Senior Digital Strategist


Do great work. Make a difference. Have fun. Earn a fair profit. That’s Zehnder’s mission, and we’re inviting you to join us. We are seeking candidates for a Senior Digital Strategist in either our Nashville, New Orleans or Baton Rouge office. Think you’ve got what it takes? Read the details below and let us know why you’re the best person for the job.

About Zehnder:

Zehnder is one of the largest full-service advertising agencies in the Southeast providing a wide range of services, including strategic marketing, public relations, media placement, creative, social media, interactive design, and programming. With offices in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Nashville and Rosemary Beach, we’ve served clients in major markets throughout the country for more than 26 years. Our agency is comprised of seven departments, and we integrate each team’s diverse skillsets to create amazing, multifaceted campaigns for our clients. And we are proud to be selected as a New Orleans CItyBusiness Best Place to Work in 2022, our sixteenth such recognition!

About the role: 

The Senior Digital Strategist will be responsible for comprehensive media planning and buying services on assigned accounts as well as supervision of junior planner/buyers and other department team members. The Senior Digital Strategist will support the department directives as determined by the Media Director and must have experience interfacing directly with clients in business presentations and and overall account management. This role will require some travel for client meetings, new business meetings etc.

The Senior Digital Strategist is expected to build, maintain and grow client relationships and client business, participate in RFP and new business strategies and provide coaching/mentoring to junior team members. This role is responsible for oversight, authorship and/or constructive editing and review of media documents (timelines, POVs, RFPs, plans, agreements, client memos, and correspondence from within and outside the agency. Experience in preparation and delivery of media plan presentations required. Possession of solid, effective written and oral communication skills is a must. 

The Senior Digital Strategist must have experience and knowledge of media buying and media research specific software such as Strata required.

These are the highlights of the role. A job description is available for more detailing of duties and responsibilities. 7 years of direct Media Planning/Buying experience required; 2 years of team supervision preferred. Salary commensurate with experience.

About our work environment: 

We implemented a hybrid work model, post-pandemic resulting in Tuesday and Thursday in-office work days and Monday, Wednesday and Friday optional working from home days. We sincerely believe that together we are stronger and part of together means seeing each other in-person as often as we can.

Position Classifications:

  • Exempt
  • Comments: Job requires invention, imagination, originality and talent, and contribution of unique interpretation and analysis.

 Sound good to you? Let us know why you’re fit for the job by applying with a resume at:

 *And now for the fine print: Sample media plans may be requested prior to interviews. No phone calls. Local candidates or candidates willing to relocate themselves if not currently residing in the New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Nashville or Rosemary Beach area only, please. All submissions are confidential. We are an EOE. 

Zehnder Communications is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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