Jr. Media Strategist

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/7/2021 5:05 AM)
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At Ogilvy Social.Lab Amsterdam, we inspire brands and people to impact the world. We do this by delivering borderless creativity at the intersections of culture, data and creativity. All of our disciplines work together in our bright, open-plan office, with a friendly culture and creatively permissive environment (we find the best ideas pop up that way).


We know that our success is a direct result of our dedicated team. Therefore, we are looking for a talented Jr. Media Strategist who can contribute to nurturing and developing some of the most established regional and international brands.


If that sounds like somewhere you want to be, read on…


Our Strategists are the architects of Borderless Creativity;

Distilling business problems and unlocking human nature;

Powering strategic transformations and unleashing creativity;

Creating impact for people, brands and culture.


We separate the useful from the interesting, to get to less ordinary answers.


Passionate about how media strategy can guide marketing performance on the mobile and social web?

As a Jr. Media Strategist, you will be part of our media team. Your role will be to assist the Media Strategy to team to create and execute media strategy (media planning). The role is for an orchestrator who integrates both analytical and creative thinking to produce an optimal digital media strategy for a client’s paid media needs.


Very importantly, you are able to build strong relationships and foster good team spirit with both clients and members of the agency to bring great ideas and creative work to life.

You understand how ad platforms work (Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok, LinkedIn, YouTube, …) and keep your knowledge on current formats and tactics up to date.


Your role will be to:


Interrogate client media needs and problems and articulate the strategic requirements

  • Interpret a media brief.
  • Have a thorough working knowledge of all agency systems: plan briefings, reviews, follow planning procedures, delivery etc.
  • Understand the difference between business objective, marketing objective, comms objective and social objective and the ability to define each for projects.

Take an idea and bring it to life across channels and the customer journey

  • Explain the pros and cons of different channels for task and audience.
  • Document and visualise simple experience journeys in clear and compelling ways.
  • Interact with creative experts to assist in creating media plans that work in conjunction with creative strategy.
  • Interact with creatives to design multiple versions of assets for targeting and optimisation.
  • Can write a channel plan across paid
  • Can implement and optimize ad campaigns across social.
  • Budget follow up and reporting of the social ad campaigns.
  • Responsible for client planning and deliverables deadlines.

Understand the mechanics of effectiveness and how to build a case.

  • Understands the logic measurement and how to prove effectiveness.
  • Understands media results and can strategize how we improve creative to optimise results.


  • Fluent or very good level of English.
  • Minimum of 3 to 4 years’ experience in social campaign management for planning, execution and reporting.
  • Proven ability to independently manage multiple priorities in a fast paced and deadline driven environment.
  • Understands how Social Media platforms (Facebook, TikTok, Twitch, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc.) work and keeps up to date on current formats and tactics.
  • Ability to interact with multiple stakeholders – junior to senior, knows how to educate and convince. 

About you

  • Easy speaker, comfortable and convincing in client meetings
  • Business and entrepreneurship mindset
  • Organized and autonomous
  • Strong analytic skills
  • Hard and fast worker
  • Constantly pushing the creative work, with a desire for excellence.
  • Social media enthusiast with an established understanding of the wider digital communications landscape

Our Values

We have a set of five values that we expect everybody in the agency to sign up to. It’s not a set of rules, but it is a set of beliefs about how we go about our daily lives that we think helps set expectations of the kind of folk we look for.


Divine Discontent: We always seek the less ordinary

Relentless Curiosity: Just try it

Adaptive Connection: Everyone matters, embrace difference

Pervasive Creativity: Put creativity first

Eternal Craft: Care about every detail


What we offer

  • A fun and fulfilling working environment at one of the most creative and professional network agencies
  • Guidance and full support from senior leadership team members
  • Being part of a tight-knit team of people willing to go out of their way for each other
  • Attractive package and benefits
  • Career conversations and growing opportunities
  • Part of a global WPP network
  • Energetic atmosphere
  • Incredible rooftop
  • Flexible office & home working policy


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