Gambit Strategies is a media & creative firm specializing in digital persuasion, mobilization, and issue advocacy campaigns for candidates and causes. We harness our 25 years of collective experience and expertise from overseeing the largest digital persuasion and mobilization programs in politics to help campaigns, organizations, and causes win critical fights.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead media planning creation and execution based on client objectives + guidance from the senior team
  • Expertly review campaign reports with a close eye for detail and develop smart analysis of the program with key optimization recommendations
  • Ensure tags are implemented properly and that optimizations are being made regularly and are in line with goals and targets
  • Develop relationships and negotiate with partners to ensure the best possible inventory and rates for our buys
  • Provide an active voice in developing and improving media process and execution, and communicate needs to senior team
  • Communicate timing needs for campaign launch to leadership and clients
  • When necessary, negotiate added value from vendors
  • Track reporting to ensure that campaigns are pacing properly and make optimizations to make sure we are reaching our audiences
  • Work with the buying and reporting team to understand optimization needs and handle the implementation of any plan changes


  • At least 4-6 years of experience in a media planning role, having negotiated and planned media buys that have a mix of CTV, social media, pre-roll, search inventory
  • At least 2 years of programmatic experience and have a clear point of view how it fits into the media landscape. Be able to recommend what we run through programmatic versus a direct deal
  • Have a strong POV of targeting offerings and what is the most precise, efficient way to reach audiences
  • Be up to date on industry trends, best practices, and new offerings
  • Understand the types of targeting available with each partner / platform so you can recommend the best possible approach with each media plan
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow a strict QA process, even when you are very busy
  • Thrives in a team environment and works well collaborating with others
  • Excels in a fast-paced environment and can handle multi-tasking several projects with tight timelines at once

Gambit Strategies is partnering with Progressive Pipeline in this search. If you’re interested in the role, please reach out to dinika@progressivepipeline.org.