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Paid Media Senior Specialist (Contract)

Brooks Running

Brooks Running

Marketing & Communications
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024
Who We Are:
At Brooks, we believe a run can change a day, a life, the world. Everyone who works here is a key part of our obsession to make the best running gear on the planet. We want our business — which also happens to be our passion — to be a place where everyone feels welcome and comfortable being themselves. Our company culture defines us, bonds us together, and drives our success. We live this culture daily through our brand values: Runner First, Word is Bond, Champion Heart, There is no “I” in Run, and Keep Moving. This means we always solve for the runner, do what we say we will, give it our all, are generous with our humanity, and find a way to keep moving every day, because joy is kinetic.
Are you ready to help create something extraordinary?
Note: This is a temporary assignment (9 months).
Your Job:
The Paid Media Sr. Specialist (Contract) will implement media strategies, driving flawless execution of those strategies, optimizing advertising campaigns, and ensuring alignment with overall business goals for our seasonal Brand and Product campaigns.
You will help manage initiatives to improve the perception of the brand and grow consideration among target audiences with the objective of increasing traffic to BR.com and our partner retail stores. You will accomplish this by planning and executing on full funnel strategies across multiple media channels including paid social, online video, programmatic display, custom content, OOH, TV, and more.
You will be required to work effectively with internal and external stakeholders to plan and execute the seasonal campaigns to achieve target campaign and channel KPIs. This includes managing agency and vendor relationships to ensure all campaigns are planned, executed, monitored, and reported on properly as well as working cross-functionally across the organization and with the larger paid media team to ensure alignment throughout the campaign lifecycle.
Success in this role will be collaborating with team members to translate integrated marketing plans into effective paid strategies, helping with execution with internal and external teams, and positioning Brooks as a leader in this space to win with the runner.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Assist alongside Paid Media Specialist and Senior Manager, Paid Media in the development and execution of full-funnel seasonal paid media campaigns designed to achieve marketing and business KPIs. Media channels including paid social (Meta, TikTok, YouTube, etc.), programmatic display/video, OTT/CTV, OOH, TV, and other tactics as needed to prospect and retarget runners to drive consideration and conversion for the business
  • Assist with tactical planning decisions such as channel budget, audience targeting, creative messaging for your managed paid campaigns
  • Manage measurement and reporting across your managed paid campaigns; gather insights and provide recommendations to better optimize and scale future programs
  • Responsible for pulling data, analyzing, drawing insights, and clearly communicating campaign results on a monthly and as needed basis to team members
  • Partner closely and help manage relationships with our media agency partners to deliver on our media plans and performance goals
  • Assist in managing campaign budget and billing processes as needed to ensure spending is within plans and accurately reconciling efforts for finance needs
  • Submit requests for campaign creative, ensuring that assets are designed in a way to enhance the user experience and drive results
  • Support paid media team members with the development, execution, and reporting on all Brand and Product campaigns as needed
  • Work cross-functionally across the organization and clearly communicate with cross functional teams: Analytics, Integrated Marketing, Organic Social, Creative, Ecommerce, and Digital Products to effectively plan, execute and report on campaigns
  • Other responsibilities as required


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, communications, or related field
  • 3+ years relevant experience in paid media, digital marketing, or similar field. Agency or in-house experience is strongly preferred
  • Proven experience in executing multi-channel paid media campaigns; channel experience includes paid social (Meta, TikTok, etc.), programmatic video & display, OOH, TV, etc.
  • Experience leveraging data and insights to analyze performance KPIs to maximize media investments
  • Proven experience in developing and managing a media or marketing budget
  • Keen attention to detail in planning, organization, and execution of tasks, while simultaneously seeing the big picture and understanding how all the pieces fit together and affect one another
  • Proactive and highly motivated self-starter with a results-oriented and goal driven mindset, while juggling multiple projects successfully
  • Demonstration of innovation and initiative – always looking at improving our products and processes while also displaying a willingness to dive into the details and help wherever necessary
  • Ability to anticipate how a decision made can affect our customers, our partners, our products, or other departments’ operations and/or morale; “connecting the dots”
  • Analytical approach, continuously asks, ‘yes and…’ to dive deeper into problems and bring solutions to the table.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills that inspire and build trust resulting in effective working relationships across the company and agency partners
  • Must possess the ability to execute a wide variety of tasks and work in a fast-paced, team environment
  • Strong computer skills in PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and ability to analyze data sets from ad performance
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, demonstrating effective listening through concise, clear verbal and written communication
  • Embraces and lives the Brooks values!
Compensation: Pay is $40-$45 per hour.
Brooks is proud to offer a robust benefits package to our temporary employees and their families!
Benefits - Including medical, dental, vision, HSA and employer contribution, FSA, family & fertility assistance, 401K Savings Plan and match, employee assistance program, and transportation assistance.
Paid Time Off - Eleven paid holidays and paid sick.
Perks - Including product discounts, employee recognition, and fitness discounts.
Location- You will spend 3 days per week in our Seattle offices, as we believe our organization flourishes when connections, collaboration, creativity, problem-solving, and celebrations happen in person.
At Brooks, we celebrate diversity & equity. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment, and encourage people of all backgrounds, perspectives, experiences, and skills to apply. Brooks is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, two-spirit identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, sensory, physical, or mental disability, marital status, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), honorable discharge or military status, protected citizen status, actual or perceived victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, HIV or Hepatitis C infection, political ideology, use of a trained guide dog by a person with a disability, or on any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, or any other non-merit based factors.