because building something new requires new inputs, perspectives, personalities, skill sets. Helmets available upon request.


Adventures don’t start with answers. We move forward by questioning, wondering and learning. We ask “why” and “what if.”  Together, we’ll discover what’s next for creativity, media and marketing.


Innovation requires experimentation. Experimentation relishes failure. With a bias toward action, leaps of faith and even some discomfort, chase down ideas, try new things – we got you.


In order to uncover what works, we need to make. A lot. So we put ideas above all else: titles, egos, pedigree be damned. We all work in service of great ideas.


This is our company. Everything you do represents all of us. Obsess the details, sweat the charts, invest in your ideas. Let’s build something to be proud of, piece by piece.

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