Hiring: Senior Media Strategist (AM/FM + Digital Audio)

Worldwide, Remote, Available 9 to 5 M-F eastern US time.

Are you an agency side media buyer or a managed services professional on the publisher side with terrestrial radio experience looking to grow with a scaling adtech startup into the future? Interested in influencing the product evolution of the platform you work on day in and day out? Want both the predictability of a paycheck but the upside of having equity in a hot startup? Tired of the agency work grind and want to build an actual product that you can grow with over time? Keep reading. Together we’ll grow Decibel, a venture backed startup, and you will help take us from $1 million a month in revenue to $20 million a month in 3 years and make your mark on the media industry forever.

So who are we? We’re Decibel, and we’re the performance audio ads buying platform. We’ve scaled from 10k in revenue a month to the high 6 figures in just over 1 year. We’ve raised a substantive amount of venture capital from deep industry insiders in the adtech and media world. Audio is a $40 billion market and we’re building the performance buying platform for the 99% of brands that are ready to grow.

We need a senior account manager to drive exceptional business outcomes for enterprise clients by buying, measuring, and optimizing audio ads at scale. You’ll have the opportunity to jump in and work directly with the larger clients on our platform to drive exceptional results for their performance focused ad campaigns. We need someone that ideally has a background where they’re comfortable wearing multiple hats. Whether it’s doing the math on sales / leads lift to create a ROAS number, coordinating with terrestrial am/fm radio stations fielding proposals and negotiating and executing deals, optimizing campaigns, running creative tests and working with voice actors to produce audio ads creative, working with our product team to influence our conversion optimization processes, or more you’re down to not just do anything but figure out the best way to do it and create the processes so you can grow this team into the future.

The ideal candidate has at least 4 years of experience working for a large radio media company or as a media buyer agency side with am/fm or other legacy media buying experience. You an not only do the work but communicate it well. You do the things you say you’re going to do, can work with sales, customer support, and interface directly with clients. You’re flexible willing to learn what you don’t know. You fail fast and figure things out with minimum guidance. You’re comfortable both executing digital ad buys and terrestrial am/fm radio buys negotiating contracts, setting flight dates, buying remnant inventory, and managing creative.

The ideal candidate:

-Is comfortable wearing many hats

-Can “figure it out” and is an expert Googler

-Is NOT a perfectionist. Is comfortable moving fast

-Is willing to take thoughtful risks

-Has 4+ years of experience with am/fm terrestrial radio

-Has bought and negotiated contracts with legacy media buys

-Is extremely data driven. Very comfortable parsing data and taking action based on insights.

-Is creative. Can run creative production for audio ads and banner companions

-Is personable. Can jump on calls with clients and make them feel good about their campaigns.

-Can document and scale processes.

-Is a true executive. Will tell us the best way of creating and scaling processes.

-Needs minimal direction to execute.

-Is organized. Will communicate what they are doing through our project management software.

-Sweats the details to delivery a high quality outcome

-Intellectually curious and willing to experiment.

-Doesn’t wait for others to do what they can to get started. Is ahead of the curve.

-Is comfortable balancing multiple stakeholders between brands and agencies.

To apply send a 2 to 3 minute video explaining why you’re the best candidate for the job and highlight your client services and am/fm radio experience. In the video explain the meaning of the phrase “spots and dots”. In addition please include your Linkedin as well as a resume.

Email me: jeromy@decibelads.com

Use the subject line “Pirate Radio”. People that don’t won’t be considered.

Salary negotiable based on experience, 100% employer covered healthcare for US candidates, stock options available after 3 months of employment.

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