Media Jobs

Media Job Overview

Media jobs run the gamut when it comes to skill sets. From buyers to strategists, content is no longer just words and today's marketers must be comfortable executing all forms of media. Digital media and social media specialist jobs are among some of the hottest around, but there are media-related jobs for every skill set.

People choosing a job in media and marketing must be skilled communicators. Top-notch writing, video, or presentation skills are necessary in this competitive field. Connecting concepts to people and telling brand stories that persuade and entice are among the basic job requirements. Some of the most popular job titles in this broad field are:

  • Media Strategist
  • Director, Media and Social Media
  • Digital Media Supervisor
  • Digital Marketer
  • Media Job Education Requirements

    While most people working in the various forms of media and marketing hold a bachelor's degree — especially those wanting to move into management — some specific media specialists (like photographers and video production assistants) only hold a two-year or high school degree. A small percentage of people working in the field hold a master's degree. Master's are more common among director and higher levels.

    Since good communications skills are key to success in this position, many graduates of liberal arts schools find themselves working in marketing and digital media.

    Because of the constant changes in this industry — due to technology and social media — much of the training is independent learning that occurs outside of the classroom. Today's marketers and media specialists are learning the tools of the trade as they go. A successful job candidate will continue to do this on his/her own and not expect an employer to provide it. While people working in media jobs generally work in offices during the typical daytime hours, it's not unusual to monitor social media accounts during evenings and weekends. Today's marketer is ever vigilant over the brand and always learning.

    Media Job Market

    Media professionals can work directly for companies or in an agency capacity, working with many clients. The job market is strong, and expanding as the coordination of different forms of media grows. The market is expected to grow by 12 percent over the next 20 years.

    People in media careers generally branch off and specialize in earned media or paid media. Earned media is word-of-mouth marketing using tools such as social media. Paid media specialists work with paid forms of marketing such as advertising and product placement.

    Media Job Salary Information

    Salaries are based on experience, area of expertise, and responsibilities. Media professionals can expect to make $50,000-$75,000 a year as a mid-range. Directors in major metropolitan areas bring in six-figure incomes.

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    The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a Top Tier Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community. This position...
    Minneapolis Media Institute is one of the nation's leading media arts colleges. Minneapolis Media Institute offers an Associates of Applied Science Degree in Animation & Game Design, Digital Media and Marketing and Recording & Music Technology. We also have a Bachelors in Business Media and an online certificate program in Mobile Application and Development. We meet the needs of both students and ...
    Position: Media Planner (Media Agency/OOH) - Full Time Location: West LA Status: Full Time Estimated Duration: Full Time Starts: Ready To Interview Rate: around $50k + Benefits Job Description: Global media agency seeks an Account Planner to join their team! Working on primarily OOH media, you'll be responsible for working with well-known clients within entertainment and automotive putting...
    Job Duties: Assists with the creation, proofing and assembly of sales marketing materials. Prepare multimedia PowerPoint presentations including Radio, Event and Digital marketing opportunities. Compiles research on sales categories, and new business Attends account development brainstorming meetings Maintains and updates account data via customer management system Enters traffic orders, and...
    Social Media Coordinator We are hiring for Social Media Coordinator jobs in Las Vegas, NV. The ideal candidate must have: At least 2 years of internet or social media marketing experience that includes SEM (i.e. Google Adwords, Bing Ads, PPC (pay-per-click), or CPC (cost-per click), mobile search advertising, etc), and/or SEO (i.e. mobile search, local search, page rank, content marketing to aid...
    Job Summary The Social Media Intern will be responsible for building and managing online and social media projects and channels. He/she assists the Social Media Supervisor with coordinating monthly and weekly content development, scheduling and publishing. The Social Media Intern assists in determining metrics required to identify the success of online and social media projects. Other Duties O...
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    Looking for a New Media Operator to help facilitate our growing needs.​ Digitizing, Encoding, and video transcoding experience are must-have skills.​.​ Interest and experience in the film/​entertainment industries preferred.​ We are looking to fill the position immediately.​ Digitizing: Video assets acquisition on a PC-based Avid Xpress Pro (or comparable) system Knowledge of decks such as HDV,...
    Job Requisition Number:44618 The Role: Bloomberg Intelligence (formerly known as Bloomberg Industries) provides a comprehensive view of an industry and its key constituents and, combined with the power of the Bloomberg Professional service, gives you unsurpassed depth and breadth at the sector, industry and company levels. Bloomberg Intelligence also offers valuable written analysis, industry da...
    The Albany Times Union (a division of Hearst Communications), is investing in expanding its digital media services sales force. Hearst Digital Marketing Services, a division of Hearst Newspapers is your one-stop solution for affordable, turn-key online marketing campaigns. With the largest print and online audiences in some of the nation’s most desirable markets, Hearst Digital Marketing Services ...
    With more than 28,000 members, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) is the world’s largest association of neurologists, and the largest trade association in Minnesota. The vision of the AAN is to be indispensable to our members, and our mission is to promote the highest quality patient-centered neurologic care and enhance member career satisfaction. The AAN provides valuable resources for neuro...
    Town of Tyngsborough MEDIA ASSOCIATE (Per-Diem) The Town of Tyngsborough is seeking applicants for the position of Media Associate. This is a per-diem working mostly evenings & occasional weekends, non-union position, with an hourly wage rate of $10.00-$15.00 for up to 18 hours per week. The incumbent will perform a variety of technical and clerical work for Tyngsborough TV. Work includes: assisti...
    Outside Sales – Online Media – Manage Existing Clients Resumes to ***** Searching for Sales Professionals serious about their future and career.... Actual Year 1 average earnings $75,000++ Our client is a leader in providing information resources for the construction community. The construction industry and architects find my client useful to search for and locate products and s...
    DN logo.jpg Sales Multi-Media Advertising Sales Exciting Opportunity!! Find out why our team loves their job. Is it the exciting environment, the revenue rewards, the great benefits, or all of the above? The Northwest Florida Daily News is adding talented & motivated multi-media sales professionals to our advertising team. This position includes developing, presenting and closing sales for n...
    The Opportunity: Join our team of passionate, creative and enthusiastic associate partners! We’re looking for a creative marketing writer to join our Marketing Team to leverage social media platforms and grow our business. You should be enthusiastic, highly collaborative, understand drivers of engagement and have demonstrated experience with social platforms and analytics. Jewelry industry exper...
    ROLE: The Manager, Communications and Social Media will oversee all venue digital communication channels including the website, e-communication and social media initiatives via multiple platforms. The ideal candidate will enthusiastically embrace digital formats, evolving technology and display a passion for building meaningful two-way conversations and relationships with social fans/followers. D...
    ENTRAVISION.COM Digital Media Sales Manager (Central Florida) Full Time Combining the assets of Entravisions owned and operated television and radio station, Entravisions Local Digital Media brings together the most trusted brands in media offering visitors a truly local experience. Websites and mobile applications have been launched in more than a dozen markets and include the latest news, traf...
    Position Description: The Social Media Specialist establishes and maintains automotive dealership accounts. You will work to increase web traffic to the dealership’s site by managing their marketing and advertising campaigns. This includes producing relevant website content, maintaining social media accounts and writing blog posts. In addition, you will create press releases for our customers and...
    
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