Display Media Specialist

About this position

envisionit, an award-winning digital marketing agency based in Chicago, is seeking a Display Media Specialist to join our growing team. Our clients span a number of industries from Emerging Tech to Travel & Leisure and our teams boast many talents across the ever-evolving spectrum of digital. We believe firmly you should enjoy what you do every day, so we make passion a priority. We develop campaigns built to compel and digital experiences that inspire engagement. As a Display Media Specialist at envisionit, you will work alongside a tight-knit bunch of seriously talented people who genuinely like each other, have fun and work hard for the collective success. Not to mention, we have the backdrop of a pretty phenomenal view. Millennium park, Lake Michigan, the Bean...inspiration is just a window glance away.

A brief POV on the role:

“I love everything about building successful campaigns, from the research phase to optimizing performance. Whether it’s partner-direct strategies and cultivating relationships, or it’s programmatic buying, leveraging the latest technologies, I get satisfaction from devising plans for brands and connecting with an audience through media. My strategies drive the behavior we seek, and my negotiation abilities get us the opportunities we need. I employ meticulous attention to detail. I love uncovering insights. My reporting is accurate and tells a clear “performance story” for my clients. I am a true collaborator and thrive on sharing successes with the team.”   

Key functions:

  • Create actionable media plans leveraging media briefs and research findings 

  • Manage RFP and negotiation process across client campaigns; aligning with outside vendors/partners on campaign goals to ensure placements meet objectives

  • Recommend strategies and manage the day-to-day needs of programmatic programs

  • Work within guidelines to handle media authorizations, billing, and insertion orders

  • Ensure digital assets will deliver on brand and campaign objectives

  • Ensure accuracy and quality of all campaign documentation, including spec sheets

  • Work alongside the Ad Ops team to traffic/tag campaigns and analytics team to design reporting requirements

  • Evaluate campaign performance metrics and make optimization recommendations based on insights

  • Communicate frequently with vendors/partners to ensure continuity in campaign delivery

  • Present campaign performance to client stakeholders and consistently demonstrate a commitment to results

What we’re looking for:

  • Applicable experience you can speak to in media planning, buying and campaign execution, including programmatic media buying

  • Strong experience with research tools – e.g. comScore, Kantar, Ad Relevance @plan, Media Matrix

  • Experience working with DART for Advertisers or other relevant 3rd party ad servers

  • Basic understanding of other digital channels and their role in the overall digital marketing mix, including Paid Search, Paid Social, and SEO

  • A consummate negotiator who looks out for the best interests of our agency and clients

  • Stellar communication, interpersonal and presentation skills, confidence, and the ability to connect with people in a genuine way 

  • Strong showing of empathy and concern for the user experience, always putting yourself in the shoes of the target audience

  • A problem solver and critical thinker by nature - someone that asks questions and seeks context until they feel the confidence to provide solutions

  • A cool head, affable nature and reliability, even when a deadline is tight

  • Innate curiosity and a natural desire to be on the forefront of new approaches, innovation, and technology

  • A team player that is an asset to the agency, willing to work on internal initiatives, share knowledge and thought leadership in service of education and promoting agency expertise

The ideal candidate for this position will have at least 2-4 years of professional experience in a digital agency setting. 


Due to the high volume of applicants, we are not currently accepting phone calls about employment opportunities. In addition, we cannot pay for relocation expenses or act as an immigration sponsor at this time, nor is this position eligible for telecommuting. Please visit our website to learn more about envisionit.   

envisionit is an equal opportunity employer and works in compliance with both federal and state laws. Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. 

envisionit. Enjoy your agency™ 

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“Smart, fun people. Caring leadership. Great work-life balance. Very transparent business that goes out of their way to encourage open communication. Impressive work quality and results - well beyond what I have seen at other agencies. Located next to millennium park with beautiful views of the city and lake..”