Director of Media Position Open


ZLRIGNITION is a dynamic branding agency looking for a Director of Media with 10+ years of agency experience. The successful candidate must be well-versed in traditional and non-traditional media. We are looking for a strong leader who brings integrated media strategy to the table, collaborates well with a disciplined agency and inspires the best work from our media team. If you can write an impactful media plan and guide it through from start to finish, this may be the opportunity for you.


  • Accountable for building, developing, implementing and maintaining integrated client media plans that deliver against objectives/strategies
  • Monitor and optimize value and effectiveness of campaigns
  • Foster strong client relationships
  • Manage media department and resources and keep department/personnel abreast of media trends, new developments
  • Train and supervise media department employees
  • Review and evaluate proposals from media partners
  • Manage and be accountable for budgets with team, oversee client billing
  • Assume responsibility for research/planning/presentations as part of new business opportunities


  • 10+ years of advertising agency, marketing or related experience
  • A bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in a marketing-related field
  • Proven team player with the ability to lead, manage and inspire people to do great work
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain strong professional relationships with clients, colleagues and vendors
  • Strong persuasive skills with a powerful and positive attitude
  • Excellent writing, presentation, oral and interpersonal skills are a must
  • Proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of the media research landscape, media planning and buying across platform including TV, radio, digital, mobile, print and OOH

Send cover letter and resume to Xan McNelly, President, via email to