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Media Planner/​Buyer
Traditional Media

DHD is a fully integrated, award winning advertising agency specializing in creative, omni-channel brand campaigns. We’re seeking a media person with 3 – 5 years of TV and traditional planning and buying experience. This is a unique position providing responsibility and the opportunity to shape and present research- and data-based recommendations to help clients grow their businesses. Our industry categories include home improvement, senior living, tourism and manufacturing. 

Headquartered in Chicago, our beautiful offices are in a Landmark building overlooking the Magnificent Mile with views of the Chicago River and Lake Michigan. Individual offices provide employee privacy, personal work space and built-in social distancing. We prioritize our employees’ health and safety.

Responsibilities Include

  • Experience with traditional consumer media platforms. Digital media knowledge and BtoB experience are a plus
  • Math and analytical thinking: Understands/​conversant with media math, syndicated research tools, target audience strategies
  • Verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Media strategies and actionable plans leveraging marketing opportunities
  • Manage RFP and negotiation process with outside vendors/​partners to meet campaign goals and objectives
  • Manage day-to-day needs of plans and buys: media authorizations, specs, order entry, (Freewheel/​Strata system), verification and campaign documentation
  • Campaign performance metrics and make optimization recommendations based on insights.


  • Proficient with Excel and media buying software 
  • Contextual understanding of digital channels (SEM, display,paid social) 
  • A strategic negotiator who looks out for the best interests of agency clients
  • A reliable and calm solution-oriented approach
  • Communication, interpersonal skills. Connects with people in a genuine way
  • College degree

What’s in it for you:

  • An opportunity to drive the growth of your career as an advertising professional in an entrepreneurial, open-minded organization
  • A voice in the company and services we provide. Your ideas and feedback have an impact
  • A collaborative leadership structure that cares about their people

Contact: Sue Harrison sueh@​dhdchicago.​com

Take us out for a spin.

We’re confident all it takes is one assignment for you to be sold on DHD. Whether it’s branding, an integrated campaign, a website or a direct marketing effort, we’ll take on any challenge to prove we’ve got the talent, fire and desire to be your marketing partner.