Deloitte Heat Associate Media Director - San Francisco in San Francisco, California

Heat Associate Media Director - San Francisco

Heat is a full-service creative agency that believes in the power of surprise to build brands, solve problems, and kindly take over the world. Headquartered in San Francisco and with an office in New York, Heat brings to life traditional, digital and social content for a wide array of brands. at We are an internationally recognized award-winning agency, garnering over 40 awards in 2016 and nine Cannes Lions to our credit. In 2016, Heat was named the Effie s Most Effective Independent Agency in North America and is one of the only advertising agencies to be named Best Places to Work in San Francisco. We prioritize creative thinking and take pride in what we do. We re growing, and seeking an Associate Media Strategist in the Strategy department.

What you ll do

The Associate Media Strategist at Heat is a seasoned media strategist looking to take on more management responsibilites. They ll lead planning across a variety of accounts, mentoring a team of more junior level Media Strategists and will report into the Group Strategy Director. The ideal candidate will be able to find powerful, creatively fertile ideas, helping brands tell strong stories and helping them reach their target audiences in an smarter, more effective way. In your role, you will:

Oversee creation of media plans, buying strategies, plan optimizations in progress, and bring new ideas to both the agency and clients

Practice strong strategic thinking and possess the confidence to be a primary stakeholder on a small team

Function as a team player with regard to agency and client relations

Possess top-notch skills in all media planning and buying functions

Create and maintain excellent industry relationships across the media landscape

Engage partners for experiential and guerilla creative ideas that need to be executed

Possess a strong knack for storytelling and having the ability to translate that into presentations

Manage clients through calls and face-to-face meetings

Manage billing functions including the keeping of accurate and real-time budget summary sheets, delivery reconciliation, and overseeing payment to vendors

The team

At Heat, we develop traditional, digital and social content for a wide array of consumer and B2B brands at the leading edge of today s client marketing challenges. You ll work with kind, smart, hardworking people (if we do say so ourselves) who care about the work we create. Learn more about Heat at .


6 years working on full-service accounts at an agency

Grounded in digital and social, but experience working in programmatic and traditional a plus

Self-starter with a willingness to roll up sleeves for work responsibilities

Stellar negotiation skills that are grounded in integrity

Research/reporting tools a plus: Google Analytics, DART, YouGov

Exceptional communication skills, both written and visual

Ability to travel up to 30%


Bachelor s degree or higher preferred

Dynamic communicator who can win over sharp colleagues

Self-starter with a willingness to roll up sleeves for work responsibilities

Ability to remain confident and resilient when challenged

Appreciate a good story, but also be hungry for the data and research that goes into making it compelling

How you ll grow

At Heat, we focus on helping people at every level of their career identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level to senior leadership, we believe there s always room to grow. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills, and work alongside industry-leading talent on a daily basis. Our Heaters have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.

About Heat s relationship with Deloitte

We ve recently joined forces with Deloitte to offer our award-winning creative services to allow brands to realize their ambitions at a larger scale.


At Heat, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and our partnership with Deloitte offers employees a broad range of benefits. We ll see you at the benefits meeting. Learn more about what working at Heat can mean for you. at

Heat s culture

Heat s culture stems directly from our philosophy. And if you enjoy philosophy, you can read ours here. at If you re more of a math and sciences person and think philosophy is nothing more than a class you avoided in college, that s fine too.

Heat in the community

Heat s purpose is to make an impact. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our people and our communities. We believe that we have the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities.



Category: Management Consulting

About Deloitte

As used in this document, Deloitte means Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. Please see for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.