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VP of Media

Austin, TX


Placement Type:


Salary (USD):

$185K - $230K

Start Date:


Our client, a leading distributor of precious metals, is looking for a VP of Media to join their growing team.

*This role is hybrid (4 days in office, 1 day home). Candidates will need to live in Austin, TX (HQ) or Scottsdale, AZ.

*This role is salaried at $185K – $230K, with bonus.

Position Summary

The Vice President of Media oversees the company’s media presence, including Video (television, OTT, CTV, etc.), Direct Mail, Print, and Public Relations. The Vice President of Media is a key executive team member, working closely with the COO and other top leaders to develop and execute an effective media strategy that focuses on brand growth. This individual must be a creative thinker with excellent communication skills and a deep understanding of the latest trends in media. They must also be comfortable working in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment and be able to adapt quickly to changing circumstances.

Background Needed:

· 8+ years of experience in the field (previous agency experience preferred).

· 3+ years as a Director, VP or similar level.

· 2+ years in leading a media team; comprehensive understanding of budgets, project workflow, and timelines.

· Proven experience partnering with creative and marketing teams; familiar with strategic planning, ideation process, and execution among a variety of deliverables.


Skills Needed:

· Leadership. You listen, educate, and guide. You excel with verbal, written, and interpersonal communication.

· Negotiation. You’re well-versed with internal and external partnerships. You can have hard conversations, understand ROI, and sell ideas that meet the bottom line.

· Strategic & Analytical. You possess the ability to think high level, but also like to roll up your sleeves and get things done.

· Self-Improvement. You’re a life learner who takes initiative and understands that ‘we’ is greater than ‘I’.

· Brand Awareness. You will play a key role identifying the company’s core demographic, determining future targets, and sharing our story with the world.

· Project Management. You are obsessed with time and detail; making sure that nothing is overlooked during multi-deliverable requests.

· Budget Management. You convey a strong business acumen with a solid grasp of annual planning, quarterly reports, actuals, and identifying opportunities for savings and growth.