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Media Supervisor


Develops, executes, presents, and monitors media plans for assigned clients. Analyzes the audiences, content, and metrics of a wide range of media outlets and manages day to day activities of Media Planners/Coordinators.  Serves as key media liaison for internal account leaders and the client


  • Leads annual media planning and strategy discussions internally and with clients
  • Works closely with all assigned media personnel in the group with evaluation of media information necessary for the preparation of the media plan that best achieves the media objectives and strategies
  • Studies demographic data and consumer profiles to identify desired target audiences for all media/markets
  • Utilizes media research, audience insights & data analytics to determine an optimal media mix
  • Writes or oversees the writing of the final media plans and recommendations, presents to internal teams and clients
  • Works with Account Service in planning overall budgets and developing media objectives, strategies, target audiences and KPIs for measurement
  • Supervises the implementation and evaluation/tracking of all approved media plans and projects
  • Responsible for overall annual media budgets for assigned clients
  • Maintains the best possible relationship with clients, account service, creative/other agency departments and media representatives 
  • Helps to train buyers and planners in proper methods of preparing, evaluating, and implementing media plans
  • Keeps up with latest trends/events in advertising and client related industries
  • Organizes and leads regular internal client status meetings
  • Participates in new business project assignments
  • Conducts performance evaluations of direct reports
  • Involved in recruiting, interviewing, and hiring new employees
  • Attends agency and departmental training and events
  • Idea Propeller, 4As Webinars, SXSB and others deemed appropriate by Supervisor
  • Mentors, trains, and guides junior team members
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Role will be hybrid, with in-office and remote work environments 
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Marketing or related field
  • 4 - 5+ years of media planning/buying experience required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (including presentation skills)
  • Excellent organizational, negotiation, and analytical skills, with strong attention to detail required
  • Strong analytic skills and ability to relate results to client business objectives
  • Proficient at managing multiple projects and able to multi-task, prioritize and structure workload
  • Superior leadership skills and proven ability to work well in a team environment
  • Independent worker and a self-starter
  • Ability to work with agency accounting system and/or other media planning and media research specific software, including MS Office programs
  • Team Player: Recognizes that relationships are critical to success and consistently adds value, improves strategies, and delivers instructional guidance to all levels and teams
  • Business Strategist: Understands that clear business objectives are the key to driving success and know how to work with clients to develop clear business solutions
  • Measuring Results: Understands the breadth and depth of media analytics and can tell the story about how these analytics contribute to marketing ROI
  • Trend Spotter: Is one of the first people to identify the trends and technology shaping the future of media and can translate these it into simple Points of View that make them relevant for clients and account/creative teams
  • Master of Execution: Knows that ideas mean nothing without solid execution and can manage a cross-functional team to ensure results
  • Inspiring Leadership: Knows how to build sustainable teams that are greater than the sum of their parts from the ability to mobilize, supervise, and motivate diverse teams
  • Multi-Media Knowledge: Understands and integrates digital, offline, and social media to effectively reach the right audience and deliver results

Compensation & Benefits

  • Salary Range: $75,000 to $85,000 
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Wellness Program Stipend 
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision 
  • 401(k) 
  • & More! 

About Karsh Hagan

Made in Colorado, 1977

Karsh Hagan is a boldly independent, multi-disciplined marketing, design and technology company in Denver, Colorado. As a purpose-driven collection of makers, doers, innovators, and explorers of brave ideas, we believe brands have to transcend what they make or do, and stand for something bigger to make a lasting impact in the world today. We don't just do advertising. We don't just do design. We don't just build websites or mobile apps. We solve real-world business challenges with creative solutions that generate positive results and add lasting value to people's lives.


This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job.

Karsh Hagan provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, status as a covered veteran or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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