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Programmatic Media Buyer

The Programmatic Media Buyer is responsible for day-to-day set up, monitoring, and optimization of mobile performance campaigns across multiple programmatic buying platforms. Buyer should collaborate with all members of the programmatic team to reach campaign CPM and KPI goals while managing margin and ROI.

The right person for this role should be eager to work in a collaborative environment but can also work autonomously and take ownership of assigned accounts/responsibilities. This person is highly organized and possesses strong analytical skills required to provide insightful rationale for media plan and buy recommendations.

He/she will quickly become an integral part of the multi-functional team working to deliver communications solutions that lead to transactions for our clients. The ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-pace setting is a must!

Overall duties and expectations:

  • Partner with members of the sales and marketing team on campaign recommendations and strategies for clients and potential clients.
  • Partner with brands on content solutions/paid social plans with OnMilwaukee that align with their goals. May include ongoing campaigns for large clients or for smaller scale clients in one-off campaigns, and is ad hoc at request of sales team.
  • Maintain knowledge of emerging industry trends, platforms, and tools.
  • Interest in expanding role to utilize marketing and advertising expertise deployed for LiFT Digital Media clients to serve OnMilwaukee projects

Functional tasks:

  • Collaborate with Marketing Specialist to develop sales collateral for Lift Digital based on industry trends and ad tech research. 
  • Manage internal and external reporting best practices and automation to continually improve data visualizations for Sales Team and clients.
  • Develop ongoing testing roadmaps for your channel(s) to continually improve performance
  • Manage the building, optimization, and spending of campaigns in multiple DSPs and platforms including BASIS, DV360, Google Ads and Analytics, Facebook Ads Manager, Snapchat. 
  • Research industry trends and adtech and share insights with Sales Team to grow client opportunities and potential spending.
  • A willingness to coordinate on programs for PR and community outreach 
  • Provide a quarterly report on OnMilwaukee social and site performance.
  • Act as content solutions/paid social liaison for sales and editorial. 
  • Generate reporting through Sprout Social to view Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest data and Google Analytics to ascertain site performance.
  • Maintain and ensure accurate, automated reporting

OnMilwaukee is a long-established and growing boutique media company in Milwaukee.We know how to monetize digital content. From day one, it’s been our sole focus as we’ve built a strong, profitable independent media group. Backed by an energized team and experienced investors, we eat, sleep and breathe digital all day and all night.

Starting salary for this role starts at $47,000/year, with additionally salary available commensurate with experience, and room for continued growth and advancement.

Members of our team will be eligible to participate in our health, dental and vision programs, retirement savings plan, parental leave and enjoy a generous vacation program after waiting periods defined by each plan. 

It is the policy of OnMilwaukee, to offer equal employment opportunity to every person regardless or age, race, color, creed, religion, handicap, physical and mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, arrest record, conviction record or membership in the national guard, state defense force or any other reserve component of the military forces of the United States or Wisconsin, as required by law.

Apply today!


Account Executive

Join the OnMilwaukee/LiFT Digital Solutions team as an Account Executive and help build our client family! This role is responsible for day-to-day relationship management and collaborative sales to our existing client base, as well as proactively seeking and fostering new partnerships. Working with our dedicated team of sales and support specialists, the Account Executive will actively engage clients and prospects to craft and execute proposals that leverage our full, unique suite of offerings to further their advertising goals.

The right person for this role should be eager to work in a collaborative environment but can also work autonomously and take ownership of assigned accounts/responsibilities. This person is highly organized and possesses strong analytical skills required to provide insightful rationale for media plan and buy recommendations. 

He/she will quickly become an integral part of the multi-functional team working to deliver communications solutions that lead to transactions for our clients. The ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-pace setting is a must! This role will be a good fit for a candidate with 2-5 years experience and experience selling media is required (print, radio, television, etc.).

Overall duties and expectations:

  • Drive sales to pursue revenue targets and goals
  • Manage client relationships to foster retention
  • Deploy prescribed sales strategy
  • Engage in networking and industry related events to ensure our offerings, pricing, voice in the channel accurately and appropriately reflect trends, client needs, pricing
  • Promote LiFT Digital brand in the market to grow exposure and share

Functional tasks:

  • Pursue incoming leads to successfully convert interest to sales
  • Utilize existing contacts and client records to generate recurring contracts
  • Create accurate, detailed sales proposals to suit client goals
  • Maintain contact with current and prospective clients to continue an active relationship
  • Collaborate with internal team to create/edit client materials as needed
  • Actively manage OnMilwaukee inventory allocation, with the direction of the Technology team
  • Provide complete, comprehensive contract information to Marketing Specialist/Sales Coordinator to facilitate campaign implementation, billing, reporting and tracking
  • Work with Media Buyer/contractor to ensure timely implementation of scheduled campaigns according to Insertion Order
  • Collaborate with VP, Marketing & Development to actively leverage sponsorship, partner and event opportunites
  • Actively manage open Accounts Receivable and drive timely collection of invoices based on negotiated client terms
  • Provide innovative input regarding growth opportunities for accounts and markets
  • Leverage alternative product lines and offerings outside of display advertising
  • Attend events, conferences, trade shows as meetings as an ambassador of LiFT Digital
  • Adhere to, and assist in establishing, best practices for client contact, sales process, campaign tracking, etc.

Essential job functions:

  • Frequent local, and occasional regional or national, travel to attend client meetings, visit sites, etc.
  • Communicate by telephone and email
  • Stand or sit for extended periods
  • Lift up to 10 lbs to chest level
  • Communicate verbally and in writing in English
  • Operate a computer to access the internet and work proficiently within a variety of software programs

Apply today!


Multimedia intern

Help us tell the story of The Great Milwaukee Summer

OnMilwaukee, Milwaukee’s original online news magazine, wants you to help us tell the story of The Great Milwaukee Summer. Our multi-media intern will get a one-of-a-kind opportunity to see the best time of the year from behind the scenes. Working with our leadership team and paired one-on-one with members of our award-winning and highly regarded editorial staff, they will get a sample of hyper-local journalism at work.

Our multi-media intern will help develop photo and video content in support of stories and initiatives as well as develop pieces of their own, for one of the top 3 websites in the state. With more than half a million monthly visitors to our site, and an engaged social media audience of more than 300k subscribers, our intern will have a unique opportunity to share their voice and shape the story of our city. Daily, they’ll be engaged in our mission to build communities and businesses through engaging digital media.

What’s in it for you?

  • 15-20 hours/week of paid work with an established Milwaukee media brand
  • Create content from your bucket list to share with our audience. Want to shoot the sunset from inside the Allen-Bradley clock tower? Curious about the behind-the-scenes at the Pabst Theatre? Interested in the pylons supporting City Hall? You’ll have unprecedented access to Milwaukee’s secrets and hot spots.
  • Access to our team of writers and editors, with years of experience from a variety of backgrounds to grow and hone your craft
  • Exposure to our large and engaged audience and industry partners
  • Production credit on OnMilwaukee channels, with exposure to nearly 1 million monthly users/subscribers

Overall duties and expectations:

  • Devise unique, appropriate visual or audio content
  • Capture and edit video, photo, and audio
  • Identify necessary pre- and post-production steps required to successfully deliver a video project
  • Generate content from a provided lists of projects for our social media audience
  • Publish completed content to our social media platforms or OnMilwaukee using proprietary software
  • Ability to take direction and expand on ideas to meet OnMilwaukee’s goals while sharing your own vision
  • Discuss and analyze audience engagement metrics

Qualifications:

  • A hawk’s eye for detail and accuracy
  • Curiosity to dig deeper into a story, find the facts and share the “secret sauce” to hook a reader
  • Knowledge of and affection for Milwaukee and surrounding areas
  • Understand video formats for online and mobile platforms
  • Ability to work independently and in a collaborative environment to meet goals and deadlines
  • Experience creating video content (at least 2 semesters or 6 months)
  • Engagement in or recent completion of an academic program in broadcasting, film, journalism, communications, video production or related subject matter

Essential job functions:

  • Travel independently throughout the Milwaukee area
  • Operate a personal computer to access a variety of programs and the internet
  • Fluent in English language

Interested? Apply below:

Create a short video, TikTok, Instagram Reel (30-90 seconds) giving us a peek into what you see as a great Milwaukee story. Submit a link to the video (ideally Google Drive or Dropbox) and a resume to work@onmilwaukee.com by Friday, April 23rd. Our selection committee will do initial reviews and reach out for in-person interviews by Monday, May 3rd.


Editing intern

Help us tell the story of The Great Milwaukee Summer

OnMilwaukee, Milwaukee’s original online news magazine, wants you to help us tell the story of The Great Milwaukee Summer. Our editing intern will get a one-of-a-kind opportunity to see the best time of the year from behind the scenes. Working with our leadership team and paired one-on-one with members of our award-winning and highly regarded editorial staff, they will get a sample of hyper-local journalism at work.

Our editorial intern will help hone content, and develop pieces of their own, for one of the top 3 websites in the state. With more than half a million monthly visitors to our site, and an engaged social media audience of more than 300k subscribers, our intern will have a unique opportunity to share their voice and shape the story of our city. Daily, they’ll be engaged in our mission to build communities and businesses through engaging digital media.

What’s in it for you?

  • 15-20 hours/week of work with an established Milwaukee media brand
  • Create content from your bucket list to share with our audience. Want to write about the view inside the Allen-Bradley clock tower? Curious about the behind-the-scenes at the Pabst Theatre? Interested in the pylons supporting City Hall? You’ll have unprecedented access to Milwaukee’s secrets and hot spots.
  • Access to our team of writers and editors, with years of experience from a variety of backgrounds to grow and hone your craft
  • Exposure to our large and engaged audience and industry partners

Overall duties and expectations:

  • Review and edit supplied content for publication
  • Provide research support to editorial team
  • Fact check submitted content for accuracy
  • Develop content on suggested or assigned topics for publication at least once per week
  • Ability to take direction and expand on ideas to meet OnMilwaukee’s goals while sharing your own voice
  • Utilize proprietary software to generate, load and edit content

Qualifications:

  • A hawk’s eye for detail and accuracy
  • Curiosity to dig deeper into a story, find the facts and share the “secret sauce” to hook a reader
  • Knowledge of and affection for Milwaukee and surrounding areas
  • Ability to work independently and in a collaborative environment to meet goals and deadlines
  • Experience editing digital or print content (at least 2 semesters or 6 months)
  • Engagement in or recent completion of an academic program in journalism, communications, media studies or related subject matter

Essential job functions:

  • Travel independently throughout the Milwaukee area
  • Operate a personal computer to access a variety of programs and the internet
  • Fluent in English language

Interested? Apply below:

Choose two of the three OnMilwaukee stories linked below, and edit for tone, content and punctuation.

Submit a pdf or link to the content (ideally Google Drive or Dropbox) and a resume to work@onmilwaukee.com by Friday, April 23rd. Our selection committee will do initial reviews and reach out for in-person interviews by Monday, May 3rd.