Vice President Paid Media

Job Locations US-NY-New York | US-GA-Atlanta | US-MA-Boston | US-DC-Washington
Regular Full-Time


Our paid media practice is growing and we’re looking for a Vice President to help lead our team. If you want to amplify messages that matter and work with a dynamic team comprised of creatives, digital strategists, and data-insights specialists, look no further. Come work with our award-winning team and help tackle some of our Nation’s toughest health issues while working with world class brands - in an organization that consistently creates impactful and notable campaigns.



Porter Novelli is a global purpose communication consultancy with offices across the US and internationally in London, Mexico City and Canada. Our mission is to work with clients to find their authentic ambition to make a positive impact on society. We craft a unique brand position and build the communication strategies that drive perception and the bottom line. We know that having a clear purpose is essential to building a customer base that will advocate on behalf of any organization in any situation. And we can prove that companies with recognized values and vision perform better, year over year. This is our value proposition and our heritage. It’s what sets Porter Novelli apart.


The Role

Porter Novelli is seeking to hire a Vice President to join our growing paid media practice, add to our talented team and be excellent senior counsel to our clients. The ideal candidate will have digital display, search, social media, broadcast, print and out-of-home advertising experience. Come work on world class brands in a purpose-driven organization that consistently creates impactful award-winning campaigns.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Plan and direct integrated media plans across digital display, search, social media, broadcast, print and out-of-home advertising
  • Collaborate with account planning and research to develop campaign goals, objectives, and strategies
  • Present paid media recommendations to clients and manage their day to day needs within this workflow
  • Plan, purchase and optimize paid media, with a strong emphasis on digital, paid social and search
  • Collaborate with creative teams and help direct the production of digital and advertising materials
  • Represent employer during community projects and at public, social and business gatherings
  • Regularly contribute to new business pipeline and pitches

The Experience That Will Contribute To Your Success

  • 10-15 years relevant work experience, with a minimum of 8 years agency experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Advertising, Marketing, Communications or related field
  • Solid understanding of advertising and marketing principles
  • Strong background in digital media and digital media analytics, including working knowledge of Google Analytics
  • Experience developing SEM recommendations
  • Google AdWords Certification preferred
  • Experience with self-service paid social platforms like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn ad managers
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills: able to articulate thoughts persuasively one-on-one, in large and small groups, in formal and informal situations
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills: able to juggle conflicting priorities and meet objectives consistently with minimal internal stress
  • Proven/demonstrated supervisory experience
  • Able to build effective relationships with cross-functional teams including creative and research departments
  • Ability to anticipate client needs and quickly solve problems
  • Healthcare experience is a plus


Our ambition is simple – to become the most passionately recommended agency in the world. If you are a communications professional that shares our Social Purpose values of embracing imagination, collaborating fiercely, digging deeply, standing up for the right idea, liberating greatness and making a positive impact there's a home for you at Porter Novelli—Join Us.


Porter Novelli is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in any aspect of employment against any person on account of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam era or other eligible veteran, age, marital status, veteran status, or physical or mental handicap unrelated in nature and extent to an individual's ability to perform a job or any other characteristic protected by the employment discrimination laws in any state or political subdivision in which Porter Novelli does business.




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